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Dow cuts workforce by nearly 10 percent

Dow St. Charles has laid off nearly 10 percent of its 1,100 employees in response to Dow Chemical’s decision to cut 5,000 jobs worldwide.Read More...
February 04, 2009 at 10:04 am
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Jake’s Towing finds work for homeless vehicles as monster truck obstacles

While thousands of spectators were watching the Grave Digger grind over obstacles on the Superdome floor last Saturday, workers from Jake’s Towing in St. Charles Parish were keeping a look out on the vehicles below.Read More...
February 04, 2009 at 10:04 am
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Foster parents in demand for kids

The Louisiana Department of Social Services is currently in need of foster parents who are willing to open their homes to local children who are in state custody due to abuse, neglect and/or abandonment.

Interested persons should attend an informational meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 3 at 6:30 p.m. at 429 Airline Highway Ste. M in LaPlace or on Wednesday, Feb. 18 at 6:30 p.m. at 1416 Tiger Dr. in Thibodaux.

For more information about foster parenting and adoptions, call 1-800-748-7755 or 985-652-2938. Visit the department online at www.dss.state.la.us.

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February 03, 2009 at 11:12 am
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Senior ring orders at Hahnville Feb. 3

BOUTTE - Hahnville High School seniors can order class rings and make payments on Tuesday, Feb. 3 in that HHS commons area from 9:40 a.m. to 11:20 a.m. A $50 deposit is required on all orders.
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February 03, 2009 at 11:10 am
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HHS reschedules athletic awards

BOUTTE - The Hahnville High School Fall Athletic Awards that was scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 29 has been rescheduled for Monday, Feb. 2 at 1:30 p.m. in the HHS auditorium.

The awards ceremony is for all underclassman who participated in football, volleyball, cross country and swimming.
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February 02, 2009 at 11:11 am
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‘Down Home’ to perform at dance

DES ALLEMANDS - St. Gertrude Catholic Church will hold its monthly dance on Saturday, Jan. 31 from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Father Mac Community Center in Des Allemands.
Music provided by “Down Home.” Tickets are $15 per couple.

Bring your own liquor.

Call the church at 985-758-7542 for more information.Read More...
January 31, 2009 at 12:18 pm
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Free Crapemyrtles to parish residents

St. Charles Parish receive five free crapemyrtle trees for becoming a member of the Arbor Day Foundation in January.

The trees will be shipped postpaid at the right time for planting between Feb. 1 and April 30 with enclosed planting instructions. The six to twelve inch trees are guaranteed to grow, or they will be replaced free of charge.

To receive the free trees, send a $10 membership contribution to Five Crapemyrtles, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410 by Jan. 31.Read More...
January 31, 2009 at 11:39 am
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Luling 7- and 8-year-old basketball takes second place in championship

The Luling 7- and 8-year-old girls recreational basketball team took place second in the parish championship on Saturday, Jan. 24.Read More...
January 28, 2009 at 1:50 pm
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Hahnville High sets cheerleader,Hi-Stepper, mascot and colorguard tryout dates for early February

There will be an informational meeting for Hahnville High School cheerleader and mascot tryouts for the 2009-10 school year on Monday, Feb. 9 at 6:30 p.m. in the HHS auditorium.Read More...
January 28, 2009 at 1:48 pm
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Mimosa Saints’ 7- and 8-year-old girls win division undefeated

The undefeated 7- and 8-year-old Mimosa Mustangs girls won their division after beating out Luling 20-8 on Saturday, Jan. 24 in the championship game.Read More...
January 28, 2009 at 1:47 pm
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College BOUND

Two more key figures in Destrehan High School’s undefeated 2008 season and a second straight Class 5A state championship have made their decisions on where they will attend college.Read More...
January 28, 2009 at 1:46 pm
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Outdoor Report with Bruce McDonald

Salvador duck surveys in

Despite a pitiful last weekend, duck season on Lake Salvador was a success for several local hunters who killed their six-bird limits on previous weekends.
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January 28, 2009 at 1:44 pm
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Rivals reflect on season, prepare for final contest

Although the Destrehan High School boys soccer team is standing at fourth place in district, they’re playoff hopes are still alive if they defeat Hahnville on Friday, Jan. 30 in the final season’s final game. Read More...
January 28, 2009 at 1:42 pm
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Camera Shootout 2009 Jan. 22 Weekly Winner

“Let’s See How She Likes It” by Pallie Miller got the most votes last week and is the Jan. 22 weekly winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2009 photo contest. Read More...
January 28, 2009 at 1:38 pm
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The Cook's Corner

Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.Read More...
January 28, 2009 at 1:36 pm
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Brooks named SCPH employee of the year

St. Charles Parish Hospital is proud to announce the “Employee of the Year for 2008, Claudia Brooks.Read More...
January 28, 2009 at 1:34 pm
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Luling woman beats brain cancer and then walks to raise money to help others
Luling woman beats brain cancer and then walks to raise money to help others
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Diagnosed with a brain tumor at age 7, Kacey Marse knows how important the family and friends are who helped her get through 17 surgeries, chemo and radiation therapy.