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Is it really too late to save our coast?

We’ve spent a lot of time emphasizing that if we don’t get major work underway to save the Louisiana coast within the next 10 years, it will be too late. It will all disappear into the Gulf of Mexico.Read More...
July 13, 2009 at 9:03 am


JoEllen Marie Mire died on Sunday, June 28, 2009 at River Parishes Hospital at the age of 50. She was a longtime resident of Norco.Read More...
July 13, 2009 at 9:00 am

Sheriff's Reports

•Jonathan Ryan, 25, of 106 Kaylee Dr. in Hahnville was arrested on July 1, and charged with theft over $500.Read More...
July 13, 2009 at 8:59 am

3-way stop sign down for the count

The debate over the legality of a 3-way stop sign at Willowdale Boulevard and East Heather is over for good after the Parish Council decided to delete a 1984 ordinance that called for the sign’s installation.Read More...
July 13, 2009 at 8:57 am

‘Sweat equity’ goes long way towards home ownership

Last week, Tanisha Love cut the red ribbon to her new home, making her a proud first-time homeowner. But there’s something particularly special about this homeowner - she’s been one of the main participants building her own home for the last five months. Read More...
July 13, 2009 at 8:54 am

Farmers’ market preserves contest

DESTREHAN - The German Coast Farmers’ Market’s “Best of Preserves Contest” is scheduled for Saturday, July 11 at the market at Ormond Plantation on River Road in Destrehan.
The contest will be divided into different categories, allowing each contestant to enter more than one division.

Judging criteria includes the quality and appearance of the product. Products must be labeled to include the name of the preserve along with the month and year that the preserve was made.

Entries must be self-preserved by the contestant and participants must sign up for the event prior to the contest date.

The East Bank market hours are 8 a.m. to noon each Saturday.
For more information, call 985-764-9762.
July 12, 2009 at 9:13 am

Warbird's on the Bayou

The Crescent City Remote Control Club is putting on their first Annual "WARBIRDS on the Bayou". Come fly your warbird or just visit and see all of the planes from yesteryear in the sky in Edgard. All sizes are welcome. For more information, contact Ray Miller @ 504-393-1559 or you can view the group online:

We are lookinig forward to seeing you there. July 11th and 12th
July 11, 2009 at 1:18 pm

Women’s ministry presents youth seminar

BOUTTE - The Women of the Word Ministries of Changing A Generation presents “Girl Talk: Let’s Talk About It” - a real talk dealing with real issues that adolescents and teen girls face - on Friday, July 10 at 7 p.m. at 14271 Highway 90 in Boutte. Girls ages 11 to 18 are welcomed to attend. RSVP at 504-994-6102.Read More...
July 10, 2009 at 9:15 am

Dow odor could linger for several more days

The odor of ethyl acrylate could continue to linger in the parish for several more days as Dow continues work to contain the vapors, Dow spokesman Tommy Faucheux said.Read More...
July 09, 2009 at 4:46 pm

Mimosa defeats Willowdale 641-432

Willowdale swim team was defeated by Mimosa swim team 641 to 432. Individual winners for Willowdale are as follows. Read More...
July 08, 2009 at 12:00 pm

Wildcats, Tigers ‘pass’ a good time in 7-on-7 league

Though the opening of the 2009 football season is still two months away, Hahnville and Destrehan have been facing off against each other once a week since June in a 7-on-7 league that both teams belong to.Read More...
July 08, 2009 at 11:59 am

Herald-Guide Outdoor Report

If it’s speckle trout you have been waiting to catch this summer, head to Grand Isle now! Last week my son Hunter and I made a morning fishing trip to the island.Read More...
July 08, 2009 at 11:57 am

Fahrig - Jourdain Wedding

Miss Kali Lyn Fahrig and Mr. Joshua Anthony Jourdain were united in a nuptial mass on Saturday, April 18, 2009 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Edgard.Read More...
July 08, 2009 at 11:55 am

Berthelot - Bourgeois Engagement

Mr. and Mrs. Brice Paul Berthelot and Mr. and Mrs. Keith Joseph Bourgeois announce the engagement of their children Kelly Lynn Berthelot and Jacques Paul Bourgeois.Read More...
July 08, 2009 at 11:54 am

You’ve got to read this!

11 new books are waiting for you in your St. Charles Parish librariesRead More...
July 08, 2009 at 11:53 am

Summer Book Reviews

Two words - vampire romance. Go ahead and laugh - I did when I saw the section that Barnes and Noble bookstore created just for this series of books - but Stephenie Meyer's “Twilight” saga is taking the reading world by storm.Read More...
July 08, 2009 at 11:52 am

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 Destrehan heats up after slow start
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Since starting the season 1-4, Destrehan has been one of the state’s hottest teams.