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Hahnville's junior linebacker Alton James levels Bulldog runningback Khymest Williams last Friday night.  Hahnville won the game 21-6. Tigers to host St. Augustine Purple Knights
September 27, 2006 at 1:08 pm
St. Augustine will be coming to town on Sept. 29 looking to provide a competitive football game for the Hahnville Tigers. They are coming with one goal in mind, to win. This year is a rebuilding year for the Purple Knights. Hurricane Katrina took their equipment, their coach and displaced most of the team. Their weight room sat under 5 feet of water. They are playing football this year and are having a rough go of it. It will not get any easier tomorrow night.

Running back Jerico Nelson ran for 124 yards and two touchdowns in the Wildcats' victory over South Lafourche. Battle of unbeatens Friday as Destrehan faces St. James
September 27, 2006 at 1:03 pm
Last Friday night, the Destrehan Wildcats took down the South Lafourche Tarpons 42-7. The offense scored on all but three of their possessions in their second consecutive victory over a former District 6-5A rival. The Wildcats had the offense running on all cylinders racking up almost 500 yards of total offense.

Hurst Middle students double as heroes Hurst Middle students double as heroes
September 27, 2006 at 12:53 pm
Hurst eighth graders Paige Duplantis and Paris Vinnett were both honored by the Heroes in Training National Award program sponsored locally by Esplanande Mall and PBS during an event that also featured Radio Disney.

Local 4-H members win top awards at group contest Local 4-H members win top awards at group contest
September 27, 2006 at 12:49 pm
Young people from across Louisiana were named 4-H State and Blue Ribbon winners at the recently held 4-H University contests in Baton Rouge. The event, formerly known as 4-H Short Course, was the 92th annual gathering of 4-H members from across the state. Members competed in over 40 different project related contests. Approximately 1600 members and 200 volunteers participated in the activities.

Tangi, a loveable tabby, is available for adoption at the St. Charles Parish Humane Society Pet of the Week
September 27, 2006 at 12:42 pm
Tangi, an orange and white tabby, is available for adoption at the St. Charles Parish Humane Society.

St. Charles does it again... Owens crowned Queen Sugar St. Charles does it again... Owens crowned Queen Sugar
September 27, 2006 at 12:36 pm
Sarah Owens, the 21 year old daughter of Marty and Janet Owens of Luling was crowned Louisiana Queen Sugar 65 on Sat., Sept. 23, at the Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival Pageant in New Iberia.

Homecoming Queen Latasha Darensbourg. Homecoming queen surprised at selection
September 27, 2006 at 12:30 pm
Hahnville High School’s homecoming queen was both shocked and honored at her selection.

UROLOGISTS Dr. Stephen LaCour, left and Dr. Brian Brogle: Spreading the word about prostate health. Herald-Guide Health Report
September 27, 2006 at 12:18 pm
In this week's Herald-Guide Health Report, Drs. Brian Brogle and Stephen Lacour of the St. Charles Parish Hospital address prostate health for men. Frequent urination, an inability to urinate, back pain and sexual dysfunction are symptoms of prostate problems, the causes of which are usually benign but may signal cancer. They also explain how cancer is diagnosed and your treatment options. Read this important report - then pass it along to someone you love.

And don't forget to check back next week for another Health Report - ONLY in the Herald-Guide.

Are our school buses too hot for kids?
September 27, 2006 at 11:58 am
On Wed., Sept. 30, the St. Charles Parish School Board voted on a resolution regarding the possibility of installing air conditioners on all of the parish’s school buses.

Parish President Albert Laque cuts the ribbon unveiling the new mobile medical unit. From left are: Yvonne Gaspard-Board of Directors of STCCHC, Gretchen Helmstetter, CFO STCCHC, Bishop Otis Kenner and Robert Hickman- Board of Directors of STCCHC, James C Mobile Medical Unit unveiled at St. Charles Community Health Center
September 27, 2006 at 11:49 am
The St. Charles Community Health Center displayed a new mobile medical unit to serve the New Orleans and Jefferson Parish region.

St. Charles Parish vanishes from U.S. map
September 27, 2006 at 11:37 am
By the way, did you know that we're not on the continent?

Goldie, a Cocker Spaniel mix, is available for adoption at the St. Charles Parish Animal Shetler. Pet of the Week
September 20, 2006 at 2:32 pm
This week’s pet is Goldie, a 4-month-old Cocker Spaniel mix, and she is currently available for adoption at the parish’s animal shelter.

Norco Christmas parade to roll again
September 20, 2006 at 2:26 pm
The Norco Civic Association is once again searching for floats, bands, marching groups, costumed walkers, antique/classic cars, and horse riders to participate in this year’s parade.

Chamber of Commerce raffle tickets go on sale
September 20, 2006 at 2:23 pm
Tickets for the River Region Chamber of Commerce’s Super Raffle & Silent Auction are available to purchase by calling 359-9777.

Booster Club searching for team players
September 20, 2006 at 2:22 pm
The Destrehan Booster CLub will be hosting its annual Cypress Bowl on Sun., Oct 22., and is looking for interested residents to form teams for the surrounding areas.

Alligator Festival golf tournament tees off
September 20, 2006 at 2:21 pm
The 17th annual Alligator Golf Classic is scheduled for Oct. 6 at Noon at the Willowdale Country Club in Luling.

Stroke screening Oct. 2 at First Baptist
September 20, 2006 at 2:20 pm
Life Line screening, which can reduce the risk of having a stroke, will be held at the First Baptist Church on Oct. 2.

DHS hosts ACT prep nights
September 20, 2006 at 2:19 pm
Destrehan high school is hosts ACT prep nights for high school juniors and seniors at the DHS campus on Oct. 1 and Oct. 8 from 2 to 5 p.m.

Country crooner proves it is never too late to follow dreams
Country crooner proves it is never too late to follow dreams
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Last year Des Allemands resident Donald J. Horn mounted the stage at Luling Living Center for his first performance as a country musician.