A Cajun Wedding Story A Cajun Wedding Story
July 25, 2007 at 12:51 pm
In today's modern world of wedding etiquette, we have all become familiar with the not-so-sentimental gift-giving drill. You receive a wedding invitation in the mail from a relative or friend and somewhere on the card, in small type you find a note from the bride and groom stating where they are registered for wedding presents.

Heather R. Breaux BLOG
July 25, 2007 at 12:48 pm
For most kids, now is the time to reflect on the carefree days of their summer vacation and treasure the time that is left before a new school year begins, but for most parents, planning for the year ahead has begun and shopping carts loaded down with school supplies and uniforms are lined up at stores around the parish.

Mustangs buck their way to a championship Mustangs buck their way to a championship
July 19, 2007 at 10:59 am
The LA Mustangs baseball team won the 9-year-old state championship in Madisonville July 8 against the Louisiana Bandits.

Girls’ soccer team place 3rd in olympics Girls’ soccer team place 3rd in olympics
July 19, 2007 at 10:57 am
The Strykers soccer team attended the Elite Soccer Camp in Natchitoches at Northwestern University on July 12 through 15.

Studies show that lack of fluids reduce athletic ability
July 19, 2007 at 10:56 am
Athletes need adequate fluids for optimal physical performance. Dehydration impairs performance by causing cramps, weakness and headache.

End-of-season tournament results
July 19, 2007 at 10:54 am
This week’s sport VIPs are the St. Charles Parish Recreation Department’s 15 to 18-year-old baseball teams. Here are their end-of-season tournament results:

FAST PACED. Participants in last year’s race had some fun in the mud - just take a look at our award-winning photos from the 2006 race.  That’s right, the Louisiana Press Association gave freelance photographer, Alfonso Bresciani, 1st place status in the Praying for rain
July 19, 2007 at 10:51 am
Although July's wet and muggy weather may be putting a damper on you and your family's outdoor activities, there are some people who are closely monitoring the local weather forecasts praying for those afternoon showers and thunderstorms.

Turkeys: Hunting season dates proposed by LDWF
July 19, 2007 at 10:49 am
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries proposed the season dates for the 2008 Turkey Hunting Season to the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission at the commission's July 9 meeting.

QUALITY TIME.  Mother and daughter, April and Abigail Mosely of Luling, pictured top right, spend quality time together at the Lapsit Storytime Group at the St. Charles Parish Library on Lakewood Drive in Luling. Library reading storytime - a perfect activity for preschoolers
July 19, 2007 at 10:46 am
St. Charles Parish Public Library sponsors year round reading classes for babies and preschoolers every Thursday at the West Regional Library on 105 Lakewood Drive in Luling.

Luling-Boutte Lions Club crowns festival queen in organization’s pageant Luling-Boutte Lions Club crowns festival queen in organization’s pageant
July 19, 2007 at 10:45 am
The Luling-Boutte Lions Club recently held their inaugural queens pageant at R.J. Vial Elementary in Paradis.

FIRST-HAND LOOK. Presidential candidate John Edwards takes a photo-op poverty tour in New Orleans to personally see what the city needs to grow and prosper. TOWN TALK with Colette Lottinger
July 19, 2007 at 10:40 am
Stopping by Cafe Reconcile to meet presidential candidate John Edwards on Monday was suggested to me by Cafe Reconcile’s director Craig Cuccia.

Kindergarten is a milestone of preparation for both parents and children
July 19, 2007 at 10:32 am
A milestone for many families is the day their child begins kindergarten. Typically, in Louisiana, children must be age 5 prior to September 30 to enter kindergarten and families must enroll their children in a kindergarten program.

PRETTY FACES. In 2006, Amanda Sullivan (left) was crowned Miss St. Charles Parish Festival Queen and Erika Beck (right) took home the title of Teen St. Charles Parish Festival Queen. Calling all parish young ladies
July 19, 2007 at 10:26 am
Are you a parish teen between the ages of 13 and 16 years old? Can you muster up a flawless three-word description of yourself? Are you an active member of the community who can well represent St. Charles Parish and let neighboring parishes know why our’s is dubbed the Parish of Plenty?

Heather R. Breaux BLOG
July 19, 2007 at 10:12 am
The older I get, the more I realize that there are very few situations or things in life that I will encounter that are certain or guaranteed, but it seems that there is one absolute we can count on these days - RAIN!

Agencies survey local area workers for technology skills
July 19, 2007 at 10:11 am
Using a $100,000 grant from Louisiana Economic Develop-ment, Louisiana Technology Council has initiated a survey of Greater New Orleans area workers' technology skills.

July 19, 2007 at 10:09 am
Send your obituary announcements to for speedy publication in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s print and Internet editions. Compiled by Megan Waters, Intern

Sheriff's Reports
July 19, 2007 at 10:07 am

Wayne Boudoin, 35, of 101 Ruth St. in Boutte was arrested on July 14 on I-310 southbound at mile post 7 and charged with DWI, driving under uspension and on a Jefferson Parish warrant.

Norco native David Kirtland has completed his first feature length film, 'In Purgatory' Coming soon to a video store near you: Norco native’s film ‘In Purgatory’
July 19, 2007 at 10:02 am
After two years of production and filmaking, David Kirtland, a Norco resident has completed his first feature length movie for Gray Door Films, called In Purgatory, scheduled to premiere on DVD in August.

Luling writer publishes child’s book set in the area
Luling writer publishes child’s book set in the area
Alberta Helmes Dunn wanted to write something unique so she combined two classical fairy tales into one contemporary story with African-American characters.