Sports




Last year’s Ladycat basketball team was comprised of veteran players and were named the Bi-District Champions and finished the season 6-2. Air Destrehan
December 20, 2006 at 12:11 pm
The Ladycat basketball team is coming off of their third Sweet 16 appearance. Last season with a veteran laden ball club the Ladycats were named Bi-District Champions and made a cameo appearance in the state semi-finals, posting an overall record of 25-8 with a 6-2-district record.

Moneytalk
December 20, 2006 at 12:05 pm
Dear Mr. Suffrin: I am a 17-year-old senior at Destrehan High School and I need to find a way to earn and start saving money for my senior trip.

If Kyle hasn’t earned his high school diploma, NOBODY HAS
December 20, 2006 at 12:00 pm
It seems like something so simple, after all it’s only a piece of paper with an emblem on it and a name of a graduate, but it represents something precious to a young man battling cancer in St. Charles Parish; it’s his wish - perhaps his dying wish - to receive his high school diploma.

Rude clerks don't have the Christmas spirit
December 20, 2006 at 11:57 am
Hello, goodbye, thank you and have a nice day are all acceptable salutations when greeting others, but it seems as though the closer it gets to Christmas and New Years, the more frowning faces I see. I get more silent treatments and I encounter at least one Scrooge per day.

Ask Nattie
December 20, 2006 at 11:50 am
Nattie Swan is St. Charles Parish’s best new advice columnist for kids and their parents. Let her help you. Send questions to editor@heraldguide.com.

Everybody’s rooting for Kyle at Hahnville High
December 20, 2006 at 11:42 am
I remember Kyle in my freshman-experience class. He was always smiling, extremely caring, and dedicated to his friends. That’s not to say I was close to Kyle. I wasn’t, at least not like many of our classmates were. But in hearing about his struggles I feel I am right there with him fighting this battle.

River of love for Kyle B as he fights for his life
December 20, 2006 at 11:38 am
Prayers, cards, blood donations and money continue to pour in for cancer-stricken teenager Kyle Bergeron on the heels of the Herald-Guide’s dramatic front page story, Only a miracle can save Kyle Bergeron, in our Dec. 14 edition.

In these pictures, you’re seeing students prepare a spectacular meal for the St. Charles Parish Business Association. School food isn't what it used to be...
December 20, 2006 at 11:37 am
Culinary Arts classes at the parish’s Satellite Center are an advanced introduction to the food-service/hospitality industry. The goal is to prepare students for culinary school or job placement in the industry.

Emergency makeup and a crucifix for protection are must haves for Belen Conover, Luling, who also keeps teeth whitener, a checkbook, coins, business cards and more in her white purse. FOR WOMEN ONLY
December 20, 2006 at 11:31 am
What you carry in your purse says a lot about you and your personality, says a prominent author and psychiatrist. And the St. Charles Parish ladies we interviewed for this story are prime examples of how the lipstick, coupons, sewing kits, pens, pencils and everything else you can stuff in a handbag reveals the inner you.

BELIEVE IT
December 20, 2006 at 11:26 am
You can achieve greater happiness in your home by persuading family members to work together for the common good, say experts who offer tips for encouraging the team spirit.

Mission Possible
December 14, 2006 at 9:54 am

Deep inside the courthouse, beyond the glass doors down far below the elevators and two flights of stairs - literally in the basement - is the nerve center of St. Charles Parish ... the Emergency Office of Preparedness and Homeland Security.

Obituaries
December 13, 2006 at 2:17 pm
Griffin
Dick “Pick” Griffin died on Tuesday, Dec. 5 at 2 a.m. at St. Charles Hospital in Luling. A native and lifelong resident of Boutte. Age 54 years. Father of Bonnie Naquin, son of Ellis and Elma Griffin. Brother of Gerald Griffin, Ellis Griffin Jr., Donald Griffin, Irma Vicknair, Dolores Gassen, Audrey Breaux, Mary Leblanc, Phyllis Breaux and Annette Gray. Also survived by four grandchildren. Relative and friend of the family were invited to attend the mass of Christian burial at St. John Baptist Catholic Church in Paradis on Dec. 7. Interment was held at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Raceland. Falgout Funeral Homes in charge of arrangement.


Parish schools own what teachers and students create in class
December 13, 2006 at 2:13 pm


In a ground-breaking move, the St. Charles Parish student and teacher ideas developed on school time or using school resources belong to the school board, not to the teachers and students who came up with them.



Crack cocaine, fake crack and marijuana rounded up in bust
December 13, 2006 at 2:08 pm


Sheriff’s deputies arrested 13 men on various drug charges - including distribution of crack cocaine and fake crack cocaine - to conclude an undercover drug investigation in St. Charles Parish, say reports.



Destrehan wife booked in attempted murder
December 13, 2006 at 2:03 pm




A Destrehan woman fired two shots at her husband wounding him in the stomach and buttocks, say official reports


Gunmen terrorize mother & baby, demand cash, flee in Oldsmobile
December 13, 2006 at 2:01 pm
LULING - Two men forced their way into a woman’s home near the 1200 block of Paul Frederick Street, demanded money and then fired a shot into the woman’s sofa before forcing her outside with her 2-year-old baby - and pumping another bullet into the ground.


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December 13, 2006 at 1:55 pm
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Sweet potatoes from man who grew them
December 13, 2006 at 1:51 pm
I love Saturday mornings at the local farmers' market. I like finding cabbages that are bigger than human heads, and buying sweet potatoes and peppers from the man who grew them. I can't pass up the local wine or the goat milk soap, and I love browsing through the fresh cheeses, sausages, and pastries.

Sheriff arrests burglary suspect in St. Rose, another on the loose
Sheriff arrests burglary suspect in St. Rose, another on the loose
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Police said they arrested a man during a botched robbery in St. Rose Thursday evening, Dec. 11, who may have also been connected to an armed robbery in Destrehan the week prior.