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Companies partner for largest motion picture pact in Louisiana history
September 27, 2006 at 2:24 pm
(NEW ORLEANS, LA) SEPT. 14 -Sam Nazarian's Los Angeles based Element Films and New Orleans based LIFT Films are partnering in a new motion picture production financing agreement with the potential total production outlay to exceed $200 million in the state of Louisiana.

Sheriff's Reports
September 27, 2006 at 2:06 pm
Arrests
•Gilbert P. Bartholomew, 41, of 123 East 6th St. in Edgard was arrested on Sept. 24 on U.S. 90 at I-310 and charged with possession with intent to distribute cocaine and possesssion of 28 grams of cocaine.

Hahnville High's Darius Reynaud is SMOKIN' at West Virginia Hahnville High's Darius Reynaud is SMOKIN' at West Virginia
September 27, 2006 at 2:05 pm
The West Virginia Mountaineers are turning heads nationally with their high-powered offense led by former Hahnville High School star running-back-turned-wide-receiver Darius Reynaud.

Unlocked vehicles pose as easy burglary targets
September 27, 2006 at 2:04 pm
On Sept. 19, Sheriff Greg Champagne issued a crime alert via email to all citizens urging them to be wary of a rash of automobile break-ins that occurred on Destrehan’s Ormond Meadows Drive.

Father Deogratias Ekisa with Rotary President Kirsti Brocato at the Alligator Festival. Africa's Father Deo in SC Parish seeking your help
September 27, 2006 at 1:56 pm
Uganda's big-hearted Father Deogratias Ekisa said all three Sunday Masses at Holy Family Catholic Church in Luling on Sunday. When I found out he had nothing scheduled between noon and his 6 p.m Mass, I asked him if he would like to try some alligator at the St. Charles' Rotary Club’s Alligator Festival.

Comedian tells how we've forgotten to live & love in age of throwaway morality
September 27, 2006 at 1:51 pm
EDITOR'S NOTE: Making the rounds on the Internet is a seemingly unlikely but thought-provoking message from wrinkled and wizened funnyman George Carlin, a stand-up comedian and social critic who joked about drugs and sex in the 1960s and '70s but, as you can see for yourself, is serving up a different brand of humor and commentary today. The message that follows is popping up in e-mails and on Internet message boards nationwide. And when you read it, we think you'll agree that perhaps in the case of Mr. Carlin, the Lord truly does work in mysterious ways.

Battle for the Paddle arrives
September 27, 2006 at 1:41 pm
The United Way of St. Charles will hold their annual jambalaya and gumbo cook-off on Thur., Oct. 5 from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the West Bank Bridge Park in Luling.

Top ( l to r) Taylor Melancon, Victoria McLin, Taylor Connor, Victoria Daigle, Paige Heurtin, Jovonni Mariano. Middle (l to r) Melody Diggs, Kelsi Ocmand, Jada Gonzalez, Carlee Lauve. Bottom (l to r) Kristen Curole, Eden Curole, Mindi Matherne, Nelly Pena JBM Cheerleaders take home top awards
September 27, 2006 at 1:15 pm
The 2006-2007 J.B. Martin Cheerleaders received top awards at the Universal Cheerleading Association’s camp this summer at Southeastern Louisiana University.

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.

TV series starring Boutte outdoorsman is canceled
TV series starring Boutte outdoorsman is canceled
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After only one season, Boutte-resident Kip Benoit’s reality TV series about hunting and living off the land has been canceled.