|Wow! Destrehan yard sale rakes in $13,000
April 18, 2007 at 1:32 pm
Tables piled high with books, clothes, shoes, stereo gear, television sets and bric-a-brac of every description lined Joyce Bridges’ perfectly manicured front lawn on a sunny Friday afternoon for what has to be one of the biggest “garage sales” around.
|Barb’s Zephyrs are the team to MEET in 2007
April 18, 2007 at 1:31 pm
It’s that time of year again, a time for hot dogs, peanuts, and baseball. Friday night was the home opener for the New Orleans Zephyrs, and this month is the 10th anniversary of the opening of the Shrine on Airline. With such glorious weather, how could I not attend?
|Watch where you go in your ATV if you DON’T want a ticket, say cops
April 18, 2007 at 1:29 pm
Complaints to my office from citizens and parish officials continue to rise relative to the unlawful operations of motorized All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) such as four wheelers, dirt bikes and golf carts on public roads and on private property without permission of the landowners.
|Future for Head Start not so bright as feds GET STINGY
April 18, 2007 at 1:28 pm
St. Charles Parish schools are constantly striving to provide the best possible education for all students - and that includes those aged two months to four years in the Early Head Start and Head Start programs.
|FEMA funds maintenance building for St. Charles Parish Schools
April 18, 2007 at 1:26 pm
Hurricane Katrina submerged not only the city of New Orleans beneath flood waters but surrounding cities and parishes suffered major damage as well. In St. Charles Parish, west of New Orleans, Katrina damaged the maintenance building of the St. Charles Parish Schools.
|$3.1 million windfall for SC Parish levees and wetlands
April 18, 2007 at 1:23 pm
U.S. Sen. David Vitter announced that the Department of Interior will allocate $3.1 million in federal funding for St. Charles Parish through the Coastal Impact Assistance Program that became law with the passage of the Energy Policy Act of 2005.
April 18, 2007 at 1:19 pm
Herald-Guide Best Bet
Spring Festival in full swing in Destrehan
DESTREHAN - Destrehan Plantation’s Spring Festival invites residents and visitors for fun activities on the plantation grounds on April 21 and 22. The event starts at 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Admission is $5 for adults. Call 985-764-9315 for more information.
|Does your child’s day-care center make the grade?
April 18, 2007 at 1:18 pm
A study of child-care centers conducted by the respected National Association of Child Care Resources and Referral Agencies placed Louisiana 51st in the nation, dead last in providing adequate child-care services for kids. But 10 facilities in St. Charles Parish meet new high standards recommended by the state, placing them among the best of the best.
|Herald-Guide wins big again in Louisiana Press awards contest
April 18, 2007 at 1:14 pm
Named the Best Weekly Newspaper in Louisiana in 2006 for our coverage of hurricanes Katrina and Rita and their afternath, the St. Charles Herald-Guide has won several top awards in 2007.
|Registrar of voters bids farewell
April 18, 2007 at 1:11 pm
St. Charles Parish Council bid farewell to registrar of voters Janice Zeringue Hymel, at the council meeting Monday night.
|St. Rose subdivision gets street lights
April 18, 2007 at 1:08 pm
Some residents want brightly lit streets, others want to stay in the dark. And after weighing pros and cons on both sides of the issue, St. Charles Parish officials decided street lights should be installed for 200 residents living in Bar None Estates subdivision in St. Rose.
|SCP emergency operations center dangerously outdated
April 12, 2007 at 2:37 pm
Construction of a spacious new five-story emergency operations center that’s been proposed for St. Charles Parish won’t come a minute too soon for emergency operations chief Tab Troxler.
|14-yr-old b-ball team wins state prep game
April 11, 2007 at 3:36 pm
On Sunday, April 1 the St Charles parish 14-year-old All-Stars defeated Donaldsonville All-Stars for the Pre-Prep State basketball championship in Kenner.
|R.J. Vial cheerleaders sideline kickball game
April 11, 2007 at 3:28 pm
Virginia Morgan and Nanette Dufrene, 6th grade teachers at R. J. Vial Elementary School act as cheerleaders during a kickball game after a week of testing to relieve student's stress.
|Track program holds summer registration
April 11, 2007 at 3:26 pm
The USA-AAU Summer Track Program Registration for boys and girls ages 8 to 18 will be held Friday, April 13 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Destrehan High School track area.
|Hahnville High AFJROTC aim high at national competition
April 11, 2007 at 3:23 pm
The Hahnville High School AFJROTC Varsity Drill Team competed in the American Legion & Coca Cola National Invitational Drill Meet in Montgomery, Ala.
|Hats off to the HHS 2007-08 cheerleaders
April 11, 2007 at 3:17 pm
Congratulations to the following students who were chosen for the 2007-2008 Hahnville High School cheerleading squad. They are as follows:
|HHS Sports Week with Megan Waters
April 11, 2007 at 3:11 pm
Season update: On Tuesday, April 3, the Tigers played against Vanderbilt High. In the 6th inning the Tigers 10-run ruled the team and the Tigers went 10 for 12 up at bat. Tigers were unstoppable during the game.
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• Furious Destrehan comeback falls short at jamboree
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• Broncos to return to top of AFC heap
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Katrina, Rita and Sandy push rising flood insurance rates - 531 views
When it comes to insurance, the catastrophe can linger long after the devastation and such is the case with rising flood insurance rates in St. Charles Parish, as well as the nation.
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