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Des Allemands flood tubes vandalized

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office is currently investigating the vandalism of flood control water tubes along Bayou Des Allemands. The vandalism couldn't have come at a worse time, since the area experienced rising water due to the affect of Hurricane Ike.Read More...
September 17, 2008 at 8:57 am
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Bayou Gauche sees the worst of Hurricane Ike

Belinda and Carl Simoneux have always been proud of the fact that their home is built on the highest point of Bayou Gauche island. But as the winds of Hurricane Ike pushed water onshore, the Simoneauxs watched helplessly as the waves covered the roadway and edged closer to the front door of their island home. Read More...
September 17, 2008 at 8:57 am
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Recent events highlight need for levee in Willowridge

It’s storm events like Hurricanes Ike and Gustav that remind Willowridge residents that levee protection is still years away and their homes are at risk of flooding. Read More...
September 17, 2008 at 8:57 am
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Lawsuit called SLAPP in the face

An attorney representing Gwen Dufrene, a Bayou Gauche resident who was sued by architect Norman Chenevert, has asked the 19th Judicial Court in East Baton Rouge Parish to throw out the lawsuit against his client based on Louisiana's Anti-SLAPP law. Read More...
September 17, 2008 at 8:57 am
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Local Little League team places third in district tournament

LEAGUE WINNERS. The West St. Charles 15 and 16-year-old Little League placed third the in district tournament. Read More...
September 15, 2008 at 2:31 pm
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Hahnville High School ROTC cadets attend summer leadership school

Hahnville High School students from LA-933 attended a week long Summer Leadership School sponsored by the Senior ROTC Program at Louisiana Tech University.Read More...
September 15, 2008 at 10:04 am
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Herald-Guide Outdoor Report with Bruce McDonald

A question was asked to me two days after Gustav slammed in to the Louisiana coastline: "What does a fisherman do during a hurricane?" Lori Eusea wanted to know.Read More...
September 15, 2008 at 9:58 am
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Recreational and travel teams could share parks

St. Charles Parish Councilman-at-large Terry Authement and District III Councilwoman Wendy Benedetto met with parish officials last week with a plan to bring parish recreational baseball groups and travel team baseball groups together in the parish.Read More...
September 15, 2008 at 9:56 am
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Crescent City Hooks win Super Series

The Crescent City Hooks, a 13-year-old baseball team based out of Destrehan, won the Super Series American Division National Championship the week of July 11 through 18 in Tulsa, Okla.Read More...
September 15, 2008 at 9:54 am
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Camera Shootout 2008

“Sleeping” by Erica Williams got the most votes last week and is the August winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest. Congratulations to Erica. Read More...
September 15, 2008 at 9:53 am
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Camera Shootout 2008

“Neighbors” by Dale Weldon got the most votes last week and is the Aug. 28 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest. Congratulations to Dale. Read More...
September 15, 2008 at 9:51 am
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The Cook’s Corner

Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.Read More...
September 15, 2008 at 9:49 am
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Evacuation Vacation

Along with Hurricane Gustav came a lot more than just forced evacuations and debris pick-ups across the parish.Read More...
September 15, 2008 at 9:40 am
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Drama guild suits up for adult theater workshop

If you've ever wanted to try your hand at acting, or refresh and refine your technique, then the River Region Drama Guild’s adult theater workshop is for you.Read More...
September 15, 2008 at 9:37 am
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests
•Robert Toups, 38, of 122 Durr St. in Hahnville was arrested on Sept. 8 on a warrant that was issued in October 2006 and charged with simple burglary and as a fugitive of Jefferson Parish.Read More...
September 15, 2008 at 9:19 am
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Playground surprise

It ate a cricket and a worm whole and didn't wiggle once. And the staff and children at Four Stars Child Care Center in Paradis just want to know what it is.Read More...
September 15, 2008 at 9:17 am
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Craig's Barber Shop
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Police patrols increased to target speeders on Ormond construction
Police patrols increased to target speeders on Ormond construction
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The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office has issued more than 300 speeding tickets on the heavily trafficked Ormond Boulevard this year, which has become even more busy with detour vehicles from Hale Boggs Memorial Bridge and now a resurfacing project.