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Community services thanks industry partners

By Renee Allemand
COMMUNITY SERVICES THANKS INDUSTRY PARTNERS.
Weeks after Hurricanes Gustav and Ike, the St. Charles Parish Department of Community Services remained hard at work getting groceries to those in need.
With the help of the Recreation Department, food and water was delivered to residents with no transportation. Others made their way to the DCS office in New Sarpy to get staples such as peanut butter, pasta and bread, DCS Director Maurya Glaude said.Read More...
October 01, 2008 at 11:07 am
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Willowdale is a diamond in the rough

When our family moved to Willowdale in 1978 we wondered how something so nice could stay so hidden. There, down this lonely road off Hwy. 90 was a stately 10,000 sq. ft. clubhouse, an 18-hole golfcourse, tennis courts and swimming pool.Read More...
October 01, 2008 at 11:05 am
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Are feds capable of solving crisis

What a week this has been. After finding out that our economy was about to go into turmoil, Pres. George W. Bush developed a plan that would put $700 billion on the table to be used in the emergency - - to be paid back later, of course, which did not fit the description of a “bailout” as it was called. But anyhow, that word caused its demise and we were back to part one.Read More...
October 01, 2008 at 11:04 am
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Parish has delayed reaction to Ike surge

Multiple mini-basins delayed water from reaching several areas in St. Charles Parish for days after high winds from Hurricane Ike first roared through the area, according to Tab Troxler, the parish's Emergency Operations Center director.Read More...
October 01, 2008 at 11:03 am
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69 teams battle it out for coveted paddle

The United Way of St. Charles is kicking off its 2008-09 campaign by giving residents the chance to get their fill of the best gumbo and jambalaya in the parish for only $5.Read More...
October 01, 2008 at 11:01 am
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Destrehan faces toughest non-district test of season

The first-team Destrehan defense has only allowed one touchdown all season long, and that dominance was on display against Higgins as they shutout a squad that was averaging 37.5 points a game and helped their team to a 20-0 win.Read More...
October 01, 2008 at 9:16 am
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Neighbor says house has bat infestation, needs to be torn down

The 2,700-square-foot Willowridge eyesore that’s towered over Tupelo Court residents for years could soon face its demolition day.Read More...
October 01, 2008 at 9:11 am
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West Jeff takes on Ochsner

St. Charles Parish Hospital CEO Fred Martinez seemed shocked to learn that the chief administrator of West Jefferson Medical Center in Marrero wants a chance to present a proposal to parish officials before an agreement to partner with Ochsner Health System is finalized. Read More...
October 01, 2008 at 9:11 am
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Director wants employees safe from changes in administration

Kendall Stall, director of Information Services Technology for St. Charles Parish, wants his four employees to be given civil service employment status instead of being appointed by the parish president. Read More...
October 01, 2008 at 9:11 am
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No parking during games?

Councilwoman-at-large Carolyn Schexnaydre plans to reintroduce an ordinance next month that failed to get enough votes and was not supported by the council last week.Read More...
October 01, 2008 at 9:11 am
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Complaints litter debris pickup

St. Charles Parish has received numerous complaints from residents that their yards were damaged during the debris pickup process, according to Renee Allemand, the parish's public information officer. St. Charles Parish has received numerous complaints from residents that their yards were damaged during the debris pickup process, according to Renee Allemand, the parish's public information officer. Read More...
October 01, 2008 at 8:55 am
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Spillway Road repairs underway

Work to repair the Spillway Road finally got underway last week after Hurricanes Gustav and Ike delayed the project, with the road set to be complete by mid-October or early November depending on weather conditions.Read More...
September 30, 2008 at 1:37 pm
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Slow-cooking seminar at Destrehan Plantation

DESTREHAN - Destrehan Plantation will present its first culinary seminar on Saturday, Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Entitled “Slow and Low, Then and Now,” the seminar presents the art of slow cooking with open hearth cooking and with electric slow cookers.

Dr. Martin “Doc” Spindel will present the seminar followed by a cooking demonstration by Michael Ledet, author of the “Joe Simmer” series of cookbooks.

Cookbooks will be on sale and lunch will be served.
Advance tickets are available for $25. This includes the seminar, lunch and a tour of the plantation.

To purchase tickets or for more information, call 985-764-9315 or send an email to destplan@aol.com. Read More...
September 27, 2008 at 12:17 pm
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Early voting now through Sept. 27

Early voting continues in Hahnville and New Sarpy through Sept. 27 from 8:30 a.m. at the registrar of voters offices at the St. Charles Courthouse, 15045 River Road in Hahnville and the Arterbury Building, 14564 River Road, in New Sarpy.

For more information, visit www.stcharlesgov.net/departments/rov.
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September 27, 2008 at 11:28 am
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Dance to Wayne Foret on Sept. 27

DES ALLEMANDS - St. Gertrude Catholic Church in Des Allemands will hold its annual monthly dance on Saturday, Sept. 27 from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Father Mac Community Center.

Music by Wayne Foret. Tickets are $15 per couple. Bring your own liquor.

Call 985-758-7542 with any questions.Read More...
September 27, 2008 at 11:28 am
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See all the action from Friday night's games

The Herald-Guide will now post more than a hundred photos from all home games right after they are over.Read More...
September 26, 2008 at 10:35 pm
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Port of South Louisiana will maintain, restore ‘landmark’ jet fighter
Port of South Louisiana will maintain, restore ‘landmark’ jet fighter
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The Blue Angel aircraft that has become a true landmark at the entrance of the Port of South Louisiana Executive Regional Airport isn’t going anywhere — though that was anything but certain until a recent deal was brokered.