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Camera Shootout 2008 August 14 Winner

“Speedy Gonzales” by Abby Chabert got the most votes last week and is the Aug. 14 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest. Congratulations to Abby. Read More...
August 21, 2008 at 2:14 pm

Birth Announcements

Blakely Elizabeth Thompson was born on June 16, 2008 at 7:17 p.m. at Oschner Hospital in Kenner, to the proud parents of Holly and Jacob Thompson of Destrehan.

August 21, 2008 at 2:12 pm

Benedic - Worth Wedding

Mr. And Mrs. Oren Benedic of St. Rose announce the marriage of their daughter, Stephanie Lynn, to Mr. Chad Michael Worth, son of Mr. And Mrs. Donald Worth of Destrehan. Read More...
August 21, 2008 at 2:10 pm

Keller - Walters Engagement

Mrs. Patsye V. Lunk announces the upcoming marriage of her daughter Miss Laurie Marky Keller to Mr. Michael E. Walters, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred E. Walters of River Ridge.Read More...
August 21, 2008 at 2:08 pm

Naquin - Mule’ Wedding

On July 19, 2008, Miss Katie Lynn Naquin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Naquin of Destrehan, married Mr. Frank Mule’ III, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Mule’ II of Metairie.Read More...
August 21, 2008 at 2:02 pm

A GREEN thumbs up

When Fayla Breaux of Luling pulled a newly sprouted fern bud from the ground over 20 years ago, little did she know that the tiny greenery would survive three transplants, Hurricane Katrina and grow to be nearly 5 feet tall.Read More...
August 21, 2008 at 2:01 pm

St. Charles Art Guild celebrates 40 years

The St. Charles Art Guild is amongst the oldest and still functioning art guilds in the metropolitan New Orleans area. It was established in 1968 by Mariann Burns, Laura Wilk and Claire Van Wirt. Charter members were Travis Pitchford and nationally known Mississippi mud clay artist Lorraine Gendron.Read More...
August 21, 2008 at 1:59 pm

The Cook's Corner

Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.Read More...
August 21, 2008 at 1:59 pm

Norco American Legion elects new officers

The American Legion Spillway Post in Norco installed their officers for the 2009 year. Read More...
August 21, 2008 at 1:56 pm

J. B. Martin cheerleaders win top awards

The J.B. Martin cheerleaders won top honors at the UCA Camp at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond.Read More...
August 21, 2008 at 1:54 pm

Sports camp at First Assembly

DES ALLEMANDS - First Assembly of God will sponsor a Mega Sports camp Aug. 21 through 24 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the church located at 16976 U.S. 90 in Des Allemands.

Children ages 5 to 11 may attend. Baseball, soccer and cheerleading will be offered. Rallies, sport stories and Bible stories also will be featured.

Registration will begin at 4:45 each day. For information, visit the Web site or call camp directors Taylor and Irene Dufrene at 985-758-7547.
August 21, 2008 at 11:07 am

Thrift store relies on the help of disabled residents

With the help of several disabled citizens, a new business venture has opened its doors in St. Charles Parish.
The thrift store, Cajun Village, started out as a simple vision that the executive director and a few earnest volunteers have made into a reality.Read More...
August 20, 2008 at 5:21 pm


Sidney James "Snake" Matherne, a native of Evergreen and a resident of Destrehan, for the past 55 years, passed away at 6:15 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 8, 2008 at the age of 83.Read More...
August 20, 2008 at 11:13 am


Roland Paul Bernard went to meet the Lord on Tuesday, Aug.12, 2008.Read More...
August 20, 2008 at 11:11 am

Sheriff's Reports

•Nicholas P. Banta, 30, of 3531 46th St. in Metairie was arrested on Aug. 8 and charged with simple burglary.Read More...
August 20, 2008 at 11:07 am

Historical association thanks parish for cleanup

Dear Editor:
On behalf of the St. Charles Museum and Historical Association, I would like to thank Parish President V.J. St. Pierre and his staff for the continued support and assistance afforded the association. I would also like to thank the Department of Parks and Recreation for refurbishing and maintaining the historical walkway at the West Bank Bridge Park. Read More...
August 20, 2008 at 11:05 am

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