What's Happening




WHAT'S HAPPENING
January 24, 2007 at 12:25 pm
Mardi Gras
Krewe of Lul releases meeting schedule
LULING - The Krewe of Lul parade is scheduled to roll at noon on Feb. 17. All riders will meet every Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Ramada Hotel located at 13889 River Rd. Entry fees: $600 for large floats and $400 for small floats. Information: Call Debbie Dufrense Vial at 985-785-8273.


Speak with Authority
January 24, 2007 at 12:20 pm
BOUTTE - Experts agree that when you learn a new word, your world becomes a bigger and more interesting place.

$5 for your funny jokes and riddles
January 24, 2007 at 12:15 pm
QUESTION: What is red and smells like paint?
ANSWER: Red paint
- Mateo McGraw, Luling

Stop exit exams for high school seniors, test 9th graders instead
January 24, 2007 at 12:12 pm
State education officials are thinking about getting rid of the so-called Graduation Exit Exam for high school students and replacing it with a test for ninth graders.

MONEYTALK with Al Suffrin
January 24, 2007 at 12:10 pm
Dear Mr. Suffrin: I’ve been reading your Moneytalk column in the Herald-Guide every week. I am only a student and still live at home with my parents. So, why do I need to worry now about being financially literate? - Just Asking in Des Allemands

This week’s BEST-BUY GOODIES at the German Coast Farmer’s Market
January 24, 2007 at 12:08 pm
This week’s BEST BETS, say market officials:

Eat mo’ nutria
January 24, 2007 at 12:01 pm
We’re looking for healthy nutria recipes to help people eat cheap and lose weight. Share yours. Email Heather R. Breaux at heatherb@heraldguide.com or call her at 985-758-2795. Best recipe wins $5.

Council puts the brakes on St. Rose truck depot and Luling subdivision
January 24, 2007 at 11:59 am
St. Charles Parish Council refused in a regular meeting to grant permission for a truck company to build its terminal in St. Rose.

Throw me something, mister!
January 24, 2007 at 11:58 am
Mardi Gras season has arrived, and I wouldn't be a true Louisiana girl if I didn't say this is my favorite holiday.

Schools are in the pink - and the black - as tax revenues soar
January 24, 2007 at 11:54 am
The St. Charles Parish School Board has released its comprehensive annual report - and the numbers are good.

Fountain of Youth
January 24, 2007 at 11:54 am
Researchers believe the first person who will live to celebrate his or her 150th birthday has already been born.

Luxury $2M spa opens in Paradis Luxury $2M spa opens in Paradis
January 24, 2007 at 11:49 am
The owners of a new salon and day spa opening in Paradis are confident their luxurious facilities will attract customers.

TOWN TALK with Colette Lottinger
January 24, 2007 at 11:45 am
Saint’s player Reggie Bush was fun to watch when he made his somersaulted touchdown and danced his jazzy jig at Sunday’s playoff game against the Bears. He did get reprimanded for it by Coach Sean Payton and probably angered the Bears enough to do twice what it took for them to win. It was a fun moment anyway...probably the best in the game.

School fights fuel crime surge
January 24, 2007 at 11:40 am
Scuffles skew the figures, make parish look more violent than it really is.

Davis Pond Diversion not doing its job
January 18, 2007 at 3:33 pm
It is discouraging that more than three years after completion of the Davis Pond Freshwater Diversion Project opened in St. Charles Parish, it is operating at a maximum of only three percent of its intended capacity.

St. Charles Parish Sheriff's reports
January 17, 2007 at 2:49 pm
Innocent until proved guilty in a court of law. Reports are taken from official reports filed by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office.

Brrrr! It's CHILLY outside, says Megan. Weather Girl Megan's
January 17, 2007 at 2:09 pm
Expect a mixed bag of weather in the week ahead, with chilly weather accompained by rain. Here’s Weather Girl Megan Water’s rundown:

Africanized Attacked by killer bees
January 17, 2007 at 2:07 pm
EDITOR’S NOTE: The discovery of Africanized “killer” bees just miles from St. Charles Parish in the greater New Orleans metro area suggests all residents should be vigilant. This first-person account from a hunter who had a run-in with the insects in Arizona shows how dangerous they can be.

Wildcats forge new identity
Wildcats forge new identity
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After finishing last season 14-1 and losing a host of key players to graduation, the Destrehan Wildcats regrouped this spring to find a new identity.