Granier named recipient of Robert C. Menezes, Sr. Memorial Community Scholarship Granier named recipient of Robert C. Menezes, Sr. Memorial Community Scholarship
May 24, 2006 at 11:53 am
Ms. Alyse Katherine Granier was named the recipient of the 2006 Robert C. Menezes, Sr., Memorial Community Scholarship Thursday night, May 18, at Hahnville High School's graduation ceremony held in the John A. Alario Center in Westwego, Louisiana.

McNeese announces graduates
May 24, 2006 at 11:52 am
Congratulations to the following local students that graduated from McNeese State University in Lake Charles.

HHS student awarded Robert C. Byrd Scholarship
May 24, 2006 at 11:51 am
Congratulations to Timothy Sliwinslei of Hahnville High School who won the 2006 Robert C. Byrd Scholarship.

Student named United States National Honor Student Student named United States National Honor Student
May 24, 2006 at 11:48 am
The United States Achievement Academy announced today that Taylor Webre from Luling, La., has been recognized for academic achievement as a United States National Honor Student Award winner.

Willowdale Peeper: the bane of residents Willowdale Peeper: the bane of residents
May 24, 2006 at 11:45 am
It's not so easy to catch a Peeping Tom, as concerned residents of Willowdale, Willowridge and Davis Plantation are finding out.

Munson-Appleby Munson-Appleby
May 24, 2006 at 11:26 am
Mrs. Lilly Colomb Munson and the late Mr. Hervis (Putt) Munson, Jr., of Paradis, announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Heather Anne Munson to Mr. Jame Richard Appleby, son of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Appleby.

Luttrell-Hoffman Luttrell-Hoffman
May 24, 2006 at 11:22 am
Laurie Lane Luttrell of Prairieville and Christopher Kyle Hoffman of Grosse Tete were united in matrimony in a noon ceremony Saturday, April 29, 2006 at the Carriage House in Gonzales, La.

Newspaper of Year award
May 17, 2006 at 2:56 pm
It was a gala luncheon, to say the least, last Friday in Baton Rouge when Louisiana Press Association named St. Charles Herald-Guide as Newspaper of the Year in its category.

Destrehan Seniors pose with family as they celebrate the end of their high school baseball years. Wildcats closeout season
May 17, 2006 at 2:46 pm
With the loss of several leading players from last year, the Destrehan Wildcats managed to complete their season taking second in the district. They entered into the playoffs tackling one game at a time.

Senior Aaron Loup took the loss against Jesuit. Hahnville runs out of steam in quarterfinals
May 17, 2006 at 2:37 pm
Coach Frank Cazeaux had announced his intention to step down as head coach earlier in season. Instead of miracle run through the state baseball tournament, Cazeaux and the Tiger's were sent home via the Jesuit Blue Jays.

Chelsey Flores, MVP of district DHS and HHS make mark on Girls’ All-District Softball Team
May 17, 2006 at 2:31 pm
Hahnville High School's Girls’ Softball Team finished first in the district this past season with Destrehan High School's Girls’ Softball Team coming in at a very close second. Both teams shined during the regular season and several students from each school have been chosen to represent their teams in the 2006 All-District Girls’ Softball Team.

Heavy users to feel the pinch at the tap Heavy users to feel the pinch at the tap
May 17, 2006 at 2:15 pm
After months of debate, hand-wringing and dire warnings, the parish council approved a water rate increase that will substantially tax heavy users.

By a vote of 8-1, the council passed a $25 million upgrade to water system on the east and west bank. Councilman Ganesier "Ram" Ramchandran was the lone hold out against the measure.

The DaVinci Con
May 17, 2006 at 2:02 pm
"A lie is halfway round the world while the truth is still putting its boots on." --- Mark Twain

My first reaction to Dan Brown's novel, "The Da Vinci Code," was: "It's a work of fiction, a thriller, a page-turner. Everybody knows that." I was wrong. A young friend of mine met a classmate from Catholic high school who told him that she was seriously thinking of giving up her faith after reading "The Da Vinci Code." My friend said, "You'd give up your faith because of a novel?" She answered, "Oh, but it's all true!"

Spirit Letters
May 17, 2006 at 1:58 pm
Despite the assurances of a few well meaning but terribly misguided Christian Pastors, there is simply no reason to see “The DaVinci Code.” How could any Christian possibly be entertained by a story that cruelly mocks the Son of God and claims that He is not divine? That the Bible is a complete and total fraud? And that the Church that He founded is composed of leaders who are among the worst liars and most vile people in human history who sought to cover up God's marriage?

Our future under construction
May 17, 2006 at 1:57 pm
Few things are more important to the quality of our lives than the education of our children. No matter where we live and what we do; we all have a stake in the performance of our public schools - now and in the future.

Herald-Guide wins Newspaper of the Year Herald-Guide wins Newspaper of the Year
May 17, 2006 at 1:56 pm
Louisiana Press Association held its annual banquet honoring the best newspapers throughout the state this past weekend in Baton Rouge.

In Division 6, The St. Charles Herald-Guide won Newspaper of the Year, based on the number of points earned in the Better Newspaper Editorial Competition and the Better Advertising Competition for 2005.

Workers begin repairing the east bank hurricane protection levee. Parish readies for another hurricane season
May 17, 2006 at 1:51 pm
Last week construction began on preparing the east bank levee for another round of hurricanes. With low spots due to the levee sinking, the Pontchartrain Levee District and the Army Corps of Engineers began the first round of repairs.

Parish schools announce LEAP test scores Parish schools announce LEAP test scores
May 17, 2006 at 1:50 pm
At a press conference on May 15, St. Charles Parish School Board officials were delighted to announce that the results from the parish's annual LEAP testing showed an improvement over last year's scores.

Body of HHS grad found in Jefferson Parish
Body of HHS grad found in Jefferson Parish
The body of a man who is believed to have jumped off the Hale Boggs Bridge in Luling early Sunday morning has been found in Jefferson Parish.