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Food distribution at health center

LULING - The St. Charles Community Health Center in Luling and Second Harvest will sponsor a food distribution July 26 from 9 a.m. to noon across the street from the center at 853 Milling Ave.

Participants must bring a photo ID and proof of income in the form of a pay stub, letter from Medicare, tax returns or other documentation. Call 985-785-5800 for more information.

Volunteers are needed to assist with the food distribution. Two crews are needed to work from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and from 9:30 a.m. to noon.Read More...
July 26, 2008 at 1:18 pm

‘Gary T.’ headlines monthly dance

DES ALLEMANDS - St. Gertrude Catholic Church will hold their monthly dance on Saturday, July 26 from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Father Mac Community Center in Des Allemands.

Music by “Gary T.” Tickets are $15 per couple. Bring your own liquor.

Call 985-758-7542 for more information.
July 26, 2008 at 1:18 pm

Become election commissioner

A course of instruction will be held for any St. Charles Parish resident who is interested in serving as a Commissioner or a Commissioner-in-Charge for elections that began on July 1 and will last through July 1, 2012.

The class will be offered on July 21 at 2 p.m., July 23 at 6 p.m. and July 25 at 10 a.m. All classes will be held in the office of the Clerk of Court in Hahnville. This course will qualify each resident who completes it for a four-year period and they will not have to take the course again until 2012.

Interested residents must be a registered voter in the district where they live, must need no assistance to vote, must be able to open and close a voting machine without assistance and must complete all election forms correctly.
Residents won't qualify for the classes if they have been convicted of an election offense or are a candidate for election to public office.

Current Commissioners and Commissioners-in-Charge are required to attend one of the classes in order to be recommissioned.

Anyone with questions regarding these classes needs to call Charles J. Oubre, Jr. at 985-783-6632.Read More...
July 25, 2008 at 2:16 pm

Church celebrates friends & family

LULING - The Bell Baptist Church located at 251 Easy St. in Luling will be celebrating its Friends and Family Day on Sunday, July 20 at its 9:30 a.m. worship service. Pastor Rev. Rodney Johnson Sr. will officiate.Read More...
July 25, 2008 at 2:14 pm

Adult day care to perform show

NORCO - The Norco Adult Day Care will hold its 16th annual summer variety show on July 25 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Sacred Heart School located at 425 Spruce St. in Norco.
For more information, call Kathy Landry at 985-764-7223.
July 25, 2008 at 1:44 pm

Sheriff offers hunter education

KILLONA - The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office will offer tone hunter education course session to the public on Friday, July 25 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday, July 26 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The course is designed for young hunters seeking to obtain their first hunting license as well as hunters who seek to acquire an out of state license.

All classes will be held at the Richard Benoit Memorial Firearms Range located behind the Nelson Coleman Correctional Center in Killona.

Participants will be required to complete one weekend class for certification purposes.

Register by calling Shelly Harrison at 985-783-1173 or Sgt. Ted Adams at 504-329-0689.
July 25, 2008 at 1:21 pm

Drama guild hosts summer workshop

NORCO - The River Region Drama Guild is offering a free 8-night theater workshop for students 10 to 18 years old.
The workshop will be held July 21 through 24 continuing to July 28 through 31 at the River Region Performing Arts and Cultural Center located at 15146 River Road in Norco.

The workshop will meet for two hours each evening from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., and culminates with a one-time-only performance on July 31 at 7 p.m.
For more information call Henry Sorbet at 504-904-1129.
July 24, 2008 at 2:17 pm

St. Gertrude plans July Bible school

DES ALLEMANDS - St. Gertrude Catholic Church will sponsor vacation Bible school July 21-25 from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the church in Des Allemands.

Children in prekindergarten through sixth grade can attend. Registration forms are available in the rectory and church.
Craft items and other supplies are being accepted for the school. A collection box is set up in church. For information, call 985-758-7542.

In other church news, a blood drive will be held July 27 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Father Mac Community CenterRead More...
July 24, 2008 at 2:15 pm

Sheriff’s Office considers Tasers

More than 5,000 police agencies all across the country purchased Taser stun guns for their officers last year. The Louisiana State Police was one of those agencies, and now the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office has followed suit with the limited use of the stun guns by some of its deputies.
July 23, 2008 at 3:07 pm

Chamber offers annual seminar

NORCO - The River Region Chamber of Commerce will hold their 3rd Annual Women’s Seminar on Wednesday, July 23 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at LaMaison Magnolia Reception Hall located at 950 First St. in Norco.

The seminar will feature information regarding safety, self-defense techniques and briefings on the following healing modalities: Reiki, AURO-SOMA, Flower Essence Therapy and Holographic Memory Resolution.

Lunch will be provided along with a goodie bag to take home.
Prices: $25 for chamber members and $40 for non-chamber members.

RSVP is required. Call 985-359-9777 or visit More...
July 23, 2008 at 2:18 pm

21st Annual Spillway Classic Trail Run Results

The 21st Annual Spillway Classic Trail Run saw a record turn out of just under 1500 participants and a new course record for the womens' division on July 20 at the Bonnet Carre Spillway in Norco.Read More...
July 23, 2008 at 2:17 pm

Big Easy Rollergirl

Adorned with bright-red tank tops, knee pads and their signature whiffleball bats, the Big Easy Rollergirls lined the streets of the French Quarter for the second annual New Orleans Running of the Bulls on July 12.Read More...
July 23, 2008 at 2:12 pm

Herald-Guide Outdoor Report with Bruce McDonald

It seems as though it would be hard to start thinking about hunting season in the middle of the July, but if you want to be successful when the time arrives, then you need to start preparing.Read More...
July 23, 2008 at 2:10 pm

Birth Announcements

Ryleigh Lorice Daous was born on June 23, 2008 to proud parents Bobbie Miller and Scott Daous. She weighed in at 7 pounds 4 ounces. She measured at 20 inches.Read More...
July 23, 2008 at 1:54 pm

VIPs - Very Important Parishoners

Marilyn Richoux, pictured above, presents the Lester Burgett Memorial Scholarship Award to Kayla Watson on behalf of the Republican Women of St. Charles at the Destrehan High School Senior Awards Ceremony on May 1.Read More...
July 23, 2008 at 1:51 pm

Summer Book Reviews

In the novel Pants on Fire by Meg Cabot, Katie Ellison seems to be living the perfect life. However, underneath it all are little secrets. When a childhood friend returns with information that could crumble Katie’s perfect world, she might be forced to begin being truthful.Read More...
July 23, 2008 at 1:48 pm

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