Susan Hymel of Luling is the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Mother of the Year. Susan Hymel wins Mother-of-the-Year Contest
May 10, 2006 at 12:31 pm
Susan Hymel of Luling is the winner of the St. Charles Herald -Guide Mother-of-the-Year Contest.

Real Estate Transactions
May 10, 2006 at 12:26 pm
•271 Marcia Dr., Luling for $149,000 from Keith Gaudet, Sr. to Mr. and Mrs. Cory LeBlanc on Mar. 22.

May 10, 2006 at 12:24 pm
Lucie LeBlanc Vegas, age 92, a native of Lockport and a resident of Matthews and Luling La., died Monday, May 1, 2006. She is survived by one daughter, Mary Lucie Vegas, one sister, Mrs. Earlis (Winnie) Adams, and one sister-in-law, Mrs. Sterling (Aline) Adams. She was preceded in death by her husband, John E. Vegas, her parents, Salvadore and Mary Boudreaux Leblanc, her brothers, Phillip LeBlanc, George LeBlanc, Luke LeBlanc, Paul LeBlanc, and Charlie LeBlanc, her sisters, Valerie Allemand, Laura Chauvin, Rita LeBlanc, Alice Walker, Adele Uzee, and Elvire LeBlanc. She was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church and the VFW Ladies Auxiliary post 3665 in Raceland. A mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Hilary Catholic Church, Matthews, La., on Friday, May 5, 2006 at 10 a.m. Interment Holy Savior Cemetery, Lockport, La. Memorial gifts may be made to the Annie Cooper Memorial Scholarship Fund-c/o Yvonne Vernon-1007 W. Thomas St., Hammond, La, 70401. Falgout Funeral Homes in charge of arrangements.

Pre-teens get advice in summer program
May 10, 2006 at 12:23 pm
Mary Ann Singleton will host a free at home non-profit girls enrichment education program starting in May.

Sheriff Reports
May 10, 2006 at 12:20 pm
James Jackson, 31, of 1208 Paul Frederick St., Luling, was arrested and charged with reckless operation, driver not licensed, resisting an officer by flight, resisting arrest, poss. with intend to dist. cocaine and poss. of cocaine in the 300 Blk. of Alexander St., Boutte, on May 2. Sheriff Champagne reports that the above subject was stopped for suspicious person. As the officer attempted to stop the subject, he accelerated his vehicle turning the corner of LA 52 and Baily. Jackson then exited his vehicle while it was still in motion and fled into a wooded area. After a brief pursuit, Jackson was arrested and booked accordingly. Jackson was allegedly found in poss. of 34.5 grams of cocaine.

Busy Bee’s get busy at Holy Family
May 10, 2006 at 12:17 pm
The Holy Family Senior Adult group, Busy Bee’s

Register now for Summer Program
May 10, 2006 at 12:16 pm
Boutte Christian Academy is currently participating in the Nonpublic Early Childhood Development Program, also known as the Private Pre-Kindergarten Program.

Garrett Loup pitched the Tigers to victory against Ellenader with a 8-0 shutout. Photo by Pat Smith. Tigers create joy in Hahnville
May 10, 2006 at 12:14 pm
Hahnville entered into the playoffs as district champs and has managed to gain victories over their first two opponents in the playoffs.

Sacred Heart School recommended for accreditation
May 10, 2006 at 12:13 pm
Norco, LA - Sacred Heart of Jesus School in Norco has been recommended for accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement.

Life's lessons from your mother
May 10, 2006 at 12:09 pm
Your mother tried to teach you some valuable lessons. Moms have a unique ability to impart essential wisdom.

Pictured are Duanne Cazalot, MaQue Hollins, Hailee Weber and Angie Lehrmann. Dance Unlimited wins two state dance titles
May 10, 2006 at 12:06 pm
On Sunday, April 9 the Louisiana Association of Dance Masters crowned their new title winners. For the fifth time in six years, Duanne Cazalot, Samantha Sidwell and Angie Lehrmann were honored to be the teachers of the Louisiana state title winners.

Brown-Harrison Engagement
May 10, 2006 at 12:04 pm
Mr. and Mrs. James McCoy of Boutte, Louisiana, announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Baldwin-Brown to Lawrence Harrison, son of Kathryn B. Harrison of Amite, Louisiana and the late Lawrence Harrison Sr.

St. Charles Schools name Laura Abbey High School teacher of the year St. Charles Schools name Laura Abbey High School teacher of the year
May 10, 2006 at 12:02 pm
Laura, a teacher at Hahnville High School, graduated from the University of Louisiana-Monroe with a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree, Alternative Teaching Certification, and a Masters of Education Degree.

St. Charles Schools name Holly Thompson Middle school teacher of the year St. Charles Schools name Holly Thompson Middle school teacher of the year
May 10, 2006 at 11:59 am
Holly, a teacher at J. B. Martin Middle School, graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree and has attained the title of High Qualified Teacher.

St. Charles Schools name Sherry Chapman teacher of the year St. Charles Schools name Sherry Chapman teacher of the year
May 10, 2006 at 11:56 am
Sherry, a teacher at New Sarpy Kindergarten Center, graduated from the University of New Orleans with a Bachelor of Science and Masters of Education Degrees.

Hurst Middle teacher Barry Guillot gives an acceptance speech to over 2,500 people representing all 50 states and 41 countries.  Hurst students Laila Cambre and Brooke McCray also spoke at the ceremony. Wetland Watchers receive national award
May 10, 2006 at 11:52 am
The LeBranche Wetland Watchers service learning group at Harry Hurst Middle School in Destrehan has been a hot topic of conversation among parents and educators in the parish and beyond.

Denise Brodsky, Executive Director, United Way of St. Charles (center) poses with St. Charles Parish leaders holding the generous donation from Bunge North America. United Way of St. Charles gets $50,000 grant
May 03, 2006 at 12:09 pm
Bunge North America has awarded the United Way of St. Charles a $50,000 Grant to continue the local United Way’s support of Hurricane Katrina relief and recovery efforts.

Jesus: “I walked on earth for you.”
May 03, 2006 at 12:07 pm
Editor’s note: The following is the May message from Jesus to Anne, A Lay Apostle. Anne, who is considered genuine by Archbishop Hannon and others in the Church, has been recieving monthly messages from Jesus since December of 2004. He has told her these messages are to prepare his followers for his return.

St. Rose woman accused of poisoning  husband’s drink
St. Rose woman accused of poisoning husband’s drink
A St. Rose woman is in jail after authorities say she poisoned her husband’s drink on Saturday.