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•Kristy Matherne, 26, homeless, was arrested on Dec. 29 and charged with distribution of carisoprodol.Read More...
January 07, 2009 at 2:07 pm
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Council on Aging plans array of January events

The St. Charles Council on Aging has released its January calendar, which includes events open to St. Charles Parish seniors 60 years and older. The monthly list includes:Read More...
January 07, 2009 at 1:07 pm
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Outdoor Report with Bruce McDonald

Time is running out for deer and duck hunters. In area 6, our area, with a firearm, the season will remain open until Jan. 18.Read More...
January 07, 2009 at 11:04 am
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Hahnville soccer defeats Destrehan 2-1 in overtime

The Hahnville High School boys soccer team proved to be a tough opponent for the Destrehan Wildcats after the team rallied a 2-1 victory on Jan. 2 in the rivals’ first match of the season.Read More...
January 07, 2009 at 11:02 am
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TIGER STRIPES

I have felt strongly that former Destrehan High School signal-caller Jordan Jefferson was the best prep quarterback produced from a Louisiana high school since Eli Manning came out of Newman High School in the late 1990s.Read More...
January 07, 2009 at 11:00 am
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The Cook's Corner

Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.Read More...
January 07, 2009 at 10:50 am
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Luling resident earns her ‘ears’

Jackie Stevens of Luling has been recognized as a Disney-savvy vacation planner as she joins the 2009 Walt Disney World Moms Panel.Read More...
January 07, 2009 at 10:46 am
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Calling all bird watchers

Bird watchers in St. Charles Parish are invited to sign up now for the 2008-09 season of Project FeederWatch.Read More...
January 07, 2009 at 10:44 am
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New photo contest begins TODAY!

Our competition is open to photographers in St. Charles Parish and all surrounding parishes - and to make sure everyone can join in on the fun, both digital and print formats are approved.Read More...
January 07, 2009 at 10:43 am
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Homeless couple arrested in drug sting

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office has arrested a homeless couple, who have been on the run since 2007, in connection with the department’s 11-month narcotics investigation, “Operation Sleigh Ride.”Read More...
January 07, 2009 at 9:40 am
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Valero expansion still on schedule

Valero’s $1.4 billion expansion of its St. Charles Parish refinery is moving ahead on schedule despite the downtrodden economy and the low price of oil.Read More...
January 07, 2009 at 9:40 am
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Bank scam hits parish

Some residents in St. Charles Parish have been the target of an elaborate e-mail scam that tries to fool customers of Capitol One Bank into giving out their account information.
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January 07, 2009 at 9:39 am
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Destrehan entrepreneur will bring grocery store to doorstep

Destrehan entrepreneur Lisa Wallace is one step closer to making the sometimes-daunting task of grocery shopping easier for local residents.Read More...
January 07, 2009 at 9:39 am
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With holidays over, Christmas trees begin trek to wetlands

Christmas trees from around the parish, which were nestled inside homes and decorated with lights a couple of weeks ago, will soon move on to another purpose - stopping erosion of the state’s wetlands.Read More...
January 07, 2009 at 9:38 am
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Christmas New Orleans’ style

One of New Orleans’ newest traditions, and one of the most colorful, is the annual “Miracle on Fulton Street.”
Among the displays and attractions visitors can expect to see during the month-long event include the following:

- Two winter wonderland tunnels, complete with Santa and his reindeer

- A giant gingerbread house

- “Faux Snow” falling every hour on the hour, starting at noon

- Live entertainment with top local performers on weekends

- Holiday-themed dining at nearby participating restaurants

- Santa’s Shop, selling official “Miracle on Fulton Street”
merchandise, including commemorative ornaments, apparel, bells, coffee mugs and more

Holiday drinks including Cajun egg nog, hot cocoa and hot toddies will also be on sale. Santa will be available for photos on Fulton Square. Read More...
December 31, 2008 at 11:46 am
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HHS softball hosts Christmas camp

BOUTTE - The Hahnville High School softball team will host their “Softball with Santa” camp for girls, ages 7 to 13, Dec. 29 through Dec. 31 from 9 a.m. to noon at the HHS softball complex.

The camp will cover pitching, hitting, infield and outfield fundamentals, game strategies and actual game time activities.

Campers will receive a camp shirt that can be worn to any Hahnville softball home game and entry fee will be $1. All skill levels are welcome. Parents are encouraged to participate the final day of camp for Game Day. The cost of the camp is $50 if pre-registered by Dec. 22. The cost is $60 the day of the camp.

Please make checks payable to Hahnville Softball Dugout Club and mail it along with your child’s Name, Age, Shirt Size, Parent Contact Information and medical conditions of camper (if any) to: Hahnville High School, 200 Tiger Drive, Boutte, LA 70039, Attn: George Bode, Softball Coach.

For further information you may contact Coach Bode at 985-758-7537 or 985-331-9719.
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December 31, 2008 at 11:22 am
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The mystery of the yellow box
The mystery of the yellow box
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When Stephen Vial noticed the bright, yellow collection box bearing the name "AmericanWill" on their property on Paul Maillard Road in Luling, the first thing he wondered was when they gave permission to place it there.