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Parish gets $100,000 plan grant

St. Charles Parish will receive $100,000 from an organization that provides planning models and technical assistance to help communities with their transportation and infrastructure needs.Read More...
September 17, 2008 at 11:58 am
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First year-round swim team in parish history gets started in Luling

The future Michael Phelps’ of the parish won't have to travel far to hone their talents throughout the year. Now, they can get all the practice they need at the newly heated pool at Mimosa Swim & Racquet Club.Read More...
September 17, 2008 at 11:57 am
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests
•Bryan Lester Mayeux, Jr., 55, of 116 Sam St. in Boutte was arrested on Sept. 10 and charged with criminal assistance to suicide.Read More...
September 17, 2008 at 9:10 am
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Enough Already

Even though Hurricane Ike made landfall over 300 miles away in Galveston, Tex., the West Bank of St. Charles Parish experienced a storm surge of 4.2 feet - a foot more than the 3.15-foot surge caused by Hurricane Gustav.Read More...
September 17, 2008 at 8:57 am
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Des Allemands flood tubes vandalized

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office is currently investigating the vandalism of flood control water tubes along Bayou Des Allemands. The vandalism couldn't have come at a worse time, since the area experienced rising water due to the affect of Hurricane Ike.Read More...
September 17, 2008 at 8:57 am
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Bayou Gauche sees the worst of Hurricane Ike

Belinda and Carl Simoneux have always been proud of the fact that their home is built on the highest point of Bayou Gauche island. But as the winds of Hurricane Ike pushed water onshore, the Simoneauxs watched helplessly as the waves covered the roadway and edged closer to the front door of their island home. Read More...
September 17, 2008 at 8:57 am
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Recent events highlight need for levee in Willowridge

It’s storm events like Hurricanes Ike and Gustav that remind Willowridge residents that levee protection is still years away and their homes are at risk of flooding. Read More...
September 17, 2008 at 8:57 am
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Lawsuit called SLAPP in the face

An attorney representing Gwen Dufrene, a Bayou Gauche resident who was sued by architect Norman Chenevert, has asked the 19th Judicial Court in East Baton Rouge Parish to throw out the lawsuit against his client based on Louisiana's Anti-SLAPP law. Read More...
September 17, 2008 at 8:57 am
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Local Little League team places third in district tournament

LEAGUE WINNERS. The West St. Charles 15 and 16-year-old Little League placed third the in district tournament. Read More...
September 15, 2008 at 2:31 pm
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Hahnville High School ROTC cadets attend summer leadership school

Hahnville High School students from LA-933 attended a week long Summer Leadership School sponsored by the Senior ROTC Program at Louisiana Tech University.Read More...
September 15, 2008 at 10:04 am
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Herald-Guide Outdoor Report with Bruce McDonald

A question was asked to me two days after Gustav slammed in to the Louisiana coastline: "What does a fisherman do during a hurricane?" Lori Eusea wanted to know.Read More...
September 15, 2008 at 9:58 am
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Recreational and travel teams could share parks

St. Charles Parish Councilman-at-large Terry Authement and District III Councilwoman Wendy Benedetto met with parish officials last week with a plan to bring parish recreational baseball groups and travel team baseball groups together in the parish.Read More...
September 15, 2008 at 9:56 am
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Crescent City Hooks win Super Series

The Crescent City Hooks, a 13-year-old baseball team based out of Destrehan, won the Super Series American Division National Championship the week of July 11 through 18 in Tulsa, Okla.Read More...
September 15, 2008 at 9:54 am
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Camera Shootout 2008

“Sleeping” by Erica Williams got the most votes last week and is the August winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest. Congratulations to Erica. Read More...
September 15, 2008 at 9:53 am
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Camera Shootout 2008

“Neighbors” by Dale Weldon got the most votes last week and is the Aug. 28 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest. Congratulations to Dale. Read More...
September 15, 2008 at 9:51 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...
September 15, 2008 at 9:49 am
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Destrehan deluge tests parish pumps - again
Destrehan deluge tests parish pumps - again
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Destrehan streets filled with water again this month just a few weeks after the record heavy rains of Louisiana's catastrophic flooding and only months after the March deluge that hit the South.