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Heritage day for kids at plantation

DESTREHAN - Destrehan Plantation is having its 11th annual “Spring Heritage Day for students of all ages on Wednesday, May 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The educational event gives students the opportunity to learn about the self-sufficient life long ago in early Louisiana.

Demonstrations include indigo dyeing, open-hearth cooking, weaving, spinning, quilting, historical carpentry, moss mattress making, herbal healing, bee keeping, wood carving, sheering sheep, milking cows and much more.

Other lessons, exhibits and presentations are scheduled, including war reenactments.

The event is open to all schools, home school families and the general public.

For more information, call Angela Matherne at 985-764-9315.Read More...
May 06, 2009 at 12:58 pm
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Alan Flattmann to headline workshop

DESTREHAN - The Louisiana Artist Association will hold its next workshop, “Watercolors and Pastels with Alan Flattmann,” May 4 through 6 at the St. Charles United Methodist Church located at 1905 Ormond Blvd. in Destrehan.

Cost is $50 for LAA member and $100 for nonmembers.

Questions? Call Joyce Laporte at 504-455-9493 or send an email to jwlaporte@att.net. Read More...
May 04, 2009 at 12:58 pm
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Destrehan needs win against Dutchtown to force one-game playoff for district title

Going into Tuesday's game against Dutchtown, Destrehan baseball coach Marty Luquet said he didn't think Griffin pitcher Dillon Day could pitch any better than he did during a 2-0 win against the Wildcats earlier this season.Read More...
May 04, 2009 at 12:08 pm
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Quiet confidence leads Lady Tigers back to Sulphur

The Hahnville Lady Tigers are state tournament bound, thanks to a 7-1 regional playoff win at Chalmette last Friday.Read More...
May 04, 2009 at 12:07 pm
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Mustangs headed to Global World Series

The Mustangs Baseball travel team won the Magnolia Classic Championship game in Gulfport, MS this past weekend, April 25th and 26th.Read More...
May 04, 2009 at 12:04 pm
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Boudreaux - Zammit Engagement

Mr. and Mrs. Danny Boudreaux of Raceland are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter Kali Ann Boudreaux to Blake Matthew Zammit, son of Mr. Eric Zammit and Mrs. Candis Patecek.Read More...
May 04, 2009 at 12:02 pm
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St. Charles Art Guild NEWS

The St. Charles Art Guild will meet on Tuesday, May 5 at the First United Presbyterian Church, 134 Lakewood Dr. in Luling.Read More...
May 04, 2009 at 12:00 pm
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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...
May 04, 2009 at 11:59 am
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Herald-Guide People Watch

In conjunction with the St. Charles Community Health Center, the Second Harvest Food Bank helped qualifying St. Charles Parish families receive food and other necessary items at a recent food drive.Read More...
May 04, 2009 at 11:56 am
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Glynn Rhodes stays healthy, helps others along the way

In an intimate 10-person exercise session, Glynn Rhodes teaches his weekly Body Bootcamp class at the Fitness Club in Luling each Monday evening.Read More...
May 04, 2009 at 11:54 am
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HHS actors re-animates lovable Peanuts gang

Don't be like Charlie Brown and miss the bus! Join the Hahnville High School Thespian Society for a two-night only special engagement of the new, revised, Broadway version of “You're a good man Charlie Brown,” May 14 at 7 p.m. and May 17 at 3 p.m. in the HHS auditorium.Read More...
May 04, 2009 at 11:52 am
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We caused problem, now time to correct it

The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers is scheduled to spend some $1.7 million of stimulus package money on making the Davis Pond Diversion Project in St. Charles Parish work effectively. Read More...
May 04, 2009 at 11:51 am
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Has to be better way to pay taxes

Have you had enough of income tax frustrations? It seems to be a very unfair way of financing the government.Read More...
May 04, 2009 at 11:50 am
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Sheriff's Reports

Woman reports Spillway rape
A 33-year-old Jefferson Parish woman stated that a white male entered her vehicle in Metairie, punching her in the back of the head and forcing her to drive to the Bonnet Carre Spillway. The man then allegedly raped the woman twice before driving away in her vehicle. This incident is still under investigation. Anyone having any information is asked to contact Detective Pertuis at 985-783-1135.Read More...
May 04, 2009 at 11:49 am
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Herald-Guide takes 8 first place awards

The St. Charles Herald-Guide finished with eight first-place awards from the Louisiana Press Association for the paper’s work in 2008, including Best Sports Coverage, Best Lifestyles Coverage and General Excellence.Read More...
May 04, 2009 at 11:47 am
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Where do tax dollars go?

From 2004 to 2008, yearly sales and property tax revenue collected by the parish has increased by almost $17 million - from $41.7 million to $58.6 million - which has allowed Parish President V.J. St. Pierre and the Parish Council to take an aggressive approach to upgrading infrastructure.Read More...
May 04, 2009 at 9:06 am
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Doves of Peace awards Book Stipend awards to DHS seniors
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