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100,000 books on sale in Jefferson

METAIRIE - The Friends of the Jefferson Public Library’s semi-annual book sale will be held from Thursday, Oct. 30 through Sunday, Nov. 2 at The Pontchartrain Center in Kenner where over 100,000 used books will be available for purchase.

Hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday.

For more information, call 504-455-2665.
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November 02, 2008 at 12:42 pm
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Charitable hair cuts at Niki Walker

DESTREHAN - Niki Walker Salon in Destrehan will hold a Locks of Love event on Sunday, Nov. 2 from noon to 4 p.m.
Free hair cuts are available to those who donate 10 inches or more of hair. Hair cuts will also be given to those for monetary donations. All proceeds benefit Locks of Love.

Call Traci Woodward at 985-764-9677 or send an email to nikiwalkersalon@yahoo.com for more information.
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November 02, 2008 at 12:36 pm
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Zoo celebrates Louisiana Nov. 1

NEW ORLEANS - The Audubon Zoo is throwing a party - Cajun style! Celebrate Louisiana’s heritage at the 24th annual Louisiana Swamp Fest at the zoo located at 6500 Magazine St. on Nov. 1 and 2.

Admission is included in regular admission, which is $12.50 for adults, $7.50 for children ages 2 to 12 and $9.50 for seniors 65 years of age and over. Audubon Zoo members are admitted free of charge.
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November 01, 2008 at 11:59 am
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Car show benefits 4-year-old girl

BOUTTE - Louisiana Custom Cruisers, Inc. will hold their second annual benefit car show for Marlie Graham, who was born with cerebral palsy, on Nov. 1 at the St. Charles Plaza located at 12715 Highway 90 in Boutte.

Registration is from 8 a.m. to noon with the show from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. $20 early entry fee, $25 day of the show. Anything on wheels is welcomed.

Call Louie Morales Jr. 985-785-8494 for more information.Read More...
November 01, 2008 at 11:57 am
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Destrehan wins big, Hahnville falls in heartbreaker

The Destrehan Wildcats blew right by East Ascension Friday night, rolling up 46 points and shutting down the Spartans to move to 8-0 on the season. Meanwhile, Hahnville climbed their way back from a 21-3 halftime deficit against East St. John to send the game to overtime, but couldn’t score in the extra period and fell 35-28, dropping their season record to 5-3.Read More...
October 31, 2008 at 10:25 pm
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Theater screens Halloween classic

RESERVE - The St. John Theater will show “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” at the theater located at 115 W. 4th St. in Reserve at midnight on Oct. 31.

Tickets are $25 for general admission. For more information, call Beverly Beard at 985-651-9322. Read More...
October 31, 2008 at 12:43 pm
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Haunted house through Oct. 31

DESTREHAN - The Jerusalem Shriners will present a haunted house through Oct. 31 at the Shriners’ Center located at 1940 Ormond Blvd. in Destrehan.

Hours are 6:30 p.m. through 10 p.m. Admission is $5 per person. All proceeds benefit the Shriner’s charitable causes.
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October 31, 2008 at 12:39 pm
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Theater screens Halloween classic

RESERVE - The St. John Theater will show “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” at the theater located at 115 W. 4th St. in Reserve at midnight on Oct. 31.

Tickets are $25 for general admission. For more information, call Beverly Beard at 985-651-9322.Read More...
October 31, 2008 at 12:01 pm
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Ordinance would make developers pay

Once a developer puts drainage, sewer lines, roads and light fixtures in a subdivision in St. Charles Parish, the builder of that subdivision has a year to guarantee the work. Now, an ordinance introduced by Councilman Paul Hogan is asking that Public Works officials and an engineer give those subdivisions a final inspection before the one year warranty expires.Read More...
October 29, 2008 at 8:06 pm
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Blind veteran fights for visually impaired

For at least the last 30 years of his life, 65-year-old Hahnville resident and military veteran Larry Franklin has been blind. Franklin wasn't born visually impaired, he lost his sight because of an illness called sarcoidosis that can cause permanent nerve damage in various parts of the body.Read More...
October 29, 2008 at 8:05 pm
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Hahnville defensive seniors serve as mentors to group of young Tigers

The Hahnville offense has more than held their own this season, but it has been a young defense, led by five hard-working seniors, that has really stood out so far this year.Read More...
October 29, 2008 at 4:02 pm
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FAN OF THE WEEK

During prep football season, the Herald-Guide cameras are hitting both the Wildcat and Tiger sidelines hoping to capture the Fan of the Week.Read More...
October 29, 2008 at 4:00 pm
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Destrehan baseball team holds golf tournament in effort to raise funds

The Destrehan baseball team will host a golf tournament on Monday, Nov. 24 at the Ormond Country Club in Destrehan.Read More...
October 29, 2008 at 3:58 pm
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Orange Crushers are All-Stars

Orange Crushers are the 7-8 year-old All-Stars for St. Charles Parish. Read More...
October 29, 2008 at 3:56 pm
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Wildcat defensive trio make Destrehan too tough for opponents

Last season, Destrehan relied on its talented offensive playmakers, but this year, it's the other side of the ball that has kept the Wildcats undefeated and in prime position to compete for another state championship.Read More...
October 29, 2008 at 3:54 pm
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Local soccer team wins big

The Flamin'’ Hot Chee Weez, a St. Charles U12 Division 1 soccer team, placed first in the Sugarfest Tournament in Raceland Oct. 18 and 19.Read More...
October 29, 2008 at 3:52 pm
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Bayou Gauche mother’s brain surgery leaves her fighting to walk, talk
Bayou Gauche mother’s brain surgery leaves her fighting to walk, talk
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Mandy Macalusa Champagne’s multiple surgeries to remove a brain tumor has left her fighting for every bit of her recovery, but not without help from her family and friends who say they’re going to bring “Supermom” back to Bayou Gauche.