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St. Charles does it again... Owens crowned Queen Sugar St. Charles does it again... Owens crowned Queen Sugar
September 27, 2006 at 12:36 pm
Sarah Owens, the 21 year old daughter of Marty and Janet Owens of Luling was crowned Louisiana Queen Sugar 65 on Sat., Sept. 23, at the Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival Pageant in New Iberia.

Homecoming Queen Latasha Darensbourg. Homecoming queen surprised at selection
September 27, 2006 at 12:30 pm
Hahnville High School’s homecoming queen was both shocked and honored at her selection.

UROLOGISTS Dr. Stephen LaCour, left and Dr. Brian Brogle: Spreading the word about prostate health. Herald-Guide Health Report
September 27, 2006 at 12:18 pm
In this week's Herald-Guide Health Report, Drs. Brian Brogle and Stephen Lacour of the St. Charles Parish Hospital address prostate health for men. Frequent urination, an inability to urinate, back pain and sexual dysfunction are symptoms of prostate problems, the causes of which are usually benign but may signal cancer. They also explain how cancer is diagnosed and your treatment options. Read this important report - then pass it along to someone you love.

And don't forget to check back next week for another Health Report - ONLY in the Herald-Guide.

Are our school buses too hot for kids?
September 27, 2006 at 11:58 am
On Wed., Sept. 30, the St. Charles Parish School Board voted on a resolution regarding the possibility of installing air conditioners on all of the parish’s school buses.

Parish President Albert Laque cuts the ribbon unveiling the new mobile medical unit. From left are: Yvonne Gaspard-Board of Directors of STCCHC, Gretchen Helmstetter, CFO STCCHC, Bishop Otis Kenner and Robert Hickman- Board of Directors of STCCHC, James C Mobile Medical Unit unveiled at St. Charles Community Health Center
September 27, 2006 at 11:49 am
The St. Charles Community Health Center displayed a new mobile medical unit to serve the New Orleans and Jefferson Parish region.

St. Charles Parish vanishes from U.S. map
September 27, 2006 at 11:37 am
By the way, did you know that we're not on the continent?

Goldie, a Cocker Spaniel mix, is available for adoption at the St. Charles Parish Animal Shetler. Pet of the Week
September 20, 2006 at 2:32 pm
This week’s pet is Goldie, a 4-month-old Cocker Spaniel mix, and she is currently available for adoption at the parish’s animal shelter.

Norco Christmas parade to roll again
September 20, 2006 at 2:26 pm
The Norco Civic Association is once again searching for floats, bands, marching groups, costumed walkers, antique/classic cars, and horse riders to participate in this year’s parade.

Chamber of Commerce raffle tickets go on sale
September 20, 2006 at 2:23 pm
Tickets for the River Region Chamber of Commerce’s Super Raffle & Silent Auction are available to purchase by calling 359-9777.

Booster Club searching for team players
September 20, 2006 at 2:22 pm
The Destrehan Booster CLub will be hosting its annual Cypress Bowl on Sun., Oct 22., and is looking for interested residents to form teams for the surrounding areas.

Alligator Festival golf tournament tees off
September 20, 2006 at 2:21 pm
The 17th annual Alligator Golf Classic is scheduled for Oct. 6 at Noon at the Willowdale Country Club in Luling.

Stroke screening Oct. 2 at First Baptist
September 20, 2006 at 2:20 pm
Life Line screening, which can reduce the risk of having a stroke, will be held at the First Baptist Church on Oct. 2.

DHS hosts ACT prep nights
September 20, 2006 at 2:19 pm
Destrehan high school is hosts ACT prep nights for high school juniors and seniors at the DHS campus on Oct. 1 and Oct. 8 from 2 to 5 p.m.

Rivertown theatre holds auditions
September 20, 2006 at 2:17 pm
The Rivertown Repertory Theatre will hold auditions on Sat., Sept. 23 at 11 a.m. at the theatre located at 325 Minor St. in Kenner.

Sheriff's Reports
September 20, 2006 at 2:10 pm
Arrests
•Ashley R. Benensky, 17, of 105 Zachary Dr. in Boutte was arrested on Sept. 12 on Hwy 90 in Luling and charged with possession of a schedule two controlled dangerous substance to wit crack cocaine. Benensky was stopped for suspicious drug activity and further investigation revealed the subject to be in possession of crack cocaine.

Obituaries
September 20, 2006 at 2:06 pm
LOUPE
Kirk Andrew Loupe on Mon., Sept. 11 at 8:10 p.m. in Luling. Son of Donald Andrew Loupe and Jacqueline Candies Loupe. Companion of Sandra LeGrande, Father of Clint Octave Loupe, Jacob Andrew Loupe and Brandi Louise Loupe. Brother of Melanie Triche, Brother-in-law of Chris Triche, Father-in-law of Tabitha Matthews, Uncle of Caitlin Triche. Age 49 years. A native of Raceland and a resident of Des Allemands. Relatives and friends of the family were invited to attend a mass of christian burial on Thurs., Sept. 14 at 11 p.m. at St. Gertrude Catholic Church in Des Allemands. Interment St. Gertrude Cemetery. Visitation was at the St. Gertrude Catholic Church on Thursday from 9 a.m. until funeral. Falgout Funeral Home LLC was in charge of arrangements.

Waiting for God
September 20, 2006 at 2:02 pm
Abraham did not know where he was going when he was called by the Lord.

119 Pleasant Valley Dr., Des Allemands for $185,000 from Mr. and Mrs. Gary Labore to M&R Home Builders, LLC & Royalty Roofing Consulting, Co., LLC on Aug. 11 Real Estate Transactions
September 20, 2006 at 1:46 pm
Good Hope
•Lot 8A Good Hope Subdivision, Good Hope for $59,000 from Stephanie Dycus & Bryan Madare, Jr. to D&G Electric, INC on Aug. 22

Motorcyclist crashes on I -310
Motorcyclist crashes on I -310
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A motorcyclist crashed on I-310 and was ejected from the saddle, landing in a marsh along the highway on Wednesday around 1 p.m.