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Arts council fundraiser goes on without a hitch

Yvonne LaFleur’s husband, Jimmy Walsh, won the bid on this “Walk Through History” hat donated by the River Road Historical Society and Nancy Robert. Each element of this hat represents a significant feature in Destrehan Plantation’s history.Read More...
May 21, 2008 at 1:27 pm
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Nutritious foods stretch the ‘food dollar’ further

To make each food dollar go farther, remember that healthy foods give you more value for the buck. Thrifty shopping, however, requires planning before and during trips to the store, according to LSU AgCenter nutritionist Dr. Beth Reames. Read More...
May 21, 2008 at 1:25 pm
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Pets of the Week

Chopper is an 8-week-old male black lab mix. When he grows up he will be a hefty 70 pounds. He is cute, cuddly and playful.Read More...
May 21, 2008 at 1:24 pm
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Camera Shootout 2008

“Holy Name Church” by Tom Longmire got the most votes last week and is the May 15 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest. Read More...
May 21, 2008 at 1:22 pm
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Herald-Guide PEOPLE WATCH

Nearly 300 eighth grade students were in attendance for the J.B. Martin’s annual career fair.Read More...
May 21, 2008 at 1:20 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 21, 2008 at 1:18 pm
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Elite garden club serves east bank

If you’ve ever heard of the LaBelle Fleur Garden Club, then you know that being a member is a great way to interact with your neighbors and share a few of those truly golden gardening tips.Read More...
May 21, 2008 at 1:16 pm
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Troxler: levee won’t assure protection

The west bank of St. Charles Parish has no levee protection and the east bank needs to be elevated to the proper height before the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers includes the parish in their 100-year flood plan.
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May 21, 2008 at 12:38 pm
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Tregre grills council members on decision to alter QBS Board

A former parish president showed up at Monday night’s council meeting to protest an attempt to restructure the Quality Based Selection Board, a panel made up of university professors that decides what engineering firms get contracts for parish projects.
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May 21, 2008 at 10:02 am
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HHS freshman copes after gunshot to the head

When 16-year-old Jances Simmons, a Hahnville High School freshman, went to a party on May 9 with a group of friends, he never imagined that a few hours later he'd be rushed to the hospital facing surgery.
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May 21, 2008 at 10:02 am
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2 men arrested in connection with shooting

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Department has made a pair of arrests in connection with a shooting that left a 16-year-old Hahnville student with a gunshot wound to the head.
Sheriff's deputies arrested John B. Lumar, 18, on May 12 and Joshua D. Taylor, 18, two days later. Both men are charged with attempted murder.Read More...
May 21, 2008 at 10:02 am
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Library holding free cookbook exchange, tea

LULING - The West Regional Library, located at 105 Lakewood Dr. in Luling will host the following events during the month of May. They are:

•Saturday May 17: 2 p.m.: Cookbook Exchange. Join us for our first ever cookbook exchange. Bring a cookbook(s) you no longer use and exchange it for someone else's. For more information call Julie at 985-785-8471.

•Saturday May 24: 2 p.m. - 4.p.m.: Mother - Daughter Tea Party - Participants will learn proper etiquette and how to make tea. Traditional tea refreshments will be served. For ages 12 and up. Space is limited, so call 985-785-8471 to register.
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May 17, 2008 at 1:52 pm
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Raffle tickets on sale for pageant

DES ALLEMANDS - The Louisiana Catfish Festival is seeking girls ages 11-13 who are interested in selling raffle tickets to be eligible for the title of Junior Catfish Queen XXVI.

The Louisiana Catfish Festival children's pageant will be May 17. For information or to sell tickets, call Aimee Champagne at 985-306-0262.
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May 17, 2008 at 12:08 pm
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Arc of St. Charles in search of talent

LULING - The Arc of St. Charles is in need of entertainment for the organizations annual spring festival to be held Saturday, May 17 at Monsanto Park in Luling from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The group needs dancing groups, choirs, singing troups, magicians and musicians who would be interested in volunteering their time and talent to perform for the festival.
Interested parties should contact Raven or Marie at the Arc of St. Charles at 985-785-0971.
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May 17, 2008 at 12:07 pm
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Pageant raffle tickets on sale

DES ALLEMANDS - The Louisiana Catfish Festival is seeking girls ages 11-13 who are interested in selling raffle tickets to be eligible for the title of Junior Catfish Queen XXVI.

The Louisiana Catfish Festival children's pageant will be May 17. For information or to sell tickets, call Aimee Champagne at 985-306-0262. Read More...
May 17, 2008 at 10:56 am
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Theater closes season with London play

KENNER - The Rivertown Repertory Theatre closes the season with the Gulf South premier of the London hit musical comedy By Jeeves May 16 through June 1.

Thursday, Friday and Saturday performances begin at 8 p.m. and Sunday matinees start at 2:30 p.m.

Tickets prices are $25 for adults, $22 for students between the ages of 13 and 21 and seniors aged 55 and up, and $12 for children between 5 and 12.

An optional pre-performance buffet served by Messina’s is also available for $20 for adults and $12 for children. Reservations are required for the buffet. Group rates are also available.

The theater is located at 325 Minor St. in Kenner’s historical district. Call 504-468-7221 Tuesdays through Fridays between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. for tickets and reservations.
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May 16, 2008 at 12:11 pm
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HHS welders are eager to forge their careers
HHS welders are eager to forge their careers
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Dalton Comardelle and Manuel Medina have big plans.
As Hahnville High School graduates, the two have just completed the school’s welding program and plan to go into business together as welders. They are among the school’s trade career success stories.