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We shouldn’t let occupational permits get out of hand
September 13, 2006 at 1:23 pm
St. Charles Parish Council is considering an ordinance that would make it easier to get a home occupational permit. That could be good or bad.

Sheriff's Reports
September 13, 2006 at 1:15 pm
•Tamonica Lee, 17, of 8874A Sunnyside Dr. in LaPlace was arrested on Sept. 2 and charged with obstruction of justice after disposing of a gun that was used in a shoot out at the Shell Station on U.S. 61 in Norco.

609 Willowdale Blvd., Luling for $338,500 from Mr. and Mrs. Michael Beebe to Mr. and Mrs. John Joyce, Jr. on Aug. 7 Real Estate Transactions
September 13, 2006 at 1:08 pm
•124 Magnolia Manor Blvd., Boutte for $204,000 from Precision Built Construction, INC to Ricky Menard on Aug.

In their own words - only in the Herald Guide ...
September 13, 2006 at 1:01 pm
Editor's note : we interviewed each school board candidate via email and are now presenting their answers verbatim.

On Sept. 2 at 2:50 a.m., St. Charles Parish police officers were notified of a shooting in the vicinity of Ormond Boulevard in Destrehan. Destrehan shoot-out leaves two wounded
September 13, 2006 at 12:48 pm
On Sept. 2 at 2:50 a.m., St. Charles Parish police officers were notified of a shooting, and in response were dispatched to the Shell Station located on Airline Drive in Norco to meet up with the victims.

On Sept. 4, an employee at the St. Rose Race-Trac on Airline Drive was robbed a gunpoint. Race-Trac employee robbed at gunpoint
September 13, 2006 at 12:43 pm
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is currently conducting a search for an unknown black male who is the supposed gunman in an armed robbery that occurred on Sept. 4 at the Race-Trac in St. Rose.

Laque recently attended the ground breaking ceremony for St. Charles Parish Hospital’s new addition. Laque recovers completely from surgery
September 13, 2006 at 12:34 pm
Parish President Albert Laque didn't miss a beat when St. Charles Hospital told him that he would have to have surgery to remove a benign tumor growing in his abdominal cavity.

PARISH CANAL'S GREEN GIANT On Monday, this 11-foot mega-gator was sold to dealer Whitney Curole of KWK Crabs in Des Allemands. The 460-pound beast was caught in the Parish Canal and is the biggest gator Curole has seen so far this season. Alligators bring big bucks
September 13, 2006 at 12:23 pm
Alligator season got off to a fast start this year with respectable numbers of the fearsome-looking reptiles succumbing to the wily tactics of local alligator hunters.

Who’s really behind the sexual revolution?
September 08, 2006 at 12:34 pm
I will let you in on a secret about why so many people today are controlled by their fleshly, sexual desires. It is not a secret because it should remain hidden, but because so few are aware of it…

Hate to say it, but Saints are rebuilding, again…
September 06, 2006 at 2:58 pm
The off-season of optimism has quickly turned to football reality for all New Orleans Saints fans.

Alexandria running back Clint Boykins gets past Destrehan’s linebacker Chris Richard on his way for a second touchdown of the evening. Wildcats get past Alexandria
September 06, 2006 at 2:45 pm
The Destrehan Wildcats got off to a slow start after a long trip to Alexandria to take on the Trojans, but they recovered in the second half to take a 34-20 victory.

Hahnville QB Early James (7) leaps over a McDonogh 35 defender to score Hahnville's only touchdown last Friday night. Hahnville slips by McDonogh 35
September 06, 2006 at 2:42 pm
Hahnville's defense stepped up big last Friday night, first by setting up the only score of the game and then by keeping a talented McDonogh squad from reaching the endzone.

Alexandre and Wyonnia Romero celebrated their 50 anniversary on Aug. 12 at the Father McCallion Hall in Des Allemands. Romeros celebrate 50th Anniversary
September 06, 2006 at 2:33 pm
Alexandre and Wyonnia Romero celebrated their 50 anniversary on Aug. 12 at the Father McCallion Hall in Des Allemands.

Mr. and Mrs. Monty Johnson, Jr. were wed on June 3. Mr. and Mrs. Monty Johnson, Jr.
September 06, 2006 at 2:28 pm
The marriage of Miss Dana Champagne and Mr. Monty Johnson, Jr. was celebrated on June 3, 2006 in Destin, Florida.

River Parishes Hospital announces art winners
September 06, 2006 at 2:19 pm
River Parishes Hospital is proud to announce its monthly art winners for the months of June and July.

DHS alumnus, Second Lt. Doug Gautrau of 26th Operational Weather Squadron, stands in front of an infared satellite image of Hurricane Katrina in the briefing room of the 26th OWS.
Where are they now?
September 06, 2006 at 2:13 pm
In 1992, 2nd Lt. Douglas Gautrau of the Air Force’s 26th Operational Weather Squadron, along his father, tracked the course of Hurricane Andrew.

September 06, 2006 at 2:08 pm
Douglas Craig Byerly, on Mon., Aug. 28, 2006, at his residence in Des Allemands. Beloved husband of Reba V. Byerly. Father of Billy Byerly, Douglas Eugene Byerly, Tammy Byerly, Lisa Tregle, Katrina Cortez and teh late Trisha Y. Byerly. Son of the late Ronald and Margie Byerly. Step son of Ruth Byerly. Brother of Ronnie Byerly, Vickie McDonald, Nancy Byerly and Marsha Byerly. Also survived by nine grandchildren and one great grandchild. A native of Mansfield, Ohio and a resident of Des Allemands. Age 64 years. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral. Religious services at Des Allemands Mennonite Church on Thurs., Aug. 31 at 1 p.m. at Interment Mennonite Cemetery. Visitation from 9 a.m. until funeral time Thurs. at the church. Falgout Funeral Homes in charge of arrangements.

Sheriff's Reports
September 06, 2006 at 2:06 pm
•John Balma, 38, of 912 Indiana Ave., Cheboygan, WI was arrest on Aug. 28 on U.S. 90 at Myrtle and charged with possession of a schedule two controlled dangerous substance (crack cocaine). The above subject was stopped for suspicious person and further investigation revealed Balma to be in possession of crack cocaine.

Billionaire murder suspect transferred to Killona jail
Billionaire murder suspect transferred to Killona jail
HBO documentary figure and murder suspect Robert Durst is coming to St. Charles Parish by way of Federal Marshall escort.