|You’ve got to read this!
April 25 at 10:24 am
New books are waiting for you in your St. Charles Parish libraries.
|SCB yearbook design winner
April 25 at 10:22 am
St. Charles Borromeo School recently held their 2012-2013 yearbook cover design contest.
|New Sarpy Elementary reading rock stars
April 25 at 10:17 am
New Sarpy Elementary Reading Rock Stars were recently announced. Each star received a "Reading Rocks" chain, bookmark, and pencil, as well as a new paperback book.
April 25 at 10:15 am
Eugene and Patsy Starnes, of Norco, announced the engagement of their daughter, Tracey Marie Starnes to Adam Wesley Stephens, son of Dennis R. Stephens and Robin Stafford of LaPlace.
|No fat in state budget?
April 25 at 9:37 am
There is a public perception and a perception by the leges that Tim Barfield is in charge of the Louisiana Department of Revenue.
|Obamacare heads towards troubled waters
April 25 at 9:36 am
There is good news and bad news for the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. The good news is that it is nearing full implementation next January 1. The bad news is that the legislation remains unpopular with the voters, and it is highly likely that the launch of the program will be problematic at best.
|Gun control not only solution
April 25 at 9:35 am
Here we are talking and arguing about how we can cut the murder rate with gun control on the American scene. And, meanwhile, three people were killed and nearly 300 were injured at the Boston Marathon by something grandma had in her kitchen.
April 25 at 9:33 am
Perry Lynn Jorden, 64, went to be with his Lord and Savior on April 22. He will also be with his mother Irene (Monkey) Jorden; father, Lonnie Jorden; nephew, Craig LeRay and his niece, Telli Jo Adamietz.
April 25 at 9:32 am
Alfred Van Wirt, 81, of Jonesborough, Tenn., went to be with his Lord on Sunday, April 21 after a long illness.
April 25 at 9:31 am
Mathilde Gassen Estay, 96, after enjoying a full and rich life with family and friends, died on April 17.
|Arrests (April 25)
April 25 at 9:30 am
•Julia E. Bourgeois, 21, of 1215 Paul Frederick St. in Luling, was arrested on April 11 and charged with aggravated burglary.
|Schools believe flood insurance increases will not be as bad as predicted
April 25 at 9:24 am
After weeks of speculation on the potential rise in flood insurance rates, St. Charles Parish Public Schools launched their own inquiry on how increased flood insurance premiums will affect their properties and have come back with positive findings.
|Congresswoman who authored flood act protected own district from high insurance rates
April 25 at 9:23 am
The congresswoman who co-authored the Biggert-Waters Act boasts on her website that she helped a community of her constituents fend off new FEMA flood maps in areas that were never considered flood plains before their latest remap.
|West Bank property values could plummet
April 25 at 9:20 am
Even though parish property was reassessed only last year, West Bank residents may see lower property tax rates as early as July 31 if a reassessment goes through following a FEMA flood remap that may mean some have to pay tens of thousands of dollars more per year in flood insurance rates.
|St. Charles Parish Schools superintendent announces retirement
April 24 at 7:54 pm
St. Charles Parish Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Rodney Lafon has announced his retirement effective July 1, 2013.
|Herald-Guide awarded Newspaper of the Year
April 24 at 12:52 pm
The St. Charles Herald-Guide was named Newspaper of the Year by the Louisiana Press Association for the paper’s work in 2012. Overall, the Herald-Guide took home 14 awards including General Excellence, Best Sports Coverage and Best Front Page.
|Tigers claim district title after season sweep of Destrehan
April 24 at 10:29 am
The No. 9 Hahnville Tigers (25-7) completed a season sweep of Destrehan with a 3-0 win on Tuesday to clinch the District 8-5A title.
|Lady Tigers in state tourney for fifth-straight year
April 24 at 10:16 am
Despite losing several talented players that helped lead the program to three-straight state title games, the Hahnville Lady Tigers softball team is heading back to Sulphur as the top-ranked squad in Louisiana.
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Police dog sniffs out suspected burglar - 1300 views
With the assistance of a K-9 officer, police were able to track down a 23-year-old man who reportedly stole items from a car and broke into a house early Friday morning.
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