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A map showing the well's location. Company plans to drill for gas near Willowdale
November 27 at 12:28 pm
A company’s plans for an exploratory well have hit a wall after residents of the Willowdale subdivision in Luling expressed concerns over the noise and affect to property values.

St. Rose woman killed in Thanksgiving hit-and-run
17 minutes ago
A 25-year-old St. Rose woman was killed early Thanksgiving morning when she was hit by a vehicle on St. Rose Avenue. The driver who hit the woman fled and is being sought by state police.

Known for producing NFL talent, Hahnville, Destrehan meet in epic quarterfinal Known for producing NFL talent, Hahnville, Destrehan meet in epic quarterfinal
1 hour ago
There are only eight football teams left in the Class 5A playoffs and two of those teams hail from St. Charles Parish, which is a remarkable feat considering the fact that 32 teams began their playoff journey three weeks ago.

Walmart-Boutte’s Brian Greenroad and Linda Geary present frozen turkeys and laundry baskets to the St. Charles Parish Rotary Club. Rotary club, Walmart deliver 55 turkey baskets to the community
1 hour ago
The St. Charles Parish Rotary club put together and delivered 55 food baskets at it’s Nov. 19 meeting in Boutte.

Pictured are: Kyli Weier, Joshua Steinlage, Erica Rodriguez, and Angel Williams paying their mortgage for their houses. Junior achievement camp teaches valuable life skills
1 hour ago
R. K. Smith 8th graders learned firsthand how to balance a checkbook, pay bills, create a budget and maintain a savings account at a trip to Jr. Achievement Finance Park in New Orleans.

Left to right: Ashton Murray, Aaden Money, Michael Steele, Ja’Kaila Jenkins and Joshua Boone From seed to pumpkin in Mimosa Park 1st grade class
1 hour ago
Mimosa Park Elementary first grade students in Mrs. Kelli Matherne’s class get a lesson from a small group of students on how a pumpkin grows.

Dixie Todaro (left) accepts a gift basket from Mimosa Park principal Michele deBruler. Mimosa Park Elementary selects Teacher of the Year
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Mrs. Michele deBruler, principal of Mimosa Park Elementary, announced Dixie Todaro as the 2015 Mimosa Park Elementary School Teacher of the Year.

Shown acting at “The Secret Pub” are an unidentified actor, student Mya Cannon, another actor, and students Kyla Gabriel, Mikella McGee, and Courtney Medina. R.K. Smith students take a trip back in time to Renaissance Fair
1 hour ago
R.K. Smith 6th graders visited the Renaissance Festival in Hammond.

Shown seated: Laura Taylor, William Donovan, Rashanda Jones, LaToria Temple, Angela Jordan, Trishan Charles and Hope Gullage.  Standing are:  Nathalie White-Vigne, Angel Canselo-Sparks, Nakeil Watson, Principal, Mr. Blood, Dottie Young, Dwayne White, Sandra Dee Washington, Shawanda Custard and Darlene Cortez. Bus driver breakfast seeks to improve transportation in schools
1 hour ago
R. K. Smith held a “get to know our bus drivers” breakfast for administration.

Nala Humane Society Pet of the Week: Nala
1 hour ago
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Nala, a two-year-old Chihuahua-Yorkie mixed breed dog.

A1C Jasmine R. Anderson Destrehan grad completes Airforce basic training
1 hour ago
U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Jasmine R. Anderson graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Anderson is a 2009 graduate of Destrehan High School.

Kaleb Champagne Book Review: "The Hobbit"
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The Hobbit by J.RR. Tolkien takes place the year 2941 in Middle Earth. The Hobbit is a story about the quest to the Lonely Mountain to take back the dwarves’ treasure from a dragon named Smaug.

Kids share humourous Thanksgiving recipes Kids share humourous Thanksgiving recipes
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Before they all left for Thanksgiving break, area elementary students were asked a few questions about the Thanksgiving. First graders from St. Rose and Mimosa Park Elementary offered some fun, and often insightful, words about Thanksgiving food and blessings. You can view them all, with the responses alongside each child’s picture, by picking up the Nov. 27 issue of the St. Charles Herald-Guide.

Miguel Pro awaits execution after being arrested and given no right to trial in this Nov. 23, 1927 photo The stealth saint from Guadalupe
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When we think of church leaders, there’s often this image of mild-mannered pontiffs, carrying about their duties with a soft voice and direct earnestness. It’s not often that we think of a mischievous risk-taker, wearing costumes and ministering in the shadows. But then again, most church leaders do not face arrest for practicing their religion.

Vitter, Nungesser lead early 2015 poll
21 hours ago
Voters, obviously, are not yet tuned into the 2015 ballot, despite the intriguing races it will host.

It’s time to give thanks
21 hours ago
Though there are many disturbances around the world this day and age, there is still very much to be thankful for. That is what we should concentrate on as we enjoy our turkey and dressings this Thanksgiving.

Arrests (Nov. 27)
21 hours ago
•John A. Paul, 28, of 604 E. Club Drive in St. Rose was arrested on Nov. 17 and charged with aggravated battery and simple battery.

ADM files lawsuit over genetically modified corn
21 hours ago

Archer Daniels Midland Co. has sued a Swiss agribusiness because they say that company’s genetically engineered corn has tainted much of the regular corn crop in the United States. That has caused China has rejected shipments of corn from ADM, resulting in “tens of millions of dollars” in losses, ADM said.

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River Parishes Fall Festival will rock Norco this weekend
River Parishes Fall Festival will rock Norco this weekend
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Fresh seafood po-boys, pastalaya and jambalaya are usually enough to draw most to the River Parishes Fall Festival, but there will also be plenty of rides, games and rocking music this weekend.