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Grand Ridge golf course in jeopardy Grand Ridge golf course in jeopardy
January 16 at 10:41 am
The Grand Ridge golf course located on the west bank is suffering financial woes and solutions for those issues are being examined.

Herald-Guide wins 18 awards from LPA Herald-Guide wins 18 awards from LPA
June 27, 2014 at 9:21 am
The St. Charles Herald-Guide won 18 awards from the Louisiana Press Association for the paperís work in 2013, including Best Editorial Page and Best Lifestyles Coverage.

Fishing guide Peter Young holds up a bull redfish caught by Pam Marmin from Miami Shores, Fla. Luling guide wins top award in Venice IWFA Tournament
June 20, 2013 at 9:38 am
Peter Young from Luling won the top guide award for helping his anglers catch the most fish overall during the IWFA tournament in Venice last week.

Herald-Guide awarded Newspaper of the Year Herald-Guide awarded Newspaper of the Year
April 24, 2013 at 12:52 pm
The St. Charles Herald-Guide was named Newspaper of the Year by the Louisiana Press Association for the paperís work in 2012. Overall, the Herald-Guide took home 14 awards including General Excellence, Best Sports Coverage and Best Front Page.

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August 30, 2012 at 2:59 pm
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State will close Highway 90 tonight State will close Highway 90 tonight
August 27, 2012 at 12:39 pm
The state is preparing to close Highway 90 at the Davis Pond Diversion in both directions tonight at 6 p.m.

Adorers pray in front of the Eucharist at the Perpetual Adoration Chapel near St. Markís church in Ama.  Faithful say they can feel Jesus' presence in chapel
November 19, 2010 at 9:12 am
Twenty years ago, a group of Catholics got together and built a chapel on River Road in Ama near St. Markís church. This wasnít just any chapel. It was a perpetual adoration chapel where the Eucharist, which Catholics believe is the body of Christ, is exposed in a Monstrance.

Edna Matherne says she was called on a mission by God. Great-grandmother called on to convert souls
November 16, 2009 at 9:00 am
Until three years ago, Des Allemands native Edna Matherne, 85, was content living a simple yet full life as a devoted wife of 69 years to her husband Victor Matherne.

Doctors find clues to why H1N1 is hitting younger generation hardest
October 26, 2009 at 8:52 am
The great majority of people who have caught the swine flu have recovered quickly, with nothing more than a few days of missed work or school to show for it. But the mystery of H1N1 is that unlike the seasonal flu, which can cause complications in the elderly or very young, H1N1 is hitting children and young adults the hardest.

What you need to know about vaccines
October 19, 2009 at 8:52 am
Do U.S. flu vaccines use adjuvants?
No, at least not in the initial doses.

Swine flu lands student in ICU Swine flu lands student in ICU
September 30, 2009 at 10:21 am
Dealing with the sudden illness of her son Andrew has been extremely difficult, but LeAnne Sandoz says the outpouring of support from Andrew's friends in the community has been a blessing.

Just call me Catherine Just call me Catherine
July 29, 2009 at 1:32 pm
Catholic teens from several West Bank youth groups dedicated two days of their time last week to clean up the yards of five residents who needed help.

Fish kill could continue due to oxygen depletion Fish kill could continue due to oxygen depletion
September 15, 2008 at 9:11 am
Drivers passing the Davis Pond siphon on River Road in Ama probably noticed the stench of dead fish due to a large fish kill that is occurring in the area.

Lakewood Elementary king and queen reign over Mardi Gras parade Lakewood Elementary king and queen reign over Mardi Gras parade
February 13, 2008 at 1:10 pm
It was a lot like Mardi Gras when students from Lakewood Elementary in Luling dressed up for the schoolís annual parade.

ON THE PROWL. Hunting the Salvador Wildlife Management Area has been above average in some areas, spotty in others. At right Austin Fremen of Luling shows off a limit of blue-wing teal and grey ducks. Below Coot hunters arenít having trouble filling their Herald-Guide Outdoor Report
January 09, 2008 at 7:08 am
Salvador Wildlife Management Area saw it's pouldeau (coot) populations explode while ducks remained spotty, says the region's biologist supervisor Todd Baker.

IN THE MUD. Tony Taylor, Luke Landry, and Lloyd Landry show how productive this style of hunting is. Stuck in the middle
November 20, 2007 at 3:24 pm
In the beginning, Lloyd Landry was just like any other conscientious Louisiana duck hunter. He would study duck flights and feeding patterns in the Venice area, and set up his blind along primary flight corridors.

St. Charles Parish hunters can count on blue-wing and green-wing teal, above, to fill their bag-limits. Salvador WMA and Lake Cataouatche will attract and hold birds  as long as the river diversion doesnít open. The aquatic plant explosion on both lakes i Record number of ducks on their way to Louisiana, and we have the groceries
October 24, 2007 at 3:51 pm
If the teal season is a taste of things to come, 2007 should be a banner year for Lake Salvador and Cataouatche duck hunters.

BODYFLOW is a combination of tai chi, pilates and yoga. Celebrating her 40th birthday next month, Michelle says strength training keeps the body young. Fitness Moms
September 27, 2007 at 8:38 am
The women were sweaty but happy, with the endorphins still pumped up from the work out at Viking Fitness Center on Paul Maillard Road in Luling. A very fit mother of three, Michelle Oubre, had just taught her favorite class - Bodyflow, and the hour had flown by - helped along by funny comments cracked by the exercisers.

The Bite is ON! The Bite is ON!
September 12, 2007 at 3:15 pm
Cataouche fishing isnít backing down. On Sunday, part-time fishing guide Michael Becnel took friends Lauren Lemmon (top) and Adam Lorio fishing on Lake Cataouche to catch these slab-sized crappie. ďIíve never seen action like this -- ever!Ē said Becnel who lives in Luling and works for Dow Chemical. Becnel has fished the St. Charles Parish lake all his life but has never caught fish like this in the brackish-water lake.

BASS IN THE GRASS. These Waggaman anglers found plenty of bass in the exploding grass beds of Lake Catouachie. The boom is still young with most of the bass still on the small side, but as they grow up-- watch out! Another plus -- the grass is cleaning up Herald-Guide Outdoor Report
August 29, 2007 at 2:36 pm
The bass bite in Lake Cataouatche has been aggressive all summer and will only get better as the weather cools.


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Taking the prize for serving others and doing outstanding work in St. Charles
Taking the prize for serving others and doing outstanding work in St. Charles
Rachelle Johnson didnít expect recognition for doing her job as administrative assistant in the St. Charles Parish Department of Waterworks, but it was still an honor to receive the award.