Volume 138 Number 46 - Nov 17, 2011

News

2 sought in connection with 3 St. Rose burglaries
Caught on camera by home surveillance
Authorities are searching for two Metairie men they believe burglarized three homes in St. Rose over a two-day span.

Des Allemands couple charged with burglary of gun, prescription drugs
Two Des Allemands residents have been arrested after authorities say they stole several prescription medications and a gun from a neighbor and then refused to open their door to deputies.

Despite rumors, Shriners’ soccer fields not for sale
Several residents were upset when they thought that the Jerusalem Shriners would sell fields that have been used by soccer players for years. However, the Shriners said they have no plans to ever get rid of the property. Local soccer players are very familiar with the large lot next to the Jerusalem Shrine Center in Destrehan that has been used for youth sports programs for more than 15 years.

Final bike path phase links St. Charles with Jefferson, St. John
Both the East and West bank jogging/bike paths have been popular with active parish residents. Parish only pays $51,200 for 2.9-mile path
Eight years after the first phase started construction, a final phase of the East Bank Multi-Use Mississippi Levee Path in St. Charles is set to link Jefferson and St. John the Baptist parishes.

Parish launches iPhone app to lure businesses
St. Charles Parish visitors and potential business investors are now able to access parish information with the tap of a finger with the release of the new iSCP application for iPhone.

Schools only district in state recognized for AP success
St. Charles Parish Public Schools were recently recognized for strides in the district’s advanced placement curriculum. The district was the only school system in the state to be recognized by the national College Board on its AP District Honor Roll.

Season retail jobs hard to find in St. Charles
Getting temporary work during the holidays is a great way to earn some extra spending money, but seasonal jobs are few and far between in St. Charles this year.

Western Tie-in to tie up Hwy. 90 traffic for 5 months
Motorists will be diverted while bridges built over floodwall
Already faced with increased dump truck traffic on Highway 90, residents traveling on the highway will be forced through single-lane detours on both sides of the road for around five months early next year, according to Corps of Engineers spokesman Jeff Williams.


Sports

Tigers return solid nucleus on offense, defense in ‘12
By Jonathan Menard
Hahnville’s football season came to an end on Friday after the team suffered a 49-14 loss to perennial power West Monroe in the first round of the Class 5A state playoffs.
Lady Tigers ink college deals
From staff and wire reports
Amye Barre, Courtney Dutreix, Alexandra Friloux, Kaelynn Boyd, Hope Mair, Summer Melancon
Player of the Week
From staff and wire reports
Hahnville Tigers: All-District 1st Team
From staff and wire reports
Hahnville Tigers: 2nd Team All District
From staff and wire reports
Destrehan Wildcats: All-District 1st Team
From staff and wire reports
Kevin Smith, Noland Sharpe, Dereck Robinson, Daniel Cimino, Spencer Bentley
Destrehan Wildcats: 2nd Team All District
From staff and wire reports

Editorial

Uniting with those gone before us
By Lilla Marie Lottinger
In my last column I wrote about the great responsibility we have to pray for our loved ones who have gone before us. I also wrote of the great grace we as Christians have in uniting with the other two parts of the Body of Christ who are no longer living on earth, and are either in Purgatory or Heaven.

Our View

Time to vote in St. Charles again
St. Charles residents have another chance to help direct our state and parish governments Saturday by voting in the general election.

Sheriffs Reports

Sheriff's Reports
From staff and wire reports
Suspects are innocent until proved guilty in a court of law.



Lifestyles

Herald-Guide collects ‘Socks for Seniors’
From staff and wire reports
The Herald-Guide will be collecting socks for senior citizens in St. Charles Parish from now through December.
Kale, cabbage best for winter foliage
LSU AgCenter News
By LSU AgCenter Horticulturists Dan Gill, Kyle Huffstickler and Allen Owings
Recipe: Cranberry grape relish
From staff and wire reports
Courtesy of Family Features
Try growing edible flowers
LSU AgCenter News
By Dan Gill, LSU AgCenter Horticulturist
Book Review: “Beastly”
Special to the Herald-Guide
Reviewed by Emily Bell
St. Charles stork has arrived!
From staff and wire reports
The Stork visited Ochsner St. Anne General Hospital and brought two new parishioners to St. Charles last month.
First hunt
From staff and wire reports
Amiya Luquette, 6, killed her first deer on the opening day of youth hunting, Oct. 29.
Tech savvy tools at MPE
From staff and wire reports
Catholic High band entertains classmates
From staff and wire reports
Campfire lessons
From staff and wire reports
After reading an article about camping, Harry Hurst Middle School teacher Noel Smith arranged a school-day opportunity for the kids to experience putting up a tent and building a campfire.

Obituaries

Marie Anne Ory Dupont
Her Heavenly Father called Marie Anne Ory Dupont, 29, home on Oct. 23, 2011.
Henry "Hank" Gomez Jr.
Henry Gomez Jr., 87, died peacefully on Oct. 31, 2011. He was born and raised in Luling.
James J. "Bud" Sandolph
James J. Sandolph "Bud," 51, passed away on Nov. 3, 2011 at his home in Boutte.