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Gumbo Humane Society Pet of the Week: Gumbo
January 30 at 1:41 pm
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Gumbo, a one-year-old mixed-breed female dog.

Mimosa gets ‘snow’ for box tops drive Mimosa gets ‘snow’ for box tops drive
January 30 at 1:39 pm
The children in Mrs. Danielle LeBreton’s 1st grade class at Mimosa Park Elementary were treated to a snow party for sending in the most box tops for the 1st grade level.

AgCenter: ‘Master Gardener’ course now available AgCenter: ‘Master Gardener’ course now available
January 30 at 1:32 pm
Residents of St. Charles and St. John parishes who are interested in becoming a Louisiana Master Gardener volunteer, are invited to participate in the 2015 LMG certification program beginning April 7.

New equipment and training allows the shelter to take photos that capture the “personality” of the animal, such as the 5-year-old female miniature pinscher, “Beaux,” who was caught in a cat trap and brought to the shelter a few months ago. Picture worth a thousand purrs
January 30 at 1:28 pm
The St. Charles Parish Animal Shelter hopes to spur adoption rates with a new photo studio and camera equipment.

Mimosa selects Mardi Gras King and Queen Mimosa selects Mardi Gras King and Queen
January 23 at 2:52 pm
Mimosa Park Elementary School 2015 Mardi Gras King and Queen are Evan Oubre and Alix Champagne.

Alpha Daughters of Zion, Valero, deliver gifts to those less fortunate Alpha Daughters of Zion, Valero, deliver gifts to those less fortunate
January 23 at 2:51 pm
Each year, Valero Refinery of Norco provides gifts to the female inmates at Nelson Coleman Correctional Center as well as children of clients affiliated with Alpha Daughters of Zion.

SCAG announces January artists of the month SCAG announces January artists of the month
January 23 at 2:49 pm
The St. Charles Artists of the month for January are (from left):

Rotarians celebrate 37th anniversary, honor long-time members Rotarians celebrate 37th anniversary, honor long-time members
January 23 at 2:48 pm
The St. Charles Parish Rotary Club celebrated its 37th anniversary at its Jan. 7 luncheon.

Quentin Humane Society Pet of the Week: Quentin
January 23 at 2:46 pm
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Quentin, a male kitten who loves both cats and dogs.

Jacy Ashley Long St. Rose teen honored at cotillion
January 23 at 2:44 pm
Destrehan High School senior Jacy Ashley Long was honored among seven teens Dec. 27 at the 26th Biennial Debutante Ball of SWANS Inc.

Participants sing in last Monday’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. day march as they make their way down River Road from the West Bank Bridge Park to the Hahnville Courthouse. MLK’s legacy in St. Charles
January 23 at 2:38 pm
Lifelong St. Charles Parish resident Edward Murray was only 11 years old when Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was shot.

St. Charles Women’s Club raise $5,000 at charity auction St. Charles Women’s Club raise $5,000 at charity auction
January 16 at 9:31 am
The St. Charles Women’s Club raised over $5,000 as part of its annual autumn auction for Charity.

Three chihuahua-terrier mix puppies are looking for a home after the holidays. Pup Litter is Humane Society’s Pet of the Week
January 16 at 9:28 am
This week’s Humane Society showcase showcase is three unnamed puppies, who are Chihuahua and terrier mixes.

“Monsters Inc.” by Lindy Bourgeois of Luling, received 322 votes to become the winner of the 2014 St. Charles Herald-Guide Camera Shootout and recipient of a $500 Walmart gift card. ‘Monsters Inc.’ wins $500 prize
January 16 at 9:04 am
The road to victory began with a 3-year-old’s love for a green, one-eyed monster from a Disney movie.

Quentin Humane Society Pet of the Week: Quentin
January 09 at 10:40 am
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Quentin, a male kitten who loves both cats and dogs.

AgCenter: include fig trees in the home orchard AgCenter: include fig trees in the home orchard
January 09 at 10:38 am
Home gardeners around Louisiana frequently have fruit trees in their landscapes and when it comes to producing home-grown fruit, nothing could be easier than figs.

Finalists for the 2014 Camera Shootout Finalists for the 2014 Camera Shootout
January 09 at 10:35 am
Make no mistake: St. Charles Parish has plenty of adorable children, funny dogs and beautiful sunsets. The St. Charles Herald-Guide’s 2014 Camera Shootout photography contest has come to a close, which means that the grand prize, a $500 Walmart gift card, will go to one talented parish resident.

KoC assembles, distributes food baskets KoC assembles, distributes food baskets
December 25, 2014 at 8:15 am
The Knights of Columbus 9933 recently finished its holiday efforts by getting food baskets out into the community.

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DHS students receive national honor
DHS students receive national honor
Destrehan High School Freshmen students Emaje Vinnet (left) and Maddie Taliancich....
2015 Krewe of Des Allemands Grand Marshals
2015 Krewe of Des Allemands Grand Marshals

When you see the Krewe of Des Allemands grand marshal, you might think...

Rescuers save drowning driver in Killona
Rescuers save drowning driver in Killona
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Emily Charles, 21, had begun to drive herself and five longtime friends from a Luling hotel to Southern California on Feb. 18 when she rear-ended a vehicle and lost control of her SUV at the intersection of Louisiana highways 3127 and 3142 near Dow Chemical Co. in Killona. Charles hit the brakes, but could not avoid clipping the back of the car.
“After that, I don’t even know what happened. We must have flipped,” Charles said.