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Niah Yoriana Aldave, born November 4, 2006. Birth Announcements
May 16, 2007 at 3:22 pm
Niah Yoriana Aldave, pictured at right, was born on November 4, 2006 to proud parents Tobie Fletcher and Luigui Aldave. The family resides in New Jersey. Maternal grandparents are Deanna and Robert Fletcher of Luling. Paternal grandparents are Cristina and Luis Aldave of Lima, Peru. Congratulations to Tobie and Luigui!

VIPs
May 16, 2007 at 3:20 pm
The National Society of High School Scholars announces that Lex D. Vieregge from Des Allemands of the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts High School has been selected for membership in the society. He is the son of Kristin Matherne and the grandson and Ernest and Mary Ann Matherne of Des Allemands.

Love is in the air
May 16, 2007 at 3:18 pm
Smith - Laurent Engagement

Willie and Glenna Smith of Ama announce the engagement of their daughter, Laci Lois Smith to Beau Thomas Laurent, son of Darla and Mark Hendrix of Raceland and Terry and Melissa Laurent of Des Allemands.

Is your home safe from these electrical hazards?
May 16, 2007 at 3:16 pm
Your home is your castle, whether you live in a tiny studio apartment in the city or a sprawling manison in the suburbs. But is your castle really as safe and secure as your think?

MONEYTALK with Al Suffrin
May 16, 2007 at 3:12 pm
Dear Mr. Suffrin: I am a 17-year-old senior at Destrehan High School and I need to find a way to earn and start saving money for my senior trip.

RJ Vial kids have a blast at the annual <i>Cajun Open House</I> RJ Vial kids have a blast at the annual Cajun Open House
May 16, 2007 at 3:07 pm
R.J. Vial Elementary School students filled the grounds around the school’s main building wearing their gold spirit shirts and ready to have fun at the school’s annual Cajun Open House.

Heather R. Breaux Blog
May 16, 2007 at 3:04 pm
When I was a teenager, my parents always told me that the time I spent in high school would be the best years of my life.

It was raining cats and dogs ...
May 10, 2007 at 2:16 pm
It’s safe to wager that nobody has ever seen cats and dogs fall from the heavens during a rainstorm, yet whenever there’s a heavy downpour, the common phrase we all use is “it’s raining cats and dogs.”

MoneyTalk
May 09, 2007 at 1:27 pm
Dear Mr. Suffrin: I’m 13-years-old and I’m saving my money so I can buy a car when I turn 18. I earn $60 a month babysitting for neighbors.

EDUCATION FIRST. Alajza Woods, 3, of Killona and the youngest student in the school, recites the alphabet for teacher Rosalind Johnson. Pre-K teacher honored for 40 years of service
May 09, 2007 at 1:22 pm
Rosalind White Johnson "treats" her students to reading, writing and arithmetic like any other teacher, but she also works extra hard to help them to build character and learn the importance of self-discipline - all before they enter kindergarten.

A.A. Songy kids had tons of fun at the school's <i>Family Fun Fest</i> Herald-Guide celebrates St. Charles Parish Schools
May 02, 2007 at 3:31 pm
Submitted by Amy Brezinsky

LULING - On Friday, April 27, A.A. Songy held their second annual Family Fun Fest.

The students participated in a number of fun activities to celebrate the season and culminated the day with a picnic under the trees.

This exciting day of play concluded the school’s "Week of the Young Child."

ALL THAT JAZZ. Check out the jazz exhibit at the Hahnville library now on display through May 25 at 14996 River Rd. in Hahnville. The Art of Jazz: An interactive exhibit at the Hahnville library
May 02, 2007 at 3:29 pm
A traveling exhibit by the Louisiana State Museum will be at the Hahnville branch of the St. Charles Parish Library through May 25.

DANCERS: Are you ready for the River Region Ballet’s auditions?
May 02, 2007 at 3:25 pm
The River Region Ballet will hold junior company and company auditions for the upcoming 2007-2008 season on Saturday, May 12 at Images Dance Studio, 105-A River Point Dr. in Destrehan.

You’re my inspiration
May 02, 2007 at 3:12 pm
Seventeen St. Charles Parish Public School students were honored at the Annual Cox Inspirational Heroes program held at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner and that makes them this week’s Very Important Parishioners.

HERALD-GUIDE PEOPLE WATCH HERALD-GUIDE PEOPLE WATCH
May 02, 2007 at 3:09 pm
4-H CONTEST DAY: 40 St.Charles 4-H members participated in the activities.

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May 02, 2007 at 3:07 pm
JOB WELL DONE. These St. Charles Parish school employees are recipients of staff achievement awards for the 2006-2007 school year.

R.J. VIAL 4-H CLUB: Pictured (l to r): (front) Nathan Gaubert, Erica Stinnett, Ralea Scott, Mary Frances Candies, Taylor Cortez, Lauren Beadle, (back) Julia Caro, Whitney Curole, Marisa Frazier, Briar Falgoust, Brianna Hue. Letter from Iraq
May 02, 2007 at 3:03 pm
Editor’s note: Army Sgt. Jeffry Kieffer graduated from Hahnville High School in 1996 and from Nicholls State University in 1998 with an associates degree in criminal justice. Kieffer joined the Army in 2002 and is married to Nicole Pitre of Marrero. The couple share a son named Anthony. He was first deployed to Iraq in 2003 and was deployed for a second time last October. This is his letter of thanks to R.J. Vial Elementary students and teachers for their community donation drive that supported care packages sent to the troops last Christmas who bravely serve overseas.

You know you're a Cajun if ...
May 02, 2007 at 2:53 pm
At some point in our lives we’ve all heard a southern-accented joke from well-known comedian Jeff Foxworthy - you know, the ones that poke fun at “rednecks” and gives you a laundry list of ways to tell if you are one or not.

Trout fishing has been hit or miss in Grand Isle
Trout fishing has been hit or miss in Grand Isle
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Trout fishing in Grand Isle has been hit or miss this summer. Depending on who you talk to, some anglers have caught limits of trout, while others have struggled to catch a few.