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Citizens urged to recycle
April 30, 2008 at 12:01 pm
Though curbside recycling disappeared in the parish after Hurricane Katrina, residents still have the chance to turn in recyclable materials during bi-monthly drop-off events scheduled throughout the year.

Herald-Guide wins 12 LPA awards
April 30, 2008 at 12:00 pm
The St. Charles Herald-Guide walked away with 12 awards from the Louisiana Press Association at the organization's annual awards banquet in Lafayette on April 26.

UWSC names new director
April 30, 2008 at 11:59 am
The United Way of St. Charles has named John Dias as the new executive director. After the board voted unanimously to accept the Human Resource Committee's recommendation, Dias assumed the responsibilities of his new position immediately on Thursday, April 10.

High schools strive for more academic growth
April 30, 2008 at 11:58 am
Destrehan and Hahnville both had minimal academic growth in the 2006-07 school year, but both school’s principals hope to exceed that mark next year by turning more focus to their freshman classes and increasing communication.

Report cards obsolete? Report cards obsolete?
April 30, 2008 at 9:21 am
As soon as next year, parents may be able to view their children's grades from the comfort of their own living room without having to wait for quarterly reports.

Finally Home Finally Home
April 30, 2008 at 9:20 am
Last year, two St. Charles Parish Marines bid farewell to their loved ones and boarded a plane for Camp LeJeune, N.C. before getting sent overseas for a tour of duty in Iraq.

Finance director headed to Jefferson Finance director headed to Jefferson
April 30, 2008 at 9:20 am
St. Charles Parish finance director Lorrie Toups has been hired to fill the accounting director's position in Jefferson Parish. She plans to resign from her current position with the parish once the appointment is made official at the next Jefferson Parish council meeting on May 6.

Video bingo out of parish Video bingo out of parish
April 30, 2008 at 9:20 am
Luling’s Video Bingo Palace closed its doors last Tuesday night, and no other video bingo business will be allowed to open in the parish again without permission from the St. Charles Parish Council.

“Mudbugs” serve as unique mentors to their peers “Mudbugs” serve as unique mentors to their peers
April 23, 2008 at 12:43 pm
New Sarpy's Mudbug Mentors recently received an honorary proclamation from the St. Charles Parish Council because of their outstanding leadership skills.

St. Charles to Baton Rouge bike project stalls St. Charles to Baton Rouge bike project stalls
April 23, 2008 at 12:41 pm
The expansion of the East Bank bike path from the St. Charles Parish line in Destrehan to East Baton Rouge Parish has been put on hold because there was no money in the federal budget this year to start the study.

New Sarpy the beautiful New Sarpy the beautiful
April 23, 2008 at 12:39 pm
A lump of dirt and clay will will serve as the foundation for a gazebo and pavilion to be constructed for seniors, and is the first of many area beautification projects slated for New Sarpy.

East Bank not a political hurdle for St. Pierre
April 23, 2008 at 10:51 am
Though V.J. St. Pierre is the first parish president from the East Bank, the war veteran doesn't believe that he faced any extra hurdles because he came from that side of the river.

Schools cut out the junk
April 23, 2008 at 8:24 am
Parents will begin staggering through local stores in the next couple months in search of those ever elusive school supplies. But when they begin that trek through the store, they need to make sure to avoid the junk food aisle.

Check snafu
April 23, 2008 at 8:24 am
A check registry showing exactly what the St. Rose Volunteer Fire Department did with their money last year has been modified, with several names on the report lined through with a permanent black marker.

Des Allemands man grows monster crawfish Des Allemands man grows monster crawfish
April 23, 2008 at 8:24 am
A Des Allemands businessman has taken crawfish farming to a higher level, and this year it's paying off. He's growing giant crawfish the likes of which have never been grown locally.

Spillway wildlife may move into neighborhoods Spillway wildlife may move into neighborhoods
April 23, 2008 at 8:23 am
Those living near the Bonnet Carré Spillway might see a stream of animals headed their way as spillway wildlife flee the newly flooded areas.

Destrehan software guru survives helicopter crash Destrehan software guru survives helicopter crash
April 16, 2008 at 3:53 pm
Destrehan native Jack Cali didn’t think twice when he traded racing Corvettes around a Nevada speedway for a helicopter-style view of the western United States.

Death of 8-year-old child highlights abuse prevention Death of 8-year-old child highlights abuse prevention
April 16, 2008 at 2:48 pm
Keep telling and telling and telling until somebody listens.

Option gives way to pro-style attack at Hahnville
Option gives way to pro-style attack at Hahnville
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Hahnville will have a new look on offense this season, and second year Tigers’ coach Nick Saltaformaggio says the process of getting used to it might take a while.

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