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Festival of St. Charles holds pageant April 20

Festival of St. Charles will hold its pageant and extravaganza April 20 at the American Legion Hall, 12188 River Road in St. Rose. Read More...
April 16, 2008 at 11:06 am
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Missoula Children’s Theatre puts on Cinderella production at St. Charles Borromeo

St. Charles Borromeo School in Destrehan worked with Missoula Children’s Theatre to present Cinderella at the school in March. Read More...
April 16, 2008 at 11:05 am
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Women’s club members learn what it takes to be ‘beautiful’

Excited St. Charles Women’s Club members placed their names in a hat hoping to be chosen for a makeover at the organization’s March meeting.Read More...
April 16, 2008 at 11:03 am
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How does your garden grow?

From raising seedlings to growing a colorful and vibrant flower garden, look no further - you can get all of your spring gardening information right here.Read More...
April 16, 2008 at 11:01 am
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Heather R. Breaux BLOG

I knew that it would happen. I’ve been there before and I feared I’d be there again. I woke up this morning, looked in the mirror and I was fat.Read More...
April 16, 2008 at 10:59 am
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Heather R. Breaux

I am 26, a college graduate and in the beginnings of a great career. I am not married (yet) and have no children. However, I do live with my fiance, Sean, who works for a contractor at Dow Chemical. And together we make what used to be considered a decent living. Read More...
April 09, 2008 at 3:44 pm
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Camera Shootout 2008 March Monthy Winner

“Swamp” by Marcia Hokanson is the March monthly winner in the photo contest. Read More...
April 09, 2008 at 12:42 pm
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Camera Shootout 2008 April 3 Weekly Winner

“Windblown” by Abby Chabert got the most votes last week and is the April 3 weekly winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest. Congratulations to Abby.
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April 09, 2008 at 12:40 pm
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Adopt a pet today!

Teresa, pictured above, is a 1-year-old black and white female domestic and medium-haired cat. She and her four kittens came into the St. Charles Parish Animal Shelter on March 5. All of her kittens have been adopted, but Teresa is still in need of a home.Read More...
April 09, 2008 at 12:38 pm
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Does YOUR mom have what it takes to be the Herald-Guide Mother of the Year?

The Herald-Guide is in search of St. Charles Parish’s Mother of the Year.Read More...
April 09, 2008 at 12:36 pm
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For your viewing pleasure: Star-studded shows

For over three decades the St. Charles Parish Planetarium has provided spectators with sensational skyshows that take them on a journey to outerspace, but with the emergence of state-of-the-art technology and a generous donation, viewings at the planetarium are starting to "look up" in a whole new way - literally!Read More...
April 09, 2008 at 12:35 pm
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United Way of St. Charles wishes director Denise Brodsky farewell

Family, friends and co-workers gathered at a farewell bash for now-former United Way of St. Charles director Denise Brodsky who resigned in January. Read More...
April 02, 2008 at 1:08 pm
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‘The Traveling Shrimp Boots’

In an effort to raise the spirits of the students at St. Bernard Unified School during the months following Hurricane Katrina, an art teacher drew on an old shrimper tradition and had the students paint a picture describing what Louisiana means to them on a white shrimper’s boot.Read More...
April 02, 2008 at 1:03 pm
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The Cook’s Corner

Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the WeekRead More...
April 02, 2008 at 1:00 pm
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Cajun Cuisine

Whether you like them fried, boiled or in a stew, crawfish are a Louisiana favorite - especially in St. Charles Parish where for the next few months you’ll find them on dinner tables and in backyard boils across the parish.Read More...
April 02, 2008 at 12:53 pm
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Heather R. Breaux BLOG

In 2000, the first Final Destination movie was released in theaters. But little did anyone know just how popular a film about teenagers who ultimately cheat death by avoiding a plane crash would become.Read More...
April 02, 2008 at 12:47 pm
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Hale Boggs is a ‘test bridge’ for surfacing
Hale Boggs is a ‘test bridge’ for surfacing
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Resurfacing the Hale Boggs Memorial Bridge deck isn’t just a $24.5 million upgrade, it’s the result of a 15 year experiment that determined a concrete overlay would provide much longer surface life than asphalt.