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Parish schools own what teachers and students create in class
December 13, 2006 at 2:13 pm


In a ground-breaking move, the St. Charles Parish student and teacher ideas developed on school time or using school resources belong to the school board, not to the teachers and students who came up with them.



Crack cocaine, fake crack and marijuana rounded up in bust
December 13, 2006 at 2:08 pm


Sheriff’s deputies arrested 13 men on various drug charges - including distribution of crack cocaine and fake crack cocaine - to conclude an undercover drug investigation in St. Charles Parish, say reports.



Destrehan wife booked in attempted murder
December 13, 2006 at 2:03 pm




A Destrehan woman fired two shots at her husband wounding him in the stomach and buttocks, say official reports


Gunmen terrorize mother & baby, demand cash, flee in Oldsmobile
December 13, 2006 at 2:01 pm
LULING - Two men forced their way into a woman’s home near the 1200 block of Paul Frederick Street, demanded money and then fired a shot into the woman’s sofa before forcing her outside with her 2-year-old baby - and pumping another bullet into the ground.


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December 13, 2006 at 1:55 pm
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Ever get the feeling someone is watching you? In this staged experiment, emergency boss Tab Troxler shows what his camera can do, zeroing in on reporter Shonna Riggs on her doorstep (right). Camera pictured is for illustration purposes only - it’s not the Parish ‘spy camera’ sees everything ... even our reporter (pictured) on her doorstep
December 13, 2006 at 1:40 pm
A futuristic and highly sophisticated camera keeps a watchful eye on St. Charles Parish 24 hours a day, seven days a week - and its capabilities will blow your mind.

Kelly Rebstock, 26, of Des Allemands has the Bicentennial spirit. 13 things you don’t know about St. Charles Parish - dazzle your friends with our trivia
December 13, 2006 at 1:23 pm
But a French expedition was the first to actually get off their boat and set foot on the land 140 years later - in 1682.


Luling’s Leonard Fisher Sr., dead at 89
December 13, 2006 at 1:21 pm
“Leonard K. Fisher Sr. came, put down roots, and plans to stay until the time comes for him to reach the front, or back, door of heaven. With surpreme confidence, he knows he will enter, but is in no big hurry.”


Mom Vicki Bergeron hugs Kyle. Her son is at home under a special “Comfort Care”program designed to keep him pain-free while he waits for the miracle he needs to beat leukemia. Only a miracle can save Kyle Bergeron
December 13, 2006 at 1:01 pm
"A misty-eyed doctor says cancer-stricken teen Kyle Bergeron is losing his long and courageous battle with leukemia, and without a miracle from Heaven, he’s got just weeks or months to live.

But his mother Vicki Bergeron says, "God didn’t bring my son this far to let him go now."



Talking points
December 13, 2006 at 12:48 pm
Schools superintendant Rodney Lafon is easy to like and his job is a big one. And St. Charles Parish School Board members agreed in a regular meeting that he does indeed have the chops to warrant a new contract that includes a respectable pay raise.


Firefighter monitors a “training fire” at a condemned house. 3 children died in holiday blaze that burned down Norco family’s house
December 13, 2006 at 12:43 pm
And chief Robert Lupe remembers the tragic, 2001 blaze well.

“The fire occured at 11:52 p.m. It was a horrible scene, the mother told us that she had just stepped next door to talk to her sister, and within a matter of a few moments her entire house was on fire. There were two little girls inside the house and one boy,” Lupe told the Herald-Guide.


Loads of love in bills donated for Kyle at J.B. Martin Middle. How family, friends and students are helping Kyle
December 13, 2006 at 12:43 pm
Kyle Bergeron has three wishes and Gwen Savoie, a close friend of the Bergeron family, has made it her mission to make them come true.

6 of serial killer’s victims were from SC Parish
December 06, 2006 at 3:06 pm


At least six of the 23 murders committed by suspected serial killer Ronald Dominique, 42 of Houma, occurred in St. Charles Parish.

Hahnville High School exchange student couldn’t be happier with his new host family in Luling
December 06, 2006 at 2:54 pm
There’s no greater feeling than having a place to call home - even if you are on the other side of the world from the home you were born and raised in.

Norco’s Christmas parade - after a 1-yr Katrina layoff, it’s back ... with bells on Norco’s Christmas parade - after a 1-yr Katrina layoff, it’s back ... with bells on
December 06, 2006 at 2:50 pm
In 2005, Hurricane Katrina blew the annual Norco Christmas Parade away. But you can’t keep a great event down for long, and this year it was back and bigger and better than ever.

Can you top this?
December 06, 2006 at 2:21 pm
Every Christmas, Sally and Dean Church of Luling bring in a giant Christmas tree to celebrate the season. And when we say giant, we mean giant - this beauty is 16-feet tall.


New emergency phone system can dial everyone in SC parish in 13 minutes flat
December 06, 2006 at 2:00 pm
A satellite phone system with super sonic capabilities will cost St. Charles Parish $78, 000 for the upgrade, Tab Troxler, director of the Emergency Operations Center, tells the Herald-Guide.


National Spanish Honor Society charters Hahnville High School Herald-Guide Staff Report
December 06, 2006 at 1:57 pm
Hahnville High School’s Spanish program has been granted a charter in the Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica - that’s the “National Spanish Honor Society” for folks who speak “no espanol.”


Voters will decide next West Bank at-large council member on Saturday
Voters will decide next West Bank at-large council member on Saturday
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On Saturday, voters will decide between three residents who are vying to fill the St. Charles Parish Council seat that represents the entire West Bank. Each of the candidates for the Division B at-large seat say that hurricane protection is the most pressing issue facing the area, but have differing views on the best way to achieve that goal.

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