State hiring 500 for oil spill work

Just five years after Hurricane Katrina, southeast Louisiana is facing the possibility of another catastrophe. But this time, itís man-made.Read More...
May 06, 2010 at 11:44 am

Herald-Guide wins 17 press association awards

The St. Charles Herald-Guide picked up 17 awards at the Louisiana Press Associationís annual luncheon, which was held in Lafayette.Read More...
May 06, 2010 at 11:19 am

Mosquitoes swarm Luling, low numbers in rest of parish

One of the coldest winters on record has thrown off the mating habits of mosquitoes, which means many residents in St. Charles Parish have been able to venture out of their homes without having to constantly swat at the annoying insects.Read More...
May 06, 2010 at 11:18 am

After hostile public meeting, corps calls off New Sarpy stockpiling

After hearing from outraged residents and officials at a public meeting in March, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has decided not to stockpile clay on a 42-acre vacant property located at Vans Lane and River Road in New Sarpy.
May 06, 2010 at 11:17 am

New center to offer medical, dental care to East Bank students

A new school-based wellness center located between St. Rose Elementary and Albert Cammon Middle School will provide nearby students medical and dental care with no out of pocket cost to their parents.Read More...
May 06, 2010 at 11:14 am

Businesses finally recover from fire

Itís been a long month for Linda Baxa and her daughter, Jennifer Dodson, after a fire at nearby East Island Chinese Restaurant on March 24 caused thousands of dollars of damage at their store, Itís All About You Interiors, and forced them to temporarily close their doors.Read More...
May 06, 2010 at 11:12 am

4 captured after 10-hour manhunt

Four suspects in an armed robbery in Edgard were arrested in St. Charles Parish on May 4 after a 10-hour man hunt, according to authorities.Read More...
May 06, 2010 at 11:06 am

Lady Tigers lose state title game in final inning

The Hahnville Lady Tigers tore through the 5A playoffs and marched all the way to the state championship game for the first time in school history.Read More...
May 06, 2010 at 8:48 am

Destrehan engineer pleads guilty to bribery

Destrehan engineer Ray Davezac pled guilty to conspiracy to commit bribery after paying $5,000 to a car dealership to benefit former St. John Parish President Bill Hubbard. Read More...
May 01, 2010 at 11:25 am

Sparks fly at welding competition

Thirty-eight students from 11 schools, including both Destrehan and Hahnville, took part in an Associated Builders and Contractors welding competition in St. Rose.Read More...
April 29, 2010 at 11:58 am

Schools allow students to carry life-saving medication

Students with severe, life-threatening allergies will now be allowed to bring their medications to school with them and self administer them if there is an emergency.Read More...
April 29, 2010 at 11:55 am

$3.7 million Luling drainage project complete

Two pumping stations on the West Bank will function much more efficiently during heavy rainfall thanks to the installation of automatic bar screen cleaners. Read More...
April 29, 2010 at 11:54 am

Arrest made in rape of 8-year-old parish boy

A Gonazales man has been arrested and charged with raping an 8-year-old boy three times, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriffís Office.Read More...
April 29, 2010 at 11:53 am

Now time to prepare for termite season

Termite season is upon St. Charles Parish and now is the time for residents to be on the look-out for infestations.Read More...
April 29, 2010 at 11:52 am

Transit system off to speedy start

The new River Parishes transit system got off to a quick start in its first year, delivering 13,331 one way trips to residents in St. Charles, St. John and St. James parishes.Read More...
April 29, 2010 at 11:51 am

Gretna officer booked with false imprisonment

A Luling man who served as a reserve Gretna police officer was arrested after pulling over a woman he believed was following him in regards to a child custody case and telling her to stay away, according to authorities.Read More...
April 29, 2010 at 11:30 am

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