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UW sends 98 kids to summer camp, awards $30K in scholarships UW sends 98 kids to summer camp, awards $30K in scholarships
July 02 at 3:48 pm
United Way of St. Charles (UW) awarded $30,000 in scholarships to families participating in the St. Charles Parish Parks and Recreation Department Inclusive Summer Day Camp.

Destrehan couple fight cancer Destrehan couple fight cancer
July 02 at 3:45 pm
By Kristen Higdon
Contributing writer
editor@heraldguide.com

In early May, Emile and Erica Broussard of Destrehan started what would turn out to be a long and trying road of uncertainty and shock.

The Dolphins celebrate after their win. Dolphins cruise past Chateau Country Club
July 02 at 3:43 pm
The Mimosa Dolphins swam past Chateau Country Club, 596 to 354.

Hahnville family reflecting on daughter’s loss Hahnville family reflecting on daughter’s loss
July 02 at 3:35 pm
“It’s not fair. She was 24 and her husband was 22. I wish it was me first,” said Davis Nicholas Jr. of Hahnville about losing his daughter, Destinee, and son-in-law, Austin, in a bizarre three-vehicle accident.

(Kneeling from left to right) Charleigh Frickey, Maeson Martindale, Elizabeth Keran, Skye Maury (captain), Victoria Sheppard (co-captain), Julia Hackman, Brittany Kaillo, Brielle Brumfield, (Standing from left to right) Tracey Enright (sponsor), Reagan Keller, Madison Templet, Cameron Matthews, Savannah Sheppard, Sydneigh Johnson, Ashlynn Jack, Alexis Caillet (lieutenant), Kaycee Joseph, Morgan Leblanc, Micque Lauve, and Kristen Lumar (sponsor). Hahnville cheerleaders named Overall Champions
July 02 at 3:31 pm
The Hahnville High School cheerleaders made an impressive showing when they recently attended the UCA Cheer camp in Baton Rouge.

Chef Jeff filming a fall episode of his nationally syndicated “Flip My Food” cooking show at Louisiana Catfish Festival. Local residents participated in the cooking demonstrations, as well as skinning a catfish. Chef Jeff films fall episode of ‘Flip My Food’ at Louisiana Catfish Fest in Des Allemands
July 02 at 3:31 pm
Word came a week before the Louisiana Catfish Festival that Chef Jeff and his film crew were coming to film all things catfish.

New sidewalks, historic lights and improved landscaping will breathe new life into Norco New sidewalks, historic lights and improved landscaping will breathe new life into Norco
July 02 at 3:25 pm
A $100,000 grant from Shell-Motiva’s Norco Economic Development Foundation (NEDF) is kicking off a long-desired revitalization project for Norco.

Aerial view of Monsanto’s Luling facility, targeted for a proposed $1 billion expansion to make dicamba along with glyphosate, better known as Roundup. $1B Monsanto expansion could lead to 95 permanent jobs
July 02 at 2:38 pm
If the Monsanto board approves the move in January, the company’s Luling site will get a $1 billion upgrade to make the herbicide, dicamba.

Movie credits  cap stalls studio expansion in St. Charles Parish Movie credits cap stalls studio expansion in St. Charles Parish
July 02 at 2:35 pm
A multi-million-dollar expansion planned at Quixote Studios in St. Rose is on hold indefinitely while the film industry sorts out bills Gov. Bobby Jindal signed last week capping tax credits that has lured hundreds of film productions to Louisiana.

Des Allemands  mother wants answers to daughter’s murder Des Allemands mother wants answers to daughter’s murder
July 02 at 2:29 pm
When friends reported that a burning vehicle found in New Orleans East looked like her daughter’s car, Jolene Dufrene said, “I knew in my heart that was it.”

Lauren Beadle went 19-4 during her senior season with 98 strikeouts. In three years, Beadle never lost a district game, finishing with a perfect record of 48-0. Hahnville softball ace highlights parish’s 5A All-State selections
July 02 at 10:05 am
By Lori Lyons

In his first season as Hahnville’s head softball coach, Jerry Nugent had at least one constant – pitcher Lauren Beadle.

Dentist Spotlight - Thorson Dentistry For Kids Dentist Spotlight - Thorson Dentistry For Kids
June 26 at 2:17 pm
Dr. Elizabeth Thorson originally hails from the tiny town of Horton, Kansas, but after completing her dental residency at LSU, she’d fallen in love with Louisiana.

Dentist Spotlight - Sweet Tooth Dental Dentist Spotlight - Sweet Tooth Dental
June 26 at 2:14 pm
Sweet Tooth Dental’s practice philosophy goes beyond typical dental care by educating patients on oral health and prevention of disease. The goal of their practice is to help their patients keep their natural teeth for life.

Dentist Spotlight - St. Charles  Community Health Center Dentist Spotlight - St. Charles Community Health Center
June 26 at 2:11 pm
Making it a mission to show children that coming to the dentist doesn’t have to be scary, Dr. Brigette Jones is the latest addition to the St. Charles Community Health Center in Norco.

Physician Spotlight - Pontchartrain Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Physician Spotlight - Pontchartrain Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
June 26 at 2:08 pm
Serving St. Charles Parish more than 20 years, Pontchartrain Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (POSM) opened a new location in Boutte in October 2013.

Physician Spotlight - Dr. Brett Hymel Physician Spotlight - Dr. Brett Hymel
June 26 at 1:59 pm
With a growing practice and return to his native St. Charles Parish, Dr. Brett Hymel specializes in gastroenterology (GI) and will begin seeing patients in the area on July 23.

Physician Spotlight - Primary and Specialty Physicians  of St. Charles Physician Spotlight - Primary and Specialty Physicians of St. Charles
June 26 at 1:49 pm
The newly opened Primary and Specialty Physicians of St. Charles in Luling offers services for the entire family, a concept following the national trend of one-stop medical shops. Located at 107 Maryland Drive, the 10,500-square-foot-center opened in March. It includes 19 exam rooms, a laboratory, an X-ray room, two minor procedure rooms, six consultation offices, a large waiting room and five sub-waiting areas.

Paradis woman killed in crash
June 26 at 1:48 pm
A 32-year-old Paradis woman was killed in a Monday morning crash on La. 308 in Lafourche Parish.

Sports

Jordan did Mavericks wrong
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In memory of a star
In memory of a star
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Baby Averlee doesn’t let deafness stop happiness
Baby Averlee doesn’t let deafness stop happiness
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When Mitzi Hebert brought her newborn daughter, Averlee, to the doctor for what she thought was a routine follow-up examination, she wasn’t prepared for what she was about to learn.