Bayou Katz travel team places third Bayou Katz travel team places third
July 16, 2008 at 2:44 pm
The Bayou Katz, a 10-year-old travel team from St. Charles Parish, placed third in the Louisiana State Championship tournament held in Carencro on June 20.

Metairie-based company sponsoring St. Charles Soccer Club Metairie-based company sponsoring St. Charles Soccer Club
July 16, 2008 at 2:43 pm
OrthoSynetics, the largest provider of non-clinical business and marketing services to orthodontic and dental practices worldwide, today announced its sponsorship of Saint Charles Soccer Club, the only chartered Soccer Club in Saint Charles Parish.

BULL RED. Hunter McDonald holding a bull red that was caught in the Caminda Pass. Herald-Guide Outdoor Report
July 16, 2008 at 2:41 pm
By Bruce McDonald

The “dog days of summer” make fishing tough this time of year.

Camera Shootout 2008 July 10 Weekly Winner Camera Shootout 2008 July 10 Weekly Winner
July 16, 2008 at 2:33 pm
“Never Too Much of a Good Thing” by Matt Oubre got the most votes last week and is the July 10 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest.

Above, Destrehan native Brittany Holtsclaw set up a Web site to raise money for college. Louisiana Dollar Dream
July 16, 2008 at 2:30 pm
Destrehan native Brittany Holtsclaw is living her dream. As a student studying drama and theater at New York’s prestigious New York University, she hopes to obtain her bachelor’s degree and have the freedom to pursue a career in the arts.

The Cook's Corner The Cook's Corner
July 16, 2008 at 2:28 pm
Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.

Falgoust presented with dental award Falgoust presented with dental award
July 16, 2008 at 2:18 pm
The American Association of Public Health Dentistry presented Nicole Falgoust, of Des Allemands, with the Community Dentistry and Dental Public Health Award.

Champagne begins fourth term as sheriff Champagne begins fourth term as sheriff
July 16, 2008 at 2:16 pm
It has been more than 50 years since a St. Charles Parish Sheriff was awarded the privilege of being sworn into office four consecutive times.

Calling all parish beauty queens
July 16, 2008 at 2:14 pm
Two pageants scheduled in the coming weeks for St. Charles contestants

Jindal tries to head state the right way
July 16, 2008 at 2:07 pm
Gov. Bobby Jindal has done an unheard of thing this week. He used line item vetoes to eliminate some 250 legislative earmarks from the state budget.

Parish residents should sign up for alert system
July 16, 2008 at 2:06 pm
By Renee Allemand
As the summer of 2008 continues to drag on, we’re getting that much closer to the peak of hurricane season. We’ve been watching hurricane Bertha, and while it’s not headed toward the U.S. coast, it serves as a reminder of just how unpredictable hurricanes can be.

West bank levee route still in question
July 16, 2008 at 2:04 pm
St. Charles Parish is still having problems getting its West Bank hurricane protection levee built. Part of it on the western end is already rising but a continuing dispute between the parish and U. S. Army Corps of Engineers over its route on the eastern end is still going on.

Parents just have to call J & K and tell them what grade their child is in and what school they attend in order to get a tote bag loaded up with all the proper supplies. J & K takes hassle out of back to school shopping
July 16, 2008 at 2:01 pm
Parents across the parish will soon begin the epic annual journey that is otherwise known as attaining school supplies. And while those very parents will soon run into each other, quite literally, at various supply stores, one local business is taking the hassle out of the search - for free.

Sheriff's Reports
July 16, 2008 at 1:20 pm
•Alfred Simmons, 29, of 1101 Kinler St. in Luling was arrested on July 2 and charged with possession with intent to distribute counterfeit cocaine and on a warrant for criminal neglect of family.

The Public Works Department has been on a four-day work week schedule for years. St. Pierre considers 4-day work week
July 16, 2008 at 10:10 am
The escalating cost of fuel has forced local governments around the country into a four-day work week as a way to help both the workers and employers survive the dilapidated economy.

Schools crack down on worker's compensation
July 16, 2008 at 10:10 am
An internal review by the St. Charles Parish Public Schools’ Insurance Office showed that the district may be getting burned by their generous worker’s compensation policy while also overpaying post-retirement benefits.

Drive by shooting in Destrehan
July 16, 2008 at 10:10 am
Two people were standing in the 300 block of River Oaks when a man exited a passing vehicle and opened fire, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office.

Barton Avenue church hosts VBS
July 14, 2008 at 1:22 pm
LULING - The Bible Center Church located at 422 Barton Ave. in Luling invites children ages 5 to 12 to our “Power Lab” where we will be "discovering Jesus' Miraculous Power."
Kids will experience songs, games, snacks, electrifying Bible adventures and much more.

Children will also participate in a missions project by collecting school supplies for two local elementary schools.

“Power Lab” begins July 14 and continues through July 18 at the church each day at 9 a.m. until noon.

For more information or to register your children, call the church at 985-785-0557 or send an email at

Animal rescues find home at pony farm in St. Rose
Animal rescues find home at pony farm in St. Rose
Molly the pony is a Sea Biscuit kind of story that offers the hope that anyone can triumph over impossible odds with sheer determination and loving friends.

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