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Harry Hurst science teacher Barry Guillot is honored as the Louisiana Wildlife Federation Conservation Educator of the Year. 
Science teacher named LWF educator of the year
June 04, 2008 at 11:33 am
Harry Hurst science teacher Barry Guillot was recently honored as the Louisiana Wildlife Federation Conservation Educator of the Year for his innovations in environmental service learning with the nationally recognized LaBranche Wetland Watchers Program.

Schools’ crisis plan one of the most sophisticated in area
June 04, 2008 at 11:31 am
Parents, teachers and administrators have a high level of confidence in the St. Charles Parish Public Schools’ Crisis Management and Emergency Response Plans, though they would like a little more information on the process.

Summer basketball camp held at Hahnville
June 04, 2008 at 11:30 am
Summer basketball is here! Hahnville High School will host its annual basketball camp July 7 through 11 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for ages 4 to 16.

Teen drivers make summer dangerous
June 04, 2008 at 11:30 am
The halls are empty, the final bell has rung and now those students are barreling into their vehicles in search of summer fun.

You’ve got to read this!
June 04, 2008 at 11:29 am
22 new books are waiting for you in your St. Charles Parish libraries

Camera Shootout 2008 May 29 Weekly Winner Camera Shootout 2008 May 29 Weekly Winner
June 04, 2008 at 11:27 am
“Doggy Days” by Jessica Gardnier got the most votes last week and is the May 29 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest.

Pets of the Week Pets of the Week
June 04, 2008 at 11:24 am
The animal shelter currently has three boy Boxer-shepherd mix puppies. They are about 8 weeks old. Any one interested should stop by the shelter for a visit.

The Cook’s Corner The Cook’s Corner
June 04, 2008 at 11:22 am
Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.

TIME FOR CHANGE. Janie Rome and Connie Hotard closed the doors to the Curler’s Corner on May 31 after 39 years in business. Shop closed
June 04, 2008 at 11:17 am
After nearly 40 years of serving Norco as a full-service salon, Janie Rome and Connie Hotard have closed the doors on their shop, the Curler’s Corner.

As many as nine hurricanes could form this year, with anywhere from two to five of them being Category 3 or higher. Now is the time to prepare
June 04, 2008 at 9:51 am
It could be a rough six months for St. Charles Parish if predictions by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration prove to be accurate.

'Dustrehan' 'Dustrehan'
June 04, 2008 at 9:50 am
‘Dustrehan’ and ‘Cancer Alley’ are two names that are all too familiar for residents living in four subdivisions between the Bunge and ADM Grain Elevators.

For the second time, family finds themselves in way of progress For the second time, family finds themselves in way of progress
June 04, 2008 at 9:50 am
For the second time in nearly a decade, the Matherne family of Luling could be asked to move off of their beautiful waterfront property on Highway 90 to make way for government progress.

Employees’ move into jail may come cheap Employees’ move into jail may come cheap
June 04, 2008 at 9:50 am
Converting the old parish jail into office space for St. Charles Parish workers won’t be as difficult or as costly as some might think.

Transplant doesn’t keep Oubre from employee of year Transplant doesn’t keep Oubre from employee of year
June 04, 2008 at 8:43 am
Charlie Oubre III, who has served as a dedicated, hardworking public servant for 25 years, has been named employee of the year for St. Charles Parish.

Annual gospel fest on May 31
May 31, 2008 at 4:40 pm
BOUTTE - Rev. Robert Pardo and the Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Boutte invite everyone including congregations and choir groups to participate in Mt. Zion’s annual gospel festival.
The festival will be held on May 31 and June 1 at 107 Magnolia Ridge in Boutte from noon to 7 p.m.

To scheldule your choir or group, call Ronald Diggs at 985-785-8605 or 504-756-2868.

Booths are also available to rent at $60 for one day or $100 for two days. For more information, call Wayannita Austin at 504-338-7296.


Boutte school hosts free meals
May 31, 2008 at 3:13 pm
BOUTTE - The Boutte Christian Academy is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge. Acceptance and participating requirements for the program and all activities are the same for all regardless of race, color national origin, sex, age or disability.

Meals are provided at the following sites and times:
•Boutte Christian Academy - located at 13271 Highway 90. Meals served May 26 through August 8 Monday through Friday. Breakfast served from 7:45 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. and lunch from 10:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Double Deuce to perform at dance
May 31, 2008 at 3:12 pm
DES ALLEMANDS - St. Gertrude Catholic Church will hold their monthly dance on Saturday, May 31 from 8 a.m. to midnight at the Father Mac Community Center.

Music will be performed by Double Deuce. Tickets are $15 per couple. Bring your own liquor.

For more information, call 985-758-7542.

St. Charles Parish Library May computer classes
May 30, 2008 at 4:25 pm
St. Charles Parish Library is offering free beginner level computer classes at three library locations.

All classes are single two-hour classes, not continuing courses.

It is necessary to register for each class you wish to attend, but you may register for all available classes at the same time.

Call any St. Charles Parish Library or visit their website www.stcharles.lib.la.us to register. Classes can be repeated. Classes are:

•Basic Computer Skills - May 5 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at St. Rose location, May 15 from 10 a.m. to noon at Luling location.

•Internet Basics - May 6 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Destrehan location, May 12 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at St. Rose location and May 29 from 10 a.m. to noon at Luling location.

•Basic Microsoft Word - May 16 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Destrehan location and May 19 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at St. Rose location.

•Basic E-Mail - May 23 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Destrehan location and Jun2 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at St. Rose location.

Library locations are: East Regional Library, 100 River Oaks Dr. in Destrehan, 985-764-2366; St. Rose Library, 90 East Club Dr., 504-465-0646; West Regional Library, 105 Lakewood Dr., Luling,

Movie credits  cap stalls studio expansion in St. Charles Parish
Movie credits cap stalls studio expansion in St. Charles Parish
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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.

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