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Supt. Bob Rice served us well
July 02, 2008 at 1:27 pm
It shocked some residents of St. Charles Parish when the school board hired an out-of-parisher - - and out-of-stater - - to be superintendent of schools here back in the 1970s.

Come celebrate at the Bridge Park tonight
July 02, 2008 at 1:26 pm
By Renee Allemand
Come out and celebrate. It's July 3. If you're reading this column, I'm most likely out at the West Bank Bridge Park helping to set up for our annual Independence Day Celebration.

There’s important business ahead for Jindal
July 02, 2008 at 1:24 pm
Now that Gov. Bobby Jindal has gotten that legislative pay raise off his back by vetoing the measure, he needs to get back to the most important business facing the state. And that is preservation and restoration of the coast.

The parish’s nine Head Start buses should all be air-conditioned by January. The photo above shows what the retrofitted buses could look like inside. School Board decides buses too ‘cool’ for school
July 02, 2008 at 1:17 pm
Young children heading to school next year will find their ride a little more enjoyable after the St. Charles Parish School Board's Transportation Committee went ahead with plans to air-condition nine Head Start buses.

All the members of the Fields family have chipped in to open up Four Re’s Delight, which went into business on July 2. They are (back row, L-R) Terry, Robin, Reanda, Rechelle, Rea, Megan (front row, L-R) Tyisha, Chey, Courtney and Durrell. Family opens snowball stand, youth center
July 02, 2008 at 1:15 pm
The doors of the parish’s newest concession stand, Four Re’s Delight, opened on July 2, offering residents a wide variety of tasty snowball flavors to help beat the summer heat.

14-yr-old All-Stars place third in state
July 02, 2008 at 11:53 am
The St. Charles Parish 14-year-old All-Star team won third place in the Louisiana State Championship USSSA baseball tournament in Breaux Bridge.

American League champions American League champions
July 02, 2008 at 11:46 am
The Super Raiders, which represented, St. Rose for the 2008 season, went undefeated for the end of the season tournament.

All-Stars win the Coquille Park Invitational and finish third in the state All-Stars win the Coquille Park Invitational and finish third in the state
July 02, 2008 at 11:44 am
The St. Charles Parish 13-year-old All-Star team finished their season winning the Coquille Park Invitational and placing third in state for 13-year-old majors.

Bayou Boys are divisional runners up Bayou Boys are divisional runners up
July 02, 2008 at 11:42 am
The 9- and 10-year-old recreational baseball team, the Bayou Boys, are the 2008 runners up for the parish championship in their division.

Blazin’ Canes place 2nd in tournament Blazin’ Canes place 2nd in tournament
July 02, 2008 at 11:41 am
The USSSA 9AA Blazin' Canes baseball team from Destrehan finished their season by placing second in the 9AA state tournament held at Cypress Mounds in Baton Rouge.

Mimosa Red Socks wins championship Mimosa Red Socks wins championship
July 02, 2008 at 11:37 am
The Mimosa Dunn 11- and 12-year-old recreational baseball team won the parish championship in their division and were undefeated during tournament play.

Herald-Guide Outdoor Report Herald-Guide Outdoor Report
July 02, 2008 at 11:34 am
By Bruce McDonald

While sitting around the table at a camp the conversation turns to four items this time of year.

Camera Shootout 2008 Camera Shootout 2008
July 02, 2008 at 11:30 am
“Thirsty?” by Patti Goens got the most votes last week and is the July 3 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest.

German Coast Farmer’s Market celebrates fifth anniversary German Coast Farmer’s Market celebrates fifth anniversary
July 02, 2008 at 11:28 am
The German Coast Farmers’ Market celebrated the 5th anniversary of its East Bank location on June 14.

The Cook’s Corner The Cook’s Corner
July 02, 2008 at 11:26 am
Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.

VETERANS. Nearly 20 local veterans were honored last weekend at the West St. Charles Baptist Church. Honoring Our Veterans
July 02, 2008 at 11:17 am
Amidst the excitement of Independence Day, members of Boutte’s West St. Charles Baptist Church took time to honor and remember our local veterans and their commitment to our country.

Beauty & the Beast Beauty & the Beast
July 02, 2008 at 11:13 am
One of Disney’s most critically-acclaimed musicals comes to life this month as the River Region Drama Guild presents Beauty and the Beast.

Former head of schools Rice dies during lung transplant Former head of schools Rice dies during lung transplant
July 02, 2008 at 10:59 am
Former St. Charles Parish Superintendent Dr. Robert Rice, 69, passed away from complications associated with a lung transplant on June 21, but he won't be forgotten by many in the parish. Especially when people recall how he helped calm racial tensions after the murder of Timothy Weber.

Suspect in St. Charles Parish deputy shooting pleads not guilty by insanity
Suspect in St. Charles Parish deputy shooting pleads not guilty by insanity
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John Paul Devillier, who initially plead innocent, has changed his plea to not guilty by reason of insanity in the April 16 shooting of St. Charles Parish deputy Cpl. Burt Hazeltine.

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