The Cook’s Corner The Cook’s Corner
August 13, 2008 at 12:21 pm
Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.

PUPPY DRUM. Jerome Laque with a keeper black drum at Seabrook Bridge. Herald-Guide Outdoor Report with Bruce McDonald
August 13, 2008 at 12:21 pm
Just 35 miles east of Luling, recent catches at the Seabrook Bridge have been more than impressive, so I decided to fish the area last Monday with Jerome Laque, Andrew Callais and my son Hunter. We weren't disappointed.

August 13, 2008 at 12:20 pm
The AAU Junior Olympic Games, which were held in Detroit this year, are known as the largest national multi-sport event for youth in the United States.

At left, the high-point winners for each age group are pictured. They are: Peyton Steib, Lynleigh Landry, Brieanne Perry, Ryan Schexnayder, Chase Ferguson, Riley Naquin, Janae Naquin, Karliegh Landry, Austin Martin, Janelle Clark. SunVilla awards high-point honors
August 13, 2008 at 12:19 pm
The SunVilla Sharks held their swim banquet at SunVilla Country Club in Norco. All swimmers were honored for their hard work and dedication.

Hill Heights swim club sets new freestyle relay record Hill Heights swim club sets new freestyle relay record
August 13, 2008 at 12:16 pm
At the 2008 River Parishes Invitational in Vacherie, the 15-18 boys of Hill Heights set a new 100-meter freestyle relay record.

Camera Shootout 2008 Aug. 7 Weekly Winner Camera Shootout 2008 Aug. 7 Weekly Winner
August 13, 2008 at 11:52 am
“Sleeping” by Erica Williams got the most votes last week and is the Aug. 7 weekly winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest.

Summer Book Reviews Summer Book Reviews
August 13, 2008 at 11:51 am
The literary-fiction classic Persuasion was written by British novelist Jane Austen.

Herald-Guide  PEOPLE WATCH Herald-Guide PEOPLE WATCH
August 13, 2008 at 11:45 am
On Thursday, July 31, the River Region Drama Guild’s free Summer Theatre workshop concluded with a stage performance at the River Region Performing Arts and Cultural Center in Norco.

Hahnville football forced to forfeit seven 2007 games
August 13, 2008 at 10:31 am
The Hahnville football team has forfeited seven games from the 2007 season for using an ineligible player.

BREAKING THE HABIT. Laser therapist Roxanna Trosclair can help you quit smoking with a treatment program that focuses on acupuncture points that release endorphins. Quit smoking and lose weight TODAY
August 13, 2008 at 9:20 am
Licensed laser therapist Roxanna Trosclair says that quitting smoking and shedding those unwanted pounds is easier than you might think - especially when you’re using the revolutionary Fresh Start-21 laser therapy program.

The wait for some kind of barrier to prevent accidents along the deadly stretch of Airline Highway might be over. Senate President Joel Chaisson II recently got $1 million to use towards the construction of a barrier. Louisiana Chaisson secures $1 million for Airline Highway barrier
August 13, 2008 at 9:14 am
For years, residents struggled to understand why some type of barrier was not put in place along Airline Highway to prevent the numerous fatalities that have occurred there.

Rape victim speaks out Rape victim speaks out
August 13, 2008 at 9:14 am
A local woman that was allegedly beaten and raped by her husband says that she went through a similar ordeal a little over a month before, and the combination of both attacks has left her depressed and unable to work.

Not all businesses take off sales tax
August 13, 2008 at 9:14 am
The sales tax holiday came and went in the parish, providing a much-needed boost for some local businesses while leaving others with only a slight increase in sales.

Citizens against tax increase
August 13, 2008 at 9:14 am
Rolling up the school district's state constitutional tax from 4.01 mills to 4.1 mills would give the schools $84,000, while only costing residents anywhere from 25 cents to $2.93 a year, according to Jim Melohn, the school systems comptroller.

Entergy says that paying for the expansion now will benefit customers in the long-run. Entergy wants customers to pony up for plant expansion
August 13, 2008 at 9:13 am
The hot and sticky summer weather won't be going away anytime soon, and neither will those high energy bills that most residents have been complaining about.

Councilman Marcus Lambert said the state’s Board of Ethics cleared him to work at the TransLoad America landfill. However, the board says that’s not the case. Ethics board didn’t clear Lambert
August 13, 2008 at 9:13 am
Councilman Marcus Lambert, who was recently hired by the TransLoad America, Inc. landfill in Killona, did not seek a formal written opinion from the Louisiana Board of Ethics before he accepted his sales job this summer.

St. Gertrude youth ministry gears up
August 10, 2008 at 1:53 pm
DES ALLEMANDS - St. Gertrude Catholic Youth Ministry is now accepting registration for the 2008-09 year.
Registration fee is $10 for new members and $5 for current members.

Deadline to register is Aug. 10. For information, contact Anita or Terry Matherne at 985-758-8659.

Annual historical seminar Aug. 9
August 09, 2008 at 1:52 pm
THIBODAUX - The Lafourche Heritage Society will hold its 32 annual seminar on history and genealogy Aug. 9. It will be held in the banquet room at the Envie Restaurant at the Howard Johnson.

This year’s speakers will include Jay Schexnaydre, who will speak on the “Historic Cemeteries of the River Parishes,” Bobby Freyou on “Historical Land Title Records in the state of Louisiana,” Augusta Elmwood on “the French Colony of Saint Domingue: Migrations and Sources,” and a presentation on the cypress logging industry by Hugh Brown and JoAnne Plessala.

Seminar participants who pre-register will be included in a count for a buffet lunch. Same-day registration will be accepted at the door, but will not include lunch.

Registration and coffee will be from 8:30 a.m. The program will begin at 9:15 a.m. and will end around 3:30 p.m.
To pre-register, send names to be received before Aug. 6 with checks payable to Lafourche Heritage Society for $28 per participant to P.O. Box 913, Thibodaux, LA 70302.
Book Vendors will need to reserve a table in advance.
For more information, contact Clifton Theriot at 985-448-4621 or Elton Oubre at 985-446-8662.

BP Oil Spill money going to flood protection in St. Charles Parish
BP Oil Spill money going to flood protection in St. Charles Parish
St. Charles Parish’s share of the BP and Transocean settlements from the Deep Water Horizon disaster may not be large, but plans are to leverage those dollars into millions for flood protection.