February 13, 2008 at 12:53 pm
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|The Cook's Corner
February 13, 2008 at 12:48 pm
Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.
|'Racing for TIME'
February 13, 2008 at 12:36 pm
If when you hear the name Precious Singleton you picture a 16-year-old powerhouse track and field runner joining the Hahnville High School track team in numerous victories, then what you're about to read will take your impression of this young athlete to a whole new level.
|Heather R. Breaux BLOG
February 13, 2008 at 12:31 pm
It’s a tale as old as time. The saga of giggling, star-crossed lovers indulging in the gift giving and card sending rituals of Valentine’s Day - all in the name of a saint for which the holiday is branded.
|‘A Wedding Toast’
February 13, 2008 at 12:29 pm
In December, my younger sister took her first steps into adulthood when she tied the knot to her long-time fiance in front of all to see.
|Breaux - Duncan Wedding
February 13, 2008 at 12:24 pm
Mr. and Mrs. Guy Breaux of Luling are delighted to announce the marriage of their daughter, Miss Amanda Marie Breaux to Mr. Kyle James Thomas Duncan, son of Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Duncan Sr., also of Luling.
|A ringside seat
February 13, 2008 at 12:04 pm
Break out the popcorn, settle into your easy chair, and get ready to watch some high drama as the presidential nominating contests move toward critical mass.
|TV could hamper committee meetings
February 13, 2008 at 12:02 pm
St. Charles Parish President V.J. St. Pierre recently admitted that it was his choice to stop the broadcasting of council committee meetings. And though the proposed ordinance drew a lot of heat from residents when it was leaked out of the courthouse, that decision would have been a good one.
|Governor needs to push coastal restoration
February 13, 2008 at 12:01 pm
Hopefully, as soon as Gov. Bobby Jindal makes good on his efforts to reform ethics in state politics, he will turn his attention to the biggest problem facing our state. That is to save and restore out valuable coast.
|Destrehan scene of yet another robbery
February 13, 2008 at 11:52 am
Destrehan was the scene of another robbery last week, as two black males entered the Shell gas station and made off with money from the cash register.
February 13, 2008 at 11:50 am
•Edgardo Lopez, 30, of 705 North Pierce Ave. in Metairie was arrested on Feb. 5 and charged with DWI, reckless operation of a motor vehicle and hit and run.
|Hanging off bridge all in a days work for deputy
February 13, 2008 at 11:49 am
When Deputy Kenneth Delaune risked his own life to keep a woman from jumping off of the Hale Boggs Bridge, it wasn't the skyscraper-like height that worried him, but the potential tumble into the Mississippi.
|SCP schools first in state to offer engineering design courses to their students
February 13, 2008 at 11:46 am
St. Charles Parish Public Schools continues to blaze a new trail in Louisiana by becoming the first school district in the state to offer engineering design courses.
|Scholarship open to parish students
February 13, 2008 at 10:56 am
NORCO - Persons interested in applying for the Tulane Legislative Scholarship for the 2008-2009 school year should send an application for consideration to: District 56 Tulane Legislative Scholarship, c/o Gary L. Smith, Jr., P.O. Box 189, Norco, LA 70079.
The application must include: (1) a letter of requestion for consideration. (2) a recent transcript of grades. (3) ACT test scores. (4) proof of eligibility for admission to Tulane University.
Applicants must attend the scheduled interview for final consideration. Completed applications must be received at the above address by 4 p.m. on Friday, March 7.
For more information, call Greta at 9885-764-9122.
|Planning and zoning vows to clean streets
February 13, 2008 at 10:09 am
For years, residents living on Luling's Paul Fredrick Street have been forced to deal with the unsightly buildings and bountiful trash that are combining to decrease the property value of their homes.
|Drug bus headed to Boutte to help residents find low cost medicines
February 13, 2008 at 10:09 am
A prescription assistance program that has helped five million individuals who are uninsured or lack adequate healthcare coverage find medicines for free or nearly free is coming to Boutte.
|Bankruptcy on the rise in parish
February 13, 2008 at 10:08 am
The astronomical price of insurance, combined with ever increasing mortgage rates, is having a huge effect on citizens of St. Charles Parish, leading to large upswing in the amount of bankruptcies in the area.
|Dangerous chemicals could leak out of Dow
February 13, 2008 at 10:08 am
Dow St. Charles Operations has been working to repair a damaged safety flare connected to one of its units and all non-essential personnel have been asked to stay home until further notice. Flyers were distributed to residents living near the plant about possible side effects they could experience, and LA 3142 was temporarily closed, but has since reopened.
The St. Charles Parish Department of Parks and Recreation is taking applications...
Roses continue to be among the most popular flowering plants in Louisiana...
• Students participating in LSU residence program
• Longtime ‘Voice of the LaBranche Wetlands’ is Rotary of St. Charles’ Citizen of the Year
• St. Joseph altars offer opportunity for gratitude, prayers
• St. Charles Parish's Teacher of the Year
The Destrehan Lady Wildcats went 2-2 over last week playing in the Sulpher...
It was a good week for the Hahnville Lady Tigers, who picked up wins against H.L....
• DHS star makes history
• Lady Tigers blank East St. John, 15-0
• Lady Cats rout Central Lafourche in 14-0 shutout
• Tigers beat STM 17-10, but can’t hold on against Barbe, Evangel
• Wildcats rebound from Jesuit loss to knock off Lutcher, 3-0
DHS beats 60 teams from 6 states, secures bid in robotics national championship - 659 views
Destrehan High School’s robotics team won the Bayou Regional for the first time in school history and will now head to the national championship.
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