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Council prioritizes important projects Council prioritizes important projects
February 28, 2008 at 8:09 am
The St. Charles Parish Council has a list of priority projects that have been submitted to Senators Mary Landrieu and David Vitter, along with State Representative Charlie Melancon. That's because they want as much help as possible to execute the projects from the various financial sources that are available.

Church donates home to family Church donates home to family
February 28, 2008 at 8:05 am
Just days before Christmas last year, the Smith family from New Sarpy lost everything in a fire. But thanks to the kindness of a ministry, the family will get a new start in a brand new home.

COLLIER
February 27, 2008 at 1:13 pm
Glay Hood Collier passed away on Saturday, Feb., 23, 2008 at the age of 72.

Bourgeois
February 27, 2008 at 1:12 pm
It is with great sadness that the family of Guy A. Bourgeois announce his passing after a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2008 at the age of 62.

Sheriff's Reports
February 27, 2008 at 1:11 pm
Arrests
•Jules A. Bruce Jr., 21, of 1450 Louise St. Apt. B-3 in Thibodaux was arrested on Feb. 19 and charged with DWI and speeding.

Coastal Waste Services article misleading
February 27, 2008 at 1:10 pm
Unfortunately we find it necessary to respond to the article written on February 21, 2008. This article contains incorrect and incomplete information.

State board of education sends mixed messages
February 27, 2008 at 1:07 pm
Recently, the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) took steps to take over 10 public schools that were deemed “failed” by Louisiana’s public education accountability program.

Time is ripe for new friendship in Cuba
February 27, 2008 at 1:06 pm
The U. S. has an excellent chance to make things right with Cuba now that Fidel Castro has retired.

Governor, legislature on the right track
February 27, 2008 at 1:05 pm
Gov. Bobby Jindal deserves accolades for his initial efforts to reform the state. He got most of what he wanted in putting ethics ahead of everything else in government.

Volunteers needed to help abused children
February 27, 2008 at 1:04 pm
Abused children in St. Charles Parish need someone to speak up for them, and by volunteering to serve as a court appointed advocate, members of the community will get that chance.

Family sees opportunity as a ‘sign’ to fundraise
February 27, 2008 at 1:02 pm
A lot has changed for Lori Templet since she began selling Christmas signs with a picture of the nativity and a message that read “This House Believes.”

Joe Medina works on resoleing a shoe. Besides, serving as a cobbler, Medina also offers several shoe supplies. Lost art -- Cobbler makes living for almost 40 years
February 27, 2008 at 1:00 pm
When you first step inside Joe Medina’s cobbler shop on Paul Maillard Road in Luling, it’s as though you’ve gone back in time to a place where the stitching and resoleing of shoes was big business.

HHS cheerleader & mascot tryouts
February 27, 2008 at 12:43 pm
BOUTTE - There will be an informational meeting about cheerleading and mascot tryouts for the 2008-09 school year on Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 6 p.m. in the Hahnville High School auditorium.

Those interested in trying out who are unable to attend the meeting should contact Ms. Candice Reed at creed@stcharles.k12.la.us after the meeting to obtain a packet of tryout information.

A mandatory instructional workshop will be held on April 7 through 10 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the school gym.
Tryouts will be held April 11 at 3 p.m.

Lady Tigers fall to Chapelle
February 27, 2008 at 12:21 pm
The Hahnville girl's basketball team finished just inches shy of the Class 5A state championship game, falling to Chapelle 56-39 in the semifinals on Monday night.

Camera Shootout 2008 Camera Shootout 2008
February 27, 2008 at 12:06 pm
“Fountain” by Charles Flowers got the most votes last week and is the Feb. 21 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest.

See answers below. CROSSWORD
February 27, 2008 at 12:02 pm
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Farm bureau invites ladies to compete in queens contest
February 27, 2008 at 11:58 am
Charlene Bruce, St. Charles Parish Farm Bureau Women’s Committee Chairman would like to invite single young ladies to enter the Farm Bureau Teen Queens Contest, and Queens Contest on Saturday, March 15.

The Cook’s Corner The Cook’s Corner
February 27, 2008 at 11:57 am
Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.

4 bands rock Little Red Church Fest this weekend in Destrehan
4 bands rock Little Red Church Fest this weekend in Destrehan
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Food, bands and carnival games will all be featured at this weekend’s Little Red Church Festival.