Lifestyles




They’re Baaack! They’re Baaack!
January 09, 2008 at 10:32 am
Des Allemands’ own science fiction author Lee Stephen steers readers through the trials and tribulations of war in a chaotic world unlike any other with his second novel, Outlaw Trigger.

Heather R. Breaux BLOG
January 09, 2008 at 10:28 am
Herald-Guide Christmas fund helps family who lost everything

When Orvette Smith’s home in New Sarpy was completely destroyed by a fire in early December, we at the Herald-Guide decided that his family - which included 10 children - deserved to be the recipient of our Children’s Christmas Fund.

Camera Shootout 2008
January 09, 2008 at 10:26 am
Calling all photographers! That’s right, it’s time to launch the 2008 version of the Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout photo contest.

Wanted: Red Cross Director
January 09, 2008 at 9:29 am
The American Red Cross Chapter in Luling has been without a director since October when Eric Zammit, former head of the organization, resigned from his position with the nonprofit organization.

When vandals attack
January 09, 2008 at 9:29 am
Teen vandals have wreaked havoc in Destrehan during the past two months by damaging public property.

Contractor charged with bilking local resident after hurricanes
January 09, 2008 at 9:29 am
A St. John the Baptist Parish contractor is being sued for damaged condominiums he built for Hurricane Katrina victims in Orleans Parish, and is also fighting claims from some residents that he kept their deposit money without even building their homes.

HHS teacher makes documentary about explosion that killed 36 HHS teacher makes documentary about explosion that killed 36
January 09, 2008 at 9:29 am
Shedding much needed light on Louisiana's biggest tragedies is becoming somewhat of a specialty for Hahnville High School broadcast teacher Royd Anderson.

Numerous Christmas trees have already been dropped off at the West Bank Bridge Park. Parish residents have until Jan. 11 to drop off the trees at either the West or East Bank Bridge Parks or residents may leave them by the curb in front of their homes on Parish Christmas trees begin journey to wetlands
January 09, 2008 at 9:28 am
For the 18th consecutive year, the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources/Coastal Engineering Division will collect Christmas trees to help stop erosion of the state's wetlands.

St. Pierre announces his staff
January 09, 2008 at 9:24 am
St. Charles Parish, President-elect, V. J. St. Pierre names the following men and women to make up his administration:

ON THE PROWL. Hunting the Salvador Wildlife Management Area has been above average in some areas, spotty in others. At right Austin Fremen of Luling shows off a limit of blue-wing teal and grey ducks. Below Coot hunters aren’t having trouble filling their Herald-Guide Outdoor Report
January 09, 2008 at 7:08 am
Salvador Wildlife Management Area saw it's pouldeau (coot) populations explode while ducks remained spotty, says the region's biologist supervisor Todd Baker.

St. Pierre's remarks over the line? St. Pierre's remarks over the line?
January 08, 2008 at 11:41 am
V.J. St. Pierre may only be in the infant stages of his parish presidency, but he is already facing controversy over some jokes he told at Albert Laque's retirement party.

Boat show docks in N.O. Jan. 7 - 11
January 07, 2008 at 12:34 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Celebrate the New Year with fun for the whole family at the Gulf Coast’s longest-running and largest boat show, returning to the New Orleans Morial Convention Center (halls H, I and J), Jan. 7 through 11.

The 39th annual New Orleans Boat Show offers five days of boating fun, education and shopping, showcasing hundreds of the latest boats and accessories at the best deals of the year, plus a variety of new features, prize opportunities and boating and fishing seminars from the region’s experts.
Hours are: Wednesday through Friday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Admission: $9 for adults, $5 for kids 13 to 15, free for kids 12 and under. Visit www.neworleansboatshow.com for more information.

'America's Most Wanted' fugitive dies from injuries sustained during suicide attempt
January 07, 2008 at 9:16 am
Ronald Lee Moore, one of “America’s Most Wanted” fugitives, died over the weekend from injuries he sustained after he hung himself in his jail cell on Jan. 2.

Ballet holds open auditions for play
January 05, 2008 at 12:50 pm
NORCO - The River Region Ballet will hold open auditions for their spring production, Cinderella, on Saturday, Jan. 5 at the River Region Performing Arts & Cultural Center located at 151 46 River Road in Norco.

A variety of roles are available for all levels of expertise. Auditions for girls ages 6 to 8-years-old will be held from 2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. and for girls ages 9 to 12 years olds from 2:30 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Dancers should arrive 30 minutes prior to audition time for sign-in. Audition fees are $10 and forms must be completed and signed by responsible adult.

For more information, call 985-764-7678 or visit www.rrpa.org.

Houma hosting RV and boat show
January 04, 2008 at 2:39 pm
HOUMA - A huge selection of new Boats, Rvs and related items from top manufacturers at the best deals of the season will be unveiled at the 10th Annual Southern Louisiana Boat, Sport & RV Show at the Houma Terrebonne Convention Center Jan. 4 through 6.

For more information, call 337-436-4355 or visit www.bacshows.com.

'America's Most Wanted' fugitive attempts suicide
January 03, 2008 at 3:23 pm
Ronald Lee Moore, one of “America’s Most Wanted” fugitives, who was captured by a St. Charles Parish deputy on Christmas Eve, tried to hang himself at the Nelson Coleman Correctional Center on Jan. 2.

New lawsuit filed against the parish
January 02, 2008 at 3:15 pm
A councilman elect and an attorney have joined forces and filed a lawsuit against St. Charles Parish over the $27.4 million dollar bond issue that would bring hurricane levee protection to the West Bank.

Epilepsy counselor to visit area schools
January 02, 2008 at 3:10 pm
Kelly Aprill, a counselor for the Epilepsy Foundation of Louisiana, will be visiting elementary school classrooms in St. Charles Parish this January to educate teachers in the area about recognizing the signs of the illness.

Killona man faces felony for beating dog
Killona man faces felony for beating dog
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A Killona man faces felony animal cruelty charges after the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office alleges he threw a 6-pound dog against a wall and “stomped” on him last Monday.