Fire stations may merge Fire stations may merge
July 09, 2008 at 2:17 pm
Putting out fires all over St. Charles Parish isn’t easy, especially if there aren’t enough firemen to do the job. Consolidating all of the fire stations in the parish would allow for combined budgets, giving a new, singular department the ability to hire paid firemen instead of volunteers.

Brothers selected as All-Stars Brothers selected as All-Stars
July 09, 2008 at 2:16 pm
Two sets of brothers were selected for the West Bank Recreational 9- and 10- and 11- and 12-year-old All-Star teams.

Girls take 1st in tournament Girls take 1st in tournament
July 09, 2008 at 2:14 pm
The STC 10U Girls All-Star team competed in the LA Lightning Tourney on the Bayou in Houma. The girls were undefeated and took first place in their age bracket.

Mimosa Hargis softball girls are champs Mimosa Hargis softball girls are champs
July 09, 2008 at 2:13 pm
The Mimosa Hargis 11- and 12-year-old girls softball team, won the parish championship and went undefeated in tournament play.

Super Raiders go undefeated Super Raiders go undefeated
July 09, 2008 at 2:11 pm
The Super Raiders baseball team, which represented St. Rose for the season went undefeated for the end-of-the season tournament.

John David Brady and Hunter McDonald in the West Canal. Herald-Guide Outdoor Report with Bruce McDonald
July 09, 2008 at 2:09 pm
This time of year everyone thinks of enjoying the outdoors.

Summer Book Reviews Summer Book Reviews
July 09, 2008 at 2:07 pm
Dark Lord, written by Ed Greenwood, takes place in a fantasy world in the present day.

St. Charles Parish Library provides new tools for literary searching
July 09, 2008 at 2:05 pm
The St. Charles Parish Library is pleased to announce the addition of three databases to its extensive database collection.

Camera Shootout 2008 Camera Shootout 2008
July 09, 2008 at 2:05 pm
“Catching Air” by Julie Schmalz got the most votes last week and is the July 3 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest. Congratulations to Julie.

Camera Shootout 2008 Camera Shootout 2008
July 09, 2008 at 2:03 pm
“Sunday Picnic” by Amanda Robeau is the June monthly winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest.

Merle Pets of the Week
July 09, 2008 at 2:01 pm
Merle is a Dalmatian/Lab mix who is around a year to a year-and-a-half old. He is full of energy and love and is extremely affectionate.

FESTIVAL QUEENS. Louisiana Catfish Festival queens Katie Guidry and Jaclyn Sutton accept parish proclamation July 7. Herald-Guide People Watch
July 09, 2008 at 1:59 pm
Louisiana Catfish Festival queens were chosen June 14 during the annual pageant at J.B. Martin Middle School in Paradis. The theme was "A Salute to Mardi Gras."

The Cook's Corner The Cook's Corner
July 09, 2008 at 1:57 pm
Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.

PEACHES. Dennis Savoie of Raceland sells these sweet fruits at his Highway 90 stand in Boutte. Perfect Peaches
July 09, 2008 at 1:54 pm
The peak of the Louisiana peach season runs through mid-July, so don’t miss out on this healthful window of opportunity, advises St. Charles Hospital dietician Laurie Acosta.

Keisha Knight-Pulliam Essence Fest
July 09, 2008 at 1:50 pm
The star-studded Essence Festival hit the stage in New Orleans last weekend giving St. Charles Parish residents something different to experience just a few miles down the road.

Sheriff's Reports
July 09, 2008 at 1:40 pm
•Christopher Matherne, 19, of 489 Longview Dr. in Destrehan was arrested on possession of a controlled substance in the presence of a juvenile and contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile.

Dark clouds with silver linings
July 09, 2008 at 1:39 pm
Many Louisiana home and business owners were concerned when they recently learned that our property insurer of last resort—Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Company of Louisiana—is raising its rates by an average of 18 percent effective October 1 of this year.

Louisiana, Florida coasts quite different
July 09, 2008 at 1:37 pm
After a few days at Grand Isle, Ye Publisher and his wife went to a press meeting in Sandestin, FL last week. We figured it would allow us to make a good comparison between the prime Louisiana beach site and the premier Florida panhandle resort. And there was quite a difference.

Former star players help guide Wildcats
Former star players help guide Wildcats
As Destrehan attempts to become the program’s first undefeated state champion since the team did it back-to-back in 2007 and 2008, three of the team’s assistant coaches can offer a unique perspective to the Wildcat players.