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'America’s Most Wanted' fugitive captured by parish deputy
January 02, 2008 at 3:03 pm
A convicted burglar and suspected rapist, who was one of America's Most Wanted Fugitives, was arrested on Ormond Boulevard after an alert sheriff's deputy interrupted the man during a home burglary.

Residents can forget early tax refund
January 02, 2008 at 2:57 pm
Residents that are expecting an early tax refund won't be able to get it.

Sheriff's Reports
January 02, 2008 at 1:01 pm
Arrests
•Brenette Chopin, 44, of 803 E. Lawson in New Sarpy was arrested on Dec. 22 and charged with distribution of crack cocaine.

Pollet
January 02, 2008 at 12:59 pm
Eve L. Pollet entered into eternal life on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2007 at 1:39 p.m. at her home in New Sarpy surrounded by loving family and friends.

Petit
January 02, 2008 at 12:58 pm
Darryl W. Petit passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2007 at 9:07 p.m. at his residence in Bayou Gauche, LA.

McMurry
January 02, 2008 at 12:57 pm
Thomas Henry McMurry passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2007 at 5:20am in Jefferson, LA.

Henderson
January 02, 2008 at 12:54 pm
Drake Davis Henderson passed away on Friday, Dec. 7 in Metairie. Beloved son of Miles and Gwen Henderson. Grandson of Aubrey and Betty Stephens, Billy Henderson, Charles and Emelia Alleman.

NASA contracts to boost New Orleans recovery
January 02, 2008 at 12:49 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The route to the moon and perhaps to Mars now goes through New Orleans - and the detour could not come at a better time in the city's struggle to rebuild its shattered economy after Hurricane Katrina.

Primary system leaves much to be desired
January 02, 2008 at 12:46 pm
Why is it that two small states with little population can tell the rest of the 48 who they should elect as President? That’s the way it is in the U. S. A.

Washington should be less partison
January 02, 2008 at 12:45 pm
Last week we reflected on what an exciting year 2008 will be. We’ll have big sporting events in the Crescent City next door. There’ll be a new parish administration and council taking over to solve our local problems. And the state will have a new administration and almost new legislature to help save us from the encroaching Gulf of Mexico.

R.K. Smith middle schooler to stand in district honor band R.K. Smith middle schooler to stand in district honor band
January 02, 2008 at 11:56 am
R. K. Smith Middle School band students had the opportunity to audition for the District 7 All Youth Honor Band in Thibodaux on Saturday, Dec. 1.

Hahnville’s Christina Chester performs in Capitol One Bowl Hahnville’s Christina Chester performs in Capitol One Bowl
January 02, 2008 at 11:55 am
Congratulations to the Hahnville High School tiger mascot, Christina Chester who will be participating in the Capitol One Bowl Pre-Game Show in Orlando, Fla. on Jan. 1.

Saints fall again against the Bears
January 02, 2008 at 11:54 am
The most anticipated season in New Orleans Saints history ended just like it did last season with a loss at Soldier Field to the Chicago Bears.

Bowl GLANCE
January 02, 2008 at 11:53 am
7 bowl games, 14 teams scheduled to face off in January

Use it or lose it!
January 02, 2008 at 11:51 am
New research proves that maintaining physical activity in the middle age leads to better basic physical abilities as we age, and that weight is not a deciding factor.

Camera Shootout 2007 Camera Shootout 2007
January 02, 2008 at 11:47 am
“Ghost” by Jamie Abadie is the monthly winner for December in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2007 contest. Congratulations to Jamie.

Camera Shootout 2007 Camera Shootout 2007
January 02, 2008 at 11:45 am
“Camel Ride in Egypt” by Lisa Vitrano got the most votes last week and is the Dec. 27 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2007 photo contest.

Prosciutto Wrapped Olives Prosciutto Wrapped Olives
January 02, 2008 at 11:42 am
Ingredients:

1 ounce (whole piece) Parmesan-Reggiano or aged Parmesan cheese, 1 (6-ounce) can Lindsay Black Ripe Pitted Olives, drained, 3 ounces thinly sliced prosciutto, Small frilled wooden picks or colorful cocktail picks, Red lettuce leaves

Future of 50-year Des Allemands parade in jeopardy after low support
Future of 50-year Des Allemands parade in jeopardy after low support
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Despite low participation and negative comments, Des Allemands has become the town that refuses to give up its more than 50-year-old Mardi Gras parade.