Sports




DHS Wildcats eliminated from 5A state playoffs
March 05, 2008 at 11:58 am
The Destrehan Wildcats boy's basketball team was eliminated from the Class 5A state playoffs after Lafayette's Josh Wiltz hit a jumper as time expired to give his team a 50-48 quarterfinal victory.

Camera Shootout 2008 Camera Shootout 2008
March 05, 2008 at 11:50 am
“Upside-Down Cheese” by Abby Chabert got the most votes last week and is the Feb. 28 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest.

Camera Shootout 2008  February Monthly Winner Camera Shootout 2008 February Monthly Winner
March 05, 2008 at 11:48 am
“Baby’s First Mardi Gras” by Erica Williams is the February monthly winner in the photo contest.

See answers below. CROSSWORD
March 05, 2008 at 11:46 am
Like crosswords? You’re going to love our new crossword puzzle - every week in the St. Charles Herald-Guide. Tell your friends and don’t miss a single great issue or puzzle. See answers below.

Late March is perfect time to plant cucumber-family vegetables
March 05, 2008 at 11:43 am
The cucumber family, properly known as the cucurbitaceae (cu-cur-bit-A-cee-ee), provides a wide variety of vegetables popular for the spring, summer and fall home vegetable garden.

The Cook's Corner The Cook's Corner
March 05, 2008 at 11:41 am
Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.

MEMORIES. J.B. Martin Students Jordan Dang, Ashley Estay and Bresha Dumas commemorate the Holocaust with their language arts presentation.
J.B Martin students remember the Holocaust
March 05, 2008 at 11:13 am
Students in Stacy Neighbors and Heather Dey’s language arts classes at J.B. Martin presented student-written Holocaust children’s books and personal narratives in two publishing ceremonies, The Memories are the Past Relived to Learn for Our Future and The Hope in the Face of Despair.

LETTERS FROM THE PAST. When I was a child and my grandfather went to Wyoming for work, he’d write me letters that included hand-drawn artwork like the ones pictured above. Heather R. Breaux BLOG
March 05, 2008 at 11:09 am
The first handwritten letter I ever received was from my grandfather when I was a child. For a short time, his work took him from Louisiana to Wyoming where he would write to me often.

Flood heights could rise
March 05, 2008 at 9:53 am
Residents in St. Charles Parish will soon find out if the Federal Emergency Management Agency will change the base flood elevations for the area.

Company says it has the solution for Airline deaths Company says it has the solution for Airline deaths
March 05, 2008 at 9:53 am
Nucor Steel Marion Corporation says they know exactly how to end deadly car crashes on Airline Highway (U.S. 61) in St. Charles Parish.

Grocery costs skyrocket due to gas, corn prices
March 05, 2008 at 9:53 am
High gas prices may seem like they only affect a person's vehicle, but the increase is also causing havoc on everyday items that most residents need to survive.

Davis Pond Diversion pumping at full force
March 05, 2008 at 9:52 am
A recent test run of the Davis Pond Diversion Project proved that the structure and ponding area can now accommodate the large capacity of river water it was designed to, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Group home sexual assault Group home sexual assault
March 05, 2008 at 9:52 am
The owners of a group home in Destrehan, which houses boys with mental disabilities and behavior problems, have been charged with abuse by the state.

San Francisco fest on tap this week
March 02, 2008 at 1:17 pm
GARYVILLE - The San Francisco Plantation Foundation and Marathon Petroleum Company would like to invite you to participate in the Fifth San Francisco Plantation Festival March 1 and 2.

For more information, call 985-535-2341 or visit www.sanfranciscoplantation.org.

New Orleans RV show in Kenner this week
February 29, 2008 at 1:15 pm
NEW ORLEANS - An RV tradition in the south - the 17th annual New Orleans Spring RV Show & Camping - will showcase over 200 makes and models of recreational vehicles at the Pontchartrain Center, Feb. 29 through March 2.

Show hours are Friday 12-8, Saturday 10-7 and Sunday 11-5.
Admission is $7 for adults, $2 for kids 6-15 and free to children under 6.

For more information, visit www.bacshows.com.

Bring on the wall Bring on the wall
February 28, 2008 at 1:53 pm
It's been almost three years since 1,400 residents living in the Bayou Gauche area signed a petition asking for flood protection for their homes and businesses. All of the signatures came from property owners living in the Sunset Drainage District and residents of Des Allemands, located outside of the district.

Women’s club to award three scholarships
February 28, 2008 at 1:14 pm
LULING - The St. Charles Women’s Club is awarding three scholarships to graduating seniors who reside in St. Charles Parish.

Two academic awards - one for $4,000 and one for $1,000 - will be given to a high school graduate who plans to attend 4-year universities. One $500 scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior who plans to attend a vocational school or towards an associate’s degree.

Applications may be obtained from the senior counselors at Destrehan and Hahnville High Schools.

Students who attend private schools may call 985-764-9762 to set up a time to pick up an application.

Deadline for all applications is Feb. 28.

Arsonist hits Norco fire station
February 28, 2008 at 9:39 am
A blaze intentionally set by an arsonist left the Norco fire substation severely damaged and in need of repair. And the volunteer firefighters forced to put out the blaze want information from residents to help arson investigators solve the crime.

Luling writer’s work  of life is no fantasy - it’s all sci-fi
Luling writer’s work of life is no fantasy - it’s all sci-fi
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With a sly smile, Lee Stephen admits writing is a way of creating his own adventure.