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Dangerous chemicals could leak out of Dow
February 13, 2008 at 10:08 am
Dow St. Charles Operations has been working to repair a damaged safety flare connected to one of its units and all non-essential personnel have been asked to stay home until further notice. Flyers were distributed to residents living near the plant about possible side effects they could experience, and LA 3142 was temporarily closed, but has since reopened.

Airline Drive Task Force holds meeting
February 12, 2008 at 10:56 am
HAHNVILLE - The Airline Drive Task Force will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, Feb. 12 at 6 p.m. at the St. Charles Parish Council Chambers located on the second floor of the St. Charles Parish Courthouse.

The task force will provide information and receive public input about traffic safety issues on Airline Dr. in St. Charles Parish.

Spring Bible study at Barton Ave. church
February 11, 2008 at 2:02 pm
LULING - The Bible Center Church located at 422 Barton Ave. in Luling will hold their Ladies Spring Bible Study titled “The Patriarchs” Feb. 11 through April 30.

Classes will be held Mondays from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

A text book fee of $16.50 does apply.

For more information, call Margie Pierce at 985-764-9336, Julie Zeringue at 985-785-9610 or Nadine Montet at 985-785-8873.

My Little Pony on stage next month
February 10, 2008 at 1:54 pm
HOUMA - My Little Pony Live - The World’s Biggest Tea Party, is coming to the Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center, located at 346 Civic Center Boulevard, on Friday, Feb. 8 to Sunday, Feb. 10. Tickets are on sale now.

The 90-minute, highly interactive musical production features singing, dancing and audience participation.
Show times are as follows: Friday, Feb. 8 at 7 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 9 at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.; Sunday, Feb. 10 at 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Tickets are: $14 and $20. A limited number of premium seats are also available for $25.

For more information, call the box office at 985-850-4657 or visit www.mylittleponylive.net.

Lenten season fish dinners from K.C.
February 08, 2008 at 2:03 pm
DESTREHAN - The Knights of Columbus - Red Church Council #3634 will be frying catfish each Friday during Lent beginning Feb.8.

Dinners will include fish filets, french fries, hush puppies, cole slaw and iced cake squares
Plates are $7 each. Batter and fried onion mums are also available at $5 each.

Dine-in at 375 Spruce St. in Norco or take out from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Call 985-764-1944 to place orders.


Osteoporosis and stroke screening
February 08, 2008 at 12:54 pm
DESTREHAN - Resident’s living in and around Destrehan can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or a serious bone fracture.

Life Line Screening will be at St. Charles United Methodist Church located at 1905 Ormond Blvd. on Feb. 8 beginning at 9 a.m.

For more information regarding the screenings or to schedule an appointment, call 1-877-237-1287. Pre-registration is required.

Another robbery in Destrehan
February 08, 2008 at 10:18 am
Destrehan was the scene of another robbery on Feb. 7, as two black males entered the Shell gas station and made off with money from the cash register.

Committee members, taxes to be voted on Feb. 9
February 07, 2008 at 2:56 pm
Elections for St. Charles Parish Democratic and Republican Committee members will be held Feb. 9. Selected members will keep their posts from 2008 through 2011.

Gas leak almost kills Mimosa family
February 06, 2008 at 4:57 pm
As a Mimosa family slept on a chilly night, fumes from their gas heater exposed them to lethal carbon monoxide, a colorless, odorless gas that can kill a person as they sleep.

Rec department hopes tax helps build skate park Rec department hopes tax helps build skate park
February 06, 2008 at 4:55 pm
The St. Charles Parish Parks and Recreation Department has endured a lot of criticism in the past, but with a new administration in place and other leadership changes, plans are underway for some upgrades, like a BMX racing track and a skateboard park similar to one in Hammond.

LA strawberry crop off to good start despite cold snaps LA strawberry crop off to good start despite cold snaps
February 06, 2008 at 11:37 am
Near-perfect growing conditions in the fall have allowed the state’s strawberry growers to produce a good early crop, despite recent freezing temperatures.

Mimosa Heat basketball team named parish classic champions Mimosa Heat basketball team named parish classic champions
February 06, 2008 at 11:34 am
The "HEAT" is on for the Mimosa 7-8 year old division basketball team who were named champions of the 1st Annual St. Charles Parish Classic on November 30 and December 1, 2007 and the 1st Annual Christmas Classic on December 27 and 28, 2007. The Boutte Booster Club sponsored both tournaments.

GOLFERS: Mark your calendars for March classics
February 06, 2008 at 11:32 am
HHS band classic

The Hahnville High School Tiger Band Golf Classic will be held on Saturday, March 15 at Willowdale Country Club.

GOOD FORM. Jeffery Berger of St. Rose,pictured at right,
represented Louisiana at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl which was held on Jan. 5. Destrehan’s Jeffery Berger plays in All-American Bowl
February 06, 2008 at 11:29 am
Jeffery Berger Jr. of St. Rose was chosen to participate in the 2008 U.S. Army All-American Classic Bowl which was held on Jan. 5.

Barry Guillot with Rita Benson LeBlanc. Saints award Hurst teacher $5,000
February 06, 2008 at 11:28 am
The New Orleans Saints recognized Hurst Middle School Teacher, Barry Guillot, as one of the 2007 winners of the Saints NFL Community Quarterback Awards.

PARISH RIVALS. Destrehan High beat rivals Hahnville High in their first match up of the season with a victorious score of 58-43 in their first face off of the season. For the LOVE of the game
February 06, 2008 at 11:23 am
Even without one of their top offensive weapons, the Destrehan Wildcats were able to stretch their district record to 4-2 with a 71-56 win over archrival Hahnville last week.

See puzzle answers below. CROSSWORD
February 06, 2008 at 11:18 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.

Hahnville High School’s Principal’s & Superintendent’s lists
February 06, 2008 at 11:11 am
The following list depicts the second quarter prinicpal's and superintendent's list for Hahnville High School.

Billionaire murder suspect transferred to Killona jail
Billionaire murder suspect transferred to Killona jail
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HBO documentary figure and murder suspect Robert Durst is coming to St. Charles Parish by way of Federal Marshall escort.