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Voters who haven’t picked party will miss out on presidential primary
January 16, 2008 at 2:17 pm
St. Charles Parish residents that failed to update their voter's registration card by choosing a political party in January won't be able to vote in the Presidential Preference Primary on Feb. 9. That primary decides the front-runners for president.

Spears
January 16, 2008 at 2:00 pm
Curtis Wayne Spears, Sr., age 73, and a resident of Destrehan, La., passed away Saturday, Jan. 5, 2008.

Roux
January 16, 2008 at 1:59 pm
Dorothy Landry Roux passed away on Monday, Jan. 7, 2008 at 5:40 a.m. in Luling, LA at the age of 79.

Becnel
January 16, 2008 at 1:59 pm
John Clarence ‘Lut' Becnel passed away Monday, Dec. 24, 2007 in Metairie, LA at the age of 85.

Amedee
January 16, 2008 at 1:58 pm
Barbara Stroh Amedee, age 66, died at St. Charles Parish Hospital on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2008.

Sheriff's Reports
January 16, 2008 at 1:56 pm
Arrests
•Juvenile, 16, of Destrehan was arrested on Dec. 28 and charged with two counts of simple burglary.

Where have all the Reaganites gone?
January 16, 2008 at 1:49 pm
Ronald Reagan rose to power on the shoulders of a middle-class coalition that was angry, proud, motivated, and concerned.

Inauguration sets high road for new government
January 16, 2008 at 1:48 pm
Inauguration of the new parish president and council Sunday was both inspirational and entertaining. And it left one with high expectations that our new public officials will make us proud during the next four years.

Kennedy makes point at inauguration
January 16, 2008 at 1:47 pm
St. Charles Parish got a taste of what’s in store for Louisiana government for the next four years this past weekend.

School system to begin offering engineering courses
January 16, 2008 at 1:46 pm
St. Charles Parish Public Schools is offering engineering courses for senior high school students at the Satellite Center beginning next year.

LTC opening new facility, nursing center
January 16, 2008 at 1:45 pm
The Louisiana Technical College branch in Jefferson will soon open a state-of-the-art manufacturing center this spring that will feature more than $600,000 in new equipment.

Kathy and Jack Fisher, with their daughter Julia Fisher-Perrier, are constantly on the look out for new furniture trends in order to keep Great Southern Furniture one of the top choices for not only parish residents, but for anyone in the greater New Orle Ability to change with parish keeps Great Southern on top
January 16, 2008 at 1:43 pm
From a rural parish with a population of only 12,321 to a fast growing suburban sanctuary with over 55,000 residents, St. Charles Parish has undergone a huge transition over the last 60 years.

First-time homeowners receive help from state
January 16, 2008 at 1:38 pm
Louisiana residents looking to purchase their first home will receive extra help from the state by way of a mortgage program that assists those without the money for a minimum down payment or closing costs.

The 2007 Spillway Run in Norco. Herald-Guide 2008 Marathon Guide
January 16, 2008 at 12:04 pm
Pictures from the state’s largest marathon, “The WALL” - Next week. Visit www.runnotc.org for more information.

Darius Reynaud - former HHS running back. Hahnville High School
January 16, 2008 at 11:54 am
Darius Reynaud will turn pro early

Former Hahnville High School all-state running back Darius Reynaud, who has enjoyed a stellar college career at West Virginia, has decided to leave the Mountaineers a year early and throw his name in to the 2008 April draft according to his mother, Katrina.

HHS soccer team sponsors ‘Future Tiger Night’
January 16, 2008 at 11:51 am
The Hahnville High School Soccer team is sponsoring "Future Tiger Night" when the Tiger's host Destrehan in some key District matches on Friday January 25, 2008 at HHS.

MIKE ASKS ...
January 16, 2008 at 11:47 am
For the second time in the past five years the LSU Fighting Tigers are the BCS College Football National champions. Last Monday the Tigers defeated the Ohio State Buckeyes 38-24 and to be honest the 38-24 score was no indication of just how dominant the Tigers were.

Ed Reed, former Destrehan High School Student and Baltimore Ravens team member. Former DHS player heads to Pro-Bowl
January 16, 2008 at 11:46 am
Former Destrehan High School standout Ed Reed has been selected to play in the Pro-Bowl for the fourth time in his six seasons in the NFL.

Suspected pusher busted in Luling
Suspected pusher busted in Luling
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An anonymous tip led the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office to the arrest of a suspected drug pusher in Luling and seizure of a stash including nearly 1,200 grams of raw marijuana.