Dow St. Charles Operations awards $18,000 in PTEC scholarships
June 11, 2008 at 1:35 pm
The St. Charles Operations facility in Hahnville awarded six scholarships, at $3,000 each, to graduating high school seniors and mid-career adults in the River Parishes interested in pursuing an associate degree in PTEC.

NEW BEGINNING. Members of the Mount Zion Baptist Church in Ama attended service in the church’s new building. Ama church reopens to 250 members
June 11, 2008 at 1:34 pm
Sunday morning church services at Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Ama left everyone filled with a renewed spirit and a confirmed belief that prayer can accomplish the impossible, as more than 250 members marched through the doors of a new sanctuary.

Camera Shootout 2008 Camera Shootout 2008
June 11, 2008 at 1:31 pm
“Puppy Love” by Terran Loupe got the most votes last week and is the June 5 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest.

The Cook’s Corner
June 11, 2008 at 1:28 pm
Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.

Women's Club officers Herald-Guide PEOPLE WATCH
June 11, 2008 at 1:25 pm
The St. Charles Women's Club recently installed its 2008-09 officers at a luncheon at Ormond Country Club.

St. Charles Parish Hospital dietitian Laurie Acosta sayd that boiling vegetables is a suitable method for hard vegetables such as green beans, broccoli spears and carrots. Properly cooking your vegetables helps savor their natural nutrients
June 11, 2008 at 1:21 pm
We’ve all heard the old adage - an apple a day keeps the doctor away - but there’s also a lot to be said for the nutrients found in vegetables, especially if they’re cooked properly.

Three blends of Santa Carolina wine will be on tap at the June 13 Mais Oui wine tasting. Taste Test
June 11, 2008 at 1:12 pm
Mais Oui wine shop owner Ava Somme says that finding a great bottle of wine for a reasonable price isn’t as hard as it may seem.

Leave our street alone!
June 11, 2008 at 12:44 pm
To the editor:
District IV Councilman Paul Hogan has, for the last few months, embarked on a "crusade" to change our street name on Bayou Estates South. He cites its "similarity" to our neighboring street, Bayou Estates Drive.

Big problem ahead for next president
June 11, 2008 at 12:42 pm
Our next President may have a major problem. It could perhaps be somewhat like the problem George W. Bush faced soon after he assumed the chief executive slot.

First 100 days going well
June 11, 2008 at 12:37 pm
The ink is barely dry on some newly appointed parish administrative employees' contracts and yet they seem to be leaving their posts. What's going on?

Unemployment compensation funds there for rainy days
June 11, 2008 at 12:34 pm
With little more than a couple of weeks remaining in the Legislature’s regular session, a good bill has passed that should not go unheralded.

Rolling classroom offers businesses free seminars
June 11, 2008 at 12:30 pm
Business owners in St. Charles Parish will get the unique opportunity to hear free seminars on topics vital to their success on a custom-designed 18-wheeler trailer.

Inside of school buses can reach 92 degrees in May Inside of school buses can reach 92 degrees in May
June 11, 2008 at 12:29 pm
During the piping-hot month of May, temperatures in parish school buses can reach as high as 92 degrees, which leaves school board members searching for a way to lower the heat.
One of those options could include adding air conditioning to all 133 buses.

‘Fusion’ of talent, friendship sparks young entrepreneurs ‘Fusion’ of talent, friendship sparks young entrepreneurs
June 11, 2008 at 11:36 am
A love of technology and a fascination with the mechanics of computers helped launch not only a career for two Hahnville High School friends, but the start of a brand new business in St. Charles Parish.

Teens help beautify parish Teens help beautify parish
June 11, 2008 at 11:33 am
Blake Champagne, Paul Loupe and Brent Simmons plan to keep busy all summer long by working to help beautify St. Charles Parish.

More Administrators resign
June 11, 2008 at 10:10 am
Two more parish administrators are following in the footsteps of former finance director Lorrie Toups by resigning from their positions with St. Charles Parish.

Priest shortage affects parish Priest shortage affects parish
June 11, 2008 at 10:10 am
Mass services continue right on schedule at four Catholic churches in St. Charles Parish, though a big change is coming soon because of a lack of priests in the area.

Shopping centers moving in Shopping centers moving in
June 11, 2008 at 10:09 am
It’s taken close to a year of planning, but a new 7,500-square-foot strip mall is inching towards completion.


Crafty Destrehan couple work together on art
Crafty Destrehan couple work together on art
Under the great oaks of Destrehan Plantation, Mary Alice Smith and her husband,...
Communities rally to support Cottages for CASA
Communities rally to support Cottages for CASA
Cottages for CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) is kicking off its playhouse...

Hahnville rallies from 13 down to take down St. Amant, 55-33
Hahnville rallies from 13 down to take down St. Amant, 55-33
Hahnville quarterback Mike Neal scrambled, desperately buying time as the halftime horn sounded, voices from the sideline imploring him to throw the ball. But Neal waited, waited and waited, buying time with his legs until the last possible second for an opportunity—and his patience paid off.