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St. Rose man robbed at gunpoint while heading to apartment
January 02, 2008 at 10:55 am
The holiday season did not get off to a good start for a 34-year-old St. Rose man, who was robbed at gunpoint as he headed towards his apartment just three days before Christmas.

UWSC changes strategy towards long-term success
January 02, 2008 at 10:52 am
With a new year comes new resolutions, and the United Way of St. Charles is taking full advantage of that fact by turning their community improvement strategy from short term success to long term improvement.

St. Pierre fills almost all of his staff positions
January 02, 2008 at 9:46 am
A boost in applications a week before the Dec. 26 deadline gave St. Charles Parish President-elect V.J. St. Pierre plenty of choices when it came to filling 11 of his top staff positions.

Legendary restaurant still being discovered
January 02, 2008 at 9:46 am
The famous 2,000 pound root beer mug lies on its side, relegated to an unnoticeable location on the far side of an Ormond Blvd. shopping center.

No go for Valero zone money because of executive order No go for Valero zone money because of executive order
January 02, 2008 at 9:46 am
Valero announced a $1.4 billion dollar expansion, but the company won't be able to use Go-Zone bond money.

2011 deadline for East Bank levee 2011 deadline for East Bank levee
January 02, 2008 at 9:45 am
Marti Lucore, project manager for the Lake Pontchartrain/St. Charles Hurricane Protection Project, says the East Bank levee will be complete by June 2011.

DA dance set to bring in the New Year
December 31, 2007 at 9:18 am
DES ALLEMANDS - St. Gertrude Catholic Church is selling tickets for its New Year’s Eve dance at the Father Mac Community Center in Des Allemands.
Tickets are $40 per couple. Music by Wayne Foret. Favors are provided.

For more information, call Roland Dufrene at 985-758-7682 or Candy Ford at 985-758-1631.

Get New Year’s Eve dance tickets NOW!
December 29, 2007 at 1:56 pm
DES ALLEMANDS - St. Gertrude Catholic Church is selling tickets for its New Year’s Eve dance at the Father Mac Community Center in Des Allemands.

Tickets are $40 per couple. Music by Wayne Foret. Favors are provided.

For more information, call Roland Dufrene at 985-758-7682 or Candy Ford at 985-758-1631.

Christmas baseball camp in Hahnville
December 27, 2007 at 1:56 pm
BOUTTE - Hahnville High School would like to invite boys ages 6 to 16 years old to participate in their “Christmas at the Ballpark” baseball camp on Dec. 27 through 29 from 9 a.m. to noon each day.

The cost is $100 for pre-registration or $115 for walk up registration.

Money must be received by Dec. 21 to be considered pre-registration.
Make checks payable to Hahnville High Dugout Club and mail it along with your child’s name, age, school, grade, phone number, address, parent’s work number and T-shirt size to Hahnville High School, 200 Tiger Drive, Boutte, LA 70039 Attn: Kade Rogers - Baseball Office.

Saints lose McKenzie, hoping to have Colston, Bush face off against the Chicago Bears
December 27, 2007 at 10:04 am
METAIRIE (AP) - A fluke injury on a crazy play has ended Saints cornerback Mike McKenzie's season, making New Orleans' slim playoff hopes even slimmer.

McNabb becomes the Christmas Grinch
December 27, 2007 at 10:02 am
In a playoff type atmosphere the New Orleans Saints saw a Pro-Bowl type performance by Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb possibly end their hopes for a spot in postseason action.

Hahnville’s Lady Tigers warm up for annual tournament
December 27, 2007 at 10:01 am
Hahnville High School’s Lady Tigers basketball ball team and the Destrehan High School Lady Wildcats are suiting up for one of the season’s biggest competitions - the annual Rumble on the River at the Alario Center in Westwego on Dec. 27 through Dec. 30.

People Watch People Watch
December 27, 2007 at 9:58 am
Herald-Guide Editor Jonathan Menard and his long-time companion Lynda Parker exchanged vows on Saturday, Dec. 15 at the St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans.

HAPPY HOLI-DAZE!
December 27, 2007 at 9:56 am
It was the sound of my finance Sean and I sneezing, sniffling and caughing that woke me up on Christmas morning and not the sound of reindeer hoofs on my roof.

Real Estate
December 27, 2007 at 9:54 am
The following Real Estate Transactions were taken from the public records at the St. Charles Parish Courthouse. Below you will find purchased homes and vacant land in the St. Charles Parish area. The following transactions are dated October 8th through Dec. 7.

A Winter Wonderland
December 27, 2007 at 9:53 am
Mother Nature is dropping hints that the coldest months of winter are just ahead with a cool day here or there, but stop by the German Coast Farmer’s Market and you’ll be sure to walk in a “Winter Wonderland.”

Dunn
December 26, 2007 at 2:44 pm
Roy B. Dunn, Sr. passed away on Dec. 13 at 3:17 p.m. Age 72. Native of Raceland and resident of Des Allemands.

Walker
December 26, 2007 at 2:42 pm
Howard Joseph Walker, Jr. passed away on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2007 in New Orleans, LA. Beloved husband of JoAnn Estay Walker.

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