St. Charles Parish basketball All-Stars shine in tournaments St. Charles Parish basketball All-Stars shine in tournaments
March 19, 2008 at 12:02 pm
The St. Charles Parish 8-year-old basketball All-Star team played in the International Biddy Tournament in Thibodaux this week. The team placed second and was awarded the International Biddy AA Runner-Up title.

Holy Family free throw winners
March 19, 2008 at 11:44 am
Luling’s KC Council 9933 holds 2008 basketball free throw competition

Sheriff's Reports
March 19, 2008 at 11:40 am
•Victor Thomas, 63, of 130 Zack Thomas Lane in Montz was arrested on March 13 and charged with cruelty to animals, St. Charles Sheriff’s Office attachements, a fugitive of Kenner Police Department and the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Woman knocked out for waking up man
March 19, 2008 at 11:39 am
Two Des Allemands brothers were arrested after one of the brothers responded to getting hit with a wooden table leg by striking the other brother with a metal work light, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Spending cap in state gets a lot of attention
March 19, 2008 at 11:39 am
The rhetoric is flying over Louisiana’s constitutionally imposed expenditure limit on the growth of the state budget, a feature commonly called the “spending cap.”

Corps should accept west bank levee compromise
March 19, 2008 at 11:37 am
While other areas are in the process of trying to get upgrades in their hurricane protection levees, the west bank of St. Charles still does not even have such a structure.

Residents need way to access ‘wildlife utopia’
March 19, 2008 at 11:36 am
Imagine a neighborhood on the brink of wildlife utopia; a neighborhood brimming with so many outdoor opportunities it would make your head spin; a neighborhood surrounded by fishing, hunting, hiking, and biking trails that lead to some of the best outdoor adventures available in the country.

Parish using survey to attract businesses
March 19, 2008 at 11:35 am
St. Charles Parish is joining three other economic development organizations in undertaking a comprehensive analysis of the local labor market to give companies interested in coming into the area an idea of what that market could support.

UWSC gears up for 12th bridge run
March 19, 2008 at 11:34 am
The United Way of St. Charles is gearing up for its 12th annual 5K Bridge Run, which is the only race in the country that allows participants to transverse the Mississippi River.

Board moves forward with Destrehan’s athletic facelift
March 19, 2008 at 11:32 am
Even though the estimated cost of the project has recently spiked from $1.5 million to around $2.25 million, the school board voted to go ahead with Destrehan's athletic facility relocation by sending it out for bid.

The Cook’s Corner The Cook’s Corner
March 19, 2008 at 11:30 am
Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.

TISKET-A-TASKET. Girls and boys gathered together last weekend for the Life Fellowship Community Church’s annual Easter-egg hunt and face painting. FOUND: 10,000 eggs in Bayou Gauche
March 19, 2008 at 11:17 am
Children of all ages crowded the fields near the Bayou Gauche Fire Station to hunt for 10,000 plastic eggs stuffed with yummy candy last Sunday.

Slow home sales delay Phase II of Ashton Plantation Slow home sales delay Phase II of Ashton Plantation
March 19, 2008 at 11:15 am
Phase II of Ashton Plantation won't be going up as scheduled until more homes are sold in Phase I.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY. Georgia Landry got more than just a few presents for her birthday, she had the best kind of birthday party ever - a SURPRISE party.
March 19, 2008 at 11:11 am
Little did Georgia Landry of Norco know that a small birthday dinner would turn into a great big one when family and friends gathered at the Knights of Columbus Hall on March 8 to surprise Georgia on her 80th birthday.

Satellite Center hosts food drive
March 19, 2008 at 11:07 am
Empty Bowls, an event where all proceeds are given to Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans, will be held March 19 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Satellite Center Banquet Room.

The basic idea for Empty Bowls is simple. Students from St. Charles Parish Public Schools create ceramic bowls, then serve a simple meal of soup and bread. Guests choose a bowl to keep as a reminder that there are always empty bowls in the world. In exchange for a meal and the bowl, all guests donate $10 per person for a ticket to the event. Tickets are available at the door.

CHEESECAKE. There was plenty of Copeland’s signature desserts to go around for all who desired a slice of heaven.
Heather R. Breaux BLOG
March 19, 2008 at 11:05 am
Earlier this month, hundreds gathered in their best evening attire for a night of choice cocktails and fine dining at the re-grand opening of Copeland’s Cheesecake Bistro on St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans - an event I just couldn’t miss!

Councilman in trouble Councilman in trouble
March 19, 2008 at 9:18 am
A 2006 audit of the financial statements of the St. Rose Fire Department shows several violations and questionable spending of tax payer's money by the department.

Schools save over half a million
March 19, 2008 at 9:18 am
Despite their employees' willingness to stay with UnitedHealthcare, the St. Charles Parish School Board decided to end their 14-year relationship with the insurance company in order to save costs.

Work to begin on Motiva’s $500M Maurepas Pipeline by end of this year
Work to begin on Motiva’s $500M Maurepas Pipeline by end of this year
Construction will begin on Motiva’s $500 million Maurepas Pipeline in the fourth quarter of this year.