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Cottages for CASA tickets on sale

ST. CHARLES PARISH - Child Advocacy Services kicks off their first annual “Cottages for CASA” playhouse raffle on Aug. 15.

Raffle tickets for two designer playhouses will be sold until Oct. 30, when the live drawing will take place. Each playhouse is valued at $10,000.

Tickets are $10. Distribution outlets are listed at Childadv.net beginning Aug. 15. Each ticket holder will have two chances to win.
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August 15, 2009 at 9:35 am
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Pichon headlines deer plot seminar

LULING - David Pichon, a county agent with the LSU Ag Center’s Cooperative Extension Service in St. Charles Parish, has announced that the LSU AgCenter will present a Deer Food Plot seminar for deer hunters on Tuesday, Aug.11 at the VFW Hall on Angus Dr. in Luling. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. followed by a meal at 6:30 p.m., with the actual program beginning at 7 p.m.

The focus of the seminar will be on fall food plot plantings for whitetail deer as well as soil preparation, fertilization and deer diseases.

There will also be vendors with educational exhibits and wildlife products for sale. The 4-H Club will also have a display on the Shooting Sports Program.

Dr. Don Reed, Professor of Forestry and Wildlife with the LSU Ag Center’s Cooperative Extension Service, will present the program on “Food Plot Plantings”to attract and hold whitetail deer.

Donations of $5 will be accepted to help pay for the seminar costs.

If you have any questions or would like to help sponsor the seminar, you may call David Pichon at the LSU AgCenter’s St. Charles Cooperative Extension Service office at 985-785-4473. The Cooperative Extension Service practices a non-discriminatory policy with all of its programs.
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August 11, 2009 at 9:49 am
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Man pleads guilty to vehicular homicide

A Harvey man who pled guilty to vehicular homicide and vehicular negligent injuring after striking a vehicle and sending it into a Hahnville High School bus has a criminal history of both drug distribution and driving while intoxicated, according to court documents.Read More...
August 10, 2009 at 1:05 pm
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Questions abound about body found in St. Rose

St. Charles Parish authorities are still trying to piece together a mystery surrounding a dead body that was discovered on St. Rose Avenue.Read More...
August 10, 2009 at 1:01 pm
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Councilman on a mission

For the past year, Councilman Shelley Tastet has been the main cog in a program that has led to the destruction of 24 abandoned homes and trailers, many of which have been used as crack houses.Read More...
August 10, 2009 at 1:01 pm
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Schools want out of new diploma program

After eight months of debate, a bill that offers public high school students an alternative to a traditional diploma won final legislative approval, but St. Charles Parish Public School officials are putting the brakes on this new law.Read More...
August 10, 2009 at 1:01 pm
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Luling Mustangs finish fifth in nation, third in World Series

With an arsenal of powerful pitching, a rock-solid defense, an offense with speed and explosive hitting that scored nearly 8 runs per game in 2009, the Mustangs team has it all. The 11U Mustangs Baseball team had a fantastic season that was waged in tournaments across Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee and Alabama. Read More...
August 10, 2009 at 11:01 am
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Flying High

Falling 13,500 feet from the sky is how Rickie and Chandra Sampey of Luling wrapped up their vacation last week.Read More...
August 10, 2009 at 11:00 am
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Outdoor Report

What do you get when you take kids, fishing guides, the No. 1 fishing lodge in the state, and fish in the hottest waterways, and put it all together? The “Take Me Fishing Foundation for Kids” is the answer.Read More...
August 10, 2009 at 10:58 am
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Camera Shootout 2009

“Summertime Blues” by Tamara Plattsmier was selected as the July 2009 monthly winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2009 photo contest. Congratulations to Tamara.Read More...
August 10, 2009 at 10:53 am
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Camera Shootout 2009

“Take Me for a Ride” by Shirley LeBlanc got the most votes last week and is the July 30 weekly winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2009 photo contest. Congratulations to Shirley.Read More...
August 10, 2009 at 10:52 am
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Local outreach hosts‘collaboration luncheon’

Alpha Daughters of Zion Outreach hosted a “Collaboration Luncheon” on July 22 at the John Dorsey Multi-Purpose Building in Boutte.Read More...
August 10, 2009 at 10:48 am
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Knights of Columbus Council 2409 installs 2009-2010 officers

Knights of Columbus St. Charles Council 2409 recently held its installation of officers for 2009-10. Read More...
August 10, 2009 at 10:46 am
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The Cook's Corner

Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.Read More...
August 10, 2009 at 10:44 am
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People Watch

St. Charles Parish Hospital nurses Lisa Bourgeois, Roxanne Elliott and Dana St. Pierre recently earned the CNOR credential, a professional designation specifically designed for nurses whose practice emphasis is in providing nursing care in the surgical setting.Read More...
August 10, 2009 at 10:42 am
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Gift of life

On Aug. 6, 22-year-old Luke Zeringue of Destrehan will have his third cardiac surgery. Unlike others who’ve undergone this surgery, blood must be ready for Luke before and after the operation because of his two medical deficiencies - Factor I and Factor II. His family needs your help and your blood donations.Read More...
August 10, 2009 at 10:39 am
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Schools offer free playgroups for toddlers
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They're weekly, available to toddlers and their parents at no charge, and represent an opportunity far more important than just play.