Committee members, taxes to be voted on Feb. 9
February 07, 2008 at 2:56 pm
Elections for St. Charles Parish Democratic and Republican Committee members will be held Feb. 9. Selected members will keep their posts from 2008 through 2011.

Gas leak almost kills Mimosa family
February 06, 2008 at 4:57 pm
As a Mimosa family slept on a chilly night, fumes from their gas heater exposed them to lethal carbon monoxide, a colorless, odorless gas that can kill a person as they sleep.

Rec department hopes tax helps build skate park Rec department hopes tax helps build skate park
February 06, 2008 at 4:55 pm
The St. Charles Parish Parks and Recreation Department has endured a lot of criticism in the past, but with a new administration in place and other leadership changes, plans are underway for some upgrades, like a BMX racing track and a skateboard park similar to one in Hammond.

LA strawberry crop off to good start despite cold snaps LA strawberry crop off to good start despite cold snaps
February 06, 2008 at 11:37 am
Near-perfect growing conditions in the fall have allowed the state’s strawberry growers to produce a good early crop, despite recent freezing temperatures.

Mimosa Heat basketball team named parish classic champions Mimosa Heat basketball team named parish classic champions
February 06, 2008 at 11:34 am
The "HEAT" is on for the Mimosa 7-8 year old division basketball team who were named champions of the 1st Annual St. Charles Parish Classic on November 30 and December 1, 2007 and the 1st Annual Christmas Classic on December 27 and 28, 2007. The Boutte Booster Club sponsored both tournaments.

GOLFERS: Mark your calendars for March classics
February 06, 2008 at 11:32 am
HHS band classic

The Hahnville High School Tiger Band Golf Classic will be held on Saturday, March 15 at Willowdale Country Club.

GOOD FORM. Jeffery Berger of St. Rose,pictured at right,
represented Louisiana at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl which was held on Jan. 5. Destrehan’s Jeffery Berger plays in All-American Bowl
February 06, 2008 at 11:29 am
Jeffery Berger Jr. of St. Rose was chosen to participate in the 2008 U.S. Army All-American Classic Bowl which was held on Jan. 5.

Barry Guillot with Rita Benson LeBlanc. Saints award Hurst teacher $5,000
February 06, 2008 at 11:28 am
The New Orleans Saints recognized Hurst Middle School Teacher, Barry Guillot, as one of the 2007 winners of the Saints NFL Community Quarterback Awards.

PARISH RIVALS. Destrehan High beat rivals Hahnville High in their first match up of the season with a victorious score of 58-43 in their first face off of the season. For the LOVE of the game
February 06, 2008 at 11:23 am
Even without one of their top offensive weapons, the Destrehan Wildcats were able to stretch their district record to 4-2 with a 71-56 win over archrival Hahnville last week.

See puzzle answers below. CROSSWORD
February 06, 2008 at 11:18 am
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Hahnville High School’s Principal’s & Superintendent’s lists
February 06, 2008 at 11:11 am
The following list depicts the second quarter prinicpal's and superintendent's list for Hahnville High School.

New Orleans Muffuletta The Cook's Corner
February 06, 2008 at 11:08 am
Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.

Tax commission appointments are crucial
February 06, 2008 at 11:01 am
Some of the most interesting—and revealing—appointments Governor Jindal will make will be on the Tax Commission. This regulatory body is, essentially, a five-member panel that should work to ensure that all property taxpayers in Louisiana are treated equitably by the elected parish tax assessors who are in charge of establishing assessments on taxable property.

Open meetings do not require television
February 06, 2008 at 11:00 am
Our new parish councilmen will find out what it’s like to be in the public eye or not, as the case may end up being.

Mardi Gras over, time to embrace Lent
February 06, 2008 at 10:58 am
Mardi Gras ended on a high note in St. Charles Parish, with lots of parades and family fun.

Wayne Schexnayder Local chef Wayne Shexnayder filmed for Canadian food network
February 06, 2008 at 10:57 am
Last month, local chef Wayne Schexnayder was filmed by the Canal Evasion Travel Channel in Quebec to be featured on a cooking show.

Heather R. Breaux BLOG
February 06, 2008 at 10:55 am
It’s been nearly a year since the retina in my right eye detached, and just when I started to feel like I was out of the danger zone and that I could finally breathe easily, I started to see spots with the only eye I have left.

Sheriff's Reports
February 06, 2008 at 10:55 am
•Three juveniles, 16, of Destrehan were arrested on Jan. 24 and charged with simple burglary.

4 die from heroin OD in St. Charles Parish
4 die from heroin OD in St. Charles Parish
St. Charles Parish’s heroin overdoses could reach four with confirmation of the recent “double death” with two known users this year.