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21 new books are waiting for you in your St. Charles Parish librariesRead More...
February 19, 2009 at 9:19 am
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Fedrick - Bate Engagement

Dee and Karen Fedrick of Luling announce the engagement of their daughter Jessica Lynn Fedrick to Robert Mitchel Bate, son of Steven and Mercedes Truxillo of Paradis.Read More...
February 19, 2009 at 9:14 am
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Dufrene - Fuqua Engagement

The marriage of Ashley Nicholle Dufrene and Keeno Dwain Fuqua, Jr. will be solemnized on Saturday, Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. Read More...
February 19, 2009 at 9:12 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...
February 19, 2009 at 9:10 am
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Mr. Singleton goes to Washington

The presidential inauguration of Barack Obama will be a day that Ama’s Glenn Singleton will never forget.Read More...
February 19, 2009 at 9:07 am
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests
•Timothy Banks, 63, of 312 River Ridge Dr. in Boutte was arrested on Feb. 9 and charged with DWI, driving under suspension, improper lane use and no proof of insurance.Read More...
February 18, 2009 at 11:08 am
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Mardi Gras is a time to spend with family

Mardi Gras officially kicks off this weekend in St. Charles Parish, with the Krewe of Lul and the Krewe of Des Allemands rolling down the streets with plenty of good throws for the waiting crowds.Read More...
February 18, 2009 at 11:07 am
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Honoring the real hero of Mardi Gras

By Mike Peters
Mardi Gras 2009 is upon us. As we prepare for this year’s festivities in St. Charles Parish, we can start guessing at what we’ll see for themes in the local parades.Read More...
February 18, 2009 at 11:06 am
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What's fasting got to do with it?

By Fr. Dwight Longenecker
I posted a video on my blog the other day from YouTube. It was an interview with a Romanian hermit. This grizzled old warrior was asked the most important element in a successful prayer life. He looked away with watery eyes then looked at the interviewer and replied, "Purity of the body."Read More...
February 18, 2009 at 11:04 am
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Huey P. getting much needed upgrade

The Huey P. Long Bridge is an amazing structure. Built in the thirties, it has withstood a tremendous increase in traffic.Read More...
February 18, 2009 at 11:03 am
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Peanut butter collection to go on despite salmonella scare

The recent salmonella outbreak won’t put the brakes on a St. Charles Parish Mardi Gras tradition - the collection of jars of peanut butter.Read More...
February 18, 2009 at 11:02 am
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Fundraiser almost shut down because of lack of permit

When planning a fundraiser, the check list of things to do can take on a life of its own, especially if you don’t have your permits in order. Read More...
February 18, 2009 at 11:01 am
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Lobbying firm sets priorities

Two days after the St. Charles Parish Council approved the hiring of Eglé and Associates by a slim 5-4 vote, the lobbying firm began its representation of the parish in Washington, D.C.Read More...
February 18, 2009 at 10:27 am
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Knife-wielding man allegedly breaks into New Sarpy home

New Sarpy resident Clifton Blue, 33, was arrested on Feb. 12 and charged with attempted armed robbery and simple burglary after he allegedly tried to break into a residence located at 540 W. Lawson St.Read More...
February 18, 2009 at 10:27 am
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Teacher hopes photos can help save old Luling church

With the fate of the old Luling church still undecided, one local teacher hopes to use photos of the historic landmark to raise money for the buildings restoration.Read More...
February 18, 2009 at 10:27 am
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Sweetheart dance at fire department

DES ALLEMANDS - The Des Allemands Volunteer Fire Department will hold a Sweetheart Dance on Saturday, Feb. 14 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the fire station located at 16960 Highway 90 in Des Allemands.

The dance is open to kids 12 to 17 years of age. Parents are required to sign the child into and out of the dance. Admission is $5. Concessions will be sold.

For more information, contact Tracy Sparks at 504-915-3258 or Julie Trosclair at 504-416-5936.
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February 14, 2009 at 11:33 am
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featured merchant

Craig's Barber Shop
Craig's Barber Shop Craig's Barber Shop has been locally owned and operated for over 25 years. We do men, women, and children's haircuts. Come in and enjoy that unique barber shop experience! Walk in and relax a while with Craig, Cheryl, and Angel!

Another accident stalls traffic on Hale Boggs bridge
Another accident stalls traffic on Hale Boggs bridge
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Traffic backed up for miles this morning (April 20) on I-310 from an apparent motorcycle wreck.