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Herald Guide’s $1 Children's Christmas Fund
November 29, 2006 at 12:16 pm
BOUTTE - This year the St. Charles Herald-Guide sponsors its first annual $1 Children's Christmas Fund to help friends and neighbors in need.

This week's talking points
November 29, 2006 at 12:09 pm
Machines will replace humans in St. Charles Parish at the water works department “for two reasons, one is we just can’t find qualified people to work,” public works director Greg Bush tells the Herald-Guide.

SUPPORT GROUPS
November 29, 2006 at 12:05 pm
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Tuesdays: 7:30 p.m., First Union Presbyterian Church, 134 Lakewood Dr., Luling. Info: 985-308-0086.

Post traumatic stress group for children
November 29, 2006 at 12:02 pm
LULING - Come by the Center for Family and Youth Services, 13101 River Road in Luling, and learn more about their youth support groups that deal with issues such as post traumatic stress.

Snowing nightly at Lakeside Center
November 29, 2006 at 12:01 pm
METAIRIE - Santa is bringing the first snowfall of the year with him to Lakeside Shopping Center. “Santa’s Nightly Snowfall” will run through Dec. 24 Mon.-Sat. at 7 p.m. and Sun. at 5 p.m., and features “Mrs. Claus and Friends” children’s program.

Prayer groups invites YOU to healing mass
November 29, 2006 at 12:00 pm
THIBODAUX - The New Life Prayer Group is holding a healing mass Nov. 27 at St. Thomas Aquinas Church on the Nicholls State University campus.

Norco holiday parade needs YOU
November 29, 2006 at 11:59 am
NORCO - The Norco Civic Association is looking for floats, bands, marching groups, costumed walkers, antique/classic cars, horse riders and more to participate in this year’s parade.

YOU’RE invited to an elegant evening out
November 29, 2006 at 11:57 am
HAHNVILLE - The Council on Aging will hold it’s Christmas Cotillion on Friday, Dec. 8 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Holiday craft days for kids at library
November 29, 2006 at 11:56 am
LULING - The West Bank Regional Library has holiday craft days for ages 10 and up.

River Region Ballet in ‘The Nutcracker’
November 29, 2006 at 11:49 am
DESTREHAN - The River Region Ballet performs Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” at Destrehan High School, on Saturday, Dec. 9 and Sunday Dec. 10.

River Region Ballet in ‘The Nutcracker’
November 29, 2006 at 11:49 am
DESTREHAN - The River Region Ballet performs Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” at Destrehan High School, on Saturday, Dec. 9 and Sunday Dec. 10.

Iron man! Run, bike and swim in triathlon
November 29, 2006 at 11:48 am
HOUMA - The first ever Tri-Barracuda Mini Triathalon - a 2-mile run, a 10-mile bike & a 200-yard swim - begins Nov. 25 at 9 a.m. at the Bayou Barracuda Swim Facility off of South Hollywood Road.

Pick me! Pick me! Farmer of the Year
November 29, 2006 at 11:46 am
BATON ROUGE - The LSU AgCenter is accepting nominations for the 2007 Farmer of the Year competition through Dec. 15.

Mardi Gras ball on tap - tickets on sale
November 29, 2006 at 11:43 am
HAHNVILLE - The St. Charles Recreation & Parks Department will hold its 11th annual Mardi Gras ball at the Jerusalem Shrine Center

Pssssst! Read how to get FREE STUFF from the Council on Aging even if you aren’t all that old
November 29, 2006 at 11:41 am
HAHNVILLE - What baby boomers and sixtysomethings don't know about the Council on Aging could fill a book - and executive director Margaret Powe thinks that's a crying shame.


Bound for glory Bound for glory
November 29, 2006 at 11:37 am
TAFT - His mother was an alcoholic and he never knew his dad. But Gregory Hill didn’t let a wrecked family life hold him back. He studied hard. He resisted the temptations of the street. He worked his way through college and landed a job he loves.

Real reason 800 people are out of work in St. Charles Parish
November 29, 2006 at 11:15 am
LULING - Getting a job in St. Charles Parish isn’t as easy as you might think.

9,000 miles from home alone 9,000 miles from home alone
November 29, 2006 at 11:00 am
BOUTTE - Imagine being in another world where nothing is familiar. No one speaks your language. No one knows you. You recognize nothing.

Lifestyles

2015 Krewe of Lul Grand Marshal
2015 Krewe of Lul Grand Marshal
At 90 years old, the Krewe of Lul’s grand marshal can be hard to catch up with....
DHS students receive national honor
DHS students receive national honor
Destrehan High School Freshmen students Emaje Vinnet (left) and Maddie Taliancich....

Parish wants new property tax to fund levee construction
Parish wants new property tax to fund levee construction
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Rather than rely on “hopes and prayers” to find funding for the West Bank hurricane protection levee, the St. Charles Parish administration is proposing a 4-mill property tax that would allow residents to pay for the project.