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Fire department hosts teen dance

DES ALLEMANDS - The Des Allemands Volunteer Fire Department is hosting a teen dance on Saturday, Nov. 15 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Des Allemands Fire Station located at 16960 Highway 90.

Music provided by DJ Jimmie Fish. Dance is open to ages 12 to 17.

Proof of age is required for admission. No exceptions. Parents are required to sign child out of dance.

Admission $5. Concessions will be sold. For more information, call 985-758-7087.
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November 15, 2008 at 11:44 am
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Women’s Day at Paradis church

PARADIS - First Baptist Church of Paradis’ Pastor Albert M. Charles and the Women’s Day committee begin the celebration of the church’s annual Women’s Day with activities on Saturday, Nov. 15 that include prayer breakfast at 9 a.m.

Evangelist Lawanna Marts of New Hope International Ministries of Vacherie and Pastor Claudette Aubert will speak at the breakfast.

The official event will begin on Sunday, Nov. 16 at 11:30 a.m. with guest speaker Rev. Marilyn Washington of New Vision Outreach Ministries of Donaldsonville along with Pastor Michael Washington.
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November 15, 2008 at 11:43 am
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School ratings increase

St. Charles Parish public schools have improved their district performance rating for 2008, according to figures released by the Louisiana Department of Education.Read More...
November 15, 2008 at 10:58 am
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Household energy workshop Nov. 14

NEW SARPY - The St. Charles Parish Department of Community Services will present a household energy conservation workshop at 10 a.m. Nov. 14 at the Arterbury Building, 14565 River Road.

The public is invited, and elderly residents are encouraged to attend to receive weather radios that can help in preparing for hurricanes or other severe weather. Space is limited to forty, so an RSVP is required. Those interested should call Community Services at 985-764-7944.
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November 14, 2008 at 11:44 am
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Destrehan moves on, Hahnville falls

The Destrehan Wildcats systematically broke down Jesuit Friday night, scoring a single touchdown in each quarter on their way to a 29-7 first round victory.Read More...
November 14, 2008 at 9:31 am
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Obama is not the Messiah

As I watched our new president Barack Obama give his victory speech, I saw the crowds around him continuing to be mesmerized. There were tears, there were ecstatic looks of joy. He sounded so good. His words were smooth, his heart seemed so compassionate and sincere. Read More...
November 13, 2008 at 9:34 am
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Parish moves ahead with sewer upgrades

Heavy rains cause sewer problems for some residents, and as the population continues to rise, that problem could become a lot worse. Read More...
November 12, 2008 at 6:51 pm
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100-year-old Ama cook still sharp as a tack

Anyone who sits down to talk to ‘Mama’ Lista Gilfore of Ama wouldn’t think she’s 100 years old. Her mind is as sharp as a knife. Her speech is crystal clear. But what’s more remarkable than that, is the fact that her memory is excellent. Read More...
November 12, 2008 at 6:48 pm
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Destrehan’s Ladycats lose in a playoff heartbreaker

Despite winning the district championship, the 2008 season ended for Destrehan High School’s girls volleyball team after they fell to the Northshore’s Mandeville Skippers in the first round of the playoffs Monday night.Read More...
November 12, 2008 at 4:21 pm
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Looking in the rearview mirror

At the present time the 2008 version of the New Orleans Saints look a lot like the 2007 version of the New Orleans Saints.Read More...
November 12, 2008 at 4:19 pm
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Herald-Guide Outdoor Report with Bruce McDonald

Last Tuesday was a historical day in our Nations history. For many outdoorsmen, as for myself, it was a day off to take care of hunting and fishing needs, too. The weather was clear, cool, with light winds. It was a perfect day to be off.Read More...
November 12, 2008 at 4:18 pm
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Hahnville, Dutchtown set for epic rematch in first round

Hahnville may have gotten off to a slow start last week, but when their offense finally warmed up in the second half, there was no stopping them.Read More...
November 12, 2008 at 4:16 pm
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Wildcats lock up No. 2 seed, begin title defense from home

Destrehan ended the regular season with their most impressive win of the year, stomping all over Dutchtown 42-7 to secure their second straight undefeated regular season and second straight district championship.Read More...
November 12, 2008 at 4:15 pm
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Camera Shootout 2008 Nov. 6 Weekly Winner

“Lil’ Saint” by Brian Robin got the most votes last week and is the Nov. 6 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest. Read More...
November 12, 2008 at 4:13 pm
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Richaud - White Engagement

Mr. and Mrs. George Leonard Jr. of Luling and Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Richaud Jr. of Houma are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter Gencie Rai Richaud to Billy Rogers White III, son of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Rogers White Jr. of Luling. Read More...
November 12, 2008 at 4:12 pm
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5th graders take a stand against drugs

ST. ROSE - Students in Katie Stearns' fifth grade class at St. Rose Elementary decorate their door poster for “Red Ribbon Week.”Read More...
November 12, 2008 at 4:11 pm
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Humane Society Pet of the Week: Mildred
Humane Society Pet of the Week: Mildred
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This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pet is Mildred the dog.