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Herald-Guide Outdoor Report with Bruce McDonald

This time of year everyone thinks of enjoying the outdoors.Read More...
July 09, 2008 at 2:09 pm
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Summer Book Reviews

Dark Lord, written by Ed Greenwood, takes place in a fantasy world in the present day.Read More...
July 09, 2008 at 2:07 pm
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St. Charles Parish Library provides new tools for literary searching

The St. Charles Parish Library is pleased to announce the addition of three databases to its extensive database collection.Read More...
July 09, 2008 at 2:05 pm
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Camera Shootout 2008

“Catching Air” by Julie Schmalz got the most votes last week and is the July 3 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest. Congratulations to Julie. Read More...
July 09, 2008 at 2:05 pm
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Camera Shootout 2008

“Sunday Picnic” by Amanda Robeau is the June monthly winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest.Read More...
July 09, 2008 at 2:03 pm
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Pets of the Week

Merle is a Dalmatian/Lab mix who is around a year to a year-and-a-half old. He is full of energy and love and is extremely affectionate.Read More...
July 09, 2008 at 2:01 pm
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Herald-Guide People Watch

Louisiana Catfish Festival queens were chosen June 14 during the annual pageant at J.B. Martin Middle School in Paradis. The theme was "A Salute to Mardi Gras." Read More...
July 09, 2008 at 1:59 pm
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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...
July 09, 2008 at 1:57 pm
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Perfect Peaches

The peak of the Louisiana peach season runs through mid-July, so don’t miss out on this healthful window of opportunity, advises St. Charles Hospital dietician Laurie Acosta.Read More...
July 09, 2008 at 1:54 pm
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Essence Fest

The star-studded Essence Festival hit the stage in New Orleans last weekend giving St. Charles Parish residents something different to experience just a few miles down the road.Read More...
July 09, 2008 at 1:50 pm
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests
•Christopher Matherne, 19, of 489 Longview Dr. in Destrehan was arrested on possession of a controlled substance in the presence of a juvenile and contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile.Read More...
July 09, 2008 at 1:40 pm
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Dark clouds with silver linings

Many Louisiana home and business owners were concerned when they recently learned that our property insurer of last resort—Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Company of Louisiana—is raising its rates by an average of 18 percent effective October 1 of this year.Read More...
July 09, 2008 at 1:39 pm
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Louisiana, Florida coasts quite different

After a few days at Grand Isle, Ye Publisher and his wife went to a press meeting in Sandestin, FL last week. We figured it would allow us to make a good comparison between the prime Louisiana beach site and the premier Florida panhandle resort. And there was quite a difference.Read More...
July 09, 2008 at 1:37 pm
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No credit, no medical care

It's been a battle the hospital has been trying to win. St. Charles Parish CEO Fred Martinez says the hospital goes before the council each year to borrow money just to offset the costs of the 30 percent of their visitors who don’t pay their hospital bills. Read More...
July 09, 2008 at 1:36 pm
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Parish waiting for grants to update pumping stations

St. Charles Parish is actively seeking grants to help pay for updates to both the Cousins and Schexnayder Pump Stations. Read More...
July 09, 2008 at 1:35 pm
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Cajun cuisine, music and rides highlight 34th Catfish Festival

If the best catfish cuisine around is what your taste buds desire, then it’s probably a good idea to drop by this weekend’s 34th Annual Louisiana Catfish Festival in Des Allemands.
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July 09, 2008 at 1:34 pm
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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!

WWII vet considered himself ‘fortunate’
WWII vet considered himself ‘fortunate’
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Rene Champagne of Luling considers himself a fortunate man.