Volume 133 Number 52 - Dec 28, 2006

News

Parish declares all-out war on pesky skeeters
Talking Points with Shonna Riggs
Mosquitoes just about ate us all alive in 2006, but in 2007, the parish is fighting back - with high-tech computerized spraying, a new spray truck, year-round spraying and more spraying from airplanes.

Tired of thieves, Luling man buys shotgun
HE’S FED UP. After his home was burglarized twice, Kenny Bayhi posted this sign on his lawn. Kenny Bayhi of Luling is fed up with thieves stealing from him, as the sign he erected in his yard testifies: “Robbed in Nov. $3000, Dec. $2000 New Gun for Xmas Priceless.”


Sports

A ‘Who Dat’ day, indeed
By Mike Detillier
The New York Giants struck quickly as they scored on a 4-play, 67 yard drive due to an Eli Manning 55-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Plaxico Burress. But that was about all the offensive firepower they were able to muster against a stingy Saints defense last Sunday.
This just in ...
By Mike Detillier
As we reported to you last week, Hahnville High School star halfback/fullback Jordan Stephany has indeed verbally committed to Tulane University.

Editorial

REAL REASON the Saints keep winning
By Barbara Munson
The Saints have really made a comeback this year, impressing people across the country and thrilling the locals. Credit for this comeback has been attributed to Sean Payton, Drew Brees, Marques Colston, and a multitude of others, but I'd like to claim a little bit of it for myself.




Lifestyles

Shutterbugs: LSU photo contest can make YOU famous ... fast
By Staff Report
The LSU AgCenter is once again offering photographers an opportunity to contribute to its popular Get It Growing calendar.
Gifts that keep on giving - or not!
By Heather R. Breaux
We all get that one Christmas present from a distant relative, friend or co-worker that just isn't right, regardless of the child-like anticipation we felt before opening it. It’s not that we’re being ungrateful, the gift is just unwanted.
Just in time for New Year's Eve
By Heather R. Breaux
You can party hearty on New Year's without making a fool of yourself with tips from an expert who's written a book on people who get into trouble while trying to get ahead in life.
Turn a bad mood into a good one - by changing your expression
By Derek Clontz
You can change a bad mood into a better one by altering your expression or moving your body into a different position, says a psychiatrist.
Ask Nattie
By Nattie Swan
Nattie Swan is St. Charles Parish’s best new advice columnist for kids and their parents. Let her help you.
Top 8 hangover CURES from Harvard experts you can trust
By Derek Clontz
We at the Herald-Guide encourage you to drink sensibly or not at all on New Year’s Eve and throughout the year, but if you do partake - and overdo it - the following "hangover remedies" from doctors at Harvard University can help you feel better on New Year’s Day.
Moneytalk
By Al Suffrin
Dear Mr. Suffrin: I am an 18-year-old Hahnville High School student, and after I graduate I would like to go to college to become a certified public accountant.
Derek Clontz BLOG
By Derek Clontz
Everywhere I go people ask about my career in celebrity journalism and invariably the question pops up, "What about those tabloid psychics? Are they for real?"