|Histories and customs of Halloween
October 17, 2007 at 4:56 pm
Halloween is an annual celebration, but just what is it actually a celebration of? And how did this peculiar custom originate? Is it, as some claim, a kind of demon worship? Or is it just a harmless vestige of some ancient pagan ritual?
The word itself, "Halloween," actually has its origins in the Catholic Church.
|A walk to remember
October 17, 2007 at 4:53 pm
In 1719 the early immigrants of St. Charles Parish sailed in from Germany, Switzerland and found their way from a small German territory called Alsace Lorraine to settle the Parish of Plenty as colonists.
|All that glitters & more at business social
October 11, 2007 at 11:22 am
LUCKY WINNER. A champagne Diamond Raffle delights winner Tammy Mars who took home a forever diamond drop necklace donated to the St. Charles Business Association from Rousell's in Luling for the River Parishes Business Social held Oct. 4 at the Jerusalem Temple in Ormond.
|Homeschooled kids attend 2-day speech and debate conference
October 11, 2007 at 11:19 am
Homeschool students from the River Parishes, Kenner and Metairie attended a Communicators for Christ Speech and Debate Conference.
|Camera Shootout 2007
October 11, 2007 at 11:13 am
“Water” by Brock Barlow got the most votes last week and is the Oct. 4 weekly winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2007 photo contest.
|Eeek, Drink and be Merry
October 11, 2007 at 11:07 am
Makes 1 cake. Prep time: 20 minutes. Decorating time: 40 minutes.
Ingredients: 2 (16-ounce) cans vanilla frosting, 2 (16-ounce) frozen pound cakes - thawed, 1 box thin chocolate wafer cookies, 1 (0.68-ounce) tube black decorating gel, 1bag Twix Fun Size Bars, 1 bag M&M’S milk chocolate candies.
|Jack Cali is his name and software development is his game
October 11, 2007 at 11:01 am
Drivers are witnessing the phenomenon of electronic navigation systems that help with directions while sitting in the driver's seat and other new technologies like instantaneous video conferencing and music downloads in your car - and Destrehan’s Jack Cali is putting fuel to the fire in the auto-electronics boom with an invention that is drawing raves from auto enthusiasts across the country.
|Heather R. Breaux BLOG
October 11, 2007 at 10:59 am
The countdown has begun - five ... four ... three ... two ... one - blast off, right through the swinging double doors and on to the operating table.
|Camera Shootout 2007
October 04, 2007 at 8:09 am
“Stairway to Heaven” by Julie Abadie got the most votes last week and is the September monthly winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2007 photo contest.
|Camera Shootout 2007
October 04, 2007 at 8:06 am
“Cat Nap” by Piper Soudelier got the most votes last week and is the Sept. 27 weekly winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2007 photo contest.
|Mimosa children raise $2500 to fight cancer
October 04, 2007 at 8:03 am
October 04, 2007 at 8:02 am
ST. ROSE - Amy Lind's fourth grade class at St. Rose Elementary along with students Kalen Brown, Krystal Abate and Emily Nyblom observe crickets to study their body parts and movements to identify them as a particular type of insect.
|Grandparents visit at New Sarpy Elementary
October 04, 2007 at 8:00 am
DESTREHAN - PaPere Kimball discusses what’s inside a coconut after teaching the class a song about a coconut.
|LOVE IS IN THE AIR
October 04, 2007 at 7:58 am
Weddings, enagements and anniversaries.
|Keep your dog or cat safe with these Halloween tips
October 04, 2007 at 7:56 am
A pack of ghosts and goblins at your door can scare your pets, but ghouls are not the only thing to beware of on Halloween.
|Autumn has arrived at wreath-making party
October 04, 2007 at 7:51 am
CRAFTY GALS. All you need is a glue gun, craft supplies and a few good friends to bring autumn to life in your home - just ask Jenny Zoglio, Richelle Jones and Julie Hebert of Luling who spent an afternoon designing and making their own ornamental wreaths.
|What memories are made of ...
October 04, 2007 at 7:48 am
In 1950, Paradis Elementary’s fourth grade class gathered outside the building to take the photo you see pictured to the right.
|Weekend of Lights
October 04, 2007 at 7:46 am
The St. Charles Parish Rotary Club rolled out the red carpet last weekend at the Westbank Bridge Park in Luling for the “King of the Swamp” at the 28th Annual Alligator Festival - and patron of the event said that this year was better than ever.
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Cody the dog....
First Baptist Church of Luling
April 5 - 6:45 a.m. Easter Sunday - community...
Hahnville was on a roll last week winning four in a row thanks in part to the arm...
Destrehan stayed strong last week with wins over H.L. Bourgeois, North shore, East....
• Tigers squeak by DHS, stampede over Thibodaux
• Ladycats cruise in wins over Lafourche, John Ehret
• Lady Tigers go 1-2 in Riverside tourney
• Tigers stay perfect in district, stretch win streak to 7
• Destrehan’s three straight shutouts improve district mark to 7-1
St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office releases name of suspect in deputy shooting - 25977 views
The man arrested in connection with the shooting of Corp. Burt Hazeltine has been identified as 56-year-old John Paul Devillier, of Gulfport, Miss.
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