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Book cover of Lee Stephen's first novel <i>Dawn of Destiny</i> Des Allemands writer's first novel
February 14, 2007 at 12:05 pm
Imagine living in a world of the future where the lives of earthlings and extraterrestrials have collided head-on.

License to drive
February 14, 2007 at 12:00 pm
About six months ago, the transmission in my car went kaput and I was stuck with no transportation while it was in the repair shop.

TOWN TALK with Colette Lottinger
February 14, 2007 at 11:59 am
Mardi Gras is certainly in the air ... in fact my computer screen has sparkles on it and I don’t have any idea where they came from.

Herald-Guide
February 14, 2007 at 11:56 am
You can enjoy your favorite foods, including goodies, and still lose weight with exercise and diet tips in Herald-Guide Weight Watch.

Learn a lot about asthma and its dangers in seconds flat Learn a lot about asthma and its dangers in seconds flat
February 07, 2007 at 2:52 pm
Asthma primer can help you ... read on and find out how.

Recycling not quite back up to snuff
February 07, 2007 at 2:45 pm
Curbside recycling that was “blown away” and forgotten after Hurricane Katrina isn’t coming back anytime soon, say officials - because there’s nowhere to take the bottles, aluminium cans, plastics and newspapers.

Asthma-fighting advice from a Luling doctor; breathe easier - take charge now
February 07, 2007 at 2:44 pm
You can prevent asthma attacks or minimize their severity with tips from a Luling doctor.

ASTHMA
February 07, 2007 at 2:42 pm
Asthma is a major problem in Louisiana with one in 10 households having at least one child who suffers.

Speak with Authority
February 07, 2007 at 1:08 pm
BOUTTE - Experts agree that when you learn a new word, your world becomes a bigger and more interesting place.

Nifty $5 for YOUR jokes and riddles
February 07, 2007 at 1:05 pm
A VALENTINE’S DREAM

A young woman was taking an afternoon nap. After she woke up, she told her husband, "I just dreamed that you gave me a pearl necklace for Valentine's day. What do you think it means?"

Heather's rocks. Can you top this?
February 07, 2007 at 1:03 pm
Heather Breaux’s rocks might not look like much to the untrained eye, but they, well ... rock!

MONEYTALK with Al Suffrin
February 07, 2007 at 1:01 pm
Dear Mr. Suffrin: My son is a high-school sophomore and we are beginning to look into what colleges he would like to attend. That way we can figure out how much his education will cost and also how we are going to pay for it.

Paint like nobody's watching
February 07, 2007 at 12:58 pm
Unleash your creative side and sign up for a St. Charles Parish Community Education art course. From acrylic painting to calligraphy, there’s bound to be a class just for you.

Don’t let Mardi Gras make you ... urp - sick!
February 07, 2007 at 12:57 pm
Most of us are too busy catching beads and trinkets during Mardi Gras parades to realize that it’s almost impossible to keep our hands clean and free of germs.

See what the NOISE is all about
February 07, 2007 at 12:55 pm
The St. Charles Community Band is looking for new adult members, especially woodwinds and percussion, who have had at least some high school band experience.

50 ways to LEAVE your lover?
February 07, 2007 at 12:51 pm
There must be fifty ways to leave your lover ...
Just slip out the back, Jack
Make a new plan, Stan
You don't need to be coy, Roy
Just get yourself free
Hop on the bus, Gus
You don't need to discuss much
Just drop off the key, Lee,
Just set yourself free.


Destrehan native and nature photographer Ronnie Gaubert certainly has an eye for our feathered friends. Ronnie Gaubert is ...
February 07, 2007 at 12:43 pm
Bird-watchers nationwide are dusting off their binoculars for the Great Backyard Bird Count Feb. 16-19. But Destrehan native and nature photographer Ronnie Gaubert keeps our feathered friends in sharp focus all the time.

Ask Nattie
February 07, 2007 at 12:39 pm
Nattie Swan is St. Charles Parish’s best new advice columnist for kids and their parents. Let her help you. Send questions to editor@heraldguide.com

Donation clears way for bed and breakfast at Destrehan Plantation
Donation clears way for bed and breakfast at Destrehan Plantation
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Destrehan Plantation has received a major donation that will go toward construction of a nearly $1.8 million renovation that includes the creation of a bed and breakfast on the property.