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‘Voices of Louisiana’ gets two thumbs up ‘Voices of Louisiana’ gets two thumbs up
January 31, 2007 at 12:15 pm
A lesson in Louisiana history was taught with vigor and relish at Destrehan Plantation’s Mule Barn.

Ask Nattie
January 31, 2007 at 11:45 am
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.

Are you a litterbug?
January 31, 2007 at 11:42 am
A few weeks ago I was walking to my car in the mall parking lot and I spotted a woman taking trash out of their car and throwing it on the payment next to her, and in a matter of seconds there it was - a mountain of empty water bottles, cigarette packs and greasy fast-food wrappers.

Crawfish crop is really big ... and thanks to rain and a mild winter Crawfish crop is really big ... and thanks to rain and a mild winter
January 31, 2007 at 11:38 am
Louisiana's famed crawfish harvest is bouncing back two years after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita devastated the $40-million industry - and the proof is in all the live CRAWFISH signs that are popping up all over St. Charles Parish.

TOWN TALK
January 31, 2007 at 11:18 am
Congratulations to King Milton and Queen Kathleen Cambre as royalty presiding over the Young at Heart Carnival Ball hosted by the St. Charles Council on Aging and Recreation Department on Jan. 21 at the Jerusalem Shriners Center in Destrehan. The ball is one of the highlights of the carnival season in our parish.

Ask Nattie
January 24, 2007 at 12:58 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.

NOW THAT’S A PIE. Jacqueline Diaz knows a little something about pizzas - as owner of Rotolo’s Pizzeria, in Luling, she serves them up every day. Your favorite pizza topping reveals the hidden you
January 24, 2007 at 12:52 pm
The toppings you order up for your pizza reveal your personality with pinpoint accuracy, says a psychologist.

High schoolers stop by Rotary Club meeting High schoolers stop by Rotary Club meeting
January 24, 2007 at 12:34 pm
LULING - Hahnville and Destrehan High School students interested in the field of education were guests at the St. Charles Rotary Club.

VIPs
January 24, 2007 at 12:32 pm
Sacred Heart School seventh grader Jimmy Antin is the winner of the geography bee sponsored by the National Geographic Society. Antin will go to regional competition.

Technology rocks for Mimosa 2nd graders Technology rocks for Mimosa 2nd graders
January 24, 2007 at 12:31 pm
LULING - Andrea Cox and Melody Voitier's second grade students from Mimosa Park Elementary participate in a comparing and contrasting lesson as they learn to use handheld computers.

Kewl dog and pony show at Borromeo Kewl dog and pony show at Borromeo
January 24, 2007 at 12:30 pm
DESTREHAN - The early childhood students of St. Charles Borromeo School finished their religion unit, God’s Gift of Animals, with a visit from Stacy Chiasson, her horses and dog.

Read why these teens are playing with cars Read why these teens are playing with cars
January 24, 2007 at 12:29 pm
BOUTTE - HHS Students in Kade Rogers’ physical science class use toy cars to figure out speed, velocity and distance.

Oh, when the saints, come marching in ... Oh, when the saints, come marching in ...
January 24, 2007 at 12:26 pm
PARADIS - Can you guess the name of the jazz classic that R. J. Vial Elementary students Briar Falgoust and Julia Caro, and band director Darlin Brady-Caro are tooting on their trumpets?

Speak with Authority
January 24, 2007 at 12:20 pm
BOUTTE - Experts agree that when you learn a new word, your world becomes a bigger and more interesting place.

$5 for your funny jokes and riddles
January 24, 2007 at 12:15 pm
QUESTION: What is red and smells like paint?
ANSWER: Red paint
- Mateo McGraw, Luling

MONEYTALK with Al Suffrin
January 24, 2007 at 12:10 pm
Dear Mr. Suffrin: I’ve been reading your Moneytalk column in the Herald-Guide every week. I am only a student and still live at home with my parents. So, why do I need to worry now about being financially literate? - Just Asking in Des Allemands

This week’s BEST-BUY GOODIES at the German Coast Farmer’s Market
January 24, 2007 at 12:08 pm
This week’s BEST BETS, say market officials:

Eat mo’ nutria
January 24, 2007 at 12:01 pm
We’re looking for healthy nutria recipes to help people eat cheap and lose weight. Share yours. Email Heather R. Breaux at heatherb@heraldguide.com or call her at 985-758-2795. Best recipe wins $5.

All 4 parish tax measures pass in St. Charles Parish
All 4 parish tax measures pass in St. Charles Parish
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Even with the meager 15.4 percent turnout of St. Charles Parish voters last Saturday, Buddy Boe welcomed strong support – 3,889 to 1,344 – for the new 4-mill property tax for a hurricane protection levee.