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Norco 4-6 Elementary’s Honor Roll
February 07, 2007 at 2:39 pm
This week's honor roll coverage: Norco 4-6 Elementary. Check out next week’s edition for more of the parish school’s prinicpal lists and honor rolls. Send all school news to Heather R. Breaux at heatherb@heraldguide.com.

Valentine’s story you’ll NEVER forget
February 07, 2007 at 2:29 pm
Two former drug addicts who met and fell in love at the Nelson Coleman Correctional facility are happily married and teaching others how love and faith in God are the key ingredients in rebuilding your life.

So how ‘bout that GLOBAL WARMING?
February 07, 2007 at 2:19 pm
It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can stop him from lynching me, and I think that's pretty important.

- Martin Luther King Jr.


I love my past. I love my present. I'm not ashamed of what I've had, and I'm not sad because I have it no longer.

- Herma Briffault Colette, French novelist

Unemployment dips in St. Charles Parish, outlook is good, too
February 07, 2007 at 2:18 pm
Labor statistics reports show more people are working in the state and in the parish, with the Louisiana Department of Labor reporting a decline in the unemployment rate for December, the latest figures available.

Armstrong airport soars with new airline adding 12 flights per day
February 07, 2007 at 2:17 pm
ExpressJet Airlines will begin service at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport this summer, offering non-stop service to Austin, San Antonio, Kansas City, Mo., Birmingham, Jacksonville, Fl., and Raleigh-Durham with 12 flights per day.

Suicide is NO solution - how schools help keep kids alive
February 07, 2007 at 2:14 pm
Editor’s note: Within the past three weeks, teenagers in New Sarpy, Edgard, and LaPlace have been killed in heart-breaking accidents related to a lethal game of Russian Roulette, a drowning on the heels of a hospital visit in Luling, and an accidental, self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head

Des Allemands parade Grand Marshal Mazie Dufrene. Parish CARNIVAL Attractions
February 07, 2007 at 1:41 pm
Everything you need to know about Mardi Gras parades in St. Charles Parish ... first, we look at the Krewe of Lul and then move on to the Krewe of Des Allemands ...

What parish teens really want - COOL PLACES TO SHOP What parish teens really want - COOL PLACES TO SHOP
February 07, 2007 at 12:53 pm
Interns Nattie Swan and Megan Waters wrote this story. Waters photo for the Herald-Guide.

Teens are paying close attention to all the new stores and shops that are projected to open in St. Charles Parish this year.

Assessor blames TAX Assessor blames TAX
February 07, 2007 at 12:51 pm
St. Charles Parish homeowners will pay the price for overly generous industrial tax exemptions granted by the state, parish Assessor Clyde "Rock" Gisclair, above, said in a report to the parish council.

Dr. Heli Roy Herald-Guide Exclusive CANCER PREVENTION Interview Excerpt
January 31, 2007 at 2:36 pm
‘Louisiana has higher than national death rates in all cancers, with the Top 4 Cancers for us being lung cancer, breast cancer, colon cancer and prostate cancer. For the record, African Americans have much higher death rates than Caucasians in all cancers, both in Louisiana and nationally," says Dr. Heli Roy, LSU AgCenter expert.

New Sarpy teen kills himself playing Russian Roulette
January 31, 2007 at 2:34 pm
A New Sarpy teen shot himself in the head right after telling a close friend of the family a final message - “Tell family I love them.”

Cancer-fighting tips from a doctor; don’t live in fear - take charge now
January 31, 2007 at 2:32 pm
"It’s never too late to begin healthy eating and exercise habits that can slash your chances of getting cancer by 30 percent," says LSU nutritionist Dr. Beth Reames.

Household chemicals
January 31, 2007 at 2:31 pm
Many products used at home, such as soaps and detergents, are meant to be washed down the drain.

Teenager flees parish hospital and drowns in Ashton pond
January 31, 2007 at 2:28 pm
A 17-year-old boy bolted through the double doors of the St. Charles Parish Hospital in a patient’s gown, ran until he reached the Ashton Plantation subdivision, jumped into a pond - and drowned.

CANCER
January 31, 2007 at 2:27 pm
Cancer is a major problem in Louisiana - only two states report more cases.

Power foods that prevent cancer - you don’t have to live in fear of the ‘BIG C’
January 31, 2007 at 2:25 pm
With a clear link between diet and cancer, it is more important than ever to follow a diet low in saturated fat, moderate in mono-unsaturated fat and high in fruits and vegetables.

Deputies who collided in car crash O.K.
January 31, 2007 at 1:16 pm
“Both deputies involved in the traffic accident are doing fine. One returned to work right after the incident. The other is recovering from his injuries and is expected to return to work soon.”

It’s no joke - state is running out of college students
January 31, 2007 at 1:07 pm
Commissioner of Higher Education Joseph Savoie told the Board of Regents that while Louisiana has made great strides in increasing the overall educational level of its citizens in recent years, Hurricanes Katrina and Rita have driven down college enrollment significantly.

Body of HHS grad found in Jefferson Parish
Body of HHS grad found in Jefferson Parish
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The body of a man who is believed to have jumped off the Hale Boggs Bridge in Luling early Sunday morning has been found in Jefferson Parish.