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Reporter Shonna Riggs and Wild ride in SC Parish’s 'tornado trailer'
January 10, 2007 at 2:00 pm
Kids in Luling’s Cub Scout Troop No. 173 covered their heads and buried their faces in their laps to protect themselves from a simulated tornado, then crawled on hands and knees to escape thin smoke that filled a special trailer during a torrnado-safety and fire prevention awareness class at the Hahnville Fire Station.

Careful with credit cards - they can get you in trouble. You read it here first
January 10, 2007 at 1:54 pm
USA TODAY reports in a fresh new January issue that “more teenagers are facing a novel requirement to graduate from high school: learning to balance their checkbooks.”

Brrr ... chilly week ahead, says Weather Girl Megan. Weather Girl Megan’s
January 10, 2007 at 1:45 pm
Expect a mixed bag of weather in the week ahead, with chilly weather followed by warmer weather followed by rain and thunderstorms. Here’s Weather Girl Megan Water’s rundown:

Vicki Bergeron looks over some of the cards and letters St. Charles parishioners sent to her son, Kyle. God bless you all
January 10, 2007 at 1:34 pm
Kyle Bergeron's funeral on Friday, Jan. 12 will include displays of hundreds of cards and letters that poured in over the last few weeks of his life, which ended peacefully in his sleep, on the beach he loved, on Dec. 30.

More big bucks jobs may be coming to SC Parish
January 10, 2007 at 1:31 pm
St. Charles Parish Council has passed a resolution to provide a portion of the $130 million in financing needed to bring a bio-diesel production facility that could create at least 30 high-paying jobs on the east bank this year.

Herald-Guide FILE PHOTO of training exercise. SWAT team nabs gun suspect
January 10, 2007 at 1:05 pm
St. Charles Parish's SWAT team swarmed a house in Luling and captured a fugitive accused of stealing at least 100 rifles and handguns from a sporting goods store in Jefferson Parish, Sheriff Greg Champagne reports.

West Nile virus made 194 of us sick in 2006
January 05, 2007 at 10:16 am
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals has updated to 194 the total number of West Nile virus cases for the year that ended Dec. 31.

State wants MORE adults to get a college education
January 05, 2007 at 10:15 am
Louisiana is calling for more educated adults. The Southern Regional Education Board and the Louisiana Board of Regents have announced a joint initiative that will make it easier for for those without a college degree to enroll at a Louisiana public college or university and earn a degree or other college credentials.

Louisiana smoking ban will change the way you ... eat?
January 05, 2007 at 10:13 am
Louisiana's restaurants, public places, public buildings and most other places of employment became smoke-free with the start of the new year.

$500 reward for vandals who trashed Christmas display $500 reward for vandals who trashed Christmas display
January 05, 2007 at 10:05 am
Eric and Nena Matherne of Bayou Gauche thought their holidays went off without a hitch until they came home to find their elaborate Christmas display had been trashed.

St. Charles Parish Trivia Tidbits
January 04, 2007 at 11:04 am
Throughout 2007, the Herald-Guide will feature seven trivia tidbits about St. Charles Parish in each of our weekly issues - a total of 365 historical facts - in celebration of our Bicentennial Year.

Business 'incubator'will be housed in this building. New parish facility can put you on the ‘road to riches’
January 04, 2007 at 10:57 am
You can produce homemade recipes for market and build the profitable business you’ve always dreamed about at St. Charles Parish’s new “Food Production Incubator” - a facility that will open within months in Norco.

Talking Points ... with Shonna Riggs
January 04, 2007 at 10:54 am
An innovative new program will help parents figure out what sorts of mental-health services are available for their children, which is going to help kids and their families lead happier and more productive lives.

Herald-Guide's Mike D ... BEST VOICE in radio, says Sports Illustrated
January 04, 2007 at 10:51 am
Herald-Guide sports columnist and nationally-known radio personality Mike Detillier has joined the ranks of ESPN’s Chris Fowler, CBS’s James Brown and Fox Sports’ Troy Aikman as the best of the best in sports analysis and commentary in SI.com’s 2006 Media Awards.

Fun, food and forthcoming events in St. Charles Parish
January 04, 2007 at 10:47 am
Everything happening in St. Charles Parish for the coming weeks ... from music to food to museums and tours - it's all here for you.

Can you top this? Can you top this?
January 04, 2007 at 10:41 am
Sandy Blalock’s Elvis poster is a classic that shows The King in his prime - before the stresses of living his life in a fishbowl led to the drug-induced heart attack that claimed in life in 1977.

Going up!
January 04, 2007 at 10:39 am
Cox Communications rates will increase for St. Charles Parish customers in February.

Kyle Bergeron:
1988-2006 Kyle’s with Jesus now
January 04, 2007 at 10:35 am
It was sunrise at the beach in Gulfshores, AL, on Dec. 30, 2006 when Kyle Bergeron's battle with cancer ended just the way he wanted it, with the gentle sound of the waves lapping the shore, flicks of orange and yellow light shining from the sun bursting between the clouds, and a white sandy beach filled with Footprints In The Sand, just like his favorite poem.

Lawsuit threatened if School Board continues prayer
Lawsuit threatened if School Board continues prayer
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The St. Charles Parish School Board is facing a potential lawsuit from a Wisconsin-based non-profit organization because they used God’s name in resolutions and continue to host a public prayer before School Board meetings.