|It’s time to face the reality of the N.O. criminal justice system
April 04, 2007 at 2:07 pm
This week as I watched the news on the New Orleans television stations, I couldn't help but note the contrast between rhetoric and reality.
|Don’t balance federal budget on backs of Louisiana farmers
April 04, 2007 at 2:03 pm
Louisiana has a strong agricultural history, and these farming traditions continue to play a major role in our economy.
|Louisiana has spoken: now for some ACTION
March 28, 2007 at 4:20 pm
A public outreach campaign to get input on the state's hurricane recovery effort generated a lot of response and a surprising degree of agreement, says an official who has been working on a rebuilding plan.
|Protecting our right to bear arms - senator weighs in
March 28, 2007 at 4:17 pm
On March 12, the U.S. Court of Appeals in the District of Columbia overturned Washington D.C.’s long standing ban on firearms as a violation of the Constitutional rights of D.C. residents.
|States force HPV vaccine on school-age girls ...
March 28, 2007 at 4:11 pm
Americans continue to be indoctrinated with the false idea that the government has our best interests at heart and we should trust them to do what’s best for us.
|Another day, another dead in The Big Uneasy
March 21, 2007 at 1:22 pm
As I write this, New Orleans has recorded at least its 42nd murder in the first 77 days of the year.
|Here’s a republican you can count on to keep U.S. strong
March 21, 2007 at 1:14 pm
By Nathan Tabor/Special to the Herald-Guide
One lesson that I’ve drawn from the 2008 Presidential campaign is that America needs a fresh face. As much as Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama may try to portray themselves as agents of change, they so monopolize the media spotlight that many of us have already grown weary of them and their rhetoric.
|Stop immigration COLD - arrest employers who hire illegal aliens
March 21, 2007 at 1:12 pm
By JOHN COX/Special to the Herald-Guide
If you want to get rid of the drug problem, you don’t focus on arresting 10 million casual pot smokers. You go to the source, the drug cartels.
|No delays needed in coastal restoration
March 21, 2007 at 1:08 pm
Last week after this newspaper extolled on the need to quick start coastal restoration projects if we are to save south Louisiana, we learned that groups planning the restoration have different views on how it is to be done. Scientists have criticized the preliminary draft of the Coastal Restoration and Protection Authority as being confusing and misleading.
|Herald-Guide has done it again
March 07, 2007 at 3:01 pm
Praise and more praise for the Herald-Guide
|Willowridge expansion and healthy wetlands - are they compatible?
March 07, 2007 at 2:43 pm
Dear Editor, I wanted to make local residents aware of a proposal to destroy nearly 80 acres of wetlands on the west bank of St. Charles Parish to add a 200-home subdivision in an area with no hurricane protection levee.
|Spirit Spirit Spirit
February 14, 2007 at 3:19 pm
What's happening in churches in St. Charles Parish ... find out now ...
|Crime’s out of control, but Jindal’s got a plan
February 14, 2007 at 3:12 pm
The first days of 2007 were filled with numerous reports of murders in New Orleans, with the number of those killed reaching in the double digits even before the second week of the year had concluded. One shooting even occurred as the victim was holding his two-year-old son and watched as his Harvard-educated wife was gunned down.
|Somebody’s nuts and it AIN’T me
February 14, 2007 at 3:01 pm
Have you read the headlines lately? In case you missed them, here are a few recent highlights:
|Reflections on Black History Month
February 07, 2007 at 3:01 pm
Shonna Riggs reflects on her African-American heritage - and the month in which we celebrate it.
|Gun control doesn’t work
February 07, 2007 at 2:59 pm
But a federal bill - H.R. 256: Child Gun Safety and Gun Access Prevention Act of 2007 - could change gun law. Read more about this legislation at:
|This COLD is getting OLD
February 07, 2007 at 2:23 pm
Another great column from Barbara Munson ... ONLY in the Herald-Guide.
|Rosa Parks’ historic stand for civil rights - she was even more courageous than you thought
January 31, 2007 at 1:58 pm
We learn much from how we present our heroes. A few years ago, on Martin Luther King. Day, I was interviewed on CNN. So was Rosa Parks, by phone from Los Angeles. “We’re very honored to have her,” said the host. “Rosa Parks was the woman who wouldn’t go to the back of the bus.
Revelers are preparing once again to line the streets of Luling and Des Allemands...
The 2014 St. Charles Parish Science Fair was recently held at Destrehan High School....
• Krewe of Des Allemands Grand Marshal Lupe Rojano Sweeney
• Reinvigorate faith through Lenten missions
• Harry Hurst Middle School Beta Club Inductees
• Des Allemands Elementary students awarded
• New season of Community Education offers a variety of fun and enlightening classes
The Hahnville Tigers went 2-2 to open the 2014 baseball season, beating Zachary and...
The Destrehan Lady Wildcats refuse to lose and now find themselves two wins away...
• Hahnville wrestler wins state championship
• Tigers must control tempo to knock off Comeaux
• Lady Wildcats roar into quarterfinals against Walker
• HHS trio qualifies for indoor track championships
• Destrehan falls in second round after Acadiana comeback
Dead fish are secret behind fast cypress tree growth - 1080 views
Over the past six years, a local couple has been transplanting saplings into the neutral ground of their Luling street and using fish remains to make the trees grow healthy and tall.