Editorial




Allison Prendergast 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 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.

Paul Rogat Loeb Mark Twain was right - everybody TALKS about the weather but nobody DOES anything about it
January 24, 2007 at 2:02 pm
By Paul Rogat Loeb, author of Soul of a Citizen: Living With Conviction in a Cynical Time, and a good friend of the Herald-Guide.

At the sound of the beep
January 24, 2007 at 1:51 pm
Editor: I hope everybody votes for the school millage renewal that you talked about in the Herald-Guide. Heaven forbid we have to shut the schools and fire the teachers. That wouldn’t do at all.

VIPs
January 24, 2007 at 1:35 pm
Melissa Louque an RN in the River Parishes Hospital’s Women’s Services department, is a Four Star Employee.

At the sound of the beep
January 17, 2007 at 1:06 pm
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At the sound of the beep
January 10, 2007 at 3:15 pm
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Archbishop Hughes continues fight for racial justice
January 05, 2007 at 10:21 am
A scant half century ago, Archbishop Joseph Francis Rummel of New Orleans shocked the Christian community by proclaiming that segregation was sinful. Before then, the south had resisted the growing civil rights movement in the nation by pushing the movement that separate but equal facilities were alright.

At the sound of the beep ...
January 04, 2007 at 11:27 am
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From the editor’s desk
January 04, 2007 at 11:21 am
Maintaining a healthy dialogue with the audience is an important job for any newspaper.

And with that in mind, we want to address an issue brought up by several Herald-Guide readers who took offense when we used the word "porn" in a headline over a story about the sentencing of a sex offender who downloaded child pornography off the Internet.

Local economy to get more retail outlets
January 04, 2007 at 11:18 am
There is good economic news for St. Charles Parish in the New Year.

Ten Commandments get historic billing
December 20, 2006 at 1:11 pm
St. Charles Parish Council took a new approach to getting the Ten Commandments exhibited in a public building.

Suspect captured in attempted kidnapping in Boutte
Suspect captured in attempted kidnapping in Boutte
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A man who is believed to have attempted to kidnap a 17-year-old girl from a Boutte parking lot at gunpoint has been captured.

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