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Destrehan High star in the spirit of giving
May 23, 2007 at 12:09 pm
Many professional football players have a lot to be proud of in addition to what they do on the gridiron. They use their off time to promote charitable causes as we have seen right here in New Orleans, the home of the Saints.

Summer reading programs are a kid’s best friend, says Barbara
May 23, 2007 at 12:06 pm
By the time this column hits the paper local school kids will have already started their summer vacation.

Religion in the NEWS ...
May 16, 2007 at 2:11 pm
Plots by American-based Islamic terrorists with no direct ties to international terror networks form a large and growing threat to the American homeland, the FBI and other government security agencies say. - USA Today

Spirit Happenings
May 16, 2007 at 2:09 pm

After a two-year hiatus, the Louisiana District UPC Deaf Evangelism Ministry Conference is back with a terrific program May 18-20 at the ministry's campground in Tioga, 1800 Hickory Hill Road. The annual conference, normally presented in October, has not been held since 2004 due to hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

Forgive others and break the spiritual chains that bind you
May 16, 2007 at 2:07 pm

Editor of spiritdaily.com

Christ mandated it. When asked how often we should forgive someone, He said not seven times, but seventy times seven. We don't often think of how important forgiveness is, but it's crucial as the initiation of healing, as an act of charity, and in setting ourselves emotionally free.

Secret abortions are a cancer on society, says doctor sickened by the ‘procedures’
May 16, 2007 at 2:06 pm
Editor: Artificial contraception is a silent cancer growing on our society.

Parish puts up too many STOP as political favors, claims reader
May 16, 2007 at 2:03 pm
Editor: I guess the parish council will never stop installing those 4-way stop signs that my research suggests are illegal.

Let’s make our state friendly to all businesses - even the little guys
May 16, 2007 at 2:03 pm
So we didn’t get the German steel mill that many were hoping would locate upriver near Convent and provide good jobs to some 2,700 people. Our state government went out of its way to attract it. But the Mobile area won.

Lead us on, graduates of 2007
May 16, 2007 at 1:52 pm
Congratulations, graduates. You have completed an important part of your life, your high school education, which we hope has prepared you well for the years ahead.

R - U - CAR-azy?
May 16, 2007 at 1:42 pm
A recent news story reported that Washington is the first state to ban text messaging while driving. Text messaging while driving?! You would think that common sense would have that one covered, but then common sense isn’t exactly common anymore, is it?

Beating stress is a cinch when you get professional help - FREE
May 09, 2007 at 12:56 pm
Several months ago a local TV station aired a news show about the shortage of mental health workers in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

Religion in the news
May 02, 2007 at 2:36 pm
Is it significant that the five Supreme Court justices who voted to uphold the federal ban on a controversial abortion procedure also happen to be the court's Roman Catholics? - The Washington Post

Br. Barbara Mc Milliam mesmirizes audiences with her story. Abortionist sees error of ways, turns pro-life after a friend prays for her
May 02, 2007 at 2:33 pm
The founder of the first abortion clinic in Mississippi and one-time staunch abortion advocate, described the series of events that led to her conversion to pro-life at a Knights of Columbus-sponsored breakfast in LaPlace.

Pro-life movement gaining ground around nation
May 02, 2007 at 2:30 pm
The pro-life movement apparently is gaining ground in Washington D. C. and Mississippi.

Letter to the editor
May 02, 2007 at 2:28 pm
Editor: The Herald-Guide’s Spirit Weekly is the best religion page I’ve ever seen.

Big property auction will benefit parish
May 02, 2007 at 2:24 pm
Saturday, May 5, should offer many possibilities for anyone who wants to own property in St. Charles.

Barbara’s got a bone to pick with her finicky family's EATIN' HABITS
May 02, 2007 at 2:18 pm
Dinnertime in our household was always something of a pain, partly because I was seldom in the mood to cook after working all day and partly because we had finicky kids to feed.

Airline Highway canal still a danger
April 25, 2007 at 11:15 am
One danger spot has existed in St. Charles Parish for many years and nothing has been done to eliminate it. It is the deep roadside canal along Airline Highway in the vicinity of I-310 crossing.

Authorities rescue dog thrown off I-310 into swamp
Authorities rescue dog thrown off I-310 into swamp
Aided by the St. Rose Fire Department, the St. Charles Parish Animal Control and St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office rescued a dog tossed off the elevated portion of Interstate 310 southbound.