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St. Charles Borromeo KIDS are helping to rebuild New Orleans

St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Destrehan hosted a week long work camp June 3 through June 9 where teen volunteers from St. Charles Parish and all over the country gathered in teams to gut homes and clean yards in stormed damaged areas in Orleans Parish.Read More...
June 13, 2007 at 2:44 pm
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Who says there won’t be a governor’s race? In Louisiana? Surely, you jest!

One would think the presidential race is tomorrow and the governor’s race a year away with the amount of campaigning going on for each.Read More...
June 13, 2007 at 2:40 pm
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Let’s take our cities back from criminals - one block at a time

It was a Rosa Parks moment for Cathy Toliver. Returning home from church on Sunday, she found three young burglars in her Baton Rouge home stealing her possessions. She refused to assume the role of victim. Instead, she ran them out and chased them through her neighborhood, hollering through her car windows for neighbors to call the police.Read More...
June 13, 2007 at 2:36 pm
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A Louisiana vacation makes good CENTS

So you want to take a pleasant vacation this summer but not spend all of your money on gas? Think Louisiana.Read More...
June 13, 2007 at 2:33 pm
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Religion in the NEWS NEWS NEWS ...

Rudolph W. Giuliani has come under fire from the Roman Catholic bishop of Providence, R.I., who has criticized Mr. Giuliani’s support of abortion rights, calling the position pathetic, confusing and hypocritical. - The New York TimesRead More...
June 06, 2007 at 3:22 pm
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Your story on day-care was good - with a couple of clarifications

Dear Editor, Thank you for your interest in the state's new Quality Rating System as evidenced by your story in the April 19 edition of the St. Charles Herald-Guide: Does you child’s day-care center make the grade? Read More...
June 06, 2007 at 3:08 pm
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I like new state law that stops people from smoking in restaurants and at work

Dear Editor: It’s been six months since The Louisiana Smoke-Free Air Act went into effect clearing the air in St. Charles Parish and all around the state.Read More...
June 06, 2007 at 3:07 pm
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Feds have put you $516,348 in debt & you don’t even know it

Our state Legislature seems determined at this point to bring fiscal irresponsibility to new heights as it fashions the state budget for next year. Read More...
June 06, 2007 at 3:06 pm
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A nice place to work - but you wouldn’t want to LIVE there

There is one place in Louisiana where a person can always find a job. Problem is, there are not many places to live there.Read More...
June 06, 2007 at 3:04 pm
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Oops! We didn’t read our own legal notices

We owe an apology to the St. Charles Parish Council. We didn’t read its legal advertising published this past month about receiving bids for official journal of the parish on Monday.Read More...
June 06, 2007 at 3:03 pm
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Religion in the NEWS...

Comments? Write editor@heraldguide.com
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May 30, 2007 at 2:42 pm
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Debate over evolution heats up as presidential candidates weigh in

By DAVID MASCI
Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life


The evolution controversy, traditionally a state and local issue, has vaulted into the national political arena, making a surprise appearance at the first Republican presidential candidate debate on May 3 and garnering a large amount of press attention in the days following the event.
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May 30, 2007 at 2:40 pm
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ters to the Editor

Dear Editor:

I think having a YMCA in St.Charles Parish is an excellent innovation!

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May 30, 2007 at 2:37 pm
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Chavez is taking his people down that ‘Old Red Road’

President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela is beginning to show his real color - red.Read More...
May 30, 2007 at 2:33 pm
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Prepare for a hurricane now - before it’s too late

With hurricane season right upon us, it is high time to get prepared. And there is only one person who can do that - - you.Read More...
May 30, 2007 at 2:31 pm
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Jimmy Carter gets our ‘Rotten Peanut’ award for calling George Bush ‘America’s worst president’

It’s refreshing to see two former presidents, Bill Clinton and H. W. Bush, work side by side to benefit humanity.
Together, they raised millions of dollars to benefit victims of the tsunami in the Indian Ocean and Hurricane Katrina. In the process, they said nice things about each other, even though they were from opposing parties.
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May 23, 2007 at 12:14 pm
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How a Destrehan businessman found a way to 'Kidnap' Halle Berry
How a Destrehan businessman found a way to 'Kidnap' Halle Berry
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While superstar Halle Berry was promoting the action thriller film "Kidnap" in New York, Todd Trosclair and Joey Tufaro have been celebrating what their anticipated first big hit will do for their independent film company in LaPlace and Metairie.