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ST. CHARLES BORROMEO FISH FRY

St. Charles Borromeo Fountain of Youth Annual Lenten Fish Fry is to be held on Friday, March 2nd and March 9th at St. Charles Borromeo Cafeteria from 5:00 – 8:00 pm. Menu includes: fried catfish, potatoes, salad and bread for $6 per plate. Dine in - or take out. The proceeds will benefit the Mexico Mission Trip this summer. For more information, call Janeen Rodrigue, 985-764-6383
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February 21, 2007 at 1:34 pm
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If God inspired the Bible, why are there so many different versions of it?

This is the third and final installment in our three-part series on the Origin of the Bible: Human Invention or Divine Intervention?” by Dr. Brant Pitre. Pitre is a biblical scholar of international acclaim. For background information or CDs of his Bible studies, visit www.brantpitre.com.
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February 21, 2007 at 1:32 pm
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‘The first nine months are the easiest’

A friend of mine, a professional woman in her 30s, sent an e-mail to me and several other friends asking for advice. She was feeling the urge to become a mother, but was wondering how she would "know" when the time is right. Does anyone ever "know"? Read More...
February 21, 2007 at 1:14 pm
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Whither goest the weather?

Only weeks after former Vice President Al Gore released his film about how the earth is heating up, this country has had its most bitter cold winter in recent history.Read More...
February 14, 2007 at 2:46 pm
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It’s time to plan the future and rebuild Louisiana

Louisiana Speaks is looking for a regional vision to steer the restoration and rebuilding of storm ravaged south Louisiana.Read More...
February 14, 2007 at 2:43 pm
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John Edwards ‘blog team’ is playing dirty pool with Christian groups

I like a good blog as much as the next computer geek—but I have to admit, it is possible for bloggers to go beyond the limits of sound reason, good taste, and religious sensitivity.Read More...
February 14, 2007 at 2:41 pm
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What’s trashier - Anna or TV that made her an icon

“She was entropy porn at its finest.”—Cintra Wilson, Salon

You would think that Mother Teresa had just died all over again the way the media—especially television—is covering every nuance of the life and death of Anna Nicole Smith.
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February 14, 2007 at 2:38 pm
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Murder madness in New Orleans just won't stop

New Orleans has just recorded its 21st murder in the first 35 days of the year - and the third murder in one weekend.Read More...
February 07, 2007 at 3:03 pm
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It’s been a real good year in professional football

Well, a Southeast Louisiana team didn’t make it to the Super Bowl. But we did the next best thing.Read More...
February 07, 2007 at 3:01 pm
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Krewe has no apologies for vulgar floats

Back in history, Christians jumped at the chance to proclaim Jesus as the Son of God. Thousands of them were even martyred because of their faith.Read More...
February 07, 2007 at 2:58 pm
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Homestead exemption needs our attention

Editor: I am writing as many others may be or want to about the homestead exemption.Read More...
February 07, 2007 at 2:49 pm
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Why early Christians dismissed the ‘Lost Gospels’ of Thomas and Judas

This is the second of a three-part series on the Origin of the Bible: Human Invention or Divine Intervention?” by Dr. Brant Pitre. Dr. Pitre is a biblical scholar of international acclaim. For background information or CD's of his bible studies, visit www.brantpitre.comRead More...
February 07, 2007 at 2:40 pm
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Weather Girl Megan's Extended Forecast

Expect a mixed weather bag in the week ahead with chilly temperatures accompanied by clouds, rain and sunshine depending on the day.Read More...
January 31, 2007 at 2:44 pm
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Parish scholar tells what you ought to know about the Dead Sea Scrolls

NOTE: This is the first of a three-part series on the "Origin of the Bible: Human Inventions or Divine Intervention?” by Dr. Brant Pitre of Destrehan. Pitre is a Bible scholar of national renown. For background information or CD's of his Bible studies, visit www.brantpitre.comRead More...
January 31, 2007 at 2:09 pm
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Bullying could lead to crime

Bullying is a serious concern in the nation’s schools. It is not uncommon to hear that bullying is a part of growing up, but with national experts reporting that bullies identified at age eight are six times more likely to be convicted of a crime by age 24 and five times more likely to end up with serious criminal records by the age of 30, it is clear that the idea that this is a normal part of childhood is only a myth.Read More...
January 31, 2007 at 2:08 pm
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I'm not keen on school millage increase

In the Jan. 18, 2007 issue of your newspaper, the St. Charles Parish school board said if voters fail to renew two separate millages on March 31, 2007, schools could go bankrupt or close and teachers might have to be fired.Read More...
January 31, 2007 at 1:56 pm
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Retired St. Charles deputy uses service dogs to help veterans
Retired St. Charles deputy uses service dogs to help veterans
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When Ricky Oubre retired from his 30 year career with the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office - 20 of them spent as a dog trainer - he felt the need to continue lending a helping hand.