Lifestyles




FINAL TOUCHES. Rev. Rodney Johnson, above, displays his book, The Last Days. Hahnville reverend warns of The Last Days on earth in his new book
June 13, 2007 at 3:29 pm
Rev. Rodney Johnson, 49, pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Hahnville, held a book signing Saturday, June 2, to encourage the public to read his new book, The Last Days.

Heather R. Breaux BLOG
June 13, 2007 at 3:28 pm
For most of us, watching a movie or reading a book is always better the first time around - in my opinion, there’s nothing better than the initial excitement that a great film or enjoyable read can give to its audience.

Obituaries
June 13, 2007 at 3:24 pm
Send your obituary announcements to heatherb@heraldguide.com

Speeding cited in car crash that killed 1
June 13, 2007 at 3:23 pm
State Police Troop B investigated a two-vehicle fatal crash that occurred in the early morning hours near Ormond Meadows in Destrehan in which one of the cars involved was reported stolen an hour after the accident occurred.

Sheriff’s Reports
June 13, 2007 at 3:13 pm
D.W.I.

Jimmy K. Lee of 204 Laurel Ct. in Luling was arrested on June 6 for D.W..I. and careless operation of a motor vehicle.

THE REAL DEAL: Explorers Brice Palumbo, Amanda McCarte, and Joseph Schnider in training with unidentified teacher (above) and  Deputy Berley McCarter, below.. Sheriff’s camp shows teens what it’s like to be a cop
June 13, 2007 at 3:00 pm
St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office Law Enforcement Explorer Program is looking for teens between the ages of 16 through 21 to take part in a training camp designed to promote various careers in law enforcement.

Taking his job seriously: One of Tommy Faucheux’s last assignments with the parish was a mock disaster drill. Tommy Faucheux out, Steve Sirmon in as parish’s information officer
June 13, 2007 at 2:54 pm
St. Charles Parish President Albert Laque has appointed Steve Sirmon,Jr. as the new Public Information Officer for the parish effective June 11, 2007.

JUMPING FOR JOY: Borromeo girls feel good about their important work. St. Charles Borromeo KIDS are helping to rebuild New Orleans
June 13, 2007 at 2:44 pm
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 why Paris Hilton is more important in the war in Iraq
June 13, 2007 at 2:42 pm
The melodrama surrounding Paris Hilton shows how perverse news reporting has become. It boggles the mind that newsworthy items of great importance are pushed to the background in order to cover someone who impacts society in no positive way and has no obvious talent other than getting in the news.

Planned Parenthood has some splainin’ to do when it comes to sexual predators
June 13, 2007 at 2:41 pm
Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest abortion operation, claims to be a trusted source of health information and medical care for young women. But there is mounting evidence that the organization has failed miserably when it comes to protecting minor girls from sexual predators.

Who says there won’t be a governor’s race? In Louisiana? Surely, you jest!
June 13, 2007 at 2:40 pm
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.

Let’s take our cities back from criminals - one block at a time
June 13, 2007 at 2:36 pm
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.

A Louisiana vacation makes good CENTS
June 13, 2007 at 2:33 pm
So you want to take a pleasant vacation this summer but not spend all of your money on gas? Think Louisiana.

Councilman Clayton PLUS: Snookie throws hat into ring for parish president ...
June 13, 2007 at 2:26 pm
St. Charles Parish residents can add one more name to the list of potential candidates for the October 2007 parish president’s race, Councilman Clayton “Snookie” Faucheux - who officially announced his candidacy just days ago but told Herald-Guide readers exclusively that he was running last January.

Billy Raymond running for Desmond Hilaire’s District 1 council seat Billy Raymond running for Desmond Hilaire’s District 1 council seat
June 13, 2007 at 2:23 pm
Billy Raymond, Sr. 49, a lifelong resident of Hahnville, and a 27-year employee of Dow St. Charles Operations, in Taft, has announced his candidacy for the District 1 councilman position currently held by Desmond Hilaire, whose term ends this year.

VIPs - Very Important Parishioners
June 13, 2007 at 2:14 pm
Shaun Boudreaux has been named employee of the month at St. Charles Parish Hospital. Shaun works in the Information Management Department as a Computer Operator.

EYE SORE. The old Killona Elementary School faces possible demolition. Killona Elementary’s fate undecided
June 13, 2007 at 2:04 pm
The old Killona Elementary School certainly has seen better days and they may all be behind the old structure as the cost to repair the school is a more than the school board bargained for.

Henry Bergeron with this bobcat that slammed into his riding lawnmower on Old Spanish Trail in Paradis. Mee-OUCH
June 13, 2007 at 2:01 pm
St. Charles Parish resident, Henry Bergeron, was cutting grass in a field across the street from his house on the morning of Saturday, June 9, when a bobcat plowed into his riding lawnmower.

Des Allemands angler pioneers psychic sac-a-lait bait
Des Allemands angler pioneers psychic sac-a-lait bait
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Clyde Folse Jr. has had a lot of success catching sac-a-lait throughout the years and now he is trying to turn that personal success into a business selling his own line of fishing lure enhancements.