Lifestyles




Grants available to moms with innovative ideas
July 05, 2007 at 9:20 am
If necessity truly is the mother of invention, it's no wonder that women are to thank for many of the most widely used products in America -- windshield wipers, diapers, automatic dishwashers and more.

Grants available to moms with innovative ideas
July 05, 2007 at 9:20 am
If necessity truly is the mother of invention, it's no wonder that women are to thank for many of the most widely used products in America -- windshield wipers, diapers, automatic dishwashers and more.

Harry hurst inclusive camp welcomes all children
July 05, 2007 at 9:18 am
St. Charles Parish Inclusive Camp welcomes campers ages five to 14 years old, with or without disabilities.

Ama RV park owner cited with violations Ama RV park owner cited with violations
July 05, 2007 at 9:15 am
The Ama Recreational Vehicle trailer park owned by Des Allemands resident and State Trooper Ritchie Stanley, could be shut down after 30 days if he doesn’t comply with the parish requirements and guidelines.

Obituaries
July 05, 2007 at 9:12 am
Send your obituary announcements to heatherb@heraldguide.com for speedy publication in the St. Charles Herald Guide's print and online editions.

Obituaries
July 05, 2007 at 9:12 am
Send your obituary announcements to heatherb@heraldguide.com for speedy publication in the St. Charles Herald Guide's print and online editions.

Sheriff's Reports
July 05, 2007 at 9:08 am
Suspects are innocent until proven guilty.

Real Estate
July 05, 2007 at 9:06 am
The following Real Estate Transactions were taken from the public records at the St. Charles Parish Courthouse. Below you will find purchased homes and vacant land in the St. Charles Parish area. The following transactions primarily took place primarily during the month of June.

Teen girl banned from school for chastity ring heads to court
July 05, 2007 at 9:02 am
ENGLAND - A teenage girl who was banned by her school from wearing a "purity ring" is taking her case to the High Court.

Judge rules shrimpers must do their part to help red snapper recover
July 05, 2007 at 9:00 am
The most significant bycatch reduction measures ever imposed on the Gulf of Mexico shrimp fleet were announced last month, paving the way for a steady recovery of Gulf red snapper stocks.

FEMA trailers staying close to St. Charles just in case, officials say FEMA trailers staying close to St. Charles just in case, officials say
July 05, 2007 at 8:58 am
Just across the St. Charles parish line a white sea of FEMA trailers appeared about a month ago along Highway 90 in Lafourche parish where they are currently being reconditioned and sent back into the FEMA system to help someone when the next disaster happens.

Ama residents sound off in a letter to the Council
July 05, 2007 at 8:56 am
In a letter submitted to the St. Charles Parish Council on June 28, concerned residents in Ama express their frustrations and disappointment with the approval process:

State puts property insurance crises on the right track
July 05, 2007 at 8:56 am
When Florida’s legislators met in special session in early January, they were emerging from the fall elections in which they promised the moon to their voters regarding lowering the skyrocketing cost of property insurance in the Sunshine State. The new governor and Legislature quickly learned that there was no easy way to deliver on the promises of huge cuts in business and homeowners’ property insurance rates. They ended up enacting bills that put the state treasury and insurance policyholders at great financial risk. Their legislation is driving insurers out of Florida and forcing hundreds of thousands of additional policies into their state-backed insurer of last resort.

Defeating amnesty and securing on our borders
July 05, 2007 at 8:55 am
The U.S. Senate tried to revive the Kennedy immigration bill recently, even though we already defeated it numerous times. Thankfully, the proponents of the bill were again thwarted because of the large outcry and civic activity of concerned Louisianans and Americans across the country.

Are term limits good or bad for state?
July 05, 2007 at 8:53 am
There are pros ad cons to term limits which the Louisiana Legislature is experiencing for the first time this year. The cons, of course, include the loss of whatever lesiglators gain through years of experience in moving the desires of their constituents into state law. There also is a loss of association among legislators who work together for the benefit of the state.

Coastal Restoration gets $14 million boost
July 05, 2007 at 8:52 am
(Washington, D.C.) – U.S. Sen. David Vitter announced that $14 million in federal funding for the Louisiana Coastal Area Ecosystem Restoration project was included in the U.S. Senate Energy and Water Appropriations Bill, which passed out of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee last week.

Lake Pontchartrain
July 05, 2007 at 8:51 am
(Washington, D.C.) – U.S. Sen. David Vitter announced that $778,000 in federal funding for a West Shore-Lake Pontchartrain feasibility study was included in the U.S. Senate Energy and Water Appropriations Bill, which passed out of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee last week.

School board decides not to pursue illegal aliens
July 05, 2007 at 8:50 am
St. Charles School Board members have been weighing the option recently of whether to audit local contractors they employ to determine if all of their workers belong in this country legally and have decided against it.

Jobs safe at St. Charles Parish Hospital, Ochsner official says
Jobs safe at St. Charles Parish Hospital, Ochsner official says
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Despite the fallout of massive layoffs at River Parishes Hospital announced in conjunction with Ochsner Health System’s purchase of the facility, an Ochsner spokesman has said St. Charles Parish Hospital employees should not fear for their jobs.