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Sandy and Denise Petit pose in front of their solar-powered home on Grand Bayou Road. Solar buff’s power bill is just $7 a month
May 30, 2007 at 2:47 pm
At first glance, Sandy and Denise Petit’s quiet Des Allemands home on Grand Bayou Road may not seem like anything out of the ordinary.

Sheriff’s Reports
May 30, 2007 at 2:45 pm
Remember: Suspects are innocent until proved guilty in a court of law. Don’t rush to judgment.

Destrehan is a 2-STAR SCHOOL just like Hahnville, state education officials say
May 30, 2007 at 2:44 pm
The state has issued report cards to St. Charles public schools and the results are encouraging. Last week, the Herald-Guide looked at Hahnville High School’s performance. This week we zero in on Destrehan High School.

Religion in the NEWS...
May 30, 2007 at 2:42 pm
Comments? Write editor@heraldguide.com

Debate over evolution heats up as presidential candidates weigh in
May 30, 2007 at 2:40 pm
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.

ters to the Editor
May 30, 2007 at 2:37 pm
Dear Editor:

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


When it comes to federal taxes, ‘democrat math’ doesn’t add up
May 30, 2007 at 2:36 pm
With summer coming, your thoughts may be turning to whether you'll need a second mortgage to afford a drive to the beach - or even to the grocery store.

All you need is love - and a lot of hard work - to make the world a
May 30, 2007 at 2:35 pm
The Sixties were much more than a time of hippies, music, drugs and free love. In fact, there were three distinct cultural streams that flavored the decade: 1. The Kennedy years. 2. The Beatles. And, 3. The Vietnam era.

Chavez is taking his people down that ‘Old Red Road’
May 30, 2007 at 2:33 pm
President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela is beginning to show his real color - red.

Prepare for a hurricane now - before it’s too late
May 30, 2007 at 2:31 pm
With hurricane season right upon us, it is high time to get prepared. And there is only one person who can do that - - you.

<u>phones, no radio, no TV</u> phones, no radio, no TV
May 30, 2007 at 2:29 pm
The St. Charles Parish Sheriffs office in conjunction with the Boy Scouts of America will be hosting its annual summer camp for boys between the ages of 10 and 16 years old, in Kiln, MS from July 22 through 27.

How sweet the sound
May 30, 2007 at 2:24 pm
Boutte’s Mount Zion Baptist Church staged its 12th Annual Gospel Festival and more than 1,000 people showed up for the choirs, the food, the games - and the fun.

Sheriff BLASTS FIREWORKS at state pow wow
May 30, 2007 at 2:24 pm
Sheriff Greg Champagne and state Rep. Gary Smith went before the Louisiana House Committee seeking to pass a bill that would require residents to show proof of residence to buy fireworks and restrict sales to those who live in parishes where fireworks are illegal.

Teacher appreciation salad
Teacher Appreciation Salad - we’ve got the SECRET RECIPE!
May 30, 2007 at 2:19 pm
A delicious veggie salad was served at the A. A. Songy Teacher Appreciation luncheon at the school in Luling by Amy Brezinsky, secretary, and Leslie Cambre, treasurer, of the Songy PTA.

ARF-ully nice of her, isn't it? Emily Gautreaux, 13, an R.K. Smith Middle School student, gives this lucky puppy a bath. Humane Society says ...
May 30, 2007 at 2:13 pm
The St. Charles Parish Animal Shelter needs student volunteers to help feed, bathe, and support animal control staff by assisting with pet care year ‘round.

What's Happening
May 30, 2007 at 2:11 pm
Sheriff’s summer camp accepting applications

HAHNVILLE - The St. Charles Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications from boys between the ages 12 to 16 who are willing to attend its ninth annual “Operation First Class Sheriff’s Camp” from July 22 to 27 and is free of charge.

In the news
May 30, 2007 at 2:07 pm
Openings for 1,800 men, women, children
Medical insurance for people who can’t get it anywhere else

Inmate’s sudden death blamed on natural causes
May 30, 2007 at 2:06 pm
An inmate in the Nelson Coleman Correctional Facility died of “apparent natural causes,” St. Charles Sheriff’s spokesman Capt. Pat Yoes told the Herald-Guide.

Retired Army general threatens parish protest
Retired Army general threatens parish protest
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Retired U.S. Army Lt. General Russel Honoré is front and center in the brewing discussion over how to handle toxic emissions he says were released throughout the month of June from the IMTT facility in St. Rose.