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Bicentennial trivia
January 31, 2007 at 2:18 pm
Enjoy history? Like trivia? You’ve come to the right place.

Because each week in the St. Charles Herald-Guide, we publish seven new historical tidbits in honor of St. Charles Parish’s Bicentennial Year. Here goes:

Parish scholar tells what you ought to know about the Dead Sea Scrolls
January 31, 2007 at 2:09 pm
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.com

Bullying could lead to crime
January 31, 2007 at 2:08 pm
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.

Rosa Parks’ historic stand for civil rights - she was even more courageous than you thought
January 31, 2007 at 1:58 pm
We learn much from how we present our heroes. A few years ago, on Martin Luther King. Day, I was interviewed on CNN. So was Rosa Parks, by phone from Los Angeles. “We’re very honored to have her,” said the host. “Rosa Parks was the woman who wouldn’t go to the back of the bus.

I'm not keen on school millage increase
January 31, 2007 at 1:56 pm
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.

Thank God for that state next door
January 31, 2007 at 1:53 pm
U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu, D-LA made the following statement on WWL-TV in New Orleans:

D.B. Mollaire pastors at two churches in St. Charles Parish: Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Ama and Good Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Norco.

The tip of the spear of freedom ... the historical black church
January 31, 2007 at 1:49 pm
Langston Hughes once said, “We are not where we ought to be, we are not where we should be, but thank God we are not where we were.”

We've had embarrassing moments since Katrina
January 31, 2007 at 1:41 pm
Pres. George W. Bush did goof when he did not mention the continued resurrection from Hurricane Katrina along the Gulf Coast as one of the nation’s major concerns. But it wasn’t really a big deal. Words will not heal us.

Off to College and Beyond with Eric LeBlanc Off to College and Beyond with Eric LeBlanc
January 31, 2007 at 1:32 pm
Player of the Week

This week's Off to College and Beyond Player of the Week is Xavier guard and DHS grad Mark Stewart who scored a team-high 25 points to go along with 3 assists and 2 rebounds in the Gold Rush's victory over SUNO last Thursday. He also led the team with 21 points to go along with 3 assists, a rebound and a steal in the team's victory over Dillard on Saturday. He also had 15 points, 2 rebounds and 2 steals in the Gold Rush's victory over William Carey last Monday

The mighty duck that didn’t die
January 31, 2007 at 1:26 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Wildlife officials said a feathered Lazarus had been shot by a hunter and put into his refrigerator for two days.

J.B. Martin and R.K. Smith RULE in three-day basketball tourney
January 31, 2007 at 1:23 pm
R. K. Smith Middle hosted a basketball tournament on January 11, 12, and 13. Teams from J. B. Martin Middle, Harry Hurst Middle, Cammon and R.K. Smith competed. The J. B. Martin girls team won the girls’ tournament and the R.K. Smith boys team won the boys’ tournament.

Read THIS if you like GOOD NEWS
January 31, 2007 at 1:20 pm
Editor Derek Clontz talks about St. Charles Parish's population explosion ... and throws in a few interesting quotes.

Who dat needs a Super Bowl when ‘we dat’ got them Saints?
January 31, 2007 at 1:17 pm
There was once a city named New Orleans. This was a fun city, a historic city, a place where the nation came to party. The city had its share of problems, as all big cities do.

Batter UP! Batter UP!
January 31, 2007 at 1:16 pm
Can you hear it? Clang! Boom, the sound of a ball hitting a leather mitt, the sound of an aluminum bat striking that white pearl-leather- bound baseball?

Deputies who collided in car crash O.K.
January 31, 2007 at 1:16 pm
“Both deputies involved in the traffic accident are doing fine. One returned to work right after the incident. The other is recovering from his injuries and is expected to return to work soon.”

It’s no joke - state is running out of college students
January 31, 2007 at 1:07 pm
Commissioner of Higher Education Joseph Savoie told the Board of Regents that while Louisiana has made great strides in increasing the overall educational level of its citizens in recent years, Hurricanes Katrina and Rita have driven down college enrollment significantly.

Super Bowl is gonna be PEYTON PLACE
January 31, 2007 at 1:06 pm
All of us in south Louisiana are a little down in the dumps due to the fact that our New Orleans Saints are not playing in the Super Bowl this coming Sunday in Miami.

Have you seen this bluebird? Have YOU seen this 'Tweety Pie'?
January 31, 2007 at 1:04 pm
From Henslow’s sparrow to the American woodcock, even Alfred Hitchcock would be impressed at the assortment of birds St. Charles Parish has to offer.

Man sought for attempted kidnapping in Boutte
Man sought for attempted kidnapping in Boutte
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A Reserve man is being sought in the attempted kidnapping of a 17-year-old girl at gunpoint in Boutte on Saturday.

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