Lifestyles




FURRY FRIEND. Bayou Pets staffer Lynn Aucoin handles bunnies with lots of TLC. Keep your Easter bunny ‘hoppy’ with these 4 easy expert tips
April 04, 2007 at 2:49 pm
With Easter here many of us feel the impulse to give our children and loved ones colorful Easter baskets brimming with surprises.

Ask Nattie
April 04, 2007 at 2:46 pm
Dear Nattie: My high school prom is right around the corner and I am SO nervous.

MONEYTALK with Al Suffrin
April 04, 2007 at 2:44 pm
Dear Mr. Suffrin: I want my kids to be financially responsible. I really think that personal-finance classes should begin early on in their educational career.

Send your summer activities so we can list them in the Herald-Guide
April 04, 2007 at 2:43 pm
Before you know it, school will be over and parish neighborhoods will be filled with older kids riding their bikes, playing ball and hanging out with friends.

Colorful, safe and delicious:
April 04, 2007 at 2:41 pm
Dyeing and decorating eggs is enjoyed by many families at Easter. But because eggs are perishable, you should follow food safety precautions to keep from getting sick.

ON THE HUNT. Gracie Chapman, 2, of Destrehan filled her pink Easter bucket to the rim with her share of the 7,000 plastic eggs up for grabs. Eggs-ellent! Spegg-tacular! It’s no yolk!
April 04, 2007 at 2:36 pm
Thick gray clouds and a serious chance of rain didn't stop dozens of children of all ages from crowding fields near the Bayou Gauche Fire Station to hunt for 7,600 plastic eggs stuffed with yummy candy a full week before Easter Sunday.

Heather R. Breaux BLOG
April 04, 2007 at 2:31 pm
The running joke in the news room is that I am one of the most organized people to have occupied an editor’s desk.

Sheriff’s Reports
April 04, 2007 at 2:28 pm
All persons are innocent until proven guilty

King of the road - Gators cruise the parish King of the road - Gators cruise the parish
April 04, 2007 at 2:19 pm
For a couple of minutes on a summer-warm Wednesday afternoon in Boutte, this 8-foot gator ruled Hwy 90, backing up traffic while he made an unsteady, stop-and-go crossing from one marshy spot to another.

Spirit news from around the world
April 04, 2007 at 2:14 pm
Archdiocese: Hannan Responding Well To Therapy

NEW ORLEANS -- Former New Orleans Archbishop Phillip Hannan has been released from a Covington hospital. The 93-year-old suffered a stroke last Friday. He is now being treated at an intermediate care facility. Archdiocese spokesman the Rev. William Maestri said Hannan's movement and speech are improving and that he is responding well to therapy. Hannan served as archbishop of New Orleans from 1965 to 1989.- WDSU.com

What does the resurrection of Jesus tell us about our future?
April 04, 2007 at 2:12 pm
Two thousand years ago Christ was put to death on a cross and then miraculously rose from the dead 3 days later. Since that time, Christianity has flourished. Today 2.1 billion people consider themselves Christians. Taken as a whole, Christianity is now the largest religion in the world - yet only a remnant remains faithful to the Word. This "great apostasy was predicted in revelations.

Al Gore’s hiding a few INCONVENIENT TRUTHS of his own
April 04, 2007 at 2:09 pm
Hollywood praises Al Gore for revealing what the media elite consider to be “inconvenient truths.” But the fact is, at some point, Mr. Gore needs to face a few inconvenient truths of his own.

Mayor wants to sell airport
April 04, 2007 at 2:09 pm
Mayor Ray Nagin has said that he would like to sell Louis Armstrong Airport, which is located partly in St. Charles Parish, to the state.

It’s time to face the reality of the N.O. criminal justice system
April 04, 2007 at 2:07 pm
This week as I watched the news on the New Orleans television stations, I couldn't help but note the contrast between rhetoric and reality.

U.S. Congressman, Bobby Jindal Don’t balance federal budget on backs of Louisiana farmers
April 04, 2007 at 2:03 pm
Louisiana has a strong agricultural history, and these farming traditions continue to play a major role in our economy.

Politics getting into high gear - - everywhere
April 04, 2007 at 2:02 pm
Politics is in the air everywhere, it seems. And that includes Washington, Baton Rouge and St. Charles Parish.

This misspelled street sign in Luling should read East Heather Drive. Letter to the editor
April 04, 2007 at 1:59 pm
Dear Editor: I thought you’d be interested in a new street sign that went up in Willowdale in Luling.

Need Help? Dial 2-1-1
April 04, 2007 at 1:58 pm
We are all familiar with the 9-1-1- emergency phone system, but dialing 2-1-1 quickly links residents to a connected, integrated, state wide system of free community services.

Krewe of Zeus withdraws permit to parade in Ormond
Krewe of Zeus withdraws permit to parade in Ormond
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The Krewe of Zeus has withdrawn a permit application that would have allowed the organization to parade through Ormond Subdivision in Destrehan.