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April 18, 2007 at 1:44 pm
Republican '08 Options Disappoint Christian Evangelicals

Evangelical Christians have long been a key constituency for the Republican Party, but leading religious conservatives are expressing dissatisfaction with the party's current crop of presidential candidates.

- The Washington Times

Sin of pride destroyed the ancient Romans AND IT STILL THREATENS MANKIND TODAY
April 18, 2007 at 1:42 pm
Editorís note: This article is based on Dr. Brant Pitreís Sin and Salvation, a bible study on St. Paulís letter to the Romans. Next week: Salvation. CDís on this bible study are available at www.brantpitre.com

International watchdog groups says ...
April 18, 2007 at 1:38 pm
Persecution of Christians is commonplace throughout the world but almost entirely ignored by the media.

Religion in the news
April 18, 2007 at 1:35 pm
Pizza king: Florida needs more Catholics

Domino's Pizza multimillionaire Thomas Monaghan is creating a community to draw residents who share traditional Catholic values. - The Miami Herald

VIPs
April 18, 2007 at 1:33 pm
Congratulations Alyson Waguespack, 2007 St. Charles Farm Bureau queen, and Monique Cannon, St. Charles Farm Bureau teen queen.

Wow! Destrehan yard sale rakes in $13,000 Wow! Destrehan yard sale rakes in $13,000
April 18, 2007 at 1:32 pm
Tables piled high with books, clothes, shoes, stereo gear, television sets and bric-a-brac of every description lined Joyce Bridgesí perfectly manicured front lawn on a sunny Friday afternoon for what has to be one of the biggest ďgarage salesĒ around.

Barbís Zephyrs are the team to MEET in 2007
April 18, 2007 at 1:31 pm
Itís that time of year again, a time for hot dogs, peanuts, and baseball. Friday night was the home opener for the New Orleans Zephyrs, and this month is the 10th anniversary of the opening of the Shrine on Airline. With such glorious weather, how could I not attend?

Watch where you go in your ATV if you DONíT want a ticket, say cops
April 18, 2007 at 1:29 pm
Complaints to my office from citizens and parish officials continue to rise relative to the unlawful operations of motorized All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) such as four wheelers, dirt bikes and golf carts on public roads and on private property without permission of the landowners.

Future for Head Start not so bright as feds GET STINGY
April 18, 2007 at 1:28 pm
St. Charles Parish schools are constantly striving to provide the best possible education for all students - and that includes those aged two months to four years in the Early Head Start and Head Start programs.

FEMA funds maintenance building for St. Charles Parish Schools
April 18, 2007 at 1:26 pm
Hurricane Katrina submerged not only the city of New Orleans beneath flood waters but surrounding cities and parishes suffered major damage as well. In St. Charles Parish, west of New Orleans, Katrina damaged the maintenance building of the St. Charles Parish Schools.

Senator David Vitter $3.1 million windfall for SC Parish levees and wetlands
April 18, 2007 at 1:23 pm
U.S. Sen. David Vitter announced that the Department of Interior will allocate $3.1 million in federal funding for St. Charles Parish through the Coastal Impact Assistance Program that became law with the passage of the Energy Policy Act of 2005.

What's Happening
April 18, 2007 at 1:19 pm
Herald-Guide Best Bet

Spring Festival in full swing in Destrehan

DESTREHAN - Destrehan Plantationís Spring Festival invites residents and visitors for fun activities on the plantation grounds on April 21 and 22. The event starts at 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Admission is $5 for adults. Call 985-764-9315 for more information.

Does your childís day-care center make the grade?
April 18, 2007 at 1:18 pm
A study of child-care centers conducted by the respected National Association of Child Care Resources and Referral Agencies placed Louisiana 51st in the nation, dead last in providing adequate child-care services for kids. But 10 facilities in St. Charles Parish meet new high standards recommended by the state, placing them among the best of the best.

Herald-Guide wins big again in Louisiana Press awards contest
April 18, 2007 at 1:14 pm
Named the Best Weekly Newspaper in Louisiana in 2006 for our coverage of hurricanes Katrina and Rita and their afternath, the St. Charles Herald-Guide has won several top awards in 2007.

Registrar of voters bids farewell Registrar of voters bids farewell
April 18, 2007 at 1:11 pm
St. Charles Parish Council bid farewell to registrar of voters Janice Zeringue Hymel, at the council meeting Monday night.

St. Rose subdivision gets street lights
April 18, 2007 at 1:08 pm
Some residents want brightly lit streets, others want to stay in the dark. And after weighing pros and cons on both sides of the issue, St. Charles Parish officials decided street lights should be installed for 200 residents living in Bar None Estates subdivision in St. Rose.

SCP emergency operations center dangerously outdated SCP emergency operations center dangerously outdated
April 12, 2007 at 2:37 pm
Construction of a spacious new five-story emergency operations center thatís been proposed for St. Charles Parish wonít come a minute too soon for emergency operations chief Tab Troxler.

14-yr-old b-ball team wins state prep game 14-yr-old b-ball team wins state prep game
April 11, 2007 at 3:36 pm
On Sunday, April 1 the St Charles parish 14-year-old All-Stars defeated Donaldsonville All-Stars for the Pre-Prep State basketball championship in Kenner.

Biggert-Waters behind drop in home prices
Biggert-Waters behind drop in home prices
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St. Charles Parish experienced the only decline in home prices in the New Orleans Metro area in the first half of 2014 as compared to 2013, according to the New Orleans Metropolitan Association of Realtors.