Lifestyles




Moneytalk with Al Suffrin
April 18, 2007 at 2:33 pm
Dear Mr. Suffrin: I read in a recent USA Today article that today's generation of youngsters have the purchasing power of over $200 billion per year and it made me start thinking about the money that my teenagers use to buy things that they want.

POWER UP. Raymond Corlis, 12, can’t get enough of playing the classics like Nintendo’s original Super Mario Bros. The classics never die
April 18, 2007 at 2:31 pm
Video games have been a worldwide pastime for more than 20 years now, which would lead one to think that those gamers from yesteryear have moved on to more sophisticated electronics or hobbies.

Heather R. Breaux BLOG
April 18, 2007 at 2:29 pm
We’ll all remember where we were the day the deadliest campus massacre in the history of the United States occurred - after all it just happened this past Monday.

Louisiana could be the rishest state
April 18, 2007 at 2:27 pm
Look around you. There are riches everywhere.
Louisiana has more natural resources than any of the 48 contiguous states. And yet it is considered one of the poorest states in the nation.

In the news
April 18, 2007 at 2:23 pm
State highway officials have launched an ongoing campaign to promote driver safety and awareness in the hope of preventing the nearly 1,000 motor-vehicle fatalities that occur each year.

Obituaries
April 18, 2007 at 2:17 pm
Send your obituary announcements to heatherb@heraldguide.com for speedy publication in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s print and Internet editions. Compiled by Megan Waters, Intern

Sheriff’s Reports
April 18, 2007 at 2:13 pm
Suspects are innocent until proved guilty in a court of law

Sheriff blames vandalism and thefts on on BORED KIDS home for spring break
April 18, 2007 at 2:12 pm
An e-mail from St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne attempted to shed some light on a string of incidents that he considers to be isolated acts of vandalism and theft related partly to parish schools being out of session for spring break holidays.

More DWI arrests than usual thanks to citizen watchdogs
April 18, 2007 at 2:10 pm
Over a one week span, the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s office reported an unusually high number of DWI arrests, a “welcome feat” that the department says comes from a variety of factors, including the help of concerned citizens.

Crackpot - or ahead of his time? When it comes to ED BLAKELY you be the judge!
April 18, 2007 at 2:07 pm
According to published reports, New Orleans Recovery Czar Dr. Ed Blakely believes the destruction of The Big Easy was a “natural event” and the result of Global Warming.

Letters to the editor
April 18, 2007 at 2:06 pm
Dear Editor:

I would like to take this opportunity to offer my sincere thanks and appreciation for the outstanding article that Caleb wrote in this week's Guide regarding the Hahnville High School Golf Team.

Taxpayers shouldn’t have to fund stem-cell horror studies
April 18, 2007 at 2:05 pm
The U.S. Senate has debated two very different bills on stem cell research. One bill, submitted by Democratic Majority Leader Harry Reid, calls for the federal funding of research that kills human embryos.

Post-Katrina play moves from attic to attic
April 18, 2007 at 2:01 pm
The best post-Katrina play to be staged in the area has been held over at Southern Rep Theatre at Canal Place in New Orleans. But better hurry because it ends Sunday.

Melancon lashes out: Prez is dead wrong about storm help
April 18, 2007 at 1:59 pm
U.S. Rep. Charlie Melancon commented on a draft policy paper from the Bush administration advocating that authorization for the Morganza to the Gulf hurricane and storm protection project be removed from an upcoming comprehensive water projects bill.

Allen and Sandra Washington believe 21,000 signatures from concerned citizens on a petition will motivate the Gov. Kathleen Blanco to fix Hwy. 61. Parents: Fix ‘death road’ before more innocent children die ... like ours did
April 18, 2007 at 1:47 pm
Still-grieving Allen and Sandra Washington have launched a dramatic crusade to persuade Gov. Kathleen Blanco to put safety barriers along the stretch of Airline Highway in St. Charles Parish where their four children died in a horrific car accident in 2003.

Spirit Happenings
April 18, 2007 at 1:46 pm
Prayer vocations day at Luling church

In conjunction with “World Day of Prayer for Vocations,” Holy Family Knights of Columbus will host a vocations program on Sunday, April 29.

Religion and spirit headlines from around the world ...
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
Editor’s note: This article is based on Dr. Brant Pitre’s Sin and Salvation, a bible study on St. Paul’s letter to the Romans. Next week: Salvation. CD’s on this bible study are available at www.brantpitre.com

Tigers secondary will be tested against pass-happy Salmen
Tigers secondary will be tested against pass-happy Salmen
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Despite an impressive jamboree game, Hahnville High School head coach Nick Saltaformaggio says his players have to get better if they expect to compete with Salmen High School in Friday’s season opener.