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Crime is on decline in parish, say cops
May 02, 2007 at 2:47 pm
St. Charles Parish through March is down almost eight percent according to statistics released from the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Obituaries
May 02, 2007 at 2:44 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
May 02, 2007 at 2:40 pm
Suspects are innocent until proved guilty in a court of law

Outrage over pit-bull ring with a St. Charles Parish connection
May 02, 2007 at 2:38 pm
A Mississippi resident who is allegedly responsible for breeding pit bulls to fight and then having them transported to St. Charles Parish was arrested on dog-fighting and drug charges in the midst of a multi-organizational sting that took place recently in Pass Christian, authorities said.

Religion in the news
May 02, 2007 at 2:36 pm
Is it significant that the five Supreme Court justices who voted to uphold the federal ban on a controversial abortion procedure also happen to be the court's Roman Catholics? - The Washington Post

Br. Barbara Mc Milliam mesmirizes audiences with her story. Abortionist sees error of ways, turns pro-life after a friend prays for her
May 02, 2007 at 2:33 pm
The founder of the first abortion clinic in Mississippi and one-time staunch abortion advocate, described the series of events that led to her conversion to pro-life at a Knights of Columbus-sponsored breakfast in LaPlace.

Pro-life movement gaining ground around nation
May 02, 2007 at 2:30 pm
The pro-life movement apparently is gaining ground in Washington D. C. and Mississippi.

Letter to the editor
May 02, 2007 at 2:28 pm
Editor: The Herald-Guide’s Spirit Weekly is the best religion page I’ve ever seen.

By the time your child is 18, he’ll have witnessed 40,000 murders - on your TV
May 02, 2007 at 2:25 pm
America is a nation plagued by violence in our homes, in our schools, on our streets and in our affairs of state, both foreign and domestic. Violence permeates our entertainment culture with its glamorization of death and destruction in movies and video games.

Big property auction will benefit parish
May 02, 2007 at 2:24 pm
Saturday, May 5, should offer many possibilities for anyone who wants to own property in St. Charles.

Simplify the tax code and make EVERYBODY happy
May 02, 2007 at 2:23 pm
Tax day is always one of the most dreaded days of the year. And because of the increasing complexity of the current tax system, many of us find ourselves having to pay more of our hard-earned money just to comply with the multitude of rules dealing with deductions, exemptions and frustrating regulations.

VIPs
May 02, 2007 at 2:21 pm
A Pretty Blaire Guidry attended the Modeling Association of America International Convention in New York City as the 1st Step Consulting Agency’s “Ambassador of Good Will.”

Barbara’s got a bone to pick with her finicky family's EATIN' HABITS
May 02, 2007 at 2:18 pm
Dinnertime in our household was always something of a pain, partly because I was seldom in the mood to cook after working all day and partly because we had finicky kids to feed.

More folks out of work in SCP - but state figures are downright peachy
May 02, 2007 at 2:17 pm
Unemployment edged up in St. Charles Parish in March with state officials reporting a rate of 4.3 percent for the month compared with February’s 4 percent.

C.H SCP School Board member ELECTED TO NATIONAL OFFICE
May 02, 2007 at 2:13 pm
It’s official. St. Charles Parish School Board member C.H. “Sonny” Savoie has been elected secretary-treasurer of the National School Boards Association.

Lorraine & Colette! Lorraine & Colette!
May 02, 2007 at 2:09 pm
Lorraine Gendron, Hahnville resident, was one of 10 artists selected to paint Fleur de Lis’s for a Children’s Foundation fundraiser at the Zurich Classic golf tournament in Avondale.

Grant will help health center treat Hispanics
May 02, 2007 at 2:07 pm
St. Charles Community Health Center has received a Johnson & Johnson "Community Health Care Award" and a two-year grant in recognition of its efforts on behalf of underserved pregnant women in southeast Louisiana.

STRIKING satellite image shows one of the properties to be sold on Saturday, May 5, at the Destrehan High School Auditorium.
Registration at 8 a.m., Auction at 10 a.m. Land on AUCTION BLOCK as parish unloads 100s of properties
May 02, 2007 at 2:03 pm
St. Charles Parish will auction off over 300 properties - mostly vacant lots - in an effort to put the land back into commerce and relieve the liabilities now born by the parish.

No. 2 Wildcats will rely on defense, run game to tighten grip on district’s top spot
No. 2 Wildcats will rely on defense, run game to tighten grip on district’s top spot
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After securing a 21-14 win over previously unbeaten Thibodaux, the second-ranked Destrehan Wildcats hope to keep that momentum going when they travel to Central Lafourche on Friday.