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Parish declares all-out war on pesky skeeters
December 27, 2006 at 1:28 pm
Mosquitoes just about ate us all alive in 2006, but in 2007, the parish is fighting back - with high-tech computerized spraying, a new spray truck, year-round spraying and more spraying from airplanes.

Drake Wedge of Des Allemands contributes to the fund. Herald-Guide’s $1 Children’s Christmas Fund makes season brighter for families in need
December 27, 2006 at 1:08 pm
The children of St. Charles Parish donated $140.50 to the Herald-Guide's first annual $1 Children's Christmas Fund.

Derek Clontz BLOG
December 27, 2006 at 12:57 pm
Everywhere I go people ask about my career in celebrity journalism and invariably the question pops up, "What about those tabloid psychics? Are they for real?"

HE’S FED UP. After his home was burglarized twice, Kenny Bayhi posted this sign on his lawn. Tired of thieves, Luling man buys shotgun
December 27, 2006 at 12:50 pm
Kenny Bayhi of Luling is fed up with thieves stealing from him, as the sign he erected in his yard testifies: “Robbed in Nov. $3000, Dec. $2000 New Gun for Xmas Priceless.”

Woman arrested and charged in Montz murder
December 27, 2006 at 12:38 pm
Shelita Robinson, 36, 537 Central Ave., Apt. 22, of Metairie, has been booked and charged with second-degree murder in St. Charles Parish in connection with the Dec. 21 stabbing death of Monroe Kelly, 54, in Montz, according to St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne.

This just in ...
December 27, 2006 at 12:21 pm
As we reported to you last week, Hahnville High School star halfback/fullback Jordan Stephany has indeed verbally committed to Tulane University.

A ‘Who Dat’ day, indeed
December 27, 2006 at 12:12 pm
The New York Giants struck quickly as they scored on a 4-play, 67 yard drive due to an Eli Manning 55-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Plaxico Burress. But that was about all the offensive firepower they were able to muster against a stingy Saints defense last Sunday.

Moneytalk
December 27, 2006 at 12:07 pm
Dear Mr. Suffrin: I am an 18-year-old Hahnville High School student, and after I graduate I would like to go to college to become a certified public accountant.

AFTER a night out on the town and one too many drinks, this is what your friends might look like. So please use restraint. Top 8 hangover CURES from Harvard experts you can trust
December 27, 2006 at 12:00 pm
We at the Herald-Guide encourage you to drink sensibly or not at all on New Year’s Eve and throughout the year, but if you do partake - and overdo it - the following "hangover remedies" from doctors at Harvard University can help you feel better on New Year’s Day.

Ask Nattie
December 27, 2006 at 11:54 am
Nattie Swan is St. Charles Parish’s best new advice columnist for kids and their parents. Let her help you.

Turn a bad mood into a good one - by changing your expression
December 27, 2006 at 11:53 am
You can change a bad mood into a better one by altering your expression or moving your body into a different position, says a psychiatrist.

Just in time for New Year's Eve
December 27, 2006 at 11:39 am
You can party hearty on New Year's without making a fool of yourself with tips from an expert who's written a book on people who get into trouble while trying to get ahead in life.

Gifts that keep on giving - or not!
December 27, 2006 at 11:35 am
We all get that one Christmas present from a distant relative, friend or co-worker that just isn't right, regardless of the child-like anticipation we felt before opening it. It’s not that we’re being ungrateful, the gift is just unwanted.

PHOTO like this could make you a winner. Shutterbugs: LSU photo contest can make YOU famous ... fast
December 27, 2006 at 11:26 am
The LSU AgCenter is once again offering photographers an opportunity to contribute to its popular Get It Growing calendar.

Can you top this? Can you top this?
December 20, 2006 at 1:29 pm
Sean Bond’s coin collection is an eye-popper alright. He’s got old coins, painted coins, silver coins. He’s even in the possession of a miscast penny from the U.S. Mint that shows just HALF of Honest Abe Lincoln’s head.



Christmas cards are wonderful but spare me the ‘newsletters’
December 20, 2006 at 1:27 pm
Although it’s a lot of work, I love sending out cards, and I love receiving them. I love them all – the religious ones, the funny ones, the cutesy ones, and I especially love the ones with family photos included, but please, whatever you do, do not send me one of those dreaded Christmas newsletters.

3 killed, 3 injured in 2 traffic accidents involving 5 cars
December 20, 2006 at 1:24 pm
Dead are Mark Hebda, 50, of Metairie, Florence Adams, 64, of New Sarpy, and Natasha Adams, 28, also of New Sarpy

East bank’s getting new library - west bank wishes it could say the same ...
December 20, 2006 at 1:19 pm
And with any luck at all, the doors will swing open 18 or so months from now - in the summer of 2008.


VFW gets makeover with aid of Home Depot workers, community
VFW gets makeover with aid of Home Depot workers, community
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Employees of Home Depot, along with members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3750 and other local leaders, gathered together last week to begin renovations on the VFW Hall in Luling that were funded by a $10,000 grant.

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