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Evidence supports Obama patronage

Beyond the high rhetoric of the 44th President of the United States, some interesting trends seem to be developing. Bill Clinton’s famous dictum that “the age of big government is over” now seems as ancient as William Jennings Bryan’s “You shall not crucify mankind upon a cross of gold.” How quickly the eras pass in the current rush to re-forge the basic fabric of life in America. Unfortunately, one aspect of politics that President Obama obviously intends to keep is the patronage trough, and there is considerable evidence afoot to support that view.Read More...
July 20, 2009 at 9:03 am
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Mother Teresa's “dark night”

By Christopher West

For nearly two years I've been reflecting on something I read in an article by Father Raniero Cantalamessa, preacher to the papal household. I can’t get it out of my head. The article was provocatively titled “The ‘Atheism’ of Mother Teresa” (National Catholic Register, Sept. 9-15, 2007). It explored the meaning of Mother Teresa’s extended “dark night” of union with Christ in his cry of abandonment from the cross.Read More...
July 20, 2009 at 9:01 am
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President’s visit with pope offers some hope

President Barrack Obama’s visit with Pope Benedict XVI gives us hope that he wants to keep open the doors to those with whom he has major disagreements. He is playing the game like politicians should play it, of course.Read More...
July 20, 2009 at 8:59 am
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President’s visit with pope offers some hope

President Barrack Obama’s visit with Pope Benedict XVI gives us hope that he wants to keep open the doors to those with whom he has major disagreements. He is playing the game like politicians should play it, of course.Read More...
July 20, 2009 at 8:59 am
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United Way distributes $1.4 million to area agencies

LULING - United Way of St. Charles Board of Directors approved over $1.4 million to fund 30 local agencies providing services in St. Charles Parish.Read More...
July 20, 2009 at 8:58 am
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests
•John H. Nolting IV, 53, of 219 Monsanto Dr. in Luling was arrested on July 3 and charged with DWI and reckless operation.Read More...
July 20, 2009 at 8:57 am
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Unlocked cars provide high-tech prizes to thieves

Thieves didn't have to try too hard to get away with thousands of dollars in merchandise on June 12, targeting unlocked vehicles on River Park Drive in Hahnville, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office.Read More...
July 20, 2009 at 8:54 am
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Lightning strike cripples health center

The St. Charles Community Health Center is hoping that lightning doesn’t strike twice after a thunderstorm last week crippled operations and forced the center to re-route calls to Kenner.Read More...
July 20, 2009 at 8:54 am
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Luling Hornets come out on top in 8U division as champs

The Luling Hornets are the parish champions in the 8U division.Read More...
July 16, 2009 at 2:25 pm
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Slammers enter invitational undefeated, finish on top

The St. Charles Slammers 8U All-Star softball team is currently undefeated and placed first in the St. Charles Invitational tournament on June 20 and first in the Donaldsonville tournament on June 27 and 28.Read More...
July 16, 2009 at 2:23 pm
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Mustangs take home trophy in 20009 Southshore Classic

The 11 year old Major USSSA Mustang Baseball team won the Southshore Classic at the Westbank Bridgepark in Luling this past weekend, July 11-12.Read More...
July 16, 2009 at 2:22 pm
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Keep an eye on the sky

It's so easy to forget about watching the sky for thunderstorms when fishermen are on the prowl. Read More...
July 16, 2009 at 2:20 pm
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Rockin' & Bowlin'

Don’t let the name of St. Charles Parish’s senior bowling league fool you. While there’s fun to be had at the lanes, these bowlers meet to compete and they mean business.Read More...
July 16, 2009 at 2:19 pm
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The Cook's Corner

Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.Read More...
July 16, 2009 at 2:16 pm
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Camera Shootout 2009

“Puppy Dog Tails” by Abby Chabert got the most votes last week and is the July 9 weekly winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2009 photo contest. Congratulations to Abby.Read More...
July 16, 2009 at 2:14 pm
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Mmm ... CATFISH

Belly-up - like a catfish who’s seen better days - is how many St. Charles Parish residents reeled in their weekend. After all, what else is there to expect after three days of soaking up the sun, surrounded by the aroma of fresh, Des Allemands catfish frying in the horizon?Read More...
July 16, 2009 at 2:11 pm
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Defense, Mosley's running leads Destrehan past Ehret
Defense, Mosley's running leads Destrehan past Ehret
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As time ran down with under a minute left, the voices of the Destrehan fans rang into the night.