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May 02, 2007 at 3:07 pm
JOB WELL DONE. These St. Charles Parish school employees are recipients of staff achievement awards for the 2006-2007 school year.

R.J. VIAL 4-H CLUB: Pictured (l to r): (front) Nathan Gaubert, Erica Stinnett, Ralea Scott, Mary Frances Candies, Taylor Cortez, Lauren Beadle, (back) Julia Caro, Whitney Curole, Marisa Frazier, Briar Falgoust, Brianna Hue. Letter from Iraq
May 02, 2007 at 3:03 pm
Editor’s note: Army Sgt. Jeffry Kieffer graduated from Hahnville High School in 1996 and from Nicholls State University in 1998 with an associates degree in criminal justice. Kieffer joined the Army in 2002 and is married to Nicole Pitre of Marrero. The couple share a son named Anthony. He was first deployed to Iraq in 2003 and was deployed for a second time last October. This is his letter of thanks to R.J. Vial Elementary students and teachers for their community donation drive that supported care packages sent to the troops last Christmas who bravely serve overseas.

You know you're a Cajun if ...
May 02, 2007 at 2:53 pm
At some point in our lives we’ve all heard a southern-accented joke from well-known comedian Jeff Foxworthy - you know, the ones that poke fun at “rednecks” and gives you a laundry list of ways to tell if you are one or not.

Cops show women how to stay safe in a dangerous world ...
May 02, 2007 at 2:49 pm
Women learned to kick, punch, spit, grab, scream and then runaway, from would-be attackers at a free self-defense class, April 26, at Destrehan High School.

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.

Triangle Food Store set to reopen following liquid marijuana bust
Triangle Food Store set to reopen following liquid marijuana bust
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The Triangle Food Store at the intersection of Paul Maillard and River roads in Luling will reopen soon under the name Luling Discount. The store closed two months ago following the arrests of the former owner and manager for selling liquid marijuana.