Editorial




Read why Paris Hilton is more important in the war in Iraq
June 13, 2007 at 2:42 pm
The melodrama surrounding Paris Hilton shows how perverse news reporting has become. It boggles the mind that newsworthy items of great importance are pushed to the background in order to cover someone who impacts society in no positive way and has no obvious talent other than getting in the news.

Planned Parenthood has some splainin’ to do when it comes to sexual predators
June 13, 2007 at 2:41 pm
Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest abortion operation, claims to be a trusted source of health information and medical care for young women. But there is mounting evidence that the organization has failed miserably when it comes to protecting minor girls from sexual predators.

Who says there won’t be a governor’s race? In Louisiana? Surely, you jest!
June 13, 2007 at 2:40 pm
One would think the presidential race is tomorrow and the governor’s race a year away with the amount of campaigning going on for each.

Let’s take our cities back from criminals - one block at a time
June 13, 2007 at 2:36 pm
It was a Rosa Parks moment for Cathy Toliver. Returning home from church on Sunday, she found three young burglars in her Baton Rouge home stealing her possessions. She refused to assume the role of victim. Instead, she ran them out and chased them through her neighborhood, hollering through her car windows for neighbors to call the police.

A Louisiana vacation makes good CENTS
June 13, 2007 at 2:33 pm
So you want to take a pleasant vacation this summer but not spend all of your money on gas? Think Louisiana.

Councilman Clayton PLUS: Snookie throws hat into ring for parish president ...
June 13, 2007 at 2:26 pm
St. Charles Parish residents can add one more name to the list of potential candidates for the October 2007 parish president’s race, Councilman Clayton “Snookie” Faucheux - who officially announced his candidacy just days ago but told Herald-Guide readers exclusively that he was running last January.

Billy Raymond running for Desmond Hilaire’s District 1 council seat Billy Raymond running for Desmond Hilaire’s District 1 council seat
June 13, 2007 at 2:23 pm
Billy Raymond, Sr. 49, a lifelong resident of Hahnville, and a 27-year employee of Dow St. Charles Operations, in Taft, has announced his candidacy for the District 1 councilman position currently held by Desmond Hilaire, whose term ends this year.

VIPs - Very Important Parishioners
June 13, 2007 at 2:14 pm
Shaun Boudreaux has been named employee of the month at St. Charles Parish Hospital. Shaun works in the Information Management Department as a Computer Operator.

EYE SORE. The old Killona Elementary School faces possible demolition. Killona Elementary’s fate undecided
June 13, 2007 at 2:04 pm
The old Killona Elementary School certainly has seen better days and they may all be behind the old structure as the cost to repair the school is a more than the school board bargained for.

Henry Bergeron with this bobcat that slammed into his riding lawnmower on Old Spanish Trail in Paradis. Mee-OUCH
June 13, 2007 at 2:01 pm
St. Charles Parish resident, Henry Bergeron, was cutting grass in a field across the street from his house on the morning of Saturday, June 9, when a bobcat plowed into his riding lawnmower.

Hunter gets nod as airport chief
June 13, 2007 at 2:00 pm
The New Orleans Aviation Board voted to name Interim Director of Aviation Sean C. Hunter permanent in the position as Director of Aviation at the New Orleans International Airport effective immediately.

Schools ban too-sexy shorts & iPods but give cell phones a thumbs up
June 13, 2007 at 1:56 pm
Parents with children enrolled in St. Charles Parish schools will definitely want a copy of their child’s school handbook for the upcoming school year as it outlines changes in dress codes, disciplinary action, and the use of cell phones during school hours.

All clippety, no clop: Even with her right front leg missing is as sweet as she can be. 3-legged pony needs a special sling - will YOU help buy it?
June 13, 2007 at 1:51 pm
Molly, a 15-year-old pony rescued after Hurricane Katrina by Kaye and Glenn Harris of St. Rose, is the only pony in Louisiana with an artificial leg because she was attacked by a pit bull dog in 2005.

Wal-Mart’s Christine Rivera chats with health-conscious customer, Emma White of Luling. Wal-Mart Health fair FOR WOMEN ONLY
June 13, 2007 at 1:46 pm
Wal-Mart Supercenter will be hosting its Fourth Annual Women’s Health Fair Saturday, June 23, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

What's Happening?
June 13, 2007 at 1:42 pm
Come on down to the Whitehead football camp

The Willie Whitehead Foundation, will be hosting a free one day event for boys between the ages of 7 through 12 years old at the NFL YET Center on 1140 Southbroad Street in New Orleans, Saturday, June 16, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

In the news
June 13, 2007 at 1:40 pm
St. Charles Parish Department of Community Services has funds available now for East Bank residents that need assistance paying utility bills, mortgage, or rent beginning June 4, 2007.

$500Gs for ‘no-flood pump’ in Paradis
June 13, 2007 at 1:38 pm
In south Louisiana where nearly everything is below sea level, there might be few things as important as pumping stations that help keep Louisiana from flooding and FEMA recently approved funding for upgrades to the pump station in Paradis.

HERE, KITTY KITTY. Humane Society president Jennifer King loves to cuddle with these cute kittens. 100 kitty cats up for grabs in super shelter ‘adopt-a-thon’
June 13, 2007 at 1:33 pm
June is ‘Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat’ month and the St. Charles Parish animal control staff urges residents to adopt a cat or kitten.

Luling firefighter dies 2 months after being diagnosed with leukemia
Luling firefighter dies 2 months after being diagnosed with leukemia
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Luling shift firefighter Joseph Riebow, 39, who’s fight against leukemia was documented in the Jan. 1 edition of the St. Charles Herald-Guide, died on Jan. 8.