Editorial




Archbishop Hughes continues fight for racial justice
January 05, 2007 at 10:21 am
A scant half century ago, Archbishop Joseph Francis Rummel of New Orleans shocked the Christian community by proclaiming that segregation was sinful. Before then, the south had resisted the growing civil rights movement in the nation by pushing the movement that separate but equal facilities were alright.

SOLVE your own problems and leave GOV’T out of it
January 05, 2007 at 10:18 am
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has. - Margaret Mead

West Nile virus made 194 of us sick in 2006
January 05, 2007 at 10:16 am
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals has updated to 194 the total number of West Nile virus cases for the year that ended Dec. 31.

State wants MORE adults to get a college education
January 05, 2007 at 10:15 am
Louisiana is calling for more educated adults. The Southern Regional Education Board and the Louisiana Board of Regents have announced a joint initiative that will make it easier for for those without a college degree to enroll at a Louisiana public college or university and earn a degree or other college credentials.

Louisiana smoking ban will change the way you ... eat?
January 05, 2007 at 10:13 am
Louisiana's restaurants, public places, public buildings and most other places of employment became smoke-free with the start of the new year.

$500 reward for vandals who trashed Christmas display $500 reward for vandals who trashed Christmas display
January 05, 2007 at 10:05 am
Eric and Nena Matherne of Bayou Gauche thought their holidays went off without a hitch until they came home to find their elaborate Christmas display had been trashed.

13551 River Rd., Luling for $351,000 from Total Transportation, INC to Fae Holdings 388454, LLC on Dec. 14 Real Estate Transactions
January 05, 2007 at 9:57 am
The following Real Estate Transactions were taken from the public records at the St. Charles Parish Courthouse. Below you will find purchased homes and vacant land in the St. Charles Parish area. The following took place primarily during of December. I would like to wish you and your family a HAPPY NEW YEAR! May it blessed.

This week’s BEST-BUY GOODIES at the German Coast Farmer’s Market
January 05, 2007 at 9:55 am
Check out this week's preview of the great items at the Ferman Coast Farmer's Market.

Camera Shootout 2007: $500 to be won in our new contest
January 05, 2007 at 9:53 am
Our competition is open to photographers in St. Charles Parish and all surrounding parishes - and to make sure everyone can join in on the fun, both digital and print formats are approved.

Swimming in holiday credit card debt
January 05, 2007 at 9:48 am
Every year at this time, we vow to shed two things: the extra pounds we packed on after feasting on too much turkey and the extra credit card debt we racked up on gifts for friends, family and ourselves. In fact, most of us used plastic instead of cash during the holiday season.

Sheriff's Reports
January 04, 2007 at 3:46 pm
6 arrested on crack cocaine charges

John Lambert He’s outta here - HHS coach takes new job
January 04, 2007 at 11:40 am
Hahnville High School loses a great coach in John Lambert, who's accepted a plum position at East Ascension as athletic director/head football coach.

At the sound of the beep ...
January 04, 2007 at 11:27 am
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From the editor’s desk
January 04, 2007 at 11:21 am
Maintaining a healthy dialogue with the audience is an important job for any newspaper.

And with that in mind, we want to address an issue brought up by several Herald-Guide readers who took offense when we used the word "porn" in a headline over a story about the sentencing of a sex offender who downloaded child pornography off the Internet.

Local economy to get more retail outlets
January 04, 2007 at 11:18 am
There is good economic news for St. Charles Parish in the New Year.

Something to SMILE about
January 04, 2007 at 11:15 am
You'll feel good after you read the "funny" that follows ...

Christ can help you find happiness. Set goals with God in mind to make 2007 your BEST year yet
January 04, 2007 at 11:08 am
At the beginning of every year, many New Year's resolutions are made and promptly broken within a few months or even a few days.

St. Charles Parish Trivia Tidbits
January 04, 2007 at 11:04 am
Throughout 2007, the Herald-Guide will feature seven trivia tidbits about St. Charles Parish in each of our weekly issues - a total of 365 historical facts - in celebration of our Bicentennial Year.

Marine has pulled 400-pound cart in 5-year trek across country
Marine has pulled 400-pound cart in 5-year trek across country
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Allie Stevens was a strange sight to see as he lugged a 400-pound rickshaw along Highway 90 through St. Charles Parish last week.