Editorial




Keep the secret ballot in Union-organizing elections
April 11, 2007 at 1:36 pm
Secret ballot elections are the hallmark of democracy. This process has withstood the test of time not only because of its legitimacy, but because it has signified the democratic principles our country was founded upon: personal freedom and choice. What has worked so well in regular elections in our country has worked equally as well when workers decide whether or not they would like to affiliate with a union. The secret ballot has given workers a level of protection from intimidation when they choose whether or not to be represented by a union.

Coastal restoration would be best protection
April 11, 2007 at 1:34 pm
It is very seldom that 93 percent of the people agree on anything. But that is the number who think the proposed Louisiana coastal protection and restoration plan should get top priority in future plans for the state.

Obituaries
April 11, 2007 at 1:30 pm
Send your obituary announcements to heatherb@heraldguide.com for speedy

publication in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s

print and Internet editions.

Sheriff’s Reports
April 11, 2007 at 1:28 pm
Suspects are innocent until proved guilty in a court of law

Sheriff’s Reports
April 11, 2007 at 1:28 pm
Suspects are innocent until proved guilty in a court of law

Will new school textbooks lift a weight off kids’ shoulders?
April 11, 2007 at 1:26 pm
The St. Charles Parish School Board voted to buy newer social studies books for students to meet current state standards at a regular meeting at their administrative offices in Luling.

International watchdog groups says ...
April 11, 2007 at 1:21 pm
Persecution of Christians is commonplace throughout the world but almost entirely ignored by the media.

Religion in the news
April 11, 2007 at 1:19 pm
Pizza king: Florida needs more Catholics

Domino's Pizza multimillionaire Thomas Monaghan is creating a community to draw residents who share traditional Catholic values. - The Miami Herald

Spirit Happenings
April 11, 2007 at 1:14 pm
Catholics: April 15 is Divine Mercy Sunday

On this day Jesus promised that he will grant complete forgiveness of sins and punishment. He told St. Faustina that this Feast of Mercy would be a very special day when "all the divine floodgates through which graces flow are opened". (Diary 699)

Armstrong International releases passenger survey
April 11, 2007 at 1:12 pm
Things are looking up at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport -- in the most literal sense.

SCP emergency center dangerously outdated
April 11, 2007 at 1:10 pm
Construction of a spacious new five-story emergency operations center that’s been proposed for St. Charles Parish won’t come a minute too soon for emergency operations chief Tab Troxler.

1,000 really cool places to see before you die - starting right here in St. Charles Parish
April 11, 2007 at 1:08 pm
I was born in New Orleans, grew up in old Metairie and Kenner, and have lived in St. Rose for the past 23 years, but I’ve come to realize that there’s a lot about this area that I either don’t know or haven’t experienced.

HHS stadium expansion postponed because bids are ... out of bounds
April 11, 2007 at 1:06 pm
The expansion of Hahnville High’s football stadium was put on hold after the St. Charles Parish School Board voted to reject all bids for the job at a regular meeting at their administrative offices in Luling.

National zone safety awareness week
April 11, 2007 at 1:04 pm
In recognition of National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week, Louisiana's TIMED program is launching "TIMED to drive safe," a public awareness campaign to educate and inform Louisiana's young drivers about the hazards associated with traveling through work zone areas.

V.J. & Snookie RIDING HIGH in Laque’s election forecast
April 11, 2007 at 1:02 pm
Outgoing parish president says five capable men are running for his office but these two are the guys to beat in Oct. vote.

Marathon Oil Company job fair set for April
April 11, 2007 at 1:00 pm
Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) is finalizing plans for a job fair for its Garyville Major Expansion (GME) project on Saturday, April 28.

What's Happening
April 11, 2007 at 12:53 pm
Come on down to the 2007 United Way 5K Bridge Run

Groundbreaking for church Katrina could not vanquish Groundbreaking for church Katrina could not vanquish
April 11, 2007 at 12:28 pm
Easter Sunday was cold, wet and dreary this year, but if the winds of Hurricane Katrina couldn't break the resolve of the congregation of the Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church of Ama, neither could a little rain when it came time to break ground for the site of their new place of worship.

Charge dropped against Luling man accused of killing father
Charge dropped against Luling man accused of killing father
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Due to a lack of evidence, a Luling man accused of killing his father is no longer facing charges in connection with the crime.