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Talking Points ... with Shonna Riggs
January 04, 2007 at 10:54 am
An innovative new program will help parents figure out what sorts of mental-health services are available for their children, which is going to help kids and their families lead happier and more productive lives.

Herald-Guide's Mike D ... BEST VOICE in radio, says Sports Illustrated
January 04, 2007 at 10:51 am
Herald-Guide sports columnist and nationally-known radio personality Mike Detillier has joined the ranks of ESPN’s Chris Fowler, CBS’s James Brown and Fox Sports’ Troy Aikman as the best of the best in sports analysis and commentary in SI.com’s 2006 Media Awards.

Fun, food and forthcoming events in St. Charles Parish
January 04, 2007 at 10:47 am
Everything happening in St. Charles Parish for the coming weeks ... from music to food to museums and tours - it's all here for you.

Can you top this? Can you top this?
January 04, 2007 at 10:41 am
Sandy Blalock’s Elvis poster is a classic that shows The King in his prime - before the stresses of living his life in a fishbowl led to the drug-induced heart attack that claimed in life in 1977.

Going up!
January 04, 2007 at 10:39 am
Cox Communications rates will increase for St. Charles Parish customers in February.

Kyle Bergeron:
1988-2006 Kyle’s with Jesus now
January 04, 2007 at 10:35 am
It was sunrise at the beach in Gulfshores, AL, on Dec. 30, 2006 when Kyle Bergeron's battle with cancer ended just the way he wanted it, with the gentle sound of the waves lapping the shore, flicks of orange and yellow light shining from the sun bursting between the clouds, and a white sandy beach filled with Footprints In The Sand, just like his favorite poem.

2 major restaurants moving to SC Parish
January 04, 2007 at 10:25 am
St. Charles Parish residents can expect a boost to the local economy in 2007 as national retail outlets, two major restaurants, manufacturing and light industrial companies, and construction companies bring their business to the area.

Saints GIVE Panthers 31-21 win in ‘a game about nothing’
January 03, 2007 at 1:46 pm
In a game without any postseason implications New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton said he would play this game “smart.” What that meant was that the Saints would rest most of their starters and get healthy and mentally ready to play in two weeks.

Moneytalk
January 03, 2007 at 1:29 pm
Dear Mr. Suffrin: Everyone is making New Year's resolutions and as a 15-year-old high school student I want to know what’s the best resolution I can make regarding finances.

21 snack slimsations that fill you up and won't make you fat
January 03, 2007 at 1:17 pm
Think you can't snack out because you’re dieting? Think again. Here are 21 tasty treats that "weigh in" at 100 calories or less and will help you over those “hunger humps” that can wreck the best of weight-control plans.

Ask Nattie
January 03, 2007 at 1:09 pm
Nattie Swan is St. Charles Parish’s best new advice columnist for kids and their parents. Let her help you. Send questions to editor@heraldguide.com.

Don't drown in holiday credit card debt
January 03, 2007 at 12:46 pm
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.

A new year, new life. Toni Waters knows first-hand the benefits of gastric bypass surgery - she’s lost 82 lbs. I lost 82-lbs and I feel GREAT
January 03, 2007 at 12:16 pm
“For as long as I can remember my weight went up and down. I loved snacks, especially potato chips and I was a late-night eater. I never really had a steady exercise routine. I wasn’t just overweight, food controlled my life.”

Get New Year’s Eve dance tickets NOW!
January 01, 2007 at 3:58 pm
DES ALLEMANDS - St. Gertrude Catholic Church is selling tickets for its New Year’s Eve dance at the Father Mac Community Center in Des Allemands.
Tickets are $40 per couple. Music by Wayne Foret. Favors are provided.

For more information, call Roland Dufrene at 985-758-7682 or Candy Ford at 985-758-1631.

What's Happening
December 27, 2006 at 2:52 pm
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Scrapbooking for adults at library

REAL REASON the Saints keep winning
December 27, 2006 at 1:35 pm
The Saints have really made a comeback this year, impressing people across the country and thrilling the locals. Credit for this comeback has been attributed to Sean Payton, Drew Brees, Marques Colston, and a multitude of others, but I'd like to claim a little bit of it for myself.

Parish declares all-out war on pesky skeeters
December 27, 2006 at 1:28 pm
Mosquitoes just about ate us all alive in 2006, but in 2007, the parish is fighting back - with high-tech computerized spraying, a new spray truck, year-round spraying and more spraying from airplanes.

Drake Wedge of Des Allemands contributes to the fund. Herald-Guide’s $1 Children’s Christmas Fund makes season brighter for families in need
December 27, 2006 at 1:08 pm
The children of St. Charles Parish donated $140.50 to the Herald-Guide's first annual $1 Children's Christmas Fund.

Principal of the Year took unconventional path to top
Principal of the Year took unconventional path to top
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Despite recently being named Louisiana High School Principal of the Year, Hahnville High School Principal Ken Oertling’s life is one that could have gone down a much different path.