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DC think tank: Louisiana economy is a stinker
January 24, 2007 at 12:57 pm
A Washington study group has trashed Louisiana’s business climate for the second time in as many years, saying the state’s economy continues to lag behind other states in three key areas.

High-powered speakers on tap for insurance ‘boot camp’
January 24, 2007 at 12:53 pm
Louisiana’s Legislative Women’s Caucus launches its first annual “Boot Camp” on insurance and economic development Jan. 27.

NOW THAT’S A PIE. Jacqueline Diaz knows a little something about pizzas - as owner of Rotolo’s Pizzeria, in Luling, she serves them up every day. Your favorite pizza topping reveals the hidden you
January 24, 2007 at 12:52 pm
The toppings you order up for your pizza reveal your personality with pinpoint accuracy, says a psychologist.

CRACK-COCAINE driver booked after wild car chase, say police
January 24, 2007 at 12:41 pm
It wasn’t the Dukes of Hazzard - it was the real thing.


IT’S OFFICIAL Snookie’s running for parish president
January 24, 2007 at 12:36 pm
The cat is finally out of the bag: Clayton “Snookie” Faucheux, vice chairman for St. Charles Parish, says he’s runing for parish president.

High schoolers stop by Rotary Club meeting High schoolers stop by Rotary Club meeting
January 24, 2007 at 12:34 pm
LULING - Hahnville and Destrehan High School students interested in the field of education were guests at the St. Charles Rotary Club.

VIPs
January 24, 2007 at 12:32 pm
Sacred Heart School seventh grader Jimmy Antin is the winner of the geography bee sponsored by the National Geographic Society. Antin will go to regional competition.

Can you top this?
January 24, 2007 at 12:31 pm
Mark Scoggins loves cowboys and the Wild West, and his prize possession is a rare postcard that advertises the Wild West show that Buffalo Bill Cody took to Bologna, Italy, in 1906.

Technology rocks for Mimosa 2nd graders Technology rocks for Mimosa 2nd graders
January 24, 2007 at 12:31 pm
LULING - Andrea Cox and Melody Voitier's second grade students from Mimosa Park Elementary participate in a comparing and contrasting lesson as they learn to use handheld computers.

Kewl dog and pony show at Borromeo Kewl dog and pony show at Borromeo
January 24, 2007 at 12:30 pm
DESTREHAN - The early childhood students of St. Charles Borromeo School finished their religion unit, God’s Gift of Animals, with a visit from Stacy Chiasson, her horses and dog.

Read why these teens are playing with cars Read why these teens are playing with cars
January 24, 2007 at 12:29 pm
BOUTTE - HHS Students in Kade Rogers’ physical science class use toy cars to figure out speed, velocity and distance.

Oh, when the saints, come marching in ... Oh, when the saints, come marching in ...
January 24, 2007 at 12:26 pm
PARADIS - Can you guess the name of the jazz classic that R. J. Vial Elementary students Briar Falgoust and Julia Caro, and band director Darlin Brady-Caro are tooting on their trumpets?

WHAT'S HAPPENING
January 24, 2007 at 12:25 pm
Mardi Gras
Krewe of Lul releases meeting schedule
LULING - The Krewe of Lul parade is scheduled to roll at noon on Feb. 17. All riders will meet every Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Ramada Hotel located at 13889 River Rd. Entry fees: $600 for large floats and $400 for small floats. Information: Call Debbie Dufrense Vial at 985-785-8273.


Speak with Authority
January 24, 2007 at 12:20 pm
BOUTTE - Experts agree that when you learn a new word, your world becomes a bigger and more interesting place.

$5 for your funny jokes and riddles
January 24, 2007 at 12:15 pm
QUESTION: What is red and smells like paint?
ANSWER: Red paint
- Mateo McGraw, Luling

Stop exit exams for high school seniors, test 9th graders instead
January 24, 2007 at 12:12 pm
State education officials are thinking about getting rid of the so-called Graduation Exit Exam for high school students and replacing it with a test for ninth graders.

MONEYTALK with Al Suffrin
January 24, 2007 at 12:10 pm
Dear Mr. Suffrin: I’ve been reading your Moneytalk column in the Herald-Guide every week. I am only a student and still live at home with my parents. So, why do I need to worry now about being financially literate? - Just Asking in Des Allemands

This week’s BEST-BUY GOODIES at the German Coast Farmer’s Market
January 24, 2007 at 12:08 pm
This week’s BEST BETS, say market officials:

Disabled war veteran one of 25 waiting for a home at Hahnville homeless complex
Disabled war veteran one of 25 waiting for a home at Hahnville homeless complex
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Byron Joseph Sr., 56, is not a homeless stereotype.