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Voters to decide in eight states to preserve traditional marriage
November 01, 2006 at 4:37 pm
(AgapePress) - Marriage traditionalists and pro-family leaders are predicting Wednesday's ruling in New Jersey requiring equal rights for same-sex couples will energize Christian conservatives in eight states where, in less than a week, voters will decide whether to amend their state constitutions to preserve traditional marriage.

We <u>are</u> the champions We are the champions
November 01, 2006 at 4:29 pm
The Hahnville Lady Tigers volleyball team wrapped up one of the most successful seasons in their history, sweeping District 7-I with an 8-0 record and finishing with an overall record of 20-7.

Hahnville & LSU alumni help Ravens derail Saints
November 01, 2006 at 4:25 pm
A duo of former Louisiana prep standout defensive backs, Dawan Landry from Hahnville High School and Ronnie Prude from LSU, intercepted passes for touchdowns that helped guide the Ravens to an upset win over the Saints.

<u>This</u> one’s for the whole enchilada - Destrehan & East St. John face off in a ‘Battle of the Unbeatens’ This one’s for the whole enchilada - Destrehan & East St. John face off in a ‘Battle of the Unbeatens’
November 01, 2006 at 4:20 pm
DESTREHAN - The stage was set. The pundits had made their predictions. Every neutral party assumed an easy Destrehan win. And then Hahnville showed up and nearly pulled off what could have been the biggest upset of the year.

How to keep your tropical plants happy this winter
November 01, 2006 at 4:17 pm
BATON ROUGE - Tropical plants that thrive on decks, patios, porches and courtyards through the summer can’t withstand freezing and must be protected in the winter.


Whole lotta shakin’ going on Whole lotta shakin’ going on
November 01, 2006 at 4:02 pm
HAHNVILLE - Super-fit Kelly McNulty stays that way by belly-dancing for fun and also showing other women how to enjoy the ancient art form in classes at Hahnville High School.

"It's interesting and it's a fun and free-spirited form of dance," says McNulty, who's taught continuing-education classes for St. Charles Parish Schools for the past two years.

PEP
November 01, 2006 at 3:57 pm
BOUTTE - You can boost energy and sail through your busy day with simple lifestyle tips that won’t cost you a dime, a nutritionist tells Herald-Guide readers exclusively.

Obituaries
November 01, 2006 at 3:46 pm
LABRANCHE

Loraine Duhe La Branche on Thursday, Oct. 19 in Jefferson. Wife of the late Paul La Branche . Daughter of the late Paul LaBranche and Leoda Simon Duhe. Mother of Larry LaBranche and wife, Phyllis LaBranche and Joey LaBranche and wife, Marsha LaBranche. Sister of Dorothy LaBranche, Yvonne Richoux, Catherine Weber, Alton Duhe and Lloyd Duhe. Grandmother of Corey, Nicole and April LaBranche and Holly Troxler. Great-grandmother of Bryce and Tristan Troxler. Age 80. A native of Montz and resident Destrehan. Mass of Christian Burial was at 10 a.m. on Oct. 23 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Norco. Interment was in St. Peter's Catholic Church, Mausoleum in Reserve. Visitation was at H.C. Alexander Funeral Home in Norco from 8 a.m. until 9 a.m.

How children were taught to love God in 1855
November 01, 2006 at 3:42 pm
CHAPTER IV. THE BIBLE.

MY DEAR CHILD - Can you see God? No; you cannot see him. No one in this world can see him, though he can see us all the time. He looks at us, and sees all we do; he hears all we say, and he knows every thing which we think about or wish, even if we do not tell it to any body.


Healing foods of the Holy Bible
November 01, 2006 at 3:40 pm
THE Holy Bible pointedly refers to dozens of healthful foods that you might want to consider adding to your diet as part of an overall wellness plan.

And here you’ll find 10 of them as referenced in "Hertel’s New Standard Bible" - an 82-year-old "classic" that was published in 1924 and has been passed down through my family for generations.

Sheriff's Report
November 01, 2006 at 3:35 pm
A 14-year-old Destrehan boy has been booked with solicitation for murder and illegal possession of a handgun after St. Charles Parish authorities said he offered a 15-year-old Destrehan boy $90 to kill another boy.

3rd quarter crime up a little from 2nd quarter, a lot from last year
November 01, 2006 at 3:32 pm
Sheriff Greg Champagne reports that crime in St. Charles Parish during the third quarter of 2006 rose nearly 2 percent when compared to this year’s second quarter, and 12 percent when compared to last year’s third quarter.

Our View
November 01, 2006 at 3:29 pm
Salvation of the west bank of St. Charles Parish could rest in the construction of a hurricane protection levee along the Intracoastal Canal south of Lake Salvador. That would take the place of other proposed routes for the Donaldsonville to the Gulf levee planned by the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers.

St. Charles 200th b-day on tap St. Charles 200th b-day on tap
November 01, 2006 at 3:26 pm
HAHNVILLE - "We want people to come up with great ideas for projects so we can celebrate the 200th birthday of St. Charles Parish for the entire year of 2007 in style,” says Corey Faucheux, director of the St. Charles Parish Department of Economic Development and Tourism.

Teach parish kids about money before they go bankrupt Teach parish kids about money before they go bankrupt
November 01, 2006 at 3:18 pm
BOUTTE - Believe it or not, more young people file for bankruptcy than graduate from college - and that's why St. Charles Parish School Board member-elect Alex Suffrin has named "financial-literacy classes" as a priority when he takes office in January.

‘I’m all for keeping the parish neat”
November 01, 2006 at 3:01 pm
Current Port of South Louisiana Commissioner and former St. Charles Parish Councilman Jay Roberts had such a knack for yanking up political signs BEFORE the September election that District Attorney Harry Morel has ordered him to keep up the good work AFTER the November vote.

Super levee is gaining momentum
November 01, 2006 at 2:57 pm
BOUTTE - After last years' improbably active hurricane season, Luling resident Jeffrey Brou questioned the wisdom of staying in his low-lying neighborhood of Willowdale. Was Katrina really a 100-year-storm event - or a harbinger of more superstorms to come?

MOTHER’S LOVE. Tyrell Cornwell displays snapshot of her son holding his baby niece while on leave from the Army. ‘Pray for my son’
November 01, 2006 at 2:26 pm
LULING - “Pray for my son. Pray for all of the men to come home from Iraq.”

With those wrenching words, worried-sick mom Tyrell Cornwell reveals her deep concern for the safety of her eldest child, U.S. Army Sgt. John Cornwell IV, 25, a military policeman serving in Baghdad on the front lines of the desperately brutal war in Iraq.

Police identify Destrehan woman who was stabbed to death
Police identify Destrehan woman who was stabbed to death
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The woman found stabbed to death Wednesday morning in Destrehan has been identified as Mia Waite. Waite, 35, was discovered dead in her bathroom at 318 Madewood Drive at 9 a.m.