Lifestyles




Thank goodness it's Monday
March 14, 2007 at 2:28 pm
For most of you, the catch phrase, "Thank Goodness It’s Friday" means that rest and relaxation are just ahead - but for me, not so much.

Acting Lifestyles and Sports Editor Heather R. Breaux, seated, shares a witty comment with intern Megan Waters. Editors earn more than interns, less than publishers. How does YOUR salary stack up? Read our story and find out. WHAT PARISH PEOPLE EARN
March 07, 2007 at 3:31 pm
Editor’s note: Hourly and annual salaries listed below are averages for all occupations from CEO to secretary - and everything in between. Data is provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for the “Metropolitan Statistical Area” of St. Charles Parish, Kenner, Metairie & New Orleans. This is Part 2 in a fascinating 2-part series that you’ll find only in the Herald-Guide.

Spirit Happenings
March 07, 2007 at 3:21 pm
Church and spiritual activities for one and all ...

Obituaries
March 07, 2007 at 3:07 pm
Patsy Price Soudelier Rousse

Passed away on Feb. 28 in Paradis. Beloved wife of the late Lloyd Soudelier, Sr. by first marriage and the late Carlton Rousse by second marriage. Mother of Lloyd Jr., Wayne, Todd Soudelier, Sandra Withers and Tammy Soudelier. Daughter of the Late Melvin and Lena Matis Price. Sister of the late Melvin "Leroy" Price. Also survived by 11 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. A native of Des Allemands and a resident of Paradis. She was 62 years old.

Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Paradis on Friday March 2 at 3:00pm. Visitation from 11:00am until funeral time Friday at the church. Falgout Funeral Homes.

St. Katharine Week of celebration for St. Katharine
March 07, 2007 at 3:03 pm
EDITOR’S NOTE: Xavier University’s Office of Campus Ministry and the New Orleans Alumni Chapter, Club #1 are celebrating, through March 10, St. Katharine Drexel, whose feast day was March 3.

Sheriff Reports
March 07, 2007 at 3:03 pm
Suspects are innocent until proven guilty.

Herald-Guide has done it again
March 07, 2007 at 3:01 pm
Praise and more praise for the Herald-Guide

17 students shaken up in SCP school bus accident
March 07, 2007 at 2:57 pm
A man driving a pick-up truck plowed into the back of a St. Charles Parish school bus injuring 17 children, the school bus driver, and himself.

VIPs
March 07, 2007 at 2:54 pm
Abbey Mack has been named managing attorney of Crescent Title’s new River Parishes office in Destrehan.

Don’t miss your last chance to speak out on I-49
March 07, 2007 at 2:52 pm
A hearing will be held at the parish courthouse March 27 from 4:30 to 8:30 p. m. with additional hearings at the Alario Center in Westwego on March 22 from 4 to 8 p. m. and at the Knights of Columbus Home at 115 Buford St. in Raceland March 29 from 4 to 8 p. m.

Keep Louisiana Beautiful ...
March 07, 2007 at 2:51 pm
The volunteer group Keep Louisiana Beautiful is sponsoring its third annual anti-litter campaign weekend March 8 - 10, called “Zero Tolerance For Litter.” The effort is expected to send a strong message from enforcement agencies that litterbugs will be actively pursued and fined.

Twinkies for Lent? Sure, if you eat the fried catfish first
March 07, 2007 at 2:50 pm
The Lenten season is upon us. This may not mean much to you if you're not a Christian, but there's no mistaking that Lent is here - just lift your nose and sniff. When you live in a predominantly Catholic area, you just can't help but associate Lent with the smell of frying fish.

Top 20 states for tornadoes ... in March, Louisiana’s No. 10
March 07, 2007 at 2:48 pm
The VorTek weather-analysis company has named the Top 20 most tornado-prone states for the month of March - and Louisiana is smack No. 10.

Man charged with 8th DWI
March 07, 2007 at 2:47 pm
A 45-year old Des Allemands man booked in St. Charles Parish for his 8th DWI can add attempted bribery of an officer to the charges filed against him, according to police reports.

Chris Tregre joins race for parish president Chris Tregre joins race for parish president
March 07, 2007 at 2:44 pm
Chris Tregre's concerns that residents living in St. Charles Parish have no levee protection and properties being reassessed in 2008 will burden homeowners with soaring tax rates, convinced him that he should join the race for parish president.

Allison Prendergast Willowridge expansion and healthy wetlands - are they compatible?
March 07, 2007 at 2:43 pm
Dear Editor, I wanted to make local residents aware of a proposal to destroy nearly 80 acres of wetlands on the west bank of St. Charles Parish to add a 200-home subdivision in an area with no hurricane protection levee.

PhD wants Jindal’s job
March 07, 2007 at 2:40 pm
Psychologist and mother-of-seven Gilda Werner Reed, Ph.D. has formally announcing her candidacy for the U.S. House of Representatives, First Congressional District of Louisiana.

What's Happening
March 07, 2007 at 2:38 pm
HHS is fashion savvy with prom fashion show

BOUTTE - Hahnville High School will hold its Prom Fashion Show on Saturday, March 24 at 7 p.m. in the school's auditorium. Tickets are $5 in advance and $7 at the door. For information, call Courtney Johnson at 985-758-7537.

30,000 in state could lose jobs due to low oil prices
30,000 in state could lose jobs due to low oil prices
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Low oil prices could lead to the loss of 30,000 jobs throughout Louisiana, according to estimates from researchers at the Dallas Federal Reserve and the University of Nevada in Las Vegas. The impact, however, likely won’t be felt as hard in St. Charles Parish as in other parts of the state.