Spirit Weekly




How children were taught to love God in 1855 How children were taught to love God in 1855
November 08, 2006 at 4:13 pm
Editor’s note: Reprinted with permission. Easy Lessons for the Little Ones at Home, circa 1855, digitized by Michigan State University.

A question of faith
November 08, 2006 at 4:09 pm
This week’s question: As religious person I want to help my fellow man whenever I can, but I don't know how to react to when panhandlers approach me for money. Some of these people appear to be dangerous and possibly on drugs. What's a Christian to do?

Christian romance novels help women keep the spirit
November 08, 2006 at 4:04 pm
CHRISTIAN romance novels featuring not-so-steamy love affairs between men and women of faith make for some good reading that inspires readers to pray and study the Bible more, says an expert.

Sheriff’s Report
November 08, 2006 at 3:59 pm
LULING - Four men tried to snatch a 66-year-old woman’s purse in the Wal-Mart parking lot but after a struggle, they fled - and the scrappy lady kept her bag.

Anyone having information on the crime is encouraged to call the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s office.

BY DARK OF NIGHT. Video captures suspect. If you know this person, call the police - they want to chat. Suspect caught on video
November 08, 2006 at 3:56 pm
LULING - The theft of a $12,000 Polaris Ranger at a home on River Road in Luling was caught by a video surveillance camera set up at the victim’s residence.

Gov. Blanco’s ‘Road Home’ is going to be a LONG one
November 08, 2006 at 3:48 pm
After over two months, only 18 checks have been written for the Gov. Blanco's Road Home Program.

Campaigns continue to become more negative
November 08, 2006 at 3:45 pm
Except for one runoff, the mid-term election races are over in Louisiana and it’s safe to say that not many people regret it.

St. Charles voters do their duty
November 08, 2006 at 3:42 pm
The election is over for St. Charles Parish, at least, and we congratulate the two winners for Congress in the districts that include parts of our parish.

Levee plan in January, says corps
November 08, 2006 at 3:36 pm
In a presentation to St. Charles Parish council members, project manager Frank Duarte said the Corps is in the final stages of analyzing the pros and cons of two top alternatives, one running along Hwy 90 near populated areas, and one across the Barataria Basin further south and closer to the Gulf of Mexico.

DANGER BUGS of St. Charles Parish DANGER BUGS of St. Charles Parish
November 08, 2006 at 3:27 pm
BOUTTE - Centipedes can send you to the hospital with their sting and so, too, can the buck moth. But the intense pain associated with their attacks is a walk in the park compared to the bite of a brown recluse spider - that little guy can kill you.

See-through oven’s up for grabs in exciting new Herald-Guide contest
November 08, 2006 at 3:24 pm
BOUTTE - You can win a futuristic countertop oven that's spacious enough to cook a Thanksgiving turkey and all the trimmings in a great new Herald-Guide contest that makes it easy for you to take home the grand prize.

Study to find out why you’re stuck in traffic
November 08, 2006 at 3:22 pm
DO YOU you dread the rush hour standstill on Highway 90 in Boutte - or creeping along at a snail’s pace on River Road? If so, then we’ve got some good news for you.

Surefire way to get the raise you deserve - fast
November 08, 2006 at 3:21 pm
BOUTTE - You want a raise. You need a raise. You deserve a raise. Still with us? Then read on to find out how to get that extra money in your paycheck with a surefire tip from author and career-coach JoAnna Brandi - exclusively in the Herald-Guide.

275 great new jobs at Hahnville chem plant
November 08, 2006 at 3:19 pm
HAHNVILLE - Dow’s 100-million-pound “capacity expansion” at a Union Carbide Corporation facility here will create 100 new jobs in 2007 and 275 jobs later on, says a spokesman.

Career QUIKS For a better life
November 08, 2006 at 3:17 pm
LULING - You can double your money by folding it - or you can dust off the old resume and go looking for a new and better job.

'Naked man’ sightings sweep parish
November 08, 2006 at 3:14 pm
ST. CHARLES PARISH - A wave of "naked man" sightings in Luling, St. Rose and Boutte raises a question that only a psychologist is qualified to answer: What on earth possesses a grown man to strip off his clothes in a public place where he knows somebody will see him?

Money well spent: All the gumbo you can eat - for $5
November 08, 2006 at 3:12 pm
HAHNVILLE - Gumbo! That's what the Knights of Columbus Council 2409 is offering Nov. 12 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church Hall on River Road.

Party hearty, folks, for a wonderful cause
November 08, 2006 at 3:10 pm
RESERVE - A community wide stadium party will be held on Nov. 11 at the Joe Keller Memorial Stadium on Airline Drive featuring NFL players, trapeze artists, musicians and tons of food and games.

Donation clears way for bed and breakfast at Destrehan Plantation
Donation clears way for bed and breakfast at Destrehan Plantation
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Destrehan Plantation has received a major donation that will go toward construction of a nearly $1.8 million renovation that includes the creation of a bed and breakfast on the property.