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Camera Shootout 2008 Oct.16 Weekly Winner

“Boots Williams” by Erica Champagne got the most votes last week and is the Oct. 16 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest. Read More...
October 22, 2008 at 1:17 pm
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Students fill SCB auditorium for Ronald McDonald’s visit

NORCO - Ronald McDonald made a guest appearance to the students in grades kindergarten through fourth grade at St. Charles Borromeo School in Destrehan to present a show called “Adventures into Friendship.” Read More...
October 22, 2008 at 1:16 pm
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Body Walk teaches kids healthy eating

LULING - Aspen Jack teaches third graders from Norco Elementary School about healthy eating.Read More...
October 22, 2008 at 1:15 pm
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Reading buddies story swap at NES

NEW SARPY - Skyler Fabre, a third grader in Jan Theriot's class, enjoys reading to Marc Vining, his reading buddy. Read More...
October 22, 2008 at 1:13 pm
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Food chain studies, earthworms at SRE

ST. ROSE - Amy Lind’s fourth grade students at St. Rose Elementary, Mariah Narcisse and Edward Hamlin, study the behaviors of earthworms while completing experiments with the “Food Chains and Webs” science kit.
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October 22, 2008 at 1:07 pm
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Handmade instruments ‘on key’ with music appreciation at Harry Hurst Middle

DESTREHAN - The Music Appreciation classes at HMS have spent the last month studying the instruments of the orchestra, learning to identify the four families and the individual instruments that are specific to each family.Read More...
October 22, 2008 at 1:04 pm
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DHS crowns king and queen

On Friday, Oct. 17, Destrehan High School crowned Paige Hebert and Rufus Porter as the school’s homecoming king and queen.Read More...
October 22, 2008 at 1:02 pm
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The Cook's Corner

Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.Read More...
October 22, 2008 at 12:51 pm
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Atomic Pilot ... a band to believe in.

Four success-driven musicians, whose unique backgrounds span the borders of two southern states, come together to form the line-up of an up-and-coming rock ‘n’ roll band who’s got their eye on the most rewarding prize of all - making it big in the fast-paced music industry.Read More...
October 22, 2008 at 12:48 pm
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Car show benefits Luling girl with cerebral palsy

Louisiana Custom Cruisers, Inc. will hold the second annual benefit car show on Nov. 1 at St. Charles Plaza.Read More...
October 22, 2008 at 12:46 pm
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Contestants needed for Queen of Hearts

The Queen of Hearts Miss, Teen, Ms. and Baby pageants will be held on Saturday, Nov. 15 beginning at noon at Sacred Heart School auditorium and will coincide with the River Parishes Fall Festival being held on the grounds of Sacred Heart School in Norco on Nov. 14, 15 and 16.Read More...
October 22, 2008 at 12:42 pm
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Obesity rates dangerously high across the nation

By Harold Keller
Last year, my granddaughter, Amanda Watson, chose obesity as the subject for a school project. The title of her report was Self-Esteem Effects on Obese Children. I have her permission to use some findings of her research.
It's reported that obesity has doubled since the 1970's and children are becoming more depressed because of their weight. Today, 30 percent of school-aged children are overweight. Read More...
October 22, 2008 at 11:56 am
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Buckeyes Challenge ACORN

By Family Research Council
It may not be as spacious as Texas and California or as cosmopolitan as New York, but when it comes to the presidential race, Ohio is the envy of them all. A perfect blend of cities and countryside, farmers and factory workers, the Buckeye State is America's political sweetheart. Read More...
October 22, 2008 at 11:55 am
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Louisiana economy better off than rest of country

By Gov. Bobby Jindal
In the past week we held the first two of what will be weekly economic briefing meetings on the state of Louisiana’s economy. These meetings, held in conjunction with agency secretaries from around the state, will help us ensure that we have the most up to date information on current economic trends that can affect our Louisiana businesses, workers, oil prices, housing market, and even our state revenue.Read More...
October 22, 2008 at 11:53 am
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Sharing the wealth can be misleading

When a candidate starts espousing that he will spread the wealth around, beware. Most people earned their wealth by working for it. It is their’s. If they want to give some of it away to a deserving person who perhaps did not have as many opportunities to gain wealth, fine. Read More...
October 22, 2008 at 11:52 am
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It’s getting time to decide how to vote

We’re sure most folks in St. Charles Parish have already decided who they will vote for to serve as President next. But the job isn’t over.Read More...
October 22, 2008 at 11:51 am
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