Lifestyles




Fight colds, flu, ‘superbugs' and more with doctor’s immune-booster salad
October 04, 2006 at 1:54 pm
You can protect yourself against illness and enjoy optimal good health by tossing up an immune-boosting "super salad" that a nutrition expert created exclusively for Herald-Guide readers who don't like getting sick.

WAS SHE REALLY TALKING to Our Lady? It certainly looks that way in this 2002 photograph snapped by her mother. Miracle of the Talking Virgin and the Baby Who Heard Her
October 04, 2006 at 1:54 pm
This riveting photograph has traveled the world in newspapers and e-mails read by millions of people - and no wonder: Baby Anna DiMaggio, of LaPlace, not only appears to be talking with the statue of Mary in her family's garden, her father, Andrew DiMaggio, says she WAS talking to the Virgin ... and the Virgin was talking back.

This just in: LSU-UCLA study proves ... Obesity, heart disease FEAR tasty salads This just in: LSU-UCLA study proves ... Obesity, heart disease FEAR tasty salads
October 04, 2006 at 1:49 pm
Eating just one salad a day provides even greater health benefits than doctors and nutritionists previously thought, says eye-opening new research.

Obituaries
October 04, 2006 at 1:47 pm
AICKLEN
Shauna Faith Aicklen of Luling on Thurs., Sept. 21, 2006. Beloved daughter of Kelley Chubb Aicklen and Joey Aicklen, III. Sister of Jessica. Also survived by a host of family and friends. Age 4 1/2 months. Relatives and friends of the family were invited to attend the Funeral Services at Mothe Funeral Home, 7040 Lapalco Blvd., Marrero, LA on Wed., Sept. 27, 2006 at 1 p.m. Visitation at the funeral home was on Wed., Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. until Funeral time. Interment was privately held at a later date.

Dr. Rodney Lafon: Parents are a child’s most important teachers. R-E-S-P-E-C-T
October 04, 2006 at 1:44 pm
St. Charles Parish Public Schools has launched a new "character-education initiative" designed to teach children the importance of acting responsibly and fairly and treating themselves and others with respect.

Pope Benedict's remarks about Islam got him in hot water, but ...
October 04, 2006 at 1:42 pm
EDITOR'S NOTE: With Pope Benedict on the hot seat after remarks he made about Islam in a speech etc., we found it interesting to look back at the words of another pontiff who spoke about Muslims and Allah openly, respectfully and in candor: John Paul II, published these remarks in “Crossing the Threshold of Hope.”

Playful pooch needs lots of TLC Playful pooch needs lots of TLC
October 04, 2006 at 1:39 pm
Ozzy, an owner surrender, is available for adoption at the St. Charles Parish Humane Society.

Hahnville High School's Coach Valdin gets drenched with water after his 100th victory. Saints aren't perfect but they can still make the playoffs, says Mike
October 04, 2006 at 1:35 pm
Everyone following the wild football odyssey of the New Orleans Saints knew winning times would come to an end - very few clubs go undefeated in the NFL these days. But even in defeat, you have to admit our guys were impressive.

Beaubouef says that after parish workers cut the grass, they still leave trash behind.  This is a picture of Panther Run in Destrehan Open letter to St. Charles Parish President Albert Laque, Councilman ‘Ram’ Ramchandran and Public Works Director Greg Bush:
October 04, 2006 at 1:32 pm
Gentlemen, parish work crews are finally cutting grass in Ormond subdivision, but let's face it, we're not seeing any real improvement. The Pipeline was cut, but only about half-way.

Hat’s off to parish honor-roll kids: 612 Destrehan students make the grade & we name every one of them
October 04, 2006 at 1:32 pm
Brittany Abate, Ashley Able, Meghan Adams, Brittany Aitken, Jessica Albanese, Brittany Allesandro, Stephanie Allotto, Steve Alvarado, Chelsea Anderson, Robbie Anderson, Jake Andry, Amber Arceneaux, Ashley Arrington, Katie Arrington, Ahmi Atsina, Britny Aubert, Alyssa Aucoin, Rickey Aucoin,

Amendments could help save coast
October 04, 2006 at 1:30 pm
It used to be voters in Louisiana voted consistently against proposed constitutional amendments. That's when they had up to 52 proposals for voters to meditate on while in the voting booth.

Runningback/fullback Jordan Stephany (2) runs for one of two touchdowns last Friday night. Hahnville hosts East St. John in district play
October 04, 2006 at 1:28 pm
Larry Dauterive brings his high powered offense into Boutte on Oct. 6 as he looks to keep the Wildcats on track and moving towards the Superdome on Dec. 9.

Health center offers flu shots while supplies last
October 04, 2006 at 1:26 pm
St. Charles Community Health Center, a not-for-profit health clinic, has announced that they are administering flu shots for $15 as long as supplies last. Two thousand shots are now available.

Battle for the Paddle helps good causes
October 04, 2006 at 1:24 pm
Today is one of the fun days of the year in St. Charles Parish. The annual Battle for the Paddle will be held from 4 to 7:30 p. m. at West Bank Bridge Park in Luling.

Wide receiver and defensive back Edwin Reed (#1) had a 21-yard touchdown reception and two key pass deflections in Destrehan's victory over St. James last Friday. Wildcats enter district play undefeated
October 04, 2006 at 1:23 pm
The Destrehan Wildcats escaped St. James on Friday with a 10-6 victory, closing out their non-district schedule with a 5-0 record. In order to mirror that record in the second half of the season, the Wildcats will have to go through some tough opponents, including tomorrow's John Ehret Patriots.

WHAT A RACK. Hunters show off their trophy deer at Luling seminar. Fattenin' the herd: deer hunters learn how in BIG Luling seminar
October 04, 2006 at 1:20 pm
Wow! Over 100 deer hunters and business sponsors gathered at Dougie V's Restaurant in Luling for the Deer Food-Plot Seminar hosted by the LSU AgCenter's St. Charles Parish Office. And if you're thinking, dang, I missed it, relax.

Sheriff's Reports
October 04, 2006 at 1:16 pm
Arrests
Paul Brackens III, 23, of 2008 Golfview Dr. in LaPlace was arrested on Sept. 26 on Janet Drive in St. Rose and charged with relative to theft for approximately $1000, relative to theft for approximately $400, relative to theft for approximately $200, relative to possession with the intent to distribute a schedule two controlled dangerous substance to wit marijuana and he was a fugitive of St. John Parish.

Parents say that all school buses should be air-conditioned because children can suffer during the hotter months of the year. Parents, student & driver say it’s a no-brainer - school buses need A/C
October 04, 2006 at 1:03 pm
The question of whether to install air-conditioners in St. Charles Parish school buses is an easy one to answer for two parents, a former driver and a student interviewed exclusively by the Herald-Guide.

Norco explosion, fire caused by faulty pipe
Norco explosion, fire caused by faulty pipe
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A pipe malfunction is reportedly behind a powerful explosion that was felt throughout the parish and caused a fire at the Diamond Green Diesel Refinery in Norco in early August.