Lifestyles




Ask Nattie
December 06, 2006 at 2:04 pm
Nattie Swan is St. Charles Parish’s best new advice columnist for kids and their parents. Let her help you. Send questions to editor@heraldguide.com.

Offshore oil revenue must come this week
December 06, 2006 at 2:04 pm
This week was to be a big one in our state’s quest for a greater share of revenue from offshore oil. On Tuesday, however, the vote on a bill in the U. S. House of Representatives that would have started the process was called off.

Holiday shopping nightmare
December 06, 2006 at 2:02 pm
Long lines in a sea of swirling sale advertisements. The sound of loose change dropping into plastic cash register drawers and the shuffling of feet amidst it all. And it isn’t even daybreak yet.

New emergency phone system can dial everyone in SC parish in 13 minutes flat
December 06, 2006 at 2:00 pm
A satellite phone system with super sonic capabilities will cost St. Charles Parish $78, 000 for the upgrade, Tab Troxler, director of the Emergency Operations Center, tells the Herald-Guide.


The ‘n-word’ is ugly no matter who’s saying it
December 06, 2006 at 1:59 pm
A comedy club is an unlikely venue for a discussion of race in America, but the recent experience of “Seinfeld” alum Michael Richards shows us that even funnymen can be forced to confront the issues of prejudice and bigotry.

National Spanish Honor Society charters Hahnville High School Herald-Guide Staff Report
December 06, 2006 at 1:57 pm
Hahnville High School’s Spanish program has been granted a charter in the Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica - that’s the “National Spanish Honor Society” for folks who speak “no espanol.”


Just how dangerous IS Christianity? To hear Elton John tell it, very ...
December 06, 2006 at 1:53 pm
As we approach Christmas, the one day a year that we set aside to celebrate the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ, we are hearing noises among intellectuals and rock stars about the “dangers” of Christianity to world peace and cultural tolerance.

A light has been extinguished with the razing of Luling Elementary School
December 06, 2006 at 1:48 pm
A LIGHT has been extinguished in the town of Luling. This light was a beacon to many people who lived in this little town, a beacon that led them to future success in life.

Dear Santa,
December 06, 2006 at 1:48 pm
Dear Santa,
I want makeup. I want a computer, a camera and animls and earrings. Santa you are cyout. Does it snow a lot. I like you. I want a little pup.
Love, Ester Lagos

Parish council gives GREEN LIGHT to more development on the east bank
December 06, 2006 at 1:47 pm
St. Charles Parish Council lifted a ban on development on the east bank in a regular meeting at the courthouse, opening the door for the long-talked about Plantation Business Park in Destrehan and other projects that are expected to be good for parish residents and the economy.


Steel trap memory no matter what your age - our tips show the way
December 06, 2006 at 1:41 pm
Just because you’re getting older doesn’t mean you can’t hold on to your memory and stop misplacing your car keys and forgetting what you went to the grocery store for.

Family survives lethal gas that filled house while they slept
December 06, 2006 at 1:24 pm
An unsuspecting family in Luling are lucky to be alive after their hot water heater malfunctioned, filling their home with lethal carbon monoxide gas that sent them to the hospital - but could have killed them.

Leatrice Mitchell Mother’s tears for son killed by serial madman Dominique
December 06, 2006 at 1:00 pm
In the summer of 1997 David Lavon Mitchell Jr. (Tweedy) was attending a birthday party with his mother Leatrice Mitchell, grandmother and aunt Rita Oubre.

Obituraries
December 01, 2006 at 12:39 pm
FRICKEY

Abraham "AJ" Jimmie Frickey on Monday, Nov. 20, 2006 in Jefferson. Son of the late Jimmie Frickey and Lovinia Ochman Frickey. Father of Keith Frickey, Dana Frickey, Dale Frickey, Trina Frickey, Lori Latiolais, Judy Sumrall and Monica Madere. Brother of Nolan Frickey Sr. and Gerladine Dennis. Preceded by his wife, the late Bevery Eusea Frickey. Also survived by 18 grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Age 73 years. A native of Luling and a resident of Bayou Gauche where he lived in his house boat. He was a decorated Korean War veteran having received the Untied Nations Medal, National Defense Medal, Good Conduct Medal and the Korean Presidentail Unit Citation. Relatives and friends of the family were invited to a mass of Christian burial on Wednesday, Nov. 22 at 8:30 a.m. until funeral time. Falgout Funeral Homes LLC in charge of arrangements.


Baseball camp at Hahnville
December 01, 2006 at 12:37 pm
Hahnville High School invites boys ages 6-18 years old to participate in their “Christmas at the Ballpark” Baseball Camp.

Kickin’ it! Soccer girls show their stuff
December 01, 2006 at 12:36 pm
Grace Bingham of Luling and Kristal Breaux of Bayou Gauche competed in the State Soccer Challenge hosted by the Knights of Columbus in Baton Rouge. The competition requires each participant to take twenty-five shots on goal from a predetermined distance from the goal. Points are awarded based on the area where the goal is scored: 20 points for the upper corners; 10 points for the lower corners; and 5 points for any other area of the goal.

Michael who? In battle of QBs, Brees is still the king
December 01, 2006 at 12:31 pm
The 31-13 margin of victory in the New Orleans Saints win over the Atlanta Falcons doesn’t even begin to tell the story of one of the most important games in the 2006 NFL season.

Bugs on your Christmas tree? Here’s how to get ‘em off
December 01, 2006 at 12:30 pm
BOUTTE - Your pre-cut Christmas tree may be crawling with bugs, but don’t worry, says an expert - they’ll probably stay put on the tree, and even if they don’t, you can suck them up in a vacuum cleaner.

Known for producing NFL talent, Hahnville, Destrehan meet in epic quarterfinal
Known for producing NFL talent, Hahnville, Destrehan meet in epic quarterfinal
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There are only eight football teams left in the Class 5A playoffs and two of those teams hail from St. Charles Parish, which is a remarkable feat considering the fact that 32 teams began their playoff journey three weeks ago.