Editorial




Liberal college professors are WAY out of control
December 01, 2006 at 10:47 am
Not a day goes by without hearing about university professors espousing Marxist doctrine or anti-American positions in their classrooms. At the same time, these same professors work feverishly to silence moderate or conservative voices on campus in the name of freedom of speech. At times their tactics include the destruction of reputations and the marginalization of opposing viewpoints.

Voices of St. Charles Parish
December 01, 2006 at 10:43 am
They say you learn something new every day. The other day I learned that most people don't have brains that ricochet off the walls of their heads like a superball. Who knew?

HBO’s Comic Relief dialogue got a bit, well ... raw
December 01, 2006 at 10:42 am
We finally got around to watching the three-hour HBO Comic Relief program on Hurricane Katrina which we TiVoed a couple weeks ago for later viewing.

Bigger share of oil and gas tax revenues up for grabs - but will LA get them?
December 01, 2006 at 10:40 am
Put aside the folly of calling an "Extraordinary Session" of the lege in the midst of the Christmas Holidays. Put aside the folly of calling the session to extend over two weekends during which the lege is loathed to work. Put aside Governor Blanco's refusal to call an emergency session of the lege following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Put aside the lack of a specific plan of action going into a Special Session.

Old Luling school getting the ax
December 01, 2006 at 10:34 am
St. Charles Parish is in the process of losing one of its historic structures - the old Luling Elementary School, built in 1931 and one of the primary structures in the history of our educational system.

Swimming like they mean it at HHS
November 29, 2006 at 1:34 pm
Congratulations to the following Hahnville High School students who will represent their school at the Metro and State Swim meets:

GOOD NIGHT. The Wildcats couldn’t stop the Bear’s running game, and the Bears couldn’t stop the Wildcats' passing game - leading to an all-out offensive battle that our guys, unfortunately, lost. Turn out the lights, the party’s OVER
November 29, 2006 at 1:33 pm
The Destrehan Wildcats' 2006 season came to halt Friday night at the hands of the Carencro Bears for the second time in four years as the boys in garnet and gray fell 35-28. The Bears' had just ended the Hahnville Tigers' season one week prior, but the Wildcats did not go down as easy as Hahnville did.

Saints FLUB their way to another loss
November 29, 2006 at 1:30 pm
Two weeks ago the New Orleans Saints were traveling in rarified NFL territory sporting a 6-2 mark…but two weeks of being generous to opponents have them back to mere mortal status and fighting to keep the top spot in the NFC South Division.

MONEYTALK with St. Charles Parish’s Al Suffrin
November 29, 2006 at 1:27 pm
Dear Al: I'll turn 15 on Dec. 5. If I save just $1 a day every day, when will I be able to retire as a millionaire?

And what's the best place to put my money so I can retire in the least amount of time? Thanks!

- Millionaire Wannabe in Luling.

Moms and dads: are your children letting down in school?
November 29, 2006 at 1:26 pm
A spoonful of sugar may help the medicine go down, but it could take a little more for the homework to get done, say experts.

Make any man fall in LOVE with you in 30 seconds flat
November 29, 2006 at 1:25 pm
BOUTTE - You can make any man fall in love with you in 30 magical seconds, a fascinating new study shows.

Enjoy a stress-free holiday with tips from a top psychiatrist
November 29, 2006 at 1:23 pm
BOUTTE - You can avoid stress and sail through your holidays as a relaxed and happy camper with a psychiatrist’s “survival tips” for Herald-Guide readers who fuss and fret too much during the Christmas season.

Obituaries
November 29, 2006 at 1:12 pm
AYME

Gaston “Ponnie” Joseph Ayme Jr. on Friday, Nov. 3 at 12:45 p.m. in Jefferson. A U.S. Navy veteran.

Sheriff's Reports
November 29, 2006 at 1:00 pm
Clarification: In our Nov. 16 issue, in a police beat item attributed to the Sheriff’s Office, we noted that a nake man exposed himself to an unidentified Norco woman. The woman was fully clothed, not otherwise as the Herald-Guide reported.

$2,500 reward for information leading to kidnapper’s arrest
November 29, 2006 at 12:57 pm
YOU CAN collect a reward of up to $2,500 by providing cops with information about the kidnapping and sexual assault described in the official police report that follows on this information.

How children were taught to love God 150 years ago
November 29, 2006 at 12:55 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 29, 2006 at 12:53 pm
This week’s question: My doctor has just told me I have incurable cancer and just three months to live. I've never been a church-goer and never thought all that much about God. But I sure am now. What should I do to make sure I go to Heaven when I die? Do you have a special prayer that would help me?

Pope’s healing miracles more numerous than once thought
November 29, 2006 at 12:50 pm
A RIVETING new book presents evidence of what appears to have been dramatic and in some cases stunning healings linked to the late John Paul II - miracles far more extensive than previously reported and in many instances occurring while the pontiff was still alive.

1 million Hail Marys - SCB jumpstarts effort to pray  for Pope Francis
1 million Hail Marys - SCB jumpstarts effort to pray for Pope Francis
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When ISIS threatened Pope Francis, calling him the “bearer of false truth,” the students of St. Charles Borromeo Elementary in Destrehan sprang to action by praying Hail Marys for his safety.