Editorial




Conservatism is alive & well - it’s Bush who’s on the ropes
November 29, 2006 at 12:49 pm
Democrats and much of the media have attempted to make the argument that the election results were a repudiation of conservatism and even of Ronald Reagan's legacy for America.

Coalition calls on Wal-Mart, Home Depot & Lowes to stop selling cypress mulch
November 29, 2006 at 12:47 pm
The Save Our Cypress Coalition, a group of Louisiana conservation organizations, is calling upon Wal-Mart, Home Depot and Lowe's to stop purchasing and selling all cypress garden mulch until a verifiable, third-party certification program is operating to ensure no cypress is being sourced from non-renewable coastal wetland forests.

Another BIG BIZ bites the dust
November 29, 2006 at 12:44 pm
Nobody seems to care about the fact that one of the two Fortune 500 companies headquartered in LA is leaving the state. We’ve learned that Freeport Copper and Gold is leaving for Phoenix.

Voices of St. Charles Parish
November 29, 2006 at 12:42 pm
I MISS my sleepy little community of St. Rose, which I moved to because it was close enough to the city to get to everything but far enough away to escape the crowds.

Our View
November 29, 2006 at 12:38 pm
Some may feel it is difficult to give thanks little more than a year after the most devastating hurricane in our history and at a time when terrorism is such a threat to us. But when we look at the total picture, there can be no other way to express our feelings.

Herald-Guide VIPs
November 29, 2006 at 12:34 pm
- Dow employees at St. Charles Operations donated $230,000 to the United Way through individual contributions during the 2006 campaign. Way to go, guys. P.S. Dow kicked it another $55,000.

Can <u>you</u> top this? Can you top this?
November 29, 2006 at 12:32 pm
... actually it's a 257-year-old Dutch tobacco tin that Derek Clontz's great-great-great-great grandfather, Alexander Clontz, brought over from Germany when he sailed to Philadelphia via Rotterdam, in the Netherlands, in 1749, 27 years before the American Revolution.

Herald Guide’s $1 Children's Christmas Fund
November 29, 2006 at 12:16 pm
BOUTTE - This year the St. Charles Herald-Guide sponsors its first annual $1 Children's Christmas Fund to help friends and neighbors in need.

This week's talking points
November 29, 2006 at 12:09 pm
Machines will replace humans in St. Charles Parish at the water works department “for two reasons, one is we just can’t find qualified people to work,” public works director Greg Bush tells the Herald-Guide.

SUPPORT GROUPS
November 29, 2006 at 12:05 pm
•FAMILIES ANONYMOUS

Tuesdays: 7:30 p.m., First Union Presbyterian Church, 134 Lakewood Dr., Luling. Info: 985-308-0086.

Post traumatic stress group for children
November 29, 2006 at 12:02 pm
LULING - Come by the Center for Family and Youth Services, 13101 River Road in Luling, and learn more about their youth support groups that deal with issues such as post traumatic stress.

Snowing nightly at Lakeside Center
November 29, 2006 at 12:01 pm
METAIRIE - Santa is bringing the first snowfall of the year with him to Lakeside Shopping Center. “Santa’s Nightly Snowfall” will run through Dec. 24 Mon.-Sat. at 7 p.m. and Sun. at 5 p.m., and features “Mrs. Claus and Friends” children’s program.

Prayer groups invites YOU to healing mass
November 29, 2006 at 12:00 pm
THIBODAUX - The New Life Prayer Group is holding a healing mass Nov. 27 at St. Thomas Aquinas Church on the Nicholls State University campus.

Norco holiday parade needs YOU
November 29, 2006 at 11:59 am
NORCO - The Norco Civic Association is looking for floats, bands, marching groups, costumed walkers, antique/classic cars, horse riders and more to participate in this year’s parade.

YOU’RE invited to an elegant evening out
November 29, 2006 at 11:57 am
HAHNVILLE - The Council on Aging will hold it’s Christmas Cotillion on Friday, Dec. 8 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Holiday craft days for kids at library
November 29, 2006 at 11:56 am
LULING - The West Bank Regional Library has holiday craft days for ages 10 and up.

River Region Ballet in ‘The Nutcracker’
November 29, 2006 at 11:49 am
DESTREHAN - The River Region Ballet performs Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” at Destrehan High School, on Saturday, Dec. 9 and Sunday Dec. 10.

River Region Ballet in ‘The Nutcracker’
November 29, 2006 at 11:49 am
DESTREHAN - The River Region Ballet performs Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” at Destrehan High School, on Saturday, Dec. 9 and Sunday Dec. 10.

Shoes for souls - A 10-year-old’s compassion reaches Africa
Shoes for souls - A 10-year-old’s compassion reaches Africa
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If doing for others defines the person, then Ascension Parish’s 10-year-old Katelyn Champagne is reaching out all the way to Africa.