Seasons readings for book-contest winners Seasons readings for book-contest winners
January 10, 2007 at 1:07 pm
NEW SARPY - Students at New Sarpy Elementary read their way to the top in the school’s December reading contest.

Herald-Guide FILE PHOTO of training exercise. SWAT team nabs gun suspect
January 10, 2007 at 1:05 pm
St. Charles Parish's SWAT team swarmed a house in Luling and captured a fugitive accused of stealing at least 100 rifles and handguns from a sporting goods store in Jefferson Parish, Sheriff Greg Champagne reports.

Middle-school kids toot their own horns Middle-school kids toot their own horns
January 10, 2007 at 12:58 pm
LULING - R. K. Smith Middle School participated in several events at City Park’s Christmas in the Oaks celebration.

New Sarpy toy drive was a BIG success New Sarpy toy drive was a BIG success
January 10, 2007 at 12:55 pm
NEW SARPY - Toys for Tots representatives and New Sarpy Elementary Staff members lent a helping hand by sorting the toys collected by the school during the Christmas toy drive.

Toys, toys and more toys for parish kids Toys, toys and more toys for parish kids
January 10, 2007 at 12:47 pm
DESTREHAN - The Destrehan High School Interact club collected Christmas gifts for the needy in St. Charles Parish.

FISTFUL OF DOLLARS. When you get out of debt, you’ll have money, too. Get out of debt FAST
January 10, 2007 at 12:40 pm
You can make more money, pay off your debts without chopping up a single credit card and live high on the hog day after worry-free day with financial tips from ordinary people just like you.

Ask Nattie
January 10, 2007 at 12:34 pm
Nattie Swan is St. Charles Parish’s best new advice columnist for kids and their parents. Let her help you. Send questions to the editor.

King Cake Cutie: Teresa Lottinger adds the sprinkles. Colette’s King Cake recipe just in time for Mardi Gras
January 10, 2007 at 12:27 pm
I decided to make a king cake for a garden club meeting. It was rather a rush job, except for the time it took for the dough to rise.

What value - if any - does reality television hold?
January 10, 2007 at 12:13 pm
Imagine opening your eyes in the morning and with one eye barely open you focus in on a unshaven cameraman with a wide-angle lens in one hand and a half-eaten jelly donut in the other, and a sound boom towering over your bed.

You don’t have to be tired
January 10, 2007 at 12:02 pm
An astounding three out of four Americans - that's almost 225 million people - say they often lack the energy to do all the things they'd like to do.

Summer's closer than you think
January 10, 2007 at 11:57 am
Warm weather and summer are right around the corner and you know what that means - bathing suits.

Archbishop Hughes continues fight for racial justice
January 05, 2007 at 10:21 am
A scant half century ago, Archbishop Joseph Francis Rummel of New Orleans shocked the Christian community by proclaiming that segregation was sinful. Before then, the south had resisted the growing civil rights movement in the nation by pushing the movement that separate but equal facilities were alright.

SOLVE your own problems and leave GOV’T out of it
January 05, 2007 at 10:18 am
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has. - Margaret Mead

West Nile virus made 194 of us sick in 2006
January 05, 2007 at 10:16 am
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals has updated to 194 the total number of West Nile virus cases for the year that ended Dec. 31.

State wants MORE adults to get a college education
January 05, 2007 at 10:15 am
Louisiana is calling for more educated adults. The Southern Regional Education Board and the Louisiana Board of Regents have announced a joint initiative that will make it easier for for those without a college degree to enroll at a Louisiana public college or university and earn a degree or other college credentials.

Louisiana smoking ban will change the way you ... eat?
January 05, 2007 at 10:13 am
Louisiana's restaurants, public places, public buildings and most other places of employment became smoke-free with the start of the new year.

$500 reward for vandals who trashed Christmas display $500 reward for vandals who trashed Christmas display
January 05, 2007 at 10:05 am
Eric and Nena Matherne of Bayou Gauche thought their holidays went off without a hitch until they came home to find their elaborate Christmas display had been trashed.

13551 River Rd., Luling for $351,000 from Total Transportation, INC to Fae Holdings 388454, LLC on Dec. 14 Real Estate Transactions
January 05, 2007 at 9:57 am
The following Real Estate Transactions were taken from the public records at the St. Charles Parish Courthouse. Below you will find purchased homes and vacant land in the St. Charles Parish area. The following took place primarily during of December. I would like to wish you and your family a HAPPY NEW YEAR! May it blessed.

Destrehan couple fight cancer
Destrehan couple fight cancer
By Kristen Higdon
Contributing writer

In early May, Emile and Erica Broussard of Destrehan started what would turn out to be a long and trying road of uncertainty and shock.

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