|Laque gives FEMA a ‘coonass earful’ in levee-lobby effort
October 11, 2006 at 2:53 pm
For a year now. Albert Laque has been pleading with higher-ups to protect St. Charles Parish with levees on both the east and west banks of the Mississippi.
|'Paradox of Our Time': Comic didn’t write it, but everyone thinks he did
October 04, 2006 at 2:00 pm
There are no guardrails on the information highway, and The Paradox of Our Time, a "think piece" featured on the Spirit Weekly page in our last issue, is an excellent example of how the Internet can create seeming realities that have no more substance than smoke or mist.
|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.
|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
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.
October 04, 2006 at 1:47 pm
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.
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
October 04, 2006 at 1:39 pm
Ozzy, an owner surrender, is available for adoption at the St. Charles Parish Humane Society.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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.
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• Lakewood Elementary fifth-grader wins state honors for letter about her mother
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New Sarpy murder suspect turns himself in - 744 views
New Sarpy resident Sidney K. Smith, 22, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of 28-year old Warren Sanders last Saturday night.
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