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So how ‘bout that GLOBAL WARMING?
February 07, 2007 at 2:19 pm
It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can stop him from lynching me, and I think that's pretty important.

- Martin Luther King Jr.


I love my past. I love my present. I'm not ashamed of what I've had, and I'm not sad because I have it no longer.

- Herma Briffault Colette, French novelist

Secret to losing weight
February 07, 2007 at 12:37 pm
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control has concluded after a major study that Americans are getting fatter “because they eat more than they used to.”

Read THIS if you like GOOD NEWS
January 31, 2007 at 1:20 pm
Editor Derek Clontz talks about St. Charles Parish's population explosion ... and throws in a few interesting quotes.

LSU tix going up, but still a bargain at $40
January 24, 2007 at 1:26 pm
Going up! LSU plans to raise ticket prices for the upcoming season. If approved by the university’s board of supervisors, the base price of a single ticket will jump from $36 to $40 for non-SEC games - with premier games costing $45.

Fountain of Youth
January 24, 2007 at 11:54 am
Researchers believe the first person who will live to celebrate his or her 150th birthday has already been born.

Health insurance for every man, woman and child in Louisiana
January 17, 2007 at 1:58 pm
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has proposed extending medical insurance to all Californians, including illegal immigrants, with a far-reaching plan that would transform the health care market by spreading the $12 billion cost of universal coverage among employers, individuals, insurers, government and health care providers.

Louisiana named ‘least healthy’ state in U.S.
January 17, 2007 at 1:52 pm
The United Health Foundation has ranked Louisiana as the “least healthy” state in the nation for 2006 and the picture painted by the respected research group isn’t pretty.

Habitat for Humanity coming to Destrehan
January 17, 2007 at 12:37 pm
Rumors are flying that Habitat for Humanity is aiming to build a few houses for needy folks in Destrehan. And the rumors are right.

Africanized ‘Killer bee’ swarm spotted just miles from St. Charles Parish
January 17, 2007 at 11:28 am
The discovery of Africanized “killer” bees in a condemned house just 30 miles from St. Charles Parish has alarmed officials who say this is the first time the insects have been found this far east.

BURNOUT 5 ways to beat it and feel good again
January 17, 2007 at 11:09 am
Burned out? You can recover your zest for working and living with tips from an expert.

Teach parish kids about $$ before they go broke
January 10, 2007 at 3:38 pm
BOUTTE - Believe it or not, more young people file for bankruptcy than graduate from college - and that's why St. Charles Parish School Board member-elect Alex Suffrin has named "financial-literacy classes" as a priority when he takes office on Jan. 16.

Careful with credit cards - they can get you in trouble. You read it here first
January 10, 2007 at 1:54 pm
USA TODAY reports in a fresh new January issue that “more teenagers are facing a novel requirement to graduate from high school: learning to balance their checkbooks.”

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.

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.

From the editor’s desk
January 04, 2007 at 11:21 am
Maintaining a healthy dialogue with the audience is an important job for any newspaper.

And with that in mind, we want to address an issue brought up by several Herald-Guide readers who took offense when we used the word "porn" in a headline over a story about the sentencing of a sex offender who downloaded child pornography off the Internet.

21 snack slimsations that fill you up and won't make you fat
January 03, 2007 at 1:17 pm
Think you can't snack out because you’re dieting? Think again. Here are 21 tasty treats that "weigh in" at 100 calories or less and will help you over those “hunger humps” that can wreck the best of weight-control plans.

Derek Clontz BLOG
December 27, 2006 at 12:57 pm
Everywhere I go people ask about my career in celebrity journalism and invariably the question pops up, "What about those tabloid psychics? Are they for real?"

AFTER a night out on the town and one too many drinks, this is what your friends might look like. So please use restraint. Top 8 hangover CURES from Harvard experts you can trust
December 27, 2006 at 12:00 pm
We at the Herald-Guide encourage you to drink sensibly or not at all on New Year’s Eve and throughout the year, but if you do partake - and overdo it - the following "hangover remedies" from doctors at Harvard University can help you feel better on New Year’s Day.

Turn a bad mood into a good one - by changing your expression
December 27, 2006 at 11:53 am
You can change a bad mood into a better one by altering your expression or moving your body into a different position, says a psychiatrist.

BELIEVE IT
December 20, 2006 at 11:26 am
You can achieve greater happiness in your home by persuading family members to work together for the common good, say experts who offer tips for encouraging the team spirit.

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Triangle Food Store set to reopen following liquid marijuana bust
Triangle Food Store set to reopen following liquid marijuana bust
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The Triangle Food Store at the intersection of Paul Maillard and River roads in Luling will reopen soon under the name Luling Discount. The store closed two months ago following the arrests of the former owner and manager for selling liquid marijuana.