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Study says family hour TV filled with sex, violence, and profanity
September 12, 2007 at 2:37 pm
A new Parents Television Council™ study of Family Hour programming conclusively shows that children watching television during the first hour of prime time are assaulted by violence, profanity or sexual content once every 3.5 minutes of non-commercial airtime.

Real Estate
September 12, 2007 at 2:35 pm
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 transactions primarily took place primarily during the month of August.

Once favored among evangelicals, Thompson raises doubts
September 12, 2007 at 2:31 pm
ERIC GORSKI

AP Religion Writer


Prominent evangelical leaders who spent the summer hoping Fred Thompson would emerge as their favored Republican presidential contender are having doubts as he begins his long-teased campaign.

LTC offers job-training program in construction
September 12, 2007 at 2:29 pm
A tuition-free job-training program in the construction industry is now available at the Louisiana Technical College (LTC) River Parishes campus in Reserve.

Obituaries
September 12, 2007 at 2:24 pm
Send your obituary announcements to heatherb@heraldguide.com

Sheriff’s Reports
September 12, 2007 at 2:21 pm
Suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

NEW EDITOR. Jonathan Menard replaces Derek Clontz, who left the Herald-Guide in March. Menard hired as new editor of Herald-Guide
September 12, 2007 at 2:17 pm
Jonathan Menard has joined the staff of the St. Charles Herald-Guide as editor.

Angie Roberts, animal shelter supervisor cuddles these adorable puppies that are waiting to be adopted. Shelter supervisor reports upswing in wild animal calls
September 12, 2007 at 2:10 pm
St. Charles Parish Animal Shelter has a new director and supervisor.

Kenyan Marshall hopes FEMA comes through, for her family of seven and replace her home. To make donations to the family call 985-510-2115. Woman returns home to find FEMA trailer up in smoke
September 12, 2007 at 2:05 pm
Kenyan Marshall sent her five kids off to school, on the morning of Sept. 6, and headed for grocery shopping at Wal-Mart in Boutte.

Candidate field set for election
September 12, 2007 at 2:02 pm
Some names are familiar while others are brand new, as St. Charles Parish residents announced their intentions to run for public office in the Oct. 20, election. The last day to qualify to enter the election was Sept. 7.

Letters to the Editor
September 12, 2007 at 1:58 pm
Thanks for printing the article in your Lifestyles section about the stingray and my sons. Their children were excited about seeing their Dads in the newspaper!!! It made for great "show and tell" at school (since 3 of the children live in Virginia).

Vitter addresses Iraq war debate in session
September 12, 2007 at 1:52 pm
Washington, D.C.) – U.S. Sen. David Vitter today spoke on the U.S. Senate floor about his recent trip to Iraq and the upcoming U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on progress in Iraq. In his speech, Vitter called on his colleagues to take a moment and listen carefully to Gen. Petraeus and U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Ryan Crocker as they testify before Congress this week.

Landrieu raps FEMA for critical GAO report
September 12, 2007 at 1:47 pm
By Gerard Shields

2TheAdvocate.com


WASHINGTON -- The federal government’s “limited progress” in emergency preparedness and response since the hurricanes two years ago is “alarming and disappointing,” U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu said Thursday.

Iraq is teaching us a lesson
September 12, 2007 at 1:46 pm
Perhaps we learned a lesson in Iraq. We cannot invade another country and expect to make them a democratic friend of ours very easily.

State program gives Entergy money for hiring local workers
September 12, 2007 at 1:45 pm
Entergy moved one step closer to participation in the Louisiana Enterprise Zone Program after the St. Charles Parish Council passed a resolution to swap one of the parish's zones to help the company reap some tax benefits.

Signs, signs, everywhere a sign
September 12, 2007 at 1:43 pm
It may seem that paying residents to place a sign in their yard is similar to taking out an ad on a billboard or advertising in a magazine or newspaper.

BEST BET. Meet the cadidates for parish president, assessor, clerk of court and sheriff on Thursday, Sept. 13 at the LaMaison Magnolia Reception Hall in Norco at 7 p.m. What's Happening?
September 12, 2007 at 1:30 pm
NORCO - The River Region Chamber of Commerce will host a Meet with the Candidates Night on Thursday, Sept. 13 at LaMaison Magnolia Reception Hall in Norco at 7 p.m. with opening comments by Blaise Gravois, chairman.

Jan Walker from the United Way of St. Charles Parish, looks on while the kids create ideas for their playground.
Once a design is selected, 150 volunteers parishwide will assemble the new playground in Killona, October 24. Killona playground designed by kids, built by volunteers
September 12, 2007 at 1:26 pm
Killona kids designed their own playground as part of a community service project spearheaded by Craig Howat, a Hahnville resident and Luling Elementary School teacher.

Luling man’s stomach moved to chest after freak injury
Luling man’s stomach moved to chest after freak injury
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David Walters knew something was terribly wrong with him after he threw up at work in 2010.