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Is Time Magazine confirming Catholic teaching on marriage?

By Christopher West

There has been less chatter in the Catholic press than I had expected about Time magazine’s July 13 cover story. Above a wedding cake with plastic bride and groom sinking below the icing, the headline read: “Unfaithfully Yours - Infidelity is eroding our most sacred institution. How to make marriage matter again.” Inside, the five-page piece by Caitlin Flanagan was titled “Why Marriage Matters.”Read More...
August 03, 2009 at 9:39 am
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‘White Noise’ could help end our racial problems

Pres. Barrack Obama tried to quell the racial uproar he helped create over the arrest of a black Harvard professor. He had said police “acted stupidly” when they arrested Henry Louis Gates Jr. for breaking into his own house.Read More...
August 03, 2009 at 9:37 am
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Hands-on expertise nets DHS prestigious award

Destrehan High School students are being prepared for their future more than ever before, with unique classes that teach them to design blueprints, create videos and weld at a level that would qualify them for a job right out of school.Read More...
August 03, 2009 at 9:36 am
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Bollinger Shipyards will remain in St. Rose

Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. (BSI) and Sealy & Company announced the execution of a long-term deal to extend its lease for 9,959 square feet of office space in the One James Park Office Building in James Business Park, located in St. Charles Parish. Read More...
August 03, 2009 at 9:35 am
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Residents get behind-the-scenes look at parish infrastructure

For the first time, St. Charles Parish government will provide citizens with a behind-the-scenes look at the workings of vital parish infrastructure, including pumping stations and wastewater treatment plants.Read More...
August 03, 2009 at 9:34 am
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests
•Derrick Carr, 18, of 17 Holster Ln. in Saint Rose was arrested on July 16 and charged with distribution of marijuana, possession of and intent to distribute marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a controlled substance in the presence of juveniles, and disregard of a stop sign.Read More...
August 03, 2009 at 9:32 am
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Boutte restaurant finds home at dumped library location

Just five miles down Highway 90 in Paradis a bigger, better opportunity is waiting for Zydeco’s II owner Dusten Gainey.
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August 03, 2009 at 9:29 am
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Farmers’ market on way to record year in sales

After relocating its West Bank operations, the German Coast Farmers’ Market is on schedule to have its best year ever, and by adding arts and crafts vendors, the hope is that those sales will increase even more.Read More...
August 03, 2009 at 9:27 am
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No-cost infant eye exams Aug. 3 - 14

DESTREHAN - Destrehan optometrist Dr. Sandra Warner is offering no-cost eye and vision assessments for infants Aug. 3 through 14 at her office located at 1974 Ormond Blvd.
Infants six to 12 months old are eligible. An appointment is required.

Call 985-764-2929 to make an appointment. This offer is made possible in part by InfantSEE - a public health program created by Optometry’s Charity, the AOA Foundation and the Vision Care Institute.
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August 03, 2009 at 8:42 am
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11-year-old All-Stars travel towards championship win

The 11-year old St. Charles All-Stars won the championship game for their division.Read More...
July 31, 2009 at 3:43 pm
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Des Allemands Gators take top spot in 9-10 championship

The 9-10 Des Allemands Gators are the parish champions for their division. Read More...
July 31, 2009 at 3:41 pm
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Anglers reel ‘em in at annual Tarpon Rodeo

Trying to fish on the weekend of the Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo can be very hard. Traditionally the Tarpon Rodeo is scheduled on the last weekend of July. Sometimes the tide ranges work in favor of anglers and sometimes they don’t.Read More...
July 31, 2009 at 3:40 pm
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Sacred Heart Church celebrates 50 years

Many churches are not fortunate enough to last 50 years in a community, whether it be because of financial issues or lack of response from the community. Sacred Heart of Jesus is not one of those churches.Read More...
July 31, 2009 at 3:37 pm
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Summer Book Reviews

“The Lucky One” is a captivating fictional novel written by Nicholas Sparks. During his time of service in Iraq as a U.S. Marine, Logan Thibault retrieves a small photograph of a young lady left on the ground. He considers this keepsake his lucky charm and will do all that he can to find her.Read More...
July 31, 2009 at 3:35 pm
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You’ve got to read this!

21 new books are waiting for you in your St. Charles Parish librariesRead More...
July 31, 2009 at 3:34 pm
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Camera Shootout 2009

“Sunset Anglers” by Rhonda Hogan Cantrelle got the most votes last week and is the July 23 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest. Congratulations to Rhonda.Read More...
July 31, 2009 at 3:33 pm
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Craig's Barber Shop
Craig's Barber Shop Craig's Barber Shop has been locally owned and operated for over 25 years. We do men, women, and children's haircuts. Come in and enjoy that unique barber shop experience! Walk in and relax a while with Craig, Cheryl, and Angel!

National Signing Day: Wildcats and Tigers generate another big class in 2016
National Signing Day: Wildcats and Tigers generate another big class in 2016
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Roxanne Wilbon beamed as her son, Gerald, donned a University of Texas hat and made official his collegiate destination.