May 02, 2007 at 3:41 pm
In the 70-something years since a Louisiana man first gathered turtle eggs along the railroad track and sold the hatchlings as pets, the turtle industry in Louisiana has experienced a roller coaster ride that may be at its lowest point.
|Herald-Guide celebrates St. Charles Parish Schools
May 02, 2007 at 3:31 pm
Submitted by Amy Brezinsky
LULING - On Friday, April 27, A.A. Songy held their second annual Family Fun Fest.
The students participated in a number of fun activities to celebrate the season and culminated the day with a picnic under the trees.
This exciting day of play concluded the school’s "Week of the Young Child."
|The Art of Jazz: An interactive exhibit at the Hahnville library
May 02, 2007 at 3:29 pm
A traveling exhibit by the Louisiana State Museum will be at the Hahnville branch of the St. Charles Parish Library through May 25.
|DANCERS: Are you ready for the River Region Ballet’s auditions?
May 02, 2007 at 3:25 pm
The River Region Ballet will hold junior company and company auditions for the upcoming 2007-2008 season on Saturday, May 12 at Images Dance Studio, 105-A River Point Dr. in Destrehan.
|You’re my inspiration
May 02, 2007 at 3:12 pm
Seventeen St. Charles Parish Public School students were honored at the Annual Cox Inspirational Heroes program held at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner and that makes them this week’s Very Important Parishioners.
|HERALD-GUIDE PEOPLE WATCH
May 02, 2007 at 3:09 pm
4-H CONTEST DAY: 40 St.Charles 4-H members participated in the activities.
|HERALD-GUIDE PEOPLE WATCH
May 02, 2007 at 3:07 pm
JOB WELL DONE. These St. Charles Parish school employees are recipients of staff achievement awards for the 2006-2007 school year.
|Letter from Iraq
May 02, 2007 at 3:03 pm
Editor’s note: Army Sgt. Jeffry Kieffer graduated from Hahnville High School in 1996 and from Nicholls State University in 1998 with an associates degree in criminal justice. Kieffer joined the Army in 2002 and is married to Nicole Pitre of Marrero. The couple share a son named Anthony. He was first deployed to Iraq in 2003 and was deployed for a second time last October. This is his letter of thanks to R.J. Vial Elementary students and teachers for their community donation drive that supported care packages sent to the troops last Christmas who bravely serve overseas.
|You know you're a Cajun if ...
May 02, 2007 at 2:53 pm
At some point in our lives we’ve all heard a southern-accented joke from well-known comedian Jeff Foxworthy - you know, the ones that poke fun at “rednecks” and gives you a laundry list of ways to tell if you are one or not.
|Cops show women how to stay safe in a dangerous world ...
May 02, 2007 at 2:49 pm
Women learned to kick, punch, spit, grab, scream and then runaway, from would-be attackers at a free self-defense class, April 26, at Destrehan High School.
|Crime is on decline in parish, say cops
May 02, 2007 at 2:47 pm
St. Charles Parish through March is down almost eight percent according to statistics released from the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
May 02, 2007 at 2:44 pm
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May 02, 2007 at 2:40 pm
Suspects are innocent until proved guilty in a court of law
|Outrage over pit-bull ring with a St. Charles Parish connection
May 02, 2007 at 2:38 pm
A Mississippi resident who is allegedly responsible for breeding pit bulls to fight and then having them transported to St. Charles Parish was arrested on dog-fighting and drug charges in the midst of a multi-organizational sting that took place recently in Pass Christian, authorities said.
|Religion in the news
May 02, 2007 at 2:36 pm
Is it significant that the five Supreme Court justices who voted to uphold the federal ban on a controversial abortion procedure also happen to be the court's Roman Catholics? - The Washington Post
|Abortionist sees error of ways, turns pro-life after a friend prays for her
May 02, 2007 at 2:33 pm
The founder of the first abortion clinic in Mississippi and one-time staunch abortion advocate, described the series of events that led to her conversion to pro-life at a Knights of Columbus-sponsored breakfast in LaPlace.
|Pro-life movement gaining ground around nation
May 02, 2007 at 2:30 pm
The pro-life movement apparently is gaining ground in Washington D. C. and Mississippi.
|Letter to the editor
May 02, 2007 at 2:28 pm
Editor: The Herald-Guide’s Spirit Weekly is the best religion page I’ve ever seen.
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Suspects eyed in murder of Destrehan church volunteer - 1854 views
Nearly five months after 23-year-old Ramal Ellis was found shot to death behind the church where he volunteered his time, officials with the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office say suspects have been identified in connection with the murder, though any arrests will have to wait until the evidence is fully processed.
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