Letter to the Editor




Letters to the editor
April 18, 2007 at 2:06 pm
Dear Editor:

I would like to take this opportunity to offer my sincere thanks and appreciation for the outstanding article that Caleb wrote in this week's Guide regarding the Hahnville High School Golf Team.

Taxpayers shouldn’t have to fund stem-cell horror studies
April 18, 2007 at 2:05 pm
The U.S. Senate has debated two very different bills on stem cell research. One bill, submitted by Democratic Majority Leader Harry Reid, calls for the federal funding of research that kills human embryos.

Post-Katrina play moves from attic to attic
April 18, 2007 at 2:01 pm
The best post-Katrina play to be staged in the area has been held over at Southern Rep Theatre at Canal Place in New Orleans. But better hurry because it ends Sunday.

Melancon lashes out: Prez is dead wrong about storm help
April 18, 2007 at 1:59 pm
U.S. Rep. Charlie Melancon commented on a draft policy paper from the Bush administration advocating that authorization for the Morganza to the Gulf hurricane and storm protection project be removed from an upcoming comprehensive water projects bill.

Allen and Sandra Washington believe 21,000 signatures from concerned citizens on a petition will motivate the Gov. Kathleen Blanco to fix Hwy. 61. Parents: Fix ‘death road’ before more innocent children die ... like ours did
April 18, 2007 at 1:47 pm
Still-grieving Allen and Sandra Washington have launched a dramatic crusade to persuade Gov. Kathleen Blanco to put safety barriers along the stretch of Airline Highway in St. Charles Parish where their four children died in a horrific car accident in 2003.

Spirit Happenings
April 18, 2007 at 1:46 pm
Prayer vocations day at Luling church

In conjunction with “World Day of Prayer for Vocations,” Holy Family Knights of Columbus will host a vocations program on Sunday, April 29.

Religion and spirit headlines from around the world ...
April 18, 2007 at 1:44 pm
Republican '08 Options Disappoint Christian Evangelicals

Evangelical Christians have long been a key constituency for the Republican Party, but leading religious conservatives are expressing dissatisfaction with the party's current crop of presidential candidates.

- The Washington Times

Sin of pride destroyed the ancient Romans AND IT STILL THREATENS MANKIND TODAY
April 18, 2007 at 1:42 pm
Editor’s note: This article is based on Dr. Brant Pitre’s Sin and Salvation, a bible study on St. Paul’s letter to the Romans. Next week: Salvation. CD’s on this bible study are available at www.brantpitre.com

International watchdog groups says ...
April 18, 2007 at 1:38 pm
Persecution of Christians is commonplace throughout the world but almost entirely ignored by the media.

Religion in the news
April 18, 2007 at 1:35 pm
Pizza king: Florida needs more Catholics

Domino's Pizza multimillionaire Thomas Monaghan is creating a community to draw residents who share traditional Catholic values. - The Miami Herald

VIPs
April 18, 2007 at 1:33 pm
Congratulations Alyson Waguespack, 2007 St. Charles Farm Bureau queen, and Monique Cannon, St. Charles Farm Bureau teen queen.

Wow! Destrehan yard sale rakes in $13,000 Wow! Destrehan yard sale rakes in $13,000
April 18, 2007 at 1:32 pm
Tables piled high with books, clothes, shoes, stereo gear, television sets and bric-a-brac of every description lined Joyce Bridges’ perfectly manicured front lawn on a sunny Friday afternoon for what has to be one of the biggest “garage sales” around.

Barb’s Zephyrs are the team to MEET in 2007
April 18, 2007 at 1:31 pm
It’s that time of year again, a time for hot dogs, peanuts, and baseball. Friday night was the home opener for the New Orleans Zephyrs, and this month is the 10th anniversary of the opening of the Shrine on Airline. With such glorious weather, how could I not attend?

Watch where you go in your ATV if you DON’T want a ticket, say cops
April 18, 2007 at 1:29 pm
Complaints to my office from citizens and parish officials continue to rise relative to the unlawful operations of motorized All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) such as four wheelers, dirt bikes and golf carts on public roads and on private property without permission of the landowners.

Future for Head Start not so bright as feds GET STINGY
April 18, 2007 at 1:28 pm
St. Charles Parish schools are constantly striving to provide the best possible education for all students - and that includes those aged two months to four years in the Early Head Start and Head Start programs.

FEMA funds maintenance building for St. Charles Parish Schools
April 18, 2007 at 1:26 pm
Hurricane Katrina submerged not only the city of New Orleans beneath flood waters but surrounding cities and parishes suffered major damage as well. In St. Charles Parish, west of New Orleans, Katrina damaged the maintenance building of the St. Charles Parish Schools.

Senator David Vitter $3.1 million windfall for SC Parish levees and wetlands
April 18, 2007 at 1:23 pm
U.S. Sen. David Vitter announced that the Department of Interior will allocate $3.1 million in federal funding for St. Charles Parish through the Coastal Impact Assistance Program that became law with the passage of the Energy Policy Act of 2005.

What's Happening
April 18, 2007 at 1:19 pm
Herald-Guide Best Bet

Spring Festival in full swing in Destrehan

DESTREHAN - Destrehan Plantation’s Spring Festival invites residents and visitors for fun activities on the plantation grounds on April 21 and 22. The event starts at 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Admission is $5 for adults. Call 985-764-9315 for more information.

Stroke victim who had to relearn  to walk completes Bridge Run
Stroke victim who had to relearn to walk completes Bridge Run
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Steve Todd may have been the last participant in Saturday’s Bridge Run to cross the finish line, but his accomplishment, doing so after recovering from a stroke, makes him stand out.

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