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FAST PACED. Participants in last year’s race had some fun in the mud - just take a look at our award-winning photos from the 2006 race.  That’s right, the Louisiana Press Association gave freelance photographer, Alfonso Bresciani, 1st place status in the Praying for rain
July 19, 2007 at 10:51 am
Although July's wet and muggy weather may be putting a damper on you and your family's outdoor activities, there are some people who are closely monitoring the local weather forecasts praying for those afternoon showers and thunderstorms.

Turkeys: Hunting season dates proposed by LDWF
July 19, 2007 at 10:49 am
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries proposed the season dates for the 2008 Turkey Hunting Season to the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission at the commission's July 9 meeting.

QUALITY TIME.  Mother and daughter, April and Abigail Mosely of Luling, pictured top right, spend quality time together at the Lapsit Storytime Group at the St. Charles Parish Library on Lakewood Drive in Luling. Library reading storytime - a perfect activity for preschoolers
July 19, 2007 at 10:46 am
St. Charles Parish Public Library sponsors year round reading classes for babies and preschoolers every Thursday at the West Regional Library on 105 Lakewood Drive in Luling.

Luling-Boutte Lions Club crowns festival queen in organization’s pageant Luling-Boutte Lions Club crowns festival queen in organization’s pageant
July 19, 2007 at 10:45 am
The Luling-Boutte Lions Club recently held their inaugural queens pageant at R.J. Vial Elementary in Paradis.

FIRST-HAND LOOK. Presidential candidate John Edwards takes a photo-op poverty tour in New Orleans to personally see what the city needs to grow and prosper. TOWN TALK with Colette Lottinger
July 19, 2007 at 10:40 am
Stopping by Cafe Reconcile to meet presidential candidate John Edwards on Monday was suggested to me by Cafe Reconcile’s director Craig Cuccia.

Kindergarten is a milestone of preparation for both parents and children
July 19, 2007 at 10:32 am
A milestone for many families is the day their child begins kindergarten. Typically, in Louisiana, children must be age 5 prior to September 30 to enter kindergarten and families must enroll their children in a kindergarten program.

PRETTY FACES. In 2006, Amanda Sullivan (left) was crowned Miss St. Charles Parish Festival Queen and Erika Beck (right) took home the title of Teen St. Charles Parish Festival Queen. Calling all parish young ladies
July 19, 2007 at 10:26 am
Are you a parish teen between the ages of 13 and 16 years old? Can you muster up a flawless three-word description of yourself? Are you an active member of the community who can well represent St. Charles Parish and let neighboring parishes know why our’s is dubbed the Parish of Plenty?

Heather R. Breaux BLOG
July 19, 2007 at 10:12 am
The older I get, the more I realize that there are very few situations or things in life that I will encounter that are certain or guaranteed, but it seems that there is one absolute we can count on these days - RAIN!

Agencies survey local area workers for technology skills
July 19, 2007 at 10:11 am
Using a $100,000 grant from Louisiana Economic Develop-ment, Louisiana Technology Council has initiated a survey of Greater New Orleans area workers' technology skills.

Obituaries
July 19, 2007 at 10:09 am
Send your obituary announcements to heatherb@heraldguide.com for speedy publication in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s print and Internet editions. Compiled by Megan Waters, Intern

Sheriff's Reports
July 19, 2007 at 10:07 am
DWI

Wayne Boudoin, 35, of 101 Ruth St. in Boutte was arrested on July 14 on I-310 southbound at mile post 7 and charged with DWI, driving under uspension and on a Jefferson Parish warrant.

Norco native David Kirtland has completed his first feature length film, 'In Purgatory' Coming soon to a video store near you: Norco native’s film ‘In Purgatory’
July 19, 2007 at 10:02 am
After two years of production and filmaking, David Kirtland, a Norco resident has completed his first feature length movie for Gray Door Films, called In Purgatory, scheduled to premiere on DVD in August.

LaPlace man killed on Hwy 61 after leaving Spillway Bar
July 19, 2007 at 10:01 am
A pedestrian leaving the Spillway Bar in Norco at 5 a.m. the morning of July 15 walked into traffic on Airline Hwy and was struck and killed.

Spirit Happenings
July 19, 2007 at 10:00 am
Women: find out just what your purpose in life is at seminar

Co-Pastor Cyntrell Janeau and Women of the Word Ministry of Changing A Generation FGBC will be hosting their annual Women's Day Celebration on Sunday, July 29 at 10 a.m. at 14271 Hwy 90 Boutte, LA {1/2 mile pass the 310 & Hahnville High School, going towards Houma}. Janeau invites all women to come out as FGBC continues to "Pursue Purpose and the Kingdom of God". Guest speaker for the event is Pastor Fran Love of the Greater Antioch FGBC in New Orleans. Host Pastor - Chris Janeau.

RELIGION IN THE NEWS
July 19, 2007 at 9:58 am
Evangelicals, Muslims Meet

Leaders from the Muslim and evangelical Christian communities met this week to talk about religious freedom and evangelical support for Israel. The Washington Times

Author warns of the ‘Pottermania' dark side
July 19, 2007 at 9:56 am
An author and expert on the Harry Potter phenomenon says the "Pottermania" sweeping the world with the July 2007 release of J.K. Rowling's seventh book, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows and the fifth Harry Potter film, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, has a dark side of which parents and society should beware.

Will Larry Flynt set the agenda for Louisiana?
July 19, 2007 at 9:55 am
By Dorinda C. Bordlee

Senator David Vitter recognizes that what he did years ago was a sin against his family and against God. Larry Flynt fails to recognize that his full-time business of exploiting women for profit is a sin at all. So who is the hypocrite?

Is the United States provoking war with Iran, to begin while the Congress is conveniently on its August recess?
July 19, 2007 at 9:54 am
One recalls that it was in August 1964, after the Republicans nominated Barry Goldwater, that the Tonkin Gulf incident occurred.

Lifestyles

DHS students receive national honor
DHS students receive national honor
Destrehan High School Freshmen students Emaje Vinnet (left) and Maddie Taliancich....
2015 Krewe of Des Allemands Grand Marshals
2015 Krewe of Des Allemands Grand Marshals

When you see the Krewe of Des Allemands grand marshal, you might think...

Killona dog beater re-arrested on felony charges
Killona dog beater re-arrested on felony charges
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A Killona man arrested and released on bail last night for allegedly beating a dog to death was arrested again on a new warrant for felony charges Friday afternoon.