Spirit Weekly




God bless this mess God bless this mess
January 10, 2007 at 2:26 pm
The good folks at Luling's First Union Presbyterian and the Christian Motorcycle Association need your help in their mission to repair storm damage at the Canal Boulevard Baptist Church of the Deaf in New Orleans.

Sheriff's Reports
January 10, 2007 at 2:23 pm
Persons listed in the sheriff's reports are innocent until proven guilty.

Final Football Contest Winner
January 10, 2007 at 2:21 pm
Even with the upsets that showed up during “bowl season,” Virginia Nicholas of Hahnville correctly predicted 12 winners out of the 15 bowl games played to win the final version of the St. Charles Herald-Guide's Football Contest '06. Virginia also found the hidden fleur de lis to win a total of $60.

With an airplane car like this one, Barbara's troubles would be over. Put down the phone and drive!
January 10, 2007 at 2:21 pm
I've often said that I'd like a Sherman tank and two hours with no state troopers in sight to clean up the streets of the city. I don't really have road rage, but seeing what passes for driving these days makes me kind of understand it.

Nick Saban ... liar, maybe ... good coach, absolutely
January 10, 2007 at 2:19 pm
You have an argument if you say that Nick Saban's return to college football as the coach of the Alabama Crimson Tide brands him as a "liar" or even "job jumper". In the same breath you have to say "oh boy" - the Tide just became a formidable opponent in the SEC overnight.

Ducks Unlimited banquet on tap. What's Happening
January 10, 2007 at 2:11 pm
Make the most of your life this week and every week without leaving driving to the city or jetting away on a vacation. Read out events listing and find something fun, interesting or educational to do in your spare time. Have fun!

Off to college and beyond
January 10, 2007 at 2:05 pm
Player of the Week

This week's Off to College and Beyond Player of the Week is UCLA running back and Luling native Chris Markey who was the Bruins' main offensive weapon in their Emerald Bowl loss to Florida State with 144 yards rushing on 19 carries to go along with 2 receptions.

EAGLE ROAST
January 10, 2007 at 2:02 pm
Well the match has been set. With the Philadelphia Eagles beating the New York Giants 23-20 in the first round of the playoffs, it is the Eagles that will face off against the New Orleans Saints in the Superdome Saturdayat 7 p.m.

Reporter Shonna Riggs and Wild ride in SC Parish’s 'tornado trailer'
January 10, 2007 at 2:00 pm
Kids in Luling’s Cub Scout Troop No. 173 covered their heads and buried their faces in their laps to protect themselves from a simulated tornado, then crawled on hands and knees to escape thin smoke that filled a special trailer during a torrnado-safety and fire prevention awareness class at the Hahnville Fire Station.

Careful with credit cards - they can get you in trouble. You read it here first
January 10, 2007 at 1:54 pm
USA TODAY reports in a fresh new January issue that “more teenagers are facing a novel requirement to graduate from high school: learning to balance their checkbooks.”

In 2007, DU is planning a Gadwall research project across the Gulf Coast of Texas and Louisiana to trap and equip several female grays with satellite transmitters so they can be tracked throughout the winter and spring migration. This pilot research progr Ducks Unlimited expects big turnout at banquet
January 10, 2007 at 1:46 pm
The West St. Charles Chapter of Ducks Unlimited is anticipating a big turnout for their annual banquet and fundraiser to be held Thursday, Jan. 18.

Brrr ... chilly week ahead, says Weather Girl Megan. Weather Girl Megan’s
January 10, 2007 at 1:45 pm
Expect a mixed bag of weather in the week ahead, with chilly weather followed by warmer weather followed by rain and thunderstorms. Here’s Weather Girl Megan Water’s rundown:

Bye, bye birdies
January 10, 2007 at 1:44 pm
I take you back to Oct. 15 2006. The Philadelphia Eagles came into New Orleans flying high at 4-1 with then-quarterback Donavan McNabb off to a red-hot start.

Jan. 18 Women’s Club meeting to be a BIGGIE
January 10, 2007 at 1:43 pm
The St Charles Women's Club holds its next meeting on Thursday, Jan. 18 at First Union Presbyterian Church, 134 Lakewood Dr. in Luling at 9 a.m.

Vicki Bergeron looks over some of the cards and letters St. Charles parishioners sent to her son, Kyle. God bless you all
January 10, 2007 at 1:34 pm
Kyle Bergeron's funeral on Friday, Jan. 12 will include displays of hundreds of cards and letters that poured in over the last few weeks of his life, which ended peacefully in his sleep, on the beach he loved, on Dec. 30.

More big bucks jobs may be coming to SC Parish
January 10, 2007 at 1:31 pm
St. Charles Parish Council has passed a resolution to provide a portion of the $130 million in financing needed to bring a bio-diesel production facility that could create at least 30 high-paying jobs on the east bank this year.

$5 for your jokes & riddles
January 10, 2007 at 1:31 pm
How smart are you? Our fun quiz tells the tale.

MONEYTALK with Al Suffrin
January 10, 2007 at 1:27 pm
Dear Mr. Suffrin: My 6-year-old son has been doing a very good job of picking up his toys and keeping his room straightened. I'd like to reward him for good behavior, but is it too early to start giving him an allowance? - Parent in Norco

Wounded vet will be welcomed to Luling with a new house
Wounded vet will be welcomed to Luling with a new house
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Ashton Plantation subdivision should have a new resident by Christmas thanks to Destrehan builder Larry Tyson of Tyson Construction, his family and a few other good Samaritans.