Lifestyles




St. Charles Parish Hospital dietitian Laurie Acosta sayd that boiling vegetables is a suitable method for hard vegetables such as green beans, broccoli spears and carrots. Properly cooking your vegetables helps savor their natural nutrients
June 11, 2008 at 1:21 pm
We’ve all heard the old adage - an apple a day keeps the doctor away - but there’s also a lot to be said for the nutrients found in vegetables, especially if they’re cooked properly.

Three blends of Santa Carolina wine will be on tap at the June 13 Mais Oui wine tasting. Taste Test
June 11, 2008 at 1:12 pm
Mais Oui wine shop owner Ava Somme says that finding a great bottle of wine for a reasonable price isn’t as hard as it may seem.

ELVIN ROSS. This composer’s work can be heard in Tyler Perry’s Diary of a Mad Black Woman, Madea’s Family Reunion and the TV hit House of Payne. Meet Elvin Ross
June 04, 2008 at 3:11 pm
The next time you watch a film directed by Tyler Perry listen closely to the melodies that carry you from scene to scene, because those musical compositions are the work of Hahnville’s Elvin Ross.

You’ve got to read this!
June 04, 2008 at 11:29 am
22 new books are waiting for you in your St. Charles Parish libraries

Camera Shootout 2008 May 29 Weekly Winner Camera Shootout 2008 May 29 Weekly Winner
June 04, 2008 at 11:27 am
“Doggy Days” by Jessica Gardnier got the most votes last week and is the May 29 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest.

Pets of the Week Pets of the Week
June 04, 2008 at 11:24 am
The animal shelter currently has three boy Boxer-shepherd mix puppies. They are about 8 weeks old. Any one interested should stop by the shelter for a visit.

The Cook’s Corner The Cook’s Corner
June 04, 2008 at 11:22 am
Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.

TIME FOR CHANGE. Janie Rome and Connie Hotard closed the doors to the Curler’s Corner on May 31 after 39 years in business. Shop closed
June 04, 2008 at 11:17 am
After nearly 40 years of serving Norco as a full-service salon, Janie Rome and Connie Hotard have closed the doors on their shop, the Curler’s Corner.

Writer’s nook Writer’s nook
May 28, 2008 at 2:00 pm
Romance novelist Farrah Roybiskie continues to follow her dream of writing by edging the ladder of success with the debut of her second novel Release Me.

Festival of Charities baby and youth pageant winners
May 28, 2008 at 1:46 pm
The St. Charles Spring Pageant. The Festival of Charities held their Baby and Youth Pageant and extravaganza on Sunday, April 20. Winners are as follows:

Camera Shootout 2008 May 22 Weekly Winner Camera Shootout 2008 May 22 Weekly Winner
May 28, 2008 at 1:44 pm
“Just a Swingn’” by Erica Williams got the most votes last week and is the May 22 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest.

Pets of the Week Pets of the Week
May 28, 2008 at 1:40 pm
Two 5-year-old black and brown Dachshunds area available for adoption at the St. Charles Parish animal shelter.

Homeschooled 4-H club rack up awards at St. Charles Parish 4-H Project Day Homeschooled 4-H club rack up awards at St. Charles Parish 4-H Project Day
May 28, 2008 at 1:39 pm
The Families for Homeschool Education 4-H Club experienced great success at the St. Charles Parish 4-H Project Day. The members received the following honors:

The Cook’s Corner The Cook’s Corner
May 28, 2008 at 1:18 pm
Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.

SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS. The featured students are recipients of St. Charles Women’s Club scholarships. Pictured are (l to r) front row - Jourdan McCullough, Lauren Matherne and Samantha May. Back row - Arielle Delery, Ronald Joseph and Kelsie Soudelier. Herald-Guide PEOPLE WATCH
May 28, 2008 at 1:12 pm
At the end-of-the-year luncheon the St. Charles Women’s Club awarded the following St. Charles Parish high school seniors scholarships:

Beat the rush
May 28, 2008 at 1:09 pm
The start of this year’s hurricane season is rapidly approaching, and LSU AgCenter experts say stocking up on supplies now makes sense – whether you think a storm comes your way or not.

Remembering when ... Remembering when ...
May 21, 2008 at 1:29 pm
Mrs. Leonard M. Beauford at is pictured on May 4 at the Bonnet Carre Spillway with her two daughters, Gertie Marie and Kathy Beauford. The Mississippi River water was still flowing through the sluices. The level was a 20 feet.

Arts council fundraiser goes on without a hitch Arts council fundraiser goes on without a hitch
May 21, 2008 at 1:27 pm
Yvonne LaFleur’s husband, Jimmy Walsh, won the bid on this “Walk Through History” hat donated by the River Road Historical Society and Nancy Robert. Each element of this hat represents a significant feature in Destrehan Plantation’s history.

Home surveillance video leads to Destrehan bank robbery suspect
Home surveillance video leads to Destrehan bank robbery suspect
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Home surveillance footage has helped St. Charles Parish deputies track down the alleged getaway driver in a robbery that took place Friday morning in the Capital One Bank parking lot in Destrehan.