Lifestyles




Local strawberries are higher quality
April 24, 2008 at 10:48 am
Choose Louisiana strawberries for a nutritious and delicious treat. Besides being naturally sweet and tasty, these locally grown berries require less shipping time than those grown out-of-state.

The Basketry to give away 300 Webkinz to customers beginning April 25 The Basketry to give away 300 Webkinz to customers beginning April 25
April 24, 2008 at 10:48 am
This Friday kicks off “Webkinz Extravaganza Weekend” at The Basketry! Starting this Friday through Saturday, The Basketry will give away FREE WEBKINZ to the first 300 customers.

Adult day care seeks local talent for annual summer variety show
April 24, 2008 at 10:39 am
Norco Adult Day Care is planning its 16th annual Summer Variety show to be held at Sacred Heart School Auditorium in Norco.

WINNERS. Front row ( l to r) Claudia Dufrene, Haley Morgan, Michael Bourgeois and Jasmine Tassara. Back row (l to r) Michelle Bourgeois, Victoria Caldarera, Kyle Ching, Teri Linton and Rebecca Stephens. St. Charles 4-H’ers compete in archery and food contests
April 24, 2008 at 10:36 am
Members had to actually cook the dish at home and bring one-half of the food dish and a copy of the recipe to the contest. Judges judged the dish primarily based on taste. First place winners in the foods contests qualified for the District Cookery Contest in Houma.

Health sciences scholarships available
April 24, 2008 at 10:19 am
River Parishes Medical Society is accepting applications for its health sciences scholarship for $1,000.

ASHTON PLANTATION. This 4-bedroom, 2 bathroom, 2,000 square-foot home is just one of 12 featured homes in the subdivision.
Parade of Homes
April 24, 2008 at 10:17 am
The 2008 Parade of Homes officially got underway last weekend and will continue for the next two weeks. Overall, 15 of the homes on the “Around The Lake” tour are inside the parish, with 12 of them located in Ashton Plantation.

MONTHLY ART WINNERS. Pictured from left to right are: Gerri Claude - “Flyin’ Horses,” Diane Boudreaux - “Cafe Beignet,” and Ann Clement - “Fleur de lis Mask.” St. Charles Art Guild News
April 24, 2008 at 10:12 am
The St. Charles Art Guild will hold their next monthly meeting on Thursday, May first at the Ormond Country Club located on Ormond Boulevard in Destrehan.

Pets of the Week Pets of the Week
April 24, 2008 at 10:08 am
Sushi, the dog pictured at right, is a Basenji mix. She is 4 months old and is already crate trained. She just recovered from a broken back leg and is doing great after she was found with her sister on the streets. Sushi is a very affectionate dog who has lots of energy and is a joy to have around.

The Cook's Corner The Cook's Corner
April 24, 2008 at 10:04 am
Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.

Lindsey and Logan Schmaltz. A DAY IN THE LIFE
April 24, 2008 at 10:00 am
Alexandra Schmaltz, a Luling resident and mother of two, has helped her son Logan through the stages of Tourette’s syndrome for the past 15 years.

SPRING HAS ARRIVED. These photographs were taken during mid-April at the home of Lawrence and Barbara Comardelle in McNeil, Miss. Heather R. Breaux BLOG
April 24, 2008 at 9:57 am
In honor of my grandfather’s 68th birthday, my family and I traveled to McNeil, Miss. for a fun-filled day complete with aunts, uncles, cousins and a steaming pot of my dad’s boiled crawfish.

Camera Shootout 2008 April 10 weekly winner Camera Shootout 2008 April 10 weekly winner
April 16, 2008 at 11:10 am
“Louisiana Fisherman” by Karen Donnaud got the most votes last week and is the April 10 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest.

Saints Board of Realtors award winners
April 16, 2008 at 11:07 am
The Saints Board of Realtors recently held its annual awards Gala at the Jerusalem Temple in Destrehan. Current SBR President, Dana Bonette was the mistress of ceremony, 2007 Realtor of the Year, Judy Songy delivered the invocation and led the Pledge of Allegiance. Last year’s SBR President, Angelle Songy presented the 2007 awards to the following recipients.

Festival of St. Charles holds pageant April 20
April 16, 2008 at 11:06 am
Festival of St. Charles will hold its pageant and extravaganza April 20 at the American Legion Hall, 12188 River Road in St. Rose.

IF THE SHOE FITS. Madeleine Daste and Joseph Solito play the parts of Cinderella and the Prince in the Missoula Children’s Theatre production of Cinderella.
Missoula Children’s Theatre puts on Cinderella production at St. Charles Borromeo
April 16, 2008 at 11:05 am
St. Charles Borromeo School in Destrehan worked with Missoula Children’s Theatre to present Cinderella at the school in March.

FASHION FORWARD. Stacy Melancon has just washed Val Townley-Smith’s hair and is cutting it in the “millennium bob.”
Women’s club members learn what it takes to be ‘beautiful’
April 16, 2008 at 11:03 am
Excited St. Charles Women’s Club members placed their names in a hat hoping to be chosen for a makeover at the organization’s March meeting.

NEW ROSE. St. Rose master gardener Kathleen Johnson, right, is pictured with the Peggy Martin Katrina Rose.
How does your garden grow?
April 16, 2008 at 11:01 am
From raising seedlings to growing a colorful and vibrant flower garden, look no further - you can get all of your spring gardening information right here.

Heather R. Breaux BLOG
April 16, 2008 at 10:59 am
I knew that it would happen. I’ve been there before and I feared I’d be there again. I woke up this morning, looked in the mirror and I was fat.

Suspect in Destrehan murder has been arrested
Suspect in Destrehan murder has been arrested
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Bruce Bourgeois Jr., who is suspected of killing his girlfriend and severely injuring her mother, has been arrested in Independence, according to St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne.