Lifestyles




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.

Heather R. Breaux
April 09, 2008 at 3:44 pm
I am 26, a college graduate and in the beginnings of a great career. I am not married (yet) and have no children. However, I do live with my fiance, Sean, who works for a contractor at Dow Chemical. And together we make what used to be considered a decent living.

Camera Shootout 2008 March Monthy Winner Camera Shootout 2008 March Monthy Winner
April 09, 2008 at 12:42 pm
“Swamp” by Marcia Hokanson is the March monthly winner in the photo contest.

Camera Shootout 2008 April 3 Weekly Winner Camera Shootout 2008 April 3 Weekly Winner
April 09, 2008 at 12:40 pm
“Windblown” by Abby Chabert got the most votes last week and is the April 3 weekly winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest. Congratulations to Abby.

CATS. The parish’s animal shelter has many cats available for adoption.
Adopt a pet today!
April 09, 2008 at 12:38 pm
Teresa, pictured above, is a 1-year-old black and white female domestic and medium-haired cat. She and her four kittens came into the St. Charles Parish Animal Shelter on March 5. All of her kittens have been adopted, but Teresa is still in need of a home.

Does YOUR mom have what it takes to be the Herald-Guide Mother of the Year?
April 09, 2008 at 12:36 pm
The Herald-Guide is in search of St. Charles Parish’s Mother of the Year.

For your viewing pleasure: Star-studded shows
April 09, 2008 at 12:35 pm
For over three decades the St. Charles Parish Planetarium has provided spectators with sensational skyshows that take them on a journey to outerspace, but with the emergence of state-of-the-art technology and a generous donation, viewings at the planetarium are starting to "look up" in a whole new way - literally!

United Way of St. Charles wishes director Denise Brodsky farewell United Way of St. Charles wishes director Denise Brodsky farewell
April 02, 2008 at 1:08 pm
Family, friends and co-workers gathered at a farewell bash for now-former United Way of St. Charles director Denise Brodsky who resigned in January.

A swamp scene created by seventh grader Trudy Saucier. ‘The Traveling Shrimp Boots’
April 02, 2008 at 1:03 pm
In an effort to raise the spirits of the students at St. Bernard Unified School during the months following Hurricane Katrina, an art teacher drew on an old shrimper tradition and had the students paint a picture describing what Louisiana means to them on a white shrimper’s boot.

The Cook’s Corner The Cook’s Corner
April 02, 2008 at 1:00 pm
Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week

Cajun Cuisine Cajun Cuisine
April 02, 2008 at 12:53 pm
Whether you like them fried, boiled or in a stew, crawfish are a Louisiana favorite - especially in St. Charles Parish where for the next few months you’ll find them on dinner tables and in backyard boils across the parish.

ON SET. Luling’s Natalie Nicole on the set before filming a scene for Final Destination 4. Heather R. Breaux BLOG
April 02, 2008 at 12:47 pm
In 2000, the first Final Destination movie was released in theaters. But little did anyone know just how popular a film about teenagers who ultimately cheat death by avoiding a plane crash would become.

Camera Shootout 2008 March 20 Winner Camera Shootout 2008 March 20 Winner
March 26, 2008 at 3:27 pm
“Swamp” by Marcia Hokanson got the most votes and is the March 20 weekly winner in the Camera Shootout Contest.

New HHS coach surrounds himself with familiar faces
New HHS coach surrounds himself with familiar faces
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Ever since new Hahnville football coach Nick Saltaformaggio took over the program he has focused on one thing – changing the culture of his team, a practice he calls “restoring the H.”