Lifestyles




Summer Book Reviews Summer Book Reviews
June 25, 2008 at 2:08 pm
Geek High by Piper Banks is a teen novel that follows the life of Miranda Bloom, a student at Nottingham Independent School, which is filled with gifted and high IQ intellectuals who refer to the school as "Geek High."

The Cook's Corner The Cook's Corner
June 25, 2008 at 2:06 pm
Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.

ON SET. Destrehan native Shelley Hennig portrays Days of Our Lives’ character Stephanie Johnson. She’s pictured on set with co-star Darin Brooks, who plays Max, Stephanie’s boyfriend.
DAYTIME DIVA
June 25, 2008 at 1:58 pm
Destrehan native Shelley Hennig first found herself in the spotlight when she was crowned as Miss Teen USA in 2004, but it’s her role on NBC’s Days of Our Lives that’s quickly making the soap-opera starlette a household name.

Boutte pizzeria joins cause to fight cancer
June 25, 2008 at 1:55 pm
Rotolo’s Pizzeria Restaurant in Boutte is taking steps to help find a cure for cancer.

VIPs
June 18, 2008 at 12:55 pm

Send your VIPS announcements to Lifestyles Editor Heather R. Breaux at heatherb@heraldguide.com.

Camera Shootout 2008 May Monthly Winner Camera Shootout 2008 May Monthly Winner
June 18, 2008 at 12:53 pm
“Dolphin Splash” by Shari de Castro is the May monthly winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest.

Camera Shootout 2008 June 12 Weekly Winner Camera Shootout 2008 June 12 Weekly Winner
June 18, 2008 at 12:51 pm
“Sunday Picnic” by Amanda Robeau got the most votes last week and is the June 12 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest. Congratulations to Amanda.

Hammett - Sacra Engagement Hammett - Sacra Engagement
June 18, 2008 at 12:46 pm
Sarah Elizabeth Hammett and Strother Lee Sacra, Jr., announce their engagement to be married.

Madere - Sassin Wedding Madere - Sassin Wedding
June 18, 2008 at 12:44 pm
Angelle Marie Madere and Brandon James Sassin exchanged vows during a candlelight ceremony on March 28 at Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Church in Hahnville.

Richert - Breaux Wedding Richert - Breaux Wedding
June 18, 2008 at 12:41 pm
Shannon Rae Richert and Shane Breaux were married on April 26 at Southern Oaks Plantation.

Cortez 63th Anniversary Cortez 63th Anniversary
June 18, 2008 at 12:40 pm
Murphy Cortez a native of Des Allemands married Mittie Stevens Cortez a native of Bayou Sally in Des Allemands on June 1, 1945.

The Cook’s Corner The Cook’s Corner
June 18, 2008 at 12:34 pm
Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.

Vanessa Robichaux of Des Allemands is pictured holding a Guatemalan orphan named Edwin. Bayou Angel
June 18, 2008 at 12:31 pm
Standing in a dilapidated orphanage in Guatemala, Vanessa Robichaux of Des Allemands is photographed holding a tiny infant boy named Edwin.

Pictured from left to right are: Pam Norfleet Director of Marketing at St. Charles Parish Hospital, Karen Russo, Counselor at Hahnville High School, Julie Bexford, Science Teacher at Harry Hurst Middle School, Candice Schmidt, English and Journalism Teach Herald-Guide PEOPLE WATCH
June 18, 2008 at 12:21 pm
St. Charles Parish Hospital, in collaboration with the St. Charles Parish Public School System, recently hosted three teacher interns from the School-to-Career program.

Four herbs that love hot weather
June 18, 2008 at 12:19 pm
Many popular herbs languish in the heat of summer, and some down right pitch a fit. Herbs that do not like our hot, wet summers include thyme, chives, sage, parsley, cilantro, French tarragon, lavender, feverfew and chamomile.

Pets of the Week Pets of the Week
June 11, 2008 at 1:36 pm
Ginger, a 4-month-old female terrier mix, is available for adoption. She is friendly and loves to run!

Dow St. Charles Operations awards $18,000 in PTEC scholarships
June 11, 2008 at 1:35 pm
The St. Charles Operations facility in Hahnville awarded six scholarships, at $3,000 each, to graduating high school seniors and mid-career adults in the River Parishes interested in pursuing an associate degree in PTEC.

NEW BEGINNING. Members of the Mount Zion Baptist Church in Ama attended service in the church’s new building. Ama church reopens to 250 members
June 11, 2008 at 1:34 pm
Sunday morning church services at Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Ama left everyone filled with a renewed spirit and a confirmed belief that prayer can accomplish the impossible, as more than 250 members marched through the doors of a new sanctuary.

New exercise equipment coming to bridge parks
New exercise equipment coming to bridge parks
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New fitness stations that will include bench presses, leg presses, elliptical trainers and rowing machines will be built at both of St. Charles Parish’s bridge parks.