Lifestyles




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.

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.

Lifestyles

Humane Society Pet of the Week: Zip
Humane Society Pet of the Week: Zip
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Zip, a one-year-old Aussie mix breed dog....
Biking the banks
Biking the banks
The levee has a long history within St. Charles Parish, but when Kathy Lacompte...

Political drama starring A-listers films in Norco
Political drama starring A-listers films in Norco
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A political drama produced by George Clooney and starring Sandra Bullock and Billy Bob Thornton recently filmed in Norco’s Bonnet Carré Spillway.