|Dianthus: bright choice for cool-season color
October 12, 2006 at 10:40 am
Every year more and more choices are available for planting cool-season bedding plants to add color to landscapes during the fall and winter. October is a good time for planting many cool-season bedding plants that include garden mums, pansies, snapdragons, flowering kale/cabbage, petunias, dusty miller, calendula, delphinium, larkspur and dianthus. Certainly, the versatility and longevity of dianthus makes it one of the more ideal choices for containers, formal landscape designs and flower beds as well as for borders and cottage gardens.
|Louisiana’s best sweet potato recipe
October 12, 2006 at 10:31 am
The Louisiana Sweet Potato Commission and Louisiana Cookin' magazine have concluded the second annual Sweet Rewards Recipe Contest for Canned Sweet Potatoes, naming four first place winning recipes and one grand prize winner.
|Butterflies are free
October 12, 2006 at 10:23 am
Butterflies were everywhere at the River Regions Arts & Humanities Council Members' and Guests Tea on Sept. 30.
|Rotary clubs seek area professionals for goodwill exchange to Italy
October 12, 2006 at 10:18 am
Rotary club members of Southeast Louisiana and South and Central Mississippi are seeking outstanding professionals to visit Italy in June 2007 as part of the Group Study Exchange program of The Rotary Foundation.
|Fight colds, flu, ‘superbugs' and more with doctor’s immune-booster salad
October 04, 2006 at 1:54 pm
You can protect yourself against illness and enjoy optimal good health by tossing up an immune-boosting "super salad" that a nutrition expert created exclusively for Herald-Guide readers who don't like getting sick.
|This just in: LSU-UCLA study proves ... Obesity, heart disease FEAR tasty salads
October 04, 2006 at 1:49 pm
Eating just one salad a day provides even greater health benefits than doctors and nutritionists previously thought, says eye-opening new research.
October 04, 2006 at 1:44 pm
St. Charles Parish Public Schools has launched a new "character-education initiative" designed to teach children the importance of acting responsibly and fairly and treating themselves and others with respect.
|Playful pooch needs lots of TLC
October 04, 2006 at 1:39 pm
Ozzy, an owner surrender, is available for adoption at the St. Charles Parish Humane Society.
|Hat’s off to parish honor-roll kids: 612 Destrehan students make the grade & we name every one of them
October 04, 2006 at 1:32 pm
Brittany Abate, Ashley Able, Meghan Adams, Brittany Aitken, Jessica Albanese, Brittany Allesandro, Stephanie Allotto, Steve Alvarado, Chelsea Anderson, Robbie Anderson, Jake Andry, Amber Arceneaux, Ashley Arrington, Katie Arrington, Ahmi Atsina, Britny Aubert, Alyssa Aucoin, Rickey Aucoin,
|Health center offers flu shots while supplies last
October 04, 2006 at 1:26 pm
St. Charles Community Health Center, a not-for-profit health clinic, has announced that they are administering flu shots for $15 as long as supplies last. Two thousand shots are now available.
|Celebrate like the rich... even if you aren't
September 27, 2006 at 2:54 pm
You can treat your family, friends and guests to a "champagne and caviar' wedding reception on any budget with exclusive advice from leading chefs, caterers, consultants and planners who tell Herald-Guide readers exclusively how to party like the rich - whether you're loaded or not.
|Hurst Middle students double as heroes
September 27, 2006 at 12:53 pm
Hurst eighth graders Paige Duplantis and Paris Vinnett were both honored by the Heroes in Training National Award program sponsored locally by Esplanande Mall and PBS during an event that also featured Radio Disney.
|Local 4-H members win top awards at group contest
September 27, 2006 at 12:49 pm
Young people from across Louisiana were named 4-H State and Blue Ribbon winners at the recently held 4-H University contests in Baton Rouge. The event, formerly known as 4-H Short Course, was the 92th annual gathering of 4-H members from across the state. Members competed in over 40 different project related contests. Approximately 1600 members and 200 volunteers participated in the activities.
|Pet of the Week
September 27, 2006 at 12:42 pm
Tangi, an orange and white tabby, is available for adoption at the St. Charles Parish Humane Society.
|St. Charles does it again... Owens crowned Queen Sugar
September 27, 2006 at 12:36 pm
Sarah Owens, the 21 year old daughter of Marty and Janet Owens of Luling was crowned Louisiana Queen Sugar 65 on Sat., Sept. 23, at the Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival Pageant in New Iberia.
|Homecoming queen surprised at selection
September 27, 2006 at 12:30 pm
Hahnville High School’s homecoming queen was both shocked and honored at her selection.
|Herald-Guide Health Report
September 27, 2006 at 12:18 pm
In this week's Herald-Guide Health Report, Drs. Brian Brogle and Stephen Lacour of the St. Charles Parish Hospital address prostate health for men. Frequent urination, an inability to urinate, back pain and sexual dysfunction are symptoms of prostate problems, the causes of which are usually benign but may signal cancer. They also explain how cancer is diagnosed and your treatment options. Read this important report - then pass it along to someone you love.
And don't forget to check back next week for another Health Report - ONLY in the Herald-Guide.
|Pet of the Week
September 20, 2006 at 2:32 pm
This week’s pet is Goldie, a 4-month-old Cocker Spaniel mix, and she is currently available for adoption at the parish’s animal shelter.
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Mr. and Mrs. David Medine of Ama and Mr. and Mrs. Ricky Otwell of Ruston would like...
After hearing that plenty of big trout were being caught on live shrimp at the end...
Two St. Charles Parish residents attending St. Charles Catholic High School...
Seventh grade whiz kid stuns teachers, parents with ACT score - 737 views
Most graduating seniors do not come close to scoring a 27 on the ACT test, but 13-year-old J.B. Martin Middle School 7th grader Lauren Watson did just that this school year.
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