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September 27, 2007 at 8:44 am
The River Region Arts and Humanities Council hosted its sixth annual Fleur De The’ on Saturday, Sept. 15 at the Ormond Country Club in Destrehan.

DOUBLE RAINBOW. This close up view of the rainbow’s bands was taken on Highway 90 in Des Allemands. Somewhere over Highway 90
September 27, 2007 at 8:42 am
The first day of autumn in Des Allemands was crowned with overcast skies, a few rain showers and the phenomenal optical illusion of that of a double rainbow over Highway 90, pictured at right.

BODYFLOW is a combination of tai chi, pilates and yoga. Celebrating her 40th birthday next month, Michelle says strength training keeps the body young. Fitness Moms
September 27, 2007 at 8:38 am
The women were sweaty but happy, with the endorphins still pumped up from the work out at Viking Fitness Center on Paul Maillard Road in Luling. A very fit mother of three, Michelle Oubre, had just taught her favorite class - Bodyflow, and the hour had flown by - helped along by funny comments cracked by the exercisers.

Best of the Net
September 27, 2007 at 8:36 am
How to tell the sex of a fly?

Camera Shootout 2007 Camera Shootout 2007
September 27, 2007 at 8:35 am
“Shopping Spree” by Destiny Borne got the most votes last week and is the Sept. 20 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2007 photo contest.

Heather R. Breaux BLOG
September 27, 2007 at 8:33 am
It's 10 o'clock on Tuesday night and I have yet to finish my weekly column. And it's not that I have nothing to say or don't want to write, I just can't get my thoughts in order long enough to form a complete sentence. By the morning it'll be time for the newspaper to go to press and I will have been on deadline for almost 24 hours.

Best of the Net
September 20, 2007 at 10:11 am
All this time you’ve just been putting Bounce in the dryer, but there are many uses for this dryer sheet.

Camera Shootout 2007 Sept. 13 Winner Camera Shootout 2007 Sept. 13 Winner
September 20, 2007 at 10:06 am
“Stairway to Heaven” by Julie Abadie got the most votes last week and is the Sept. 13 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2007 photo contest.

Fall Festivities 2007 Fall Festivities 2007
September 20, 2007 at 9:54 am
From weekend festivals highlighting delicious Cajun delicacies like alligator burgers and jambalaya to arts and crafts displays and Christmas parades, there's bound to be something for everyone to enjoy this fall in the River Parishes.

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September 20, 2007 at 9:52 am
LIVE BAND. Local rock band, Da Ersters, took the stage on Saturday, Sept 15 at 90 West Restaurant in Boutte.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY. The nation’s biggest selling newspaper, USA Today, turns 25 this week and celebrates its milestone with a two-page center spread retracing the biggest headlines of the past 25 years. Heather R. Breaux BLOG
September 20, 2007 at 9:35 am
On Sept. 15, 1982 the nation’s first national newspaper, USA Today, emerged from an incubated idea found mainly in reader surveys and prototype think tanks into a coast-to-coast publication and this week marks the 25th anniversary of the biggest-selling newspaper in the United States.

Boutte Christian Academy NOW offers no-cost schooling
September 12, 2007 at 3:07 pm
Qualifying parents can now register their 4 year olds for a chance at free placement in private pre-kindergarten programs at Boutte Christian Academy in Boutte.

Free eye exams for low-income residents
September 12, 2007 at 3:05 pm
The Luling Eye Foundation offers $10 eye exams and $10 eyeglasses for low-income individuals.

CARD CONTEST. Fire up your paint brushes for the 3rd Annual River Parishes Tourist Commission’s Christmas Card Contest. Pictured above are the winners from last year’s competition. There will only be one winner this year, so the time is now to begin sketc Calling all artists!
September 12, 2007 at 2:58 pm
Get out your markers, paintbrushes, cameras and computers. It's time for the 2007 3rd Annual River Parishes Tourist Commission's Christmas Card Contest.

Gage Michael Champagne, pictured above, was born on June 26, 2007 at 11:42 a.m. to proud parents Kenny and Mandy Champagne. Gage weighed in at 7 pounds 15 ounces and measured 20.5 inches. Welcome to the world, BABY!
September 12, 2007 at 2:50 pm
Gage Michael Champagne, pictured above, was born on June 26, 2007 at 11:42 a.m. to proud parents Kenny and Mandy Champagne. Gage weighed in at 7 pounds 15 ounces and measured 20.5 inches.

Mirror, mirror on the wall - who’s the top king and queen of them all?
September 12, 2007 at 2:49 pm
Election signs for parish president, councilman and many other sought-after government positions have popped up as political barricades alongside most of the roadways in St. Charles Parish, but if you’re a student or teacher at Destrehan and Hahnville High Schools then you’ve noticed that there’s a whole other battle going on - the spirited sprint to the throne in the race to reign as homecoming king and queen.

Heather R .Breaux BLOG
September 12, 2007 at 2:39 pm
For many years I’ve envied the tourists and vacationers that I watched on one of cable television’s most-viewed networks, the Travel Channel, as they marveled at the monuments of our ancestors like the mysteriously-built Egyptian pyramids or the historically-delicate coliseums of Italy.

Heather R. Breaux BLOG
September 06, 2007 at 11:36 am
If you’re anything like me then watching your weight is a constant struggle, and since I’ve packed on 15 pounds since my eye surgery I’m back on the scale carefully calculating everything that I eat - especially since I go back under the knife this month for a second surgery.

From snowstorms to ‘da swamp, North Pole couple defrosts after moving to Montz
From snowstorms to ‘da swamp, North Pole couple defrosts after moving to Montz
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The Lescault family has had a drastic change of scenery since relocated from North Pole, Alaska to Bayou Gauche.