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Christmas in St. Charles Parish Christmas in St. Charles Parish
December 12, 2007 at 1:52 pm
It was the perfect way to ring in the holiday season, the gleeful laughter of children and the sparkle of magic in Santa Claus’ eyes at St. Charles Parish’s annual Christmas Tree Lighting.

Savor the Flavor Savor the Flavor
December 12, 2007 at 1:44 pm
Editor’s Note: The following restaurant critiques are part of a senior project for Destrehan High School student Hannah Bodin.

MONTHLY WINNERS. The St. Charles Art Guild recently selected its artists of the month for December. They are: Ann Clement (left) for her oil painting titled “Green Pitcher” and Merrill Zeringue for her watercolor painting titled “What’s Cookin’.” St. Charles Art Guild News
December 12, 2007 at 1:41 pm
Art Guild holds monthly meeting

The St. Charles Art Guild holds monthly meetings the first Tuesday of each month.

Herald-Guide PEOPLE WATCH Herald-Guide PEOPLE WATCH
December 12, 2007 at 1:38 pm
STRONGEST MAN. Jason Frickey of Des Allemands has a lot to be proud of after racking up two major awards at the six-day WABDL World Bench & Deadlift weight lifting competition last month in Anaheim, Calif. - one of which names him as the world champion for his age and weight group.

OH, LA, LA. My most interesting find was this pair of imitation leather boots. Thrift Shop TREASURES
December 12, 2007 at 1:33 pm
For most people, taking a stroll around a local thrift shop isn’t something that normally falls on their day-to-day to-do list and it’s simply because you just don’t think about it.

Heather R. Breaux BLOG
December 12, 2007 at 1:31 pm
I was quite excited when I found the invitation to the office Christmas party stuffed in my mailbox at work. I missed last year’s big bash because I couldn’t shake the nasty flu bug I had caught, so this year was my first chance to see what really happens when my co-workers let their hair down.

Camera Shootout 2007 Camera Shootout 2007
December 05, 2007 at 12:26 pm
“Moments Like This” by Sarah Treicher is the November winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2007 photo contest.

Camera Shootout 2007 Camera Shootout 2007
December 05, 2007 at 12:24 pm
“A Sportsman’s Love” by Rose Orgeron got the most votes last week and is the Nov. 29 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2007 photo contest.

ONE ON ONE. Attorney JoEdna Roberts shares one-on-one time with Gloria Tredaway at COA Legal Assistance Fair on Nov. 26. Attorneys give seniors legal help at COA fair
December 05, 2007 at 12:22 pm
KNOW THE LAWS. The St. Charles Council On Aging and the Friloux-Robertson American Legion Post 509 hosted a fair for area seniors on free legal assistance and other aid available to seniors in the parish.

Queens of Hearts. (l to r) Shalinda Austin-Daniel - Ms. Queen, Ashley Wilking - Miss Queen and Brandie Clement - Teen Queen. And the winners are ...
December 05, 2007 at 12:19 pm
The River Parishes Fall Festival crowned their 200-2008 Miss, Teen and Ms. Queens for the year - and we’ve got ALL the winners right here.

MY ORBS. This authentic picture was taken in my house with my Kodak EasyShare V570 dual lens digital camera a few weeks back. All lights were turned off, the camera lens was clean and I was standing by the front entrance of the house looking into my bedro Heather R. Breaux BLOG
December 05, 2007 at 12:14 pm
I’ve always felt that I have carried a spiritual presence with me through out my life. Like someone or something was always watching over me, but there were never any real signs - until now.

Thanksgiving crafts at Mimosa Park school Thanksgiving crafts at Mimosa Park school
November 28, 2007 at 12:52 pm
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Mona Poche


LULING - Molly Poche worked on decorating a turkey with colorful feathers at the St. Rose Elementary Playgroup after listening to the story, Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving.

Parish kids celebrate visit with war veteran Parish kids celebrate visit with war veteran
November 28, 2007 at 12:51 pm
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Stephanie Laurent


DESTREHAN - The first grade students at St. Charles Borromeo School celebrated Veteran’s Day with two retired United States servicemen.

Elementary students donate food to needy Elementary students donate food to needy
November 28, 2007 at 12:49 pm
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Mona Poche


LULING - Mimosa Park students recently collected food items for the needy. Many boxes of non perishable food items were donated to the Social Concerns just in time for the holidays.

Volleyball girls keep score at state tourney Volleyball girls keep score at state tourney
November 28, 2007 at 12:47 pm
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Susan Landry


LULING - Members of the R. K. Smith Middle School volleyball team helped keep score for the State Volleyball tournament held at the Pontchartrain Center.

Science night a BIG hit for R.J. Vial pupils Science night a BIG hit for R.J. Vial pupils
November 28, 2007 at 12:45 pm
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Angelle Babin


PARADIS - Sean Boyer and Peyton Gros discover the difference in magnetic strength of various magnets.

Sugary-sweet babies born at Hahnville High Sugary-sweet babies born at Hahnville High
November 28, 2007 at 12:43 pm
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Paula Gonzales


BOUTTE - Hahnville High School students in Melinda Rappold’s Family and Consumer Science classes made Sugar Babies using a 5 lb. bag of sugar as the base of the baby to help students better understand the responsibilities involved in the day-to-day care of a baby.

A LESSON LEARNED. Retired home economics teacher, Robbie Tomeny, was a guest speaker at the LaFlambeau Charter Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association’s November meeting. She instructed the group on how to set a holiday table.
Herald-Guide PEOPLE WATCH
November 28, 2007 at 12:41 pm
THE PERFECT HOLIDAY PARTY. Robbie Tomeny, retired home economics teacher, was the guest speaker at the November meeting of the LaFlambeau Charter Chapter of American Business Women's Association held at Bull's Corner restaurant in LaPlace.

Sheriff arrests burglary suspect in St. Rose, another on the loose
Sheriff arrests burglary suspect in St. Rose, another on the loose
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Police said they arrested a man during a botched robbery in St. Rose Thursday evening, Dec. 11, who may have also been connected to an armed robbery in Destrehan the week prior.