Lifestyles




Dreams really can come true
August 02, 2007 at 4:35 pm
By Stacie Falgout and Doreen Landry

Dreams came true for two lucky young ladies as new queens were selected at the annual St. Charles Parish Festival Pageant on Saturday, July 28.


College students who also work have advantages other kids don’t, says LSU expert
August 02, 2007 at 4:34 pm
Employment is more than a way for students to make money, according to LSU AgCenter family economics professor Dr. Jeanette Tucker.

Protection, justice and service ...
August 02, 2007 at 4:31 pm
“When the driver of the Rolls Royce called and said that he was running late, Tiffanie asked Clyde if he could bring her,” says the bride’s mother, Vickie Taylor.

Share your home with teen & student ambassadors from around the world
July 25, 2007 at 1:32 pm
SHARE!, an international exchange student, program looking for caring volunteers in the St. Charles Parish area - with or without children - to share their homes with teen ambassadors from abroad for the upcoming 2007-2008 school year.

Graduates of the 2007 Louisiana Master Gardener training program sponsored by the LSU AgCenter. (L to R) Carol Skipper, Doris Laurent, Justine Hill, Dara Spillman,  Jerry Hummel, Marie Kilman, Bobbie Zaidain, Robert Lotz, Nicholas Usner, Norma Wolverton, 12 parish kids graduate from gardener program
July 25, 2007 at 1:26 pm
This week’s VIPs, Very Important Parishioners are none other than homegrown 4-Hers who recently completed the LSU AgCenter’s Master Gardener Program.

Camera Shootout 2007 Camera Shootout 2007
July 25, 2007 at 1:18 pm
“Stars & Stripes Baby” by Maranda Mire Weber got the most votes last week and is the July 19 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2007 photo contest.

You’ve got to read this!
July 25, 2007 at 1:14 pm
New books are waiting for you in your St. Charles Parish libraries

WHERE ARE YOUR ROOTS? Find out at genealogical seminar. Who’s your daddy’s daddy?
July 25, 2007 at 1:10 pm
Members of German-Acadian Coast Genealogical and Historical Society learned more about resources available for genealogical research at the main branch of the St. John Library in LaPlace at the July meeting.

People Watch
July 25, 2007 at 1:09 pm
WEDDING BELLS. The marriage of Ms. Tiffany Poche and Mr. Matthew Morales was solemnized on June 9.

People Watch People Watch
July 25, 2007 at 1:02 pm
GROUP LUNCHEON. Members of the Vieux Carre Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution attended and Independence Day luncheon on July 6 at Commander’s Palace in New Orleans.

Back to School Series
July 25, 2007 at 1:00 pm
Start the school year off right by sending your kids to school using a budget and the money-management skills you will teach them.

A Cajun Wedding Story A Cajun Wedding Story
July 25, 2007 at 12:51 pm
In today's modern world of wedding etiquette, we have all become familiar with the not-so-sentimental gift-giving drill. You receive a wedding invitation in the mail from a relative or friend and somewhere on the card, in small type you find a note from the bride and groom stating where they are registered for wedding presents.

Heather R. Breaux BLOG
July 25, 2007 at 12:48 pm
For most kids, now is the time to reflect on the carefree days of their summer vacation and treasure the time that is left before a new school year begins, but for most parents, planning for the year ahead has begun and shopping carts loaded down with school supplies and uniforms are lined up at stores around the parish.

QUALITY TIME.  Mother and daughter, April and Abigail Mosely of Luling, pictured top right, spend quality time together at the Lapsit Storytime Group at the St. Charles Parish Library on Lakewood Drive in Luling. Library reading storytime - a perfect activity for preschoolers
July 19, 2007 at 10:46 am
St. Charles Parish Public Library sponsors year round reading classes for babies and preschoolers every Thursday at the West Regional Library on 105 Lakewood Drive in Luling.

Luling-Boutte Lions Club crowns festival queen in organization’s pageant Luling-Boutte Lions Club crowns festival queen in organization’s pageant
July 19, 2007 at 10:45 am
The Luling-Boutte Lions Club recently held their inaugural queens pageant at R.J. Vial Elementary in Paradis.

FIRST-HAND LOOK. Presidential candidate John Edwards takes a photo-op poverty tour in New Orleans to personally see what the city needs to grow and prosper. TOWN TALK with Colette Lottinger
July 19, 2007 at 10:40 am
Stopping by Cafe Reconcile to meet presidential candidate John Edwards on Monday was suggested to me by Cafe Reconcile’s director Craig Cuccia.

Kindergarten is a milestone of preparation for both parents and children
July 19, 2007 at 10:32 am
A milestone for many families is the day their child begins kindergarten. Typically, in Louisiana, children must be age 5 prior to September 30 to enter kindergarten and families must enroll their children in a kindergarten program.

PRETTY FACES. In 2006, Amanda Sullivan (left) was crowned Miss St. Charles Parish Festival Queen and Erika Beck (right) took home the title of Teen St. Charles Parish Festival Queen. Calling all parish young ladies
July 19, 2007 at 10:26 am
Are you a parish teen between the ages of 13 and 16 years old? Can you muster up a flawless three-word description of yourself? Are you an active member of the community who can well represent St. Charles Parish and let neighboring parishes know why our’s is dubbed the Parish of Plenty?

Charges reduced against suspect in Norco murder
Charges reduced against suspect in Norco murder
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Charges have been reduced against an 18-year-old Metairie man who was arrested in connection with the murder of 21-year-old Norco resident Jay Bertucci.