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Camera Shootout 2007 Camera Shootout 2007
October 11, 2007 at 11:13 am
“Water” by Brock Barlow got the most votes last week and is the Oct. 4 weekly winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2007 photo contest.

Eeek, Drink and be Merry Eeek, Drink and be Merry
October 11, 2007 at 11:07 am
Makes 1 cake. Prep time: 20 minutes. Decorating time: 40 minutes.

Ingredients: 2 (16-ounce) cans vanilla frosting, 2 (16-ounce) frozen pound cakes - thawed, 1 box thin chocolate wafer cookies, 1 (0.68-ounce) tube black decorating gel, 1bag Twix Fun Size Bars, 1 bag M&M’S milk chocolate candies.

SOFTWARE DEVELOPER. Jack Cali (right) - a Destrehan native - is the creator of Drivesoft. Pictured at top left, Cali on the November 2004 issue of Car Audio magazine. Pictured at right, Cali with Pimp My Ride host Xhibit. Jack Cali is his name and software development is his game
October 11, 2007 at 11:01 am
Drivers are witnessing the phenomenon of electronic navigation systems that help with directions while sitting in the driver's seat and other new technologies like instantaneous video conferencing and music downloads in your car - and Destrehan’s Jack Cali is putting fuel to the fire in the auto-electronics boom with an invention that is drawing raves from auto enthusiasts across the country.

Heather R. Breaux BLOG
October 11, 2007 at 10:59 am
The countdown has begun - five ... four ... three ... two ... one - blast off, right through the swinging double doors and on to the operating table.

Camera Shootout 2007 Camera Shootout 2007
October 04, 2007 at 8:09 am
“Stairway to Heaven” by Julie Abadie got the most votes last week and is the September monthly winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2007 photo contest.

Camera Shootout 2007 Camera Shootout 2007
October 04, 2007 at 8:06 am
“Cat Nap” by Piper Soudelier got the most votes last week and is the Sept. 27 weekly winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2007 photo contest.

Mimosa children raise $2500 to fight cancer Mimosa children raise $2500 to fight cancer
October 04, 2007 at 8:03 am
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Studying insects Studying insects
October 04, 2007 at 8:02 am
ST. ROSE - Amy Lind's fourth grade class at St. Rose Elementary along with students Kalen Brown, Krystal Abate and Emily Nyblom observe crickets to study their body parts and movements to identify them as a particular type of insect.

Grandparents visit at New Sarpy Elementary Grandparents visit at New Sarpy Elementary
October 04, 2007 at 8:00 am
DESTREHAN - PaPere Kimball discusses what’s inside a coconut after teaching the class a song about a coconut.

LOVE IS IN THE AIR
October 04, 2007 at 7:58 am
Weddings, enagements and anniversaries.

Keep your dog or cat safe with these Halloween tips
October 04, 2007 at 7:56 am
A pack of ghosts and goblins at your door can scare your pets, but ghouls are not the only thing to beware of on Halloween.

AUTUMN WREATHS. Jenny Zoglio, Richelle Jones and Julie Hebert pose with their handmade autumn wreaths. Photo by Ann Taylor. Autumn has arrived at wreath-making party
October 04, 2007 at 7:51 am
CRAFTY GALS. All you need is a glue gun, craft supplies and a few good friends to bring autumn to life in your home - just ask Jenny Zoglio, Richelle Jones and Julie Hebert of Luling who spent an afternoon designing and making their own ornamental wreaths.

Paradis Elementary fourth grade class, 1950. What memories are made of ...
October 04, 2007 at 7:48 am
In 1950, Paradis Elementary’s fourth grade class gathered outside the building to take the photo you see pictured to the right.

The 2007 Alligator Festival had an all-time high attendance record. Weekend of Lights
October 04, 2007 at 7:46 am
The St. Charles Parish Rotary Club rolled out the red carpet last weekend at the Westbank Bridge Park in Luling for the “King of the Swamp” at the 28th Annual Alligator Festival - and patron of the event said that this year was better than ever.

Heather R. Breaux BLOG
October 04, 2007 at 7:39 am
What do you call a standard 4-gallon black trash can filled to the brim with - well ... uh ... overflowing with balled-up and sneezed-on tissues, already microwaved Campbell’s Soup-At-Hand containers and three empty boxes of Puffs Ultra facial tissue?

People Watch People Watch
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.

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