Lifestyles




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?

Heather R. Breaux BLOG
July 19, 2007 at 10:12 am
The older I get, the more I realize that there are very few situations or things in life that I will encounter that are certain or guaranteed, but it seems that there is one absolute we can count on these days - RAIN!

Practice safe grilling at your family’s backyard barbeques
July 11, 2007 at 10:41 am
You can almost hear the sizzle of the grill as millions of Americans take to their backyards and patios for dinners, lunches and parties this year.

Louisiana GPA students stand for abstinence on our state’s Capitol Hill Louisiana GPA students stand for abstinence on our state’s Capitol Hill
July 11, 2007 at 10:33 am
Louisiana student leaders from the Governor's Program on Abstinence joined young people from across the nation to participate in the third annual Abstinence Day on the Hill.

Attention PARENTS: Help your kids pass their driver’s test the first time
July 11, 2007 at 10:29 am
Trivantis Corporation, a leading developer of authoring and publishing software for the FORTUNE 1000, today announced a new elearning website for Louisiana student drivers. Driving101.org is a highly interactive, convenient and economical way to study online for the knowledge portion of the Louisiana driver’s license exam.

St. Charles 4-H members compete in state contest St. Charles 4-H members compete in state contest
July 11, 2007 at 10:23 am
Young people from across Louisiana recently gathered on the campus of Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge to compete in the 93rd annual 4-H University.

Camera Shootout Winner Camera Shootout Winner
July 11, 2007 at 10:00 am
“Me and My Le-Le” by Victoria Comardelle of Marrero got the most votes last week and is the July 5 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2007 photo contest.

Retired Army general threatens parish protest
Retired Army general threatens parish protest
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Retired U.S. Army Lt. General Russel Honoré is front and center in the brewing discussion over how to handle toxic emissions he says were released throughout the month of June from the IMTT facility in St. Rose.