Lifestyles




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.

Birth Announcements
July 11, 2007 at 9:55 am
Joshua Andrew Brown, born June 20 at 7:34 a.m. to Claire and Kevin Brown of Luling.

VIPs - Very Important Parishioners
July 11, 2007 at 9:53 am
Congratulations to Rey’Nada Janele and Jey’Dah Ranele Lewis, daughters of Judy Lewis of Paradis for their recent university accomplishments.

Senior citizens work up a sweat in COA fitness club Senior citizens work up a sweat in COA fitness club
July 11, 2007 at 9:50 am
The Council On Aging keeps parish seniors busy and in shape with their new fitness club held every Tuesday and Thursday at The Fitness Club located on Highway 90 in Boutte.

Herald-Guide People Watch Herald-Guide People Watch
July 11, 2007 at 9:48 am
NAMES TO KNOW. The St. Charles Parish Art Guild announces the organization new officers for the 2007-2008 year.

Herald-Guide People Watch Herald-Guide People Watch
July 11, 2007 at 9:46 am
LOOKING BACK. The Theodore Schmill family hosted a family reunion on June 16.

DANCE FEVER. Congratulations to the Dance Unlimited competition team and high score choreographers. Pictured are: front row (l to r) - Angie Lehrmann, Emily Loupe, Alli Moore, Jenna Bordelon, Lundyn Cantillo, Maya Ruffin, Layla Ruffin, Kristen Trichell, T Parish dancers tap their way to the top with national win
July 11, 2007 at 9:42 am
BY DUANNE CAZALOT

Special to the Herald-Guide

The 4th of July had special fireworks going off for Dance Unlimited of the River Parishes - the group not only received Gold Awards or better at the Masquerade National Dance Competition but also took home the Over All High Score of the Competition.

Heather R. Breaux Blog
July 11, 2007 at 9:41 am
After nearly three weeks on medical leave due to must-have eye surgery to repair the retina in my right eye, I’ve finally made my way back to the office and I’ve got to say that sitting in my comfy desk chair feels like home.

Norco Elementary’s camp for young inventors teaches science-literacy, teamwork, and creativity
July 05, 2007 at 9:23 am
Norco Elementary School held its young inventors camp on June 25 through the 29 and 44 students got an opportunity to bring their creative ideas to life.

VIPS - Schools
July 05, 2007 at 9:21 am
Barbara Mollere Doucet, a former resident of Luling and a 1979 graduate of Hahnville High School was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Kinesiology/Human Movement Science from The University of Texas during commencement ceremonies on May 19th, 2007, in Austin, Texas. Dr. Doucet received her Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy in 1984 and a Master of Health Science degree in Allied Health Education in 1996, both from LSU Health Science Center in New Orleans. She has over 23 years of clinical experience working in healthcare settings, providing direct patient care to rehabilitation populations, and serving in management and administrative roles. After completing her Master's degree, she began an academic teaching career. She has held faculty positions at several universities, including LSU Health Science Center, the University of Texas at Austin, and the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. Her research involves investigating methods that maximize motor function in the hand following stroke. She specifically studied the use of electrical stimulation techniques and how these can be used to facilitate post-stroke recovery.

Grants available to moms with innovative ideas
July 05, 2007 at 9:20 am
If necessity truly is the mother of invention, it's no wonder that women are to thank for many of the most widely used products in America -- windshield wipers, diapers, automatic dishwashers and more.

Grants available to moms with innovative ideas
July 05, 2007 at 9:20 am
If necessity truly is the mother of invention, it's no wonder that women are to thank for many of the most widely used products in America -- windshield wipers, diapers, automatic dishwashers and more.

Destrehan runs over Central Lafourche, 42-7
Destrehan runs over Central Lafourche, 42-7
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Destrehan used its powerful ground attack to cruise past Central Lafourche 42-7 on Friday.