Lifestyles




MAKING THE GRADE MAKING THE GRADE
August 15, 2007 at 9:52 am
After boarding four airplanes and dealing with numerous airport layovers, Hannah Orgeron of Destrehan took her first-ever flight from Louisiana to Washington D.C. to take part in the Junior National Young Leaders Conference at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center.

Heather R. Breaux BLOG
August 15, 2007 at 9:50 am
A trip to the mall or a stroll through the New Orleans French Market all seem like ideal day trips, but a few days ago I went shopping for something that will literally change my life forever - a new eye.

Camera Shootout 2007 Camera Shootout 2007
August 15, 2007 at 9:49 am
“Tomato Face” by Virgina LeBlanc got the most votes last week and is the Aug. 9 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2007 photo contest.

Camera Shootout 2007 Camera Shootout 2007
August 08, 2007 at 10:15 am
“Family Naptime” by Patricia Francis got the most votes last week and is the Aug. 2 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2007 photo contest.

Birth Announcements
August 08, 2007 at 10:14 am
Sandra Antoinette and Lee Jaysen Chambers of Vernon Hills, Ill., announce the birth of their fourth child, a son, Jeremy Patrick, born June 18 weighing 9 pounds, 15.5 ounces. He is welcomed by two brothers, Joshua Adam, 6, and Andrew Joseph, 4, and sister, Sarah Christine, 1. Maternal grandparents are Shirley and Irvin Naquin of Destrehan, and paternal grandparents are Janice and Joe Chambers of River Ridge.

VIPs
August 08, 2007 at 10:12 am
Congratulations to Hollin Dufrene who graduated in May from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette with a bachelor of fine arts degree with graphic design.

Spotlight on Community Education
August 08, 2007 at 10:10 am
Calling all residents! St. Charles Parish Public Schools wants you to broaden your knowledge and sign up for a community education course.

SHOW YOUR OTHER SIDE. Shelbi Berthelot, Harlie Kinler and Cheyenne Ortiz pictured from left to right put on their best acting mask for the River Region Drama Guild’s performance at the River Region Performing Arts Center in Norco. The act marked the end o Drama guild closes summer workshop with Norco expose
August 08, 2007 at 10:08 am
The River Region Drama Guild concluded its 2007 Summer Theatre Workshop on Aug. 2 with a performance at the River Region Performing Arts and Cultural Center in Norco.

TRUE LOVE. Luling resident Craig Blackburn proposes to his long-time girlfriend of five years, Heather Hancock of Moore, Oklahoma, at the 2007 National Down Syndrome Congress Conference in Kansas City. Winn-Dixie’s courtesy clerk has got this one in the bag
August 08, 2007 at 10:00 am
Pat Ehrle announces the engagement of her son Craig Blackburn, 28, to his long-time girl friend Heather Hancock, 24, of Moore, Oklahoma.

Log on to www.mypyramid.gov for more info on the food pyramid. 2007 Back to school series
August 08, 2007 at 9:58 am
Don't let your child's after-school snack attack catch you off guard. Keep plenty of healthy food choices from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s MyPyramid on hand to satisfy ravenous appetites.

EVERYBODY SAY AMEN. Lena Dufrene has been volunteering at the Life Fellowship Community Church for many years. PEOPLE WATCH
August 08, 2007 at 9:51 am
You can call her Lena Dufrene, but if you’re a member of the Life Fellowship Community Church in Bayou Gauche, then you’re probably calling this 82-year-old volunteer “Grandmother.”

Hahnville oak tree inducted into national Live Oak Society Hahnville oak tree inducted into national Live Oak Society
August 08, 2007 at 9:44 am
Just spotting the Keller Plantation Oak from River Road in Hahnville is a sight, but standing beneath its massive canopy is an even better spectacle. And Hilda Keller Trege of Hahnville agrees - that’s why she nominated the Live Oak for membership in the Live Oak Society.

Heather R. Breaux's BLOG
August 02, 2007 at 4:39 pm
I can remember it all very well looking back on my first semester as a freshman at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond when I first stepped foot onto the campus in January 2000.

Herald-Guide People Watch
August 02, 2007 at 4:38 pm
The Sound of Music. One local opera singer is improving the quality of sound in the parish. Missy Brezinsky teaches voice lessons from a decidedly professional angle and has performed in over a dozen leading roles at numerous opera companies including the Seattle and the Pittsburgh Operas.

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.

Restoring a legend: Destrehan students help rebuild WWII PT boat
Restoring a legend: Destrehan students help rebuild WWII PT boat
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A piece of south Louisiana naval history is one step closer to reliving its glory days with the help of Destrehan High School students.