Lifestyles

Jasmine Smith in national pageant

Jasmaine Giovanni Smith, age 10, was chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Louisiana pageant, which was held July 2 through 4 at the Lafayette Hilton and Towers in Lafayette. The pageant is held for girls ages 10 - 12.Read More...
July 08, 2009 at 11:33 am
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10-man ‘metal’ band unique art

With a little creativity and scrap metal laying around, Frenchy Berard of Des Allemands designed his version of the Olympia Brass Band using nails, tin, washers, nuts, soft drink cans, welding rods and other metal to create the one-of-a-kind replica. Read More...
July 08, 2009 at 11:28 am
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La. Catfish Festival queens crowned

Louisiana Catfish Festival queens were chosen June 14 during the annual pageant at J.B. Martin Middle School in Paradis. The theme was “A Salute to Mardi Gras.” Read More...
July 08, 2009 at 11:25 am
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Pet-sitting biz brings comfort to owners, pets

After the tragic death of her mother, Stephanie Derbes knew she’d need something to brighten her days. Having a fondness of pets and the joy they bring, she decided to start a pet sitting business.Read More...
July 08, 2009 at 11:24 am
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9 Girl Scouts make cookie hall of fame

Girl Scouts throughout southeast Louisiana developed their entrepreneurial skills while embracing community service during this year’s Girl Scout cookie program - including nine St. Charles Parish cadettes. Read More...
July 08, 2009 at 11:20 am
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Camera Shootout 2009

“Woodpecker Twins” by Mike Peters got the most votes last week and is the June 25 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2009 photo contest. Congratulations to Mike.Read More...
July 08, 2009 at 10:50 am
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The Cook's Corner

Grilling is a great all-American tradition. For generations, family and friends have gathered around the grill to celebrate summer in the good ol' USA. Read More...
July 08, 2009 at 10:47 am
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Behind the Music

Thirty-one years ago, David Rosenthal first waved his director’s baton at Hahnville High School. Last month the band director retired, saying that his “time” had finally come.Read More...
July 08, 2009 at 10:43 am
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Senior organization offers computer classes

The St. Charles Council on Aging has released its June calendar, which includes events open to St. Charles Parish seniors 60 years and older.Read More...
July 08, 2009 at 10:37 am
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You’ve got to read this!

20 new books are waiting for you in your St. Charles Parish librariesRead More...
June 25, 2009 at 11:36 am
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Louisiana Master Gardner program slated this fall

Local gardeners who want to enhance their garden knowledge are invited to participate in the Louisiana Master Gardener Program which begins in August.Read More...
June 25, 2009 at 11:35 am
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Bell selected to represent peers on Louisiana Legislative Youth Council

Some of Louisiana's most outstanding students were announced as new members of the Louisiana Legislative Youth Advisory Council and will work together over the next year in an effort to influence the legislative process and make the state a better place for young people.Read More...
June 25, 2009 at 11:34 am
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Locals place in Louisiana Artist Association open art show

Louisiana Artist Association, which is based in St. Charles Parish, held an open art show at Clearview Mall on June 12-14. An open art show is open to both members and nonmembers.Read More...
June 25, 2009 at 11:32 am
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FCS honors 9 with 2009 ‘Outstanding Programming Award’

Nine LSU AgCenter educators recently won top honors for their home-buyer education program at the Louisiana Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences annual meeting.Read More...
June 25, 2009 at 11:30 am
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St. Rose students participate in CASA art contest

St. Rose Elementary School third grade students participated in an art contest held by Child Advocacy Services' local CASA program. Read More...
June 25, 2009 at 11:29 am
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The Cook's Corner

Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.Read More...
June 25, 2009 at 11:27 am
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Destrehan alum signs with NFL’s Raiders
Destrehan alum signs with NFL’s Raiders
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Former Destrehan High School and LSU star Rickey Jefferson has his chance to make an impact on the NFL level.