Lifestyles




She won: San Francisco Plantation Manager Kim Fontenot is shown with her Angelus award. Butterflies are free
October 12, 2006 at 10:23 am
Butterflies were everywhere at the River Regions Arts & Humanities Council Members' and Guests Tea on Sept. 30.

Rotary clubs seek area professionals for goodwill exchange to Italy
October 12, 2006 at 10:18 am
Rotary club members of Southeast Louisiana and South and Central Mississippi are seeking outstanding professionals to visit Italy in June 2007 as part of the Group Study Exchange program of The Rotary Foundation.

Fight colds, flu, ‘superbugs' and more with doctor’s immune-booster salad
October 04, 2006 at 1:54 pm
You can protect yourself against illness and enjoy optimal good health by tossing up an immune-boosting "super salad" that a nutrition expert created exclusively for Herald-Guide readers who don't like getting sick.

This just in: LSU-UCLA study proves ... Obesity, heart disease FEAR tasty salads This just in: LSU-UCLA study proves ... Obesity, heart disease FEAR tasty salads
October 04, 2006 at 1:49 pm
Eating just one salad a day provides even greater health benefits than doctors and nutritionists previously thought, says eye-opening new research.

Dr. Rodney Lafon: Parents are a child’s most important teachers. R-E-S-P-E-C-T
October 04, 2006 at 1:44 pm
St. Charles Parish Public Schools has launched a new "character-education initiative" designed to teach children the importance of acting responsibly and fairly and treating themselves and others with respect.

Playful pooch needs lots of TLC Playful pooch needs lots of TLC
October 04, 2006 at 1:39 pm
Ozzy, an owner surrender, is available for adoption at the St. Charles Parish Humane Society.

Hat’s off to parish honor-roll kids: 612 Destrehan students make the grade & we name every one of them
October 04, 2006 at 1:32 pm
Brittany Abate, Ashley Able, Meghan Adams, Brittany Aitken, Jessica Albanese, Brittany Allesandro, Stephanie Allotto, Steve Alvarado, Chelsea Anderson, Robbie Anderson, Jake Andry, Amber Arceneaux, Ashley Arrington, Katie Arrington, Ahmi Atsina, Britny Aubert, Alyssa Aucoin, Rickey Aucoin,

Health center offers flu shots while supplies last
October 04, 2006 at 1:26 pm
St. Charles Community Health Center, a not-for-profit health clinic, has announced that they are administering flu shots for $15 as long as supplies last. Two thousand shots are now available.

Celebrate like the rich... even if you aren't Celebrate like the rich... even if you aren't
September 27, 2006 at 2:54 pm
You can treat your family, friends and guests to a "champagne and caviar' wedding reception on any budget with exclusive advice from leading chefs, caterers, consultants and planners who tell Herald-Guide readers exclusively how to party like the rich - whether you're loaded or not.

Hurst Middle students double as heroes Hurst Middle students double as heroes
September 27, 2006 at 12:53 pm
Hurst eighth graders Paige Duplantis and Paris Vinnett were both honored by the Heroes in Training National Award program sponsored locally by Esplanande Mall and PBS during an event that also featured Radio Disney.

Local 4-H members win top awards at group contest Local 4-H members win top awards at group contest
September 27, 2006 at 12:49 pm
Young people from across Louisiana were named 4-H State and Blue Ribbon winners at the recently held 4-H University contests in Baton Rouge. The event, formerly known as 4-H Short Course, was the 92th annual gathering of 4-H members from across the state. Members competed in over 40 different project related contests. Approximately 1600 members and 200 volunteers participated in the activities.

Tangi, a loveable tabby, is available for adoption at the St. Charles Parish Humane Society Pet of the Week
September 27, 2006 at 12:42 pm
Tangi, an orange and white tabby, is available for adoption at the St. Charles Parish Humane Society.

St. Charles does it again... Owens crowned Queen Sugar St. Charles does it again... Owens crowned Queen Sugar
September 27, 2006 at 12:36 pm
Sarah Owens, the 21 year old daughter of Marty and Janet Owens of Luling was crowned Louisiana Queen Sugar 65 on Sat., Sept. 23, at the Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival Pageant in New Iberia.

Homecoming Queen Latasha Darensbourg. Homecoming queen surprised at selection
September 27, 2006 at 12:30 pm
Hahnville High School’s homecoming queen was both shocked and honored at her selection.

UROLOGISTS Dr. Stephen LaCour, left and Dr. Brian Brogle: Spreading the word about prostate health. Herald-Guide Health Report
September 27, 2006 at 12:18 pm
In this week's Herald-Guide Health Report, Drs. Brian Brogle and Stephen Lacour of the St. Charles Parish Hospital address prostate health for men. Frequent urination, an inability to urinate, back pain and sexual dysfunction are symptoms of prostate problems, the causes of which are usually benign but may signal cancer. They also explain how cancer is diagnosed and your treatment options. Read this important report - then pass it along to someone you love.

And don't forget to check back next week for another Health Report - ONLY in the Herald-Guide.

Goldie, a Cocker Spaniel mix, is available for adoption at the St. Charles Parish Animal Shetler. Pet of the Week
September 20, 2006 at 2:32 pm
This week’s pet is Goldie, a 4-month-old Cocker Spaniel mix, and she is currently available for adoption at the parish’s animal shelter.

The cats are able to get to the outside room via this cat ladder that leads to a small wall opening. Movin’ on up... from cluttered cages to kitty oondo
September 20, 2006 at 1:13 pm
The St. Charles Parish Humane Society has gone to great lengths to ensure that the cats who are brought to their shelter can check in with style by creating a space that allows the furry felines to roam freely.

The sunflowers drawing attention in Norco are the result of Adam Duhe’s love to watch plants grow. Towering sunflowers call Norco garden home
September 13, 2006 at 2:40 pm
Adam Duhe loves to watch plants grow and flowers bloom in his grandmother, Brenda Duhe’s, garden, and recently he decided to try his hand at gardening by planting sunflower seeds.

Lifestyles

Science fair winner
Science fair winner
Alexis Froeba, an eighth grade student at R.K. Smith Middle School in Luling, won...
Go nutty for seeds harvested in Des Allemands swamp
Go nutty for seeds harvested in Des Allemands swamp
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Lawsuit threatened if School Board continues prayer
Lawsuit threatened if School Board continues prayer
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The St. Charles Parish School Board is facing a potential lawsuit from a Wisconsin-based non-profit organization because they used God’s name in resolutions and continue to host a public prayer before School Board meetings.