Lifestyles




Sweet Potato Casserole Sweet Potato Casserole
March 26, 2008 at 2:43 pm
Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.

WHAT A WORKOUT. Col. Jordan Jones of Luling worked his way into shape for this year’s Crescent City Classic by jogging in full miliary gear. MiIitary Man
March 26, 2008 at 2:38 pm
Up at dawn, in full gear and ready to run across the finish line of the Crescent City Classic, doesn't seem like much of an accomplishment for a military colonel who’s used to the physical fitness requirements of the job.

Friendly Cuts owner Amanda Cameron has found success since opening her own salon five years ago. Stylist cuts into competition by updating Luling salon
March 26, 2008 at 2:36 pm
When Amanda Cameron of Des Allemands had her fill of working as a hair stylist on someone else’s clock and managing other people’s salons, she decided to take matters into her own hands and start a business.

NEW YORK. The Manhattan side of the Brooklyn Bridge, November 2006. In the eye of the beholder
March 26, 2008 at 2:22 pm
Photography is commonly defined as the process of obtaining a permanent image of an object, either in black and white or in color. But for Luling’s Charles Owcarz, capturing a moment in time is larger than just simple mechanics - it’s the desire and ambition to document the interesting things he sees in the world around him.

Heather R. Breaux BLOG
March 26, 2008 at 2:20 pm
Statistics show that as of December 2006 over 18.5 billion text messages were sent every month - and that number has grown by 250 percent each year for the last two years with experts estimating it to grow to 80 billion messages per month in by the end of this year.

Williams
March 26, 2008 at 1:57 pm
Preston Williams passed away on Friday, March 7, 2008 at his home in Luling, LA was called to his Heavenly Home.

Comardelle
March 26, 2008 at 1:56 pm
Edmond 'White' Comardelle passed away on Monday, March 17, 2008 at age 74.

Bergeron
March 26, 2008 at 1:55 pm
Edith Keller Bergeron died on March 13, 2008 at 9:25 p.m. at Ormond Nursing and Care Center, Destrehan, LA. Age 98.

Sheriff's Reports
March 26, 2008 at 1:50 pm
Arrests
•Calvin White, 33, of 12325 Highway 18, Apt. 3 in Luling was arrested on March 14 and charged with aggravated assault.

Accounting policies conform to accepted principles
March 26, 2008 at 1:49 pm
To the editor:
I am writing in response to the article that appeared in last week's issue of your newspaper. Unfortunately, the attention-grabbing headline does not reflect the content of the article. It also does not reflect that the audit determined the accounting and reporting policies of the St. Rose Volunteer Fire Department do, in fact, conform to generally accepted accounting principles as applicable to governmental units.

Finance Dept. didn’t read auditor’s letter
March 26, 2008 at 1:48 pm
To the Editor:
On the issue of possible financial improprieties in the use of public funds (the fire stations receive a great percentage of their income from tax dollars), I find it extraordinary that the Finance Dept. of St. Charles Parish (who, it appears, is supposed to review audits of the fire stations) did not even bother to read the auditor's letter which accompanied the audit. This is a very important part of the audit. SCP itself had withheld payment to the fire station for many months following information that the auditor could not prepare the audit because information was being withheld.

Should old Charity be saved?
March 26, 2008 at 1:47 pm
A controversy is going on now about the future of Charity Hospital in New Orleans which was put out of commission by Hurricane Katrina. Should it be restored as the new Charity Hospital that is now being planned or demolished and put into the trash heap of history?

St. Charles Hospital is serving us well
March 26, 2008 at 1:46 pm
We are blessed in St. Charles Parish with a hospital that has provided the type of services that were mainly needed in the past and is keeping up with the times in this day of modern medicine.

Program lets families save money by building own home
March 26, 2008 at 1:43 pm
Families in St. Charles Parish are finding out that the cheapest way to move into a new home may just be by building it themselves.

Auditor: Cochran broke law Auditor: Cochran broke law
March 26, 2008 at 9:17 am
Ronald Dawson, the certified public accountant who conducted an audit of the St. Rose Fire Station in 2006, says that Councilman and Fire Chief Larry Cochran broke a state law by allowing his mother to live at the station.

Council ‘intelligent’ enough to award contracts without board approval
March 26, 2008 at 9:17 am
St. Charles Parish officials and Parish President V.J. St. Pierre are looking at a plan that would do away with the Quality Based Selection Review Board, a group of professionals from outside the parish that determine which engineering and architectural firms get contracts.

Echoes of the past brought into the present Echoes of the past brought into the present
March 26, 2008 at 9:17 am
Chef Ed Rhinehart keeps a diary loaded with the tidbits and food recipes that have helped him become a local star in the Louisiana culinary scene. Little did he know that journal marks he made seven years ago would in fact turn into a prophecy of sorts.

Parish may hire inmates to help fill labor needs Parish may hire inmates to help fill labor needs
March 26, 2008 at 9:16 am
A shortage of workers is greatly impacting the amount of parish projects that are completed on time. That's why Sam Scholle, director of the parish's public works and wastewater department, along with Parish President V.J. St.

Strike over: Louisiana members OK deal, returning to work
Strike over: Louisiana members OK deal, returning to work
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By Wednesday, more than 500 strikers put down their signs and will start going back to work on Monday at the Norco Manufacturing Complex, ending the first nationwide oil refinery strike in more than 30 years.