Lifestyles




Road trip travel tips
May 16, 2007 at 3:29 pm
Are we there yet? Those four little words can fast become the bane of any family road trip.

Niah Yoriana Aldave, born November 4, 2006. Birth Announcements
May 16, 2007 at 3:22 pm
Niah Yoriana Aldave, pictured at right, was born on November 4, 2006 to proud parents Tobie Fletcher and Luigui Aldave. The family resides in New Jersey. Maternal grandparents are Deanna and Robert Fletcher of Luling. Paternal grandparents are Cristina and Luis Aldave of Lima, Peru. Congratulations to Tobie and Luigui!

VIPs
May 16, 2007 at 3:20 pm
The National Society of High School Scholars announces that Lex D. Vieregge from Des Allemands of the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts High School has been selected for membership in the society. He is the son of Kristin Matherne and the grandson and Ernest and Mary Ann Matherne of Des Allemands.

Love is in the air
May 16, 2007 at 3:18 pm
Smith - Laurent Engagement

Willie and Glenna Smith of Ama announce the engagement of their daughter, Laci Lois Smith to Beau Thomas Laurent, son of Darla and Mark Hendrix of Raceland and Terry and Melissa Laurent of Des Allemands.

Is your home safe from these electrical hazards?
May 16, 2007 at 3:16 pm
Your home is your castle, whether you live in a tiny studio apartment in the city or a sprawling manison in the suburbs. But is your castle really as safe and secure as your think?

MONEYTALK with Al Suffrin
May 16, 2007 at 3:12 pm
Dear Mr. Suffrin: I am a 17-year-old senior at Destrehan High School and I need to find a way to earn and start saving money for my senior trip.

RJ Vial kids have a blast at the annual <i>Cajun Open House</I> RJ Vial kids have a blast at the annual Cajun Open House
May 16, 2007 at 3:07 pm
R.J. Vial Elementary School students filled the grounds around the school’s main building wearing their gold spirit shirts and ready to have fun at the school’s annual Cajun Open House.

Heather R. Breaux Blog
May 16, 2007 at 3:04 pm
When I was a teenager, my parents always told me that the time I spent in high school would be the best years of my life.

Day care costing you too much? State can help
May 16, 2007 at 3:03 pm
Some Louisiana families can get assistance with the cost of child care through programs administered by the state, according to LSU AgCenter child care associate Cheri Gioe.

Pinuccia Paraboni, leader, and Marco Trozzi enjoy crawfish at Judge Edward Dufresne’s camp. Now THAT’S Italian! SCP Rotary Club hosts Group Study Exchange from ‘the old country’
May 16, 2007 at 2:24 pm
The first woman to be a Group Study Exchange leader from Italy arrived in St. Charles Parish earlier this month with four others to be hosted by local Rotarians.

Sheriff’s Reports
May 16, 2007 at 2:15 pm
All subjects innocent until proven gulity in a court of law.

State bans sale of Chinese food with ANTIBIOTICS in it
May 16, 2007 at 2:14 pm
The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry is adding China to the list of countries that must test seafood for a banned substance before it can be sold in Louisiana, Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Bob Odom said Friday.

Help cops find fugitive who killed New Sarpy man
May 16, 2007 at 2:13 pm
A New Sarpy man was shot and killed on Mother’s Day in LaPlace and police are still searching for a suspect, according to the St. John Sheriff’s Office.

Religion in the NEWS ...
May 16, 2007 at 2:11 pm
Plots by American-based Islamic terrorists with no direct ties to international terror networks form a large and growing threat to the American homeland, the FBI and other government security agencies say. - USA Today

Spirit Happenings
May 16, 2007 at 2:09 pm

After a two-year hiatus, the Louisiana District UPC Deaf Evangelism Ministry Conference is back with a terrific program May 18-20 at the ministry's campground in Tioga, 1800 Hickory Hill Road. The annual conference, normally presented in October, has not been held since 2004 due to hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

Forgive others and break the spiritual chains that bind you
May 16, 2007 at 2:07 pm
By MICHAEL BROWN

Editor of spiritdaily.com


Christ mandated it. When asked how often we should forgive someone, He said not seven times, but seventy times seven. We don't often think of how important forgiveness is, but it's crucial as the initiation of healing, as an act of charity, and in setting ourselves emotionally free.

Secret abortions are a cancer on society, says doctor sickened by the ‘procedures’
May 16, 2007 at 2:06 pm
Editor: Artificial contraception is a silent cancer growing on our society.

Parish puts up too many STOP as political favors, claims reader
May 16, 2007 at 2:03 pm
Editor: I guess the parish council will never stop installing those 4-way stop signs that my research suggests are illegal.

Destrehan man accused of stabbing girlfriend to death pleads not guilty by reason of insanity
Destrehan man accused of stabbing girlfriend to death pleads not guilty by reason of insanity
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Destrehan resident Bruce Bourgeois Jr., who is accused of stabbing his live-in girlfriend to death before severely injuring her mother, has been indicted by a grand jury on three charges in connection with the case.