Lifestyles




MONEYTALK with Al Suffrin
February 14, 2007 at 1:47 pm
Dear Mr. Suffrin: I am 17 years old and got my first credit card a year ago.

NICE JOB. It was all about brush strokes at the St. Charles Art Guild’s watercolor workshop. Pictured: Mae Clark, Jo Buckley, Marianne Sandoz and Carol Fars.
St. Charles Art Guild holds watercolor workshop
February 14, 2007 at 1:37 pm
The St. Charles Art Guild held a watercolor workshop taught by Martha Guthrie, faculty member at the New Orleans Academy of Fine Art.

TIPPY TOES. River Region Ballet students perform a traditional German dance with a little guidance from instructor John Rodi. River Region Ballet celebrates parish birthday
February 14, 2007 at 1:32 pm
As part of St. Charles Parish’s Bicentennial Celebration, the River Region Ballet has partnered with the Komenka Ethnic Dance Troupe to learn traditional German and French dances to honor the establishment of the German Coast.

TASTES GOOD. COA’s Lupe’ Sweeny (left) taste tests student Randy Mayeaux’s entrees at the Chef John Folse Culinary Institute in Thibodaux. COA members assist in cooking class
February 14, 2007 at 1:27 pm
The St. Charles Parish Council of Aging took time during their travel club trip to visit the Chef John Folse Culinary Institute in Thibodaux.

HATS OFF, ER ... ON. St. Charles Parish Council on Aging clients (l to r) Mazie Dufrene, Marian Savoie, Joan Folse, Joan Acosta, Lupe’ Sweeny, Ellie Neiman, Dolly Bergeron and Roy Landeche enjoy tea at Demitasse Coffee House. COA visits coffee house
February 14, 2007 at 1:08 pm
The St. Charles Council on Aging's travel club hit the streets and stopped in at Demitasse Coffee House.

Ask Nattie
February 14, 2007 at 12:08 pm
Nattie Swan is St. Charles Parish’s best new advice columnist for kids and their parents. Let her help you. Send questions to editor@heraldguide.com.

Book cover of Lee Stephen's first novel <i>Dawn of Destiny</i> Des Allemands writer's first novel
February 14, 2007 at 12:05 pm
Imagine living in a world of the future where the lives of earthlings and extraterrestrials have collided head-on.

License to drive
February 14, 2007 at 12:00 pm
About six months ago, the transmission in my car went kaput and I was stuck with no transportation while it was in the repair shop.

TOWN TALK with Colette Lottinger
February 14, 2007 at 11:59 am
Mardi Gras is certainly in the air ... in fact my computer screen has sparkles on it and I don’t have any idea where they came from.

Herald-Guide
February 14, 2007 at 11:56 am
You can enjoy your favorite foods, including goodies, and still lose weight with exercise and diet tips in Herald-Guide Weight Watch.

Sheriff's office holds homeland security drill
February 12, 2007 at 10:35 am
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office issued the following news release regarding a homeland securtiy drill this week.

Murder madness in New Orleans just won't stop
February 07, 2007 at 3:03 pm
New Orleans has just recorded its 21st murder in the first 35 days of the year - and the third murder in one weekend.

Reflections on Black History Month
February 07, 2007 at 3:01 pm
Shonna Riggs reflects on her African-American heritage - and the month in which we celebrate it.

It’s been a real good year in professional football
February 07, 2007 at 3:01 pm
Well, a Southeast Louisiana team didn’t make it to the Super Bowl. But we did the next best thing.

Gun control doesn’t work
February 07, 2007 at 2:59 pm
But a federal bill - H.R. 256: Child Gun Safety and Gun Access Prevention Act of 2007 - could change gun law. Read more about this legislation at:

Krewe has no apologies for vulgar floats
February 07, 2007 at 2:58 pm
Back in history, Christians jumped at the chance to proclaim Jesus as the Son of God. Thousands of them were even martyred because of their faith.

Bicentennial trivia ... celebrating SC Parish’s 200th B-day
February 07, 2007 at 2:58 pm
Enjoy history? Like trivia? You’ve come to the right place. Because each week on these pages, we publish seven new historical tibits in honor of our Bicentennial Year. Here goes:

Weather Girl Megan's Weather Girl Megan's
February 07, 2007 at 2:55 pm
Warm and chilly, cloudy and sunny, rainy and dry - we'll get it all in the coming week ... read on to find out more.

Suspect in Destrehan murder has been arrested
Suspect in Destrehan murder has been arrested
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Bruce Bourgeois Jr., who is suspected of killing his girlfriend and severely injuring her mother, has been arrested in Independence, according to St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne.