Lifestyles




High schoolers stop by Rotary Club meeting High schoolers stop by Rotary Club meeting
January 24, 2007 at 12:34 pm
LULING - Hahnville and Destrehan High School students interested in the field of education were guests at the St. Charles Rotary Club.

VIPs
January 24, 2007 at 12:32 pm
Sacred Heart School seventh grader Jimmy Antin is the winner of the geography bee sponsored by the National Geographic Society. Antin will go to regional competition.

Can you top this?
January 24, 2007 at 12:31 pm
Mark Scoggins loves cowboys and the Wild West, and his prize possession is a rare postcard that advertises the Wild West show that Buffalo Bill Cody took to Bologna, Italy, in 1906.

Technology rocks for Mimosa 2nd graders Technology rocks for Mimosa 2nd graders
January 24, 2007 at 12:31 pm
LULING - Andrea Cox and Melody Voitier's second grade students from Mimosa Park Elementary participate in a comparing and contrasting lesson as they learn to use handheld computers.

Kewl dog and pony show at Borromeo Kewl dog and pony show at Borromeo
January 24, 2007 at 12:30 pm
DESTREHAN - The early childhood students of St. Charles Borromeo School finished their religion unit, God’s Gift of Animals, with a visit from Stacy Chiasson, her horses and dog.

Read why these teens are playing with cars Read why these teens are playing with cars
January 24, 2007 at 12:29 pm
BOUTTE - HHS Students in Kade Rogers’ physical science class use toy cars to figure out speed, velocity and distance.

Oh, when the saints, come marching in ... Oh, when the saints, come marching in ...
January 24, 2007 at 12:26 pm
PARADIS - Can you guess the name of the jazz classic that R. J. Vial Elementary students Briar Falgoust and Julia Caro, and band director Darlin Brady-Caro are tooting on their trumpets?

WHAT'S HAPPENING
January 24, 2007 at 12:25 pm
Mardi Gras
Krewe of Lul releases meeting schedule
LULING - The Krewe of Lul parade is scheduled to roll at noon on Feb. 17. All riders will meet every Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Ramada Hotel located at 13889 River Rd. Entry fees: $600 for large floats and $400 for small floats. Information: Call Debbie Dufrense Vial at 985-785-8273.


Speak with Authority
January 24, 2007 at 12:20 pm
BOUTTE - Experts agree that when you learn a new word, your world becomes a bigger and more interesting place.

$5 for your funny jokes and riddles
January 24, 2007 at 12:15 pm
QUESTION: What is red and smells like paint?
ANSWER: Red paint
- Mateo McGraw, Luling

Stop exit exams for high school seniors, test 9th graders instead
January 24, 2007 at 12:12 pm
State education officials are thinking about getting rid of the so-called Graduation Exit Exam for high school students and replacing it with a test for ninth graders.

MONEYTALK with Al Suffrin
January 24, 2007 at 12:10 pm
Dear Mr. Suffrin: I’ve been reading your Moneytalk column in the Herald-Guide every week. I am only a student and still live at home with my parents. So, why do I need to worry now about being financially literate? - Just Asking in Des Allemands

This week’s BEST-BUY GOODIES at the German Coast Farmer’s Market
January 24, 2007 at 12:08 pm
This week’s BEST BETS, say market officials:

Eat mo’ nutria
January 24, 2007 at 12:01 pm
We’re looking for healthy nutria recipes to help people eat cheap and lose weight. Share yours. Email Heather R. Breaux at heatherb@heraldguide.com or call her at 985-758-2795. Best recipe wins $5.

Council puts the brakes on St. Rose truck depot and Luling subdivision
January 24, 2007 at 11:59 am
St. Charles Parish Council refused in a regular meeting to grant permission for a truck company to build its terminal in St. Rose.

Throw me something, mister!
January 24, 2007 at 11:58 am
Mardi Gras season has arrived, and I wouldn't be a true Louisiana girl if I didn't say this is my favorite holiday.

Schools are in the pink - and the black - as tax revenues soar
January 24, 2007 at 11:54 am
The St. Charles Parish School Board has released its comprehensive annual report - and the numbers are good.

Fountain of Youth
January 24, 2007 at 11:54 am
Researchers believe the first person who will live to celebrate his or her 150th birthday has already been born.

Destrehan uses ground game to stomp Terrebonne in district opener
Destrehan uses ground game to stomp Terrebonne in district opener
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Destrehan running back Will Matthews ran wild against Terrebonne, scoring three touchdowns in the first half to lead the Wildcats to a 42-17 win in their district opener.