Lifestyles




FISTFUL OF DOLLARS. When you get out of debt, you’ll have money, too. Get out of debt FAST
January 10, 2007 at 12:40 pm
You can make more money, pay off your debts without chopping up a single credit card and live high on the hog day after worry-free day with financial tips from ordinary people just like you.

Ask Nattie
January 10, 2007 at 12:34 pm
Nattie Swan is St. Charles Parish’s best new advice columnist for kids and their parents. Let her help you. Send questions to the editor.

King Cake Cutie: Teresa Lottinger adds the sprinkles. Colette’s King Cake recipe just in time for Mardi Gras
January 10, 2007 at 12:27 pm
I decided to make a king cake for a garden club meeting. It was rather a rush job, except for the time it took for the dough to rise.

What value - if any - does reality television hold?
January 10, 2007 at 12:13 pm
Imagine opening your eyes in the morning and with one eye barely open you focus in on a unshaven cameraman with a wide-angle lens in one hand and a half-eaten jelly donut in the other, and a sound boom towering over your bed.

You don’t have to be tired
January 10, 2007 at 12:02 pm
An astounding three out of four Americans - that's almost 225 million people - say they often lack the energy to do all the things they'd like to do.

Summer's closer than you think
January 10, 2007 at 11:57 am
Warm weather and summer are right around the corner and you know what that means - bathing suits.

Archbishop Hughes continues fight for racial justice
January 05, 2007 at 10:21 am
A scant half century ago, Archbishop Joseph Francis Rummel of New Orleans shocked the Christian community by proclaiming that segregation was sinful. Before then, the south had resisted the growing civil rights movement in the nation by pushing the movement that separate but equal facilities were alright.

SOLVE your own problems and leave GOV’T out of it
January 05, 2007 at 10:18 am
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has. - Margaret Mead

West Nile virus made 194 of us sick in 2006
January 05, 2007 at 10:16 am
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals has updated to 194 the total number of West Nile virus cases for the year that ended Dec. 31.

State wants MORE adults to get a college education
January 05, 2007 at 10:15 am
Louisiana is calling for more educated adults. The Southern Regional Education Board and the Louisiana Board of Regents have announced a joint initiative that will make it easier for for those without a college degree to enroll at a Louisiana public college or university and earn a degree or other college credentials.

Louisiana smoking ban will change the way you ... eat?
January 05, 2007 at 10:13 am
Louisiana's restaurants, public places, public buildings and most other places of employment became smoke-free with the start of the new year.

$500 reward for vandals who trashed Christmas display $500 reward for vandals who trashed Christmas display
January 05, 2007 at 10:05 am
Eric and Nena Matherne of Bayou Gauche thought their holidays went off without a hitch until they came home to find their elaborate Christmas display had been trashed.

13551 River Rd., Luling for $351,000 from Total Transportation, INC to Fae Holdings 388454, LLC on Dec. 14 Real Estate Transactions
January 05, 2007 at 9:57 am
The following Real Estate Transactions were taken from the public records at the St. Charles Parish Courthouse. Below you will find purchased homes and vacant land in the St. Charles Parish area. The following took place primarily during of December. I would like to wish you and your family a HAPPY NEW YEAR! May it blessed.

This week’s BEST-BUY GOODIES at the German Coast Farmer’s Market
January 05, 2007 at 9:55 am
Check out this week's preview of the great items at the Ferman Coast Farmer's Market.

Camera Shootout 2007: $500 to be won in our new contest
January 05, 2007 at 9:53 am
Our competition is open to photographers in St. Charles Parish and all surrounding parishes - and to make sure everyone can join in on the fun, both digital and print formats are approved.

Swimming in holiday credit card debt
January 05, 2007 at 9:48 am
Every year at this time, we vow to shed two things: the extra pounds we packed on after feasting on too much turkey and the extra credit card debt we racked up on gifts for friends, family and ourselves. In fact, most of us used plastic instead of cash during the holiday season.

Sheriff's Reports
January 04, 2007 at 3:46 pm
6 arrested on crack cocaine charges

John Lambert He’s outta here - HHS coach takes new job
January 04, 2007 at 11:40 am
Hahnville High School loses a great coach in John Lambert, who's accepted a plum position at East Ascension as athletic director/head football coach.

Drunk driver pleads guilty to causing crash that killed 3
Drunk driver pleads guilty to causing crash that killed 3
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A LaPlace woman who was nearly twice over the legal alcohol limit when she caused a crash that killed three people faces up to 100 years in jail after pleading guilty to charges stemming from the wreck.