Lifestyles




Our Heather blasted off 60 pounds! Our Heather blasted off 60 pounds!
November 16, 2006 at 4:21 pm
Every day I looked at myself in the mirror - in the bathroom in the morning while brushing my teeth, in department store dressing rooms. I even looked at my reflection in shop windows as I passed by them.

How fruits & veggies can be hazardous to your health
November 16, 2006 at 4:17 pm
BOUTTE - The strawberry you spoon into your cereal each morning ought to be marked with a skull and crossbones because even though the luscious red fruit appears to be a healthy choice, it's actually dripping with deadly pesticides that won't wash off.

Obituaries
November 16, 2006 at 4:15 pm
PIERRE

Real Estate Transactions
November 16, 2006 at 4:14 pm
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 transactions primarily took place during the month of October.


A question of faith
November 16, 2006 at 4:12 pm
This week’s question: As a Christian, am I supposed to be a missionary for Christ or should I leave preaching to the preachers? I count among my friends a Hindu and also several Jews and even an atheist, none of whom accept Jesus as the Messiah. Sometimes we talk about religion, but I prefer not to because I don't know what to say. What should I do?

How children were taught to love God 150 years ago - in 1855
November 16, 2006 at 4:09 pm
Editor’s note: Reprinted with permission. Easy lessons for the Little Ones at Home, circa 1855, digitized by Michigan State University.

What married women want
November 16, 2006 at 4:07 pm
Sociologists Steven Nock and W. Bradford Wilcox of the University of Virginia have presented a new study on what makes women happy based on the findings of the National Survey of Families and Households.

Sheriff's Reports
November 16, 2006 at 4:00 pm
DWI

•Shane M. Degruy, 25, of 18 Dunleith Dr. in Destrehan was arrested on Nov. 5 at LA 48 and charged with DWI and reckless operation.

Prepare our children for a better life with books that teach tolerance
November 16, 2006 at 3:58 pm
Headlines today consistently echo the problems that exist within our schools and communities and how that reflects a moral breakdown in our society. There seems to be little tolerance for accepting differences in others, resulting in increased violence within schools and communities.

Every state in the U.S. is corrupt, it's just that in LA, we don't worry about it
November 16, 2006 at 3:55 pm
LSU’s student newspaper has published a well-done article about Louisiana’s well-deserved reputation for corruption. Despite what many think, I do not believe LA is the most corrupt state in the U.S.

Can you top this? Can you top this?
November 16, 2006 at 3:54 pm
BAYOU GAUCHE - DeeAnn Edwards' cypress cabin is just the latest incarnation of a 100-year-old grocery that she found sitting in a field in Grand Point, Louisiana, and then, after negotiating a price with the owner, trailered over to her waterfront lot.

Louisiana’s running out of oysters and pecans just days before Thanksgiving
November 16, 2006 at 2:31 pm
Say it ain’t so! Oyster dressing and pecan pie – both made with Louisiana-grown products – could be hard to get this holiday season and cause consumers to dig a little deeper in their pockets when they DO find them.

The FACES of unemployment in St. Charles Parish
November 16, 2006 at 2:30 pm
IT SEEMS that everywhere you go in St. Charles Parish there's a "help wanted" sign on a window or door while able-bodied men and women mill around in front of convenience stores begging for money, sometimes wild-eyed and, on occasion, with an icy-cold beer in one hand - and a filter king in the other.

Hungry?
November 16, 2006 at 2:27 pm
The Luling United Methodist Church has the right idea this Thanksgiving.

Here’s the scoop:

Holiday craft days for kids at library
November 16, 2006 at 2:19 pm
LULING - The West Bank Regional Library is sponsoring holiday craft days for ages 10 and up, and, yes, that means adults are invited, too.

Snowing nightly at Lakeside Center
November 16, 2006 at 2:10 pm
METAIRIE - Santa is bringing the first snowfall of the year with him to Lakeside Shopping Center. “Santa’s Nightly Snowfall” will run Nov. 17-Dec. 24 Mon.-Sat. at 7 p.m. and Sun. at 5 p.m., and features “Mrs. Claus and Friends” children’s program.

Romantic comedy takes the stage
November 16, 2006 at 2:09 pm
KENNER - The Rivertown Repertory Theatre presents Neil Simon’s play, "Barefoot in the Park,” through Nov. 19. Tickets for adults are $22. Students and seniors get in for just $20.

River Region Ballet in ‘The Nutcracker’
November 16, 2006 at 2:08 pm
DESTREHAN - The River Region Ballet performs Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” at Destrehan High School, on Saturday, Dec. 9 and Sunday Dec. 10.

Drunk driver will serve 30 years in jail after causing crash that killed 3
Drunk driver will serve 30 years in jail after causing crash that killed 3
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A LaPlace woman was sentenced to 40 years in jail for causing a crash in St. Charles Parish that killed three people and an unborn baby.