|Eat Like a King on the Cheap - the Chef Ed way
December 01, 2006 at 12:18 pm
DESTREHAN - You can eat healthy “on the cheap” with gourmet recipes from St. Charles Parish’s own Chef Ed Rhinehart that are simple enough for anyone to make.
|$4000 FOR WRITING ABOUT SOMETHING YOU LOVE
November 08, 2006 at 4:27 pm
BATON ROUGE - The State of Louisiana wants to give you a nifty $4,000 for writing and photographing people and places.
|Tai chi master’s passion is A moving meditation
November 08, 2006 at 4:25 pm
And, yes, the 70-year-old man’s name really is Tai, which even he admits is an amusing coincidence.
|Hitch your wagon to a star
November 08, 2006 at 4:22 pm
BOUTTE - The film industry is flourishing in Louisiana and that means new, interesting and high-paying jobs are opening for St. Charles parishioners and others in "Hollywood South."
|DANGER BUGS of St. Charles Parish
November 08, 2006 at 3:27 pm
BOUTTE - Centipedes can send you to the hospital with their sting and so, too, can the buck moth. But the intense pain associated with their attacks is a walk in the park compared to the bite of a brown recluse spider - that little guy can kill you.
|Career QUIKS For a better life
November 08, 2006 at 3:17 pm
LULING - You can double your money by folding it - or you can dust off the old resume and go looking for a new and better job.
|$1M PAY HIKE FOR PARISH WORK FORCE
November 08, 2006 at 2:43 pm
HAHNVILLE - A cost-of-living increase and other salary hikes totalling $1 million are flowing to St. Charles Parish employees as part of a $90 million budget for 2007 that includes $20 million for west bank levee improvements to protect residents from flooding in a big hurricane like Katrina.
|Worst mosquito year ever
November 08, 2006 at 2:39 pm
THE "buggy equivalent" of a 100-year hurricane has slammed into St. Charles Parish with residents from Norco, Ama and Kenner to Boutte, Paradis, Bayou Gauche and Des Allemands complaining that this season's crop of insects is the worst they've ever seen.
|St. Charles man goes Hollywood
November 01, 2006 at 5:13 pm
BOUTTE - Gary Dauphin will serve as executive producer for a new television drama that will start out being filmed in New Orleans but might soon be shot in Hahnville.
|Whole lotta shakin’ going on
November 01, 2006 at 4:02 pm
HAHNVILLE - Super-fit Kelly McNulty stays that way by belly-dancing for fun and also showing other women how to enjoy the ancient art form in classes at Hahnville High School.
"It's interesting and it's a fun and free-spirited form of dance," says McNulty, who's taught continuing-education classes for St. Charles Parish Schools for the past two years.
|St. Charles 200th b-day on tap
November 01, 2006 at 3:26 pm
HAHNVILLE - "We want people to come up with great ideas for projects so we can celebrate the 200th birthday of St. Charles Parish for the entire year of 2007 in style,” says Corey Faucheux, director of the St. Charles Parish Department of Economic Development and Tourism.
|Shiver me timbers
October 25, 2006 at 2:55 pm
BOUTTE - The hottest Halloween costumes for parish kids this year are karate-kickin’ Power Rangers for the boys and assorted princesses and heroines for the girls, including Belle from “Beauty and the Beast” and Ariel from “The Little Mermaid.”
|State education officials release data 3-star schools - parish has seven of them
October 25, 2006 at 2:42 pm
Louisiana education officials released school performance scores just days ago and seven St. Charles Parish elementary schools received an impressive three-star ranking. They are: A.A. Songy Sr. Kindergarten, Ethel Schoeffner Elementary, Lakewood Elementary, Mimosa Park Elementary, New Sarpy Elementary, New Sarpy Kindergarten, and Norco Elementary K-3.
|It’s all in the way you move
October 25, 2006 at 12:38 pm
"Ballroom dancing is an art form," says Charlotte Giardina, of St. Rose. And anyone can do it, she insists - even you.
|Boom! Boom! Boom!
October 23, 2006 at 5:07 pm
Boom. Boom. Boom. Shots fired. More shots fired. A bomb explodes. Smoke fills the halls.
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St. Charles Parish splash park will open full-time in June - 1374 views
Opened last year, St. Charles Parish’s Ormond Spray Park appears to be a splashing success.