Lifestyles




Our cooks try Ed’s cheese cake recipe - and love it
December 01, 2006 at 12:22 pm
Kandis Pitre of Des Allemands says that she rarely cooks, but was willing to put her culinary skills to the test with the help of her friend Danielle Jenkins of Paradis. Together they whipped up one of Chef Ed Rhinehart’s quick recipes - Pumpkin Cheese Cake.

Eat Like a King on the Cheap - the Chef Ed way 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.

Healthy holiday gifts for people you really love
December 01, 2006 at 12:17 pm
BOUTTE - You can give the gift of glowing good health this holiday season and your friends and family will love you for it.

Women - put YOUR man to the test
December 01, 2006 at 12:14 pm
BOUTTE - Men say they do housework and lots of it but more often than not, the women in their lives will tell you that's a bunch of baloney.

ADM shells out $10Gs to fund west bank farmers’ market
December 01, 2006 at 12:12 pm
There’s a new German Coast Farmers’ Market coming to the west bank of the Mississippi River thanks to $10,000 in funding from the Archer Daniels Midland Company’s Community Grants Program.

Coping with loss of a loved one during the holidays: our experts can help you
December 01, 2006 at 12:10 pm
BOUTTE - The holidays are a joyous time for most of us, but for those who have experienced the death of a loved one and are still grieving, the festive time of year can be a painful reminder that the friend or family member is no longer around.

Can you top this? Can you top this?
December 01, 2006 at 11:58 am
LULING - Glenda Dodson’s fingernails are beauties, alright. And what’s even more remarkable than their length, which ranges from 1.5 to 3 inches according to the finger as she measures them from cuticle to tip - is the fact that she doesn’t take supplements or use hardening agents.

Scotland Yard learns emergency procedure from sheriff’s office
December 01, 2006 at 11:57 am
HAHNVILLE - Scotland Yard’s Andy Goldston traveled across the Atlantic Ocean and then some to meet with St. Charles Parish officials to learn about emergency evacuation and planning.

This week’s talking points ... with Shonna Riggs
December 01, 2006 at 11:54 am
There were no emergency signs on the roadways to guide residents fleeing Hurricane Katrina, but the confusion that resulted from that scenario won’t happen again - because a $200,000 “emergency notification system” - that’s a fancy way to say “radio transmitter” - is on the way.

Children’s letters to God
December 01, 2006 at 11:51 am
Here’s a touching and at times humorous sampling of letters from youngsters all over America that have been collected by psychologist and Presbyterian Sunday School teacher Marsha Grekato, who’s putting the finishing touches on her book, Why Children Write Letters to God - and What They Want from Him.

How children were taught to love God 150 years ago
December 01, 2006 at 11:37 am
Editor’s note: Reprinted with permission. Easy lessons for the Little Ones at Home, circa 1855, digitized by Michigan State University.

Real Estate Transactions
December 01, 2006 at 11:29 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 transactions took place at the end of October and November.

Sheriff's Reports
December 01, 2006 at 11:27 am
Deputies report that “someone was tackled from behind by three men, robbed and cut with a knife in front of a business in Destrehan on Nov. 17. Anyone with information should call the sheriff’s office at 783-1135.

Kidnap suspect nabbed in Norco
December 01, 2006 at 11:25 am
A Killona man wanted in connection with the kidnapping of a Luling woman this month was caught in Norco by the St. Charles Parish sheriff’s deputies and the U.S. Marshal’s service.

More flights in the offing at NOIA, says official
December 01, 2006 at 11:23 am
In an effort to recover from the devastating impacts of Hurricane Katrina, the New Orleans Aviation Board (NOAB) is planning new incentives to return the airport's economy to its pre-Katrina level.

Christmas concert rings in the season
December 01, 2006 at 11:18 am
DESTREHAN - The Community Chorus of the River Parishes concerts are scheduled at the Ormond Country Club in Desterhan for Friday, Dec. 1 and Saturday, Dec. 2 with a cash bar at 6 p.m., a dinner at 7 p.m. and the concert at 8 p.m.

Norco Christmas parade is back
December 01, 2006 at 11:17 am
NORCO - Come join in on all fun at the Norco Christmas Parade set to roll on Dec. 3 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Pick me! Pick me! Farmer of the Year
December 01, 2006 at 11:16 am
BATON ROUGE - The LSU AgCenter is accepting nominations for the 2007 Farmer of the Year competition through Dec. 15.

69,000 state job vacancies expected in tech field by ‘18
69,000 state job vacancies expected in tech field by ‘18
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Anticipating growing competition for skilled workers, Dow stepped up efforts with a program called STEM – science, technology, engineering and math education – to literally create a K-12 pipeline to fill these highly sought jobs.