Gunfire hits close to home
Such strange things have been happening lately that certainly are not in tune with a civilized society.
And this one was not in a faraway terrorist hotspot. This was right here at home in the big city next door, which means we have work to do to tame society so we can live a peaceful existence.
Our police forces are our public protection agencies but they need help. They are not everywhere that problems could arise. We should not hesitate to report suspicious activities that could lead to dangerous situations.
Our children should be taught from day one what a dangerous situation looks like and how to report such an incident.
Neighborhood organizations in many areas help to bring peaceful coexistence by getting people to know and respect each other. Members keep watch not only on their own residences but also on those of others.
We can also do a lot more to publicize safety measures that people can take to insure their safety in public. With the many means of communication we have today, that should be easy.
Hopefully, human natures will turn more peaceful in the future but we can’t count on it. We have to be on the lookout for danger, even on our own parade route. And, be prepared.
Subscribe Today and Save!!!
St. Charles Herald-Guide is an award-winning newspaper that covers all aspects of St. Charles Parish - from schools and parish government news to social events, features on our local residents and sports.
Order your subscription today!
Saying “someone tipped them off,” a New Orleans watchdog group says it obtained...
A St. Rose man has received a mandatory sentence of life in prison for the 2012...
Joseph O. Fisher was finally on his way to following his brother into the U.S....
Viewing the Girl Scouts as a safe environment to meet, pay and learn, the Rev....
Although Randall “Randy” Harvey had an idea he might be named Destrehan High School...
The best defensive safety in NFL history is how six-time Pro Bowl selected Raven’s...
At Saia Auto Consultants, our ultimate goal is to get you the highest quality vehicle for your money.
HBO sniper series films in St. Charles - 1400 views
HBO is back in St. Charles Parish filming an eight-part series called “Quarry” that will premiere next year.