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Countdown on the hurricane season

In Louisiana, where Hurricane Katrina is permanently emblazoned on the mind of all who survived its devastation, all eyes have been keenly on Hurricane Irma’s path.Read More...
September 13 at 3:31 pm
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Supporting local preparedness

Joshua Joachim is chief executive for the American Red Cross of LouisianaRead More...
August 09 at 2:15 pm
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Is race for Senate president starting early?

One of the more substantive issues looming over the next term of the Louisiana Legislature is who will succeed Senate President John Alario to lead the upper chamber. Read More...
August 09 at 2:06 pm
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Hurricane season is now underway

It’s been a record 12 years since a Category 3 or above hurricane has made landfall in the United States since Hurricane Wilma did so in October 2005. Read More...
June 07 at 2:50 pm
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Federal permitting could be a problem

Our state is trying its best to firm up our southern Gulf of Mexico coast and make it a place for landings and pickups on our North American continent. Read More...
May 25 at 5:36 pm
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Louisiana’s ‘Wild Men’

By Terry Jones

For whatever reason, reports of feral humans were somewhat common in the 19th century. Last month’s column focused on the Wild Girl of Catahoula, but it turns out that she was not the only mysterious person roaming through the woods at the time. Read More...
May 18 at 6:56 pm
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Sound spiritual advise from the great Christian minds of the past

What a life
By Father Willie ToddRead More...
May 18 at 6:54 pm
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State roads, bridges are suffering

Louisiana civil engineers do not rate their state travel infrastructure highly according to a report they recently gave it: State roads got a “D” and bridges a “D-plus.”Read More...
May 18 at 6:53 pm
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Master plan gets approval

If you took a trip to Grand Isle this past Easter weekend, you were probably amazed and disappointed at the size of the beach there along some parts of the island. Read More...
April 27 at 5:21 pm
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Congratulations Gloria Miller

We owe a great deal of thanks to 4-H for being the kind of organization that welcomes volunteers like Gloria Miller of Norco into its ranks and teaches children the kind of skills they will likely take with them throughout their entire lives.Read More...
April 20 at 8:00 pm
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Health needs our best care

Defeat of a new and more promising health care bill by the Republicans has set the Trump administration back a notch, but chances are it will be revived by Congress in a way that our country can serve the health care needs of its people in a way that can be fair to most of our citizens, rich and poor in the future. Read More...
March 30 at 8:00 am
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New diversions sought in state

Louisiana is still heading in the right direction in its efforts to restore and rebuild its coast, but unfortunately it is taking a while to get things moving. And by the time we get what our coast needs, it may be on its last leg of solidity.Read More...
March 23 at 1:07 pm
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Painting the picture for the Arts fest

The annual St. Charles Parish Schools Arts Awareness Festival will be held this Saturday, serving as a reminder of the fantastic school system and community support the arts have in our parish. Read More...
March 17 at 3:30 pm
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Gov. Edwards says he won’t seek cuts in coastal restoration

Gov. John Bell Edwards gave us a note of confidence last Thursday when he announced he won’t propose cuts in funding coastal restoration projects in Louisiana at the legislative special session. Read More...
February 23 at 2:37 pm
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Norco woman says her rare blood  disorder won’t stop her being a firefighter
Norco woman says her rare blood disorder won’t stop her being a firefighter
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Despite being diagnosed with two life-threatening conditions, Ashley Haydel is a volunteer with the Norco Volunteer Fire Department.