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‘I never saw such clouds of ducks’

Past Times by Terry Jones

Although textbooks don’t mention it, about half of our 44 presidents have been avid outdoor enthusiasts. Read More...
November 04 at 9:54 am
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Shrinking beaches pose clear message on what needs to be done

Several years ago, people who lived along the coast of Louisiana began realizing their home grounds was washing away. Read More...
November 04 at 9:53 am
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Candidates should be respectful

The 2016 U. S. presidential campaign has taken some rotten turns that has made our citizens wonder just how civilized our country really is. Read More...
October 14 at 11:20 am
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Remembering the squirrel stampede

Pasttimes by Terry Jones

Forty years ago, David Freeman was hunting outside Quitman, La., when he witnessed one of nature’s oddest spectacles - a squirrel migration. As he described it, a “kagillion squirrels” came through the woods, and it took a good 15 minutes for them all to pass by. Read More...
October 07 at 4:00 am
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It was a very wet week In Louisiana

Last week was just plain weird with non-stop continuous rain in southern Louisiana that filled up our rivers and covered our roadways to the point where they became unsafe to drive or even to walk to work.Read More...
August 19 at 12:29 pm
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State’s new coast still a way’s away

The end of Louisiana’s coastal erosion problems apparently have not yet been solved but hopefully it could be in sight - in the somewhat distant future. Read More...
August 12 at 1:59 pm
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Staying afloat with flood insurance

The sight of despairing residents surrendering their house keys to congressional representatives over ballooning flood insurance rates was powerful then and now.Read More...
July 15 at 7:21 am
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There’s some hope ahead for our coast

There’s good news ahead for lovers of our beloved Louisiana coast.Read More...
July 01 at 8:58 am
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The growth is coming - ready or not

St. Charles Parish’s growth is proving impressive and much welcomed, although the worry is constant that it could change the area’s laid-back lifestyle.Read More...
June 24 at 9:41 am
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Incentive money also flows back to LED

Over the past 24 months Louisiana Economic Development has seen 15 companies have to pay back $8.3 million in reimbursements to the state for up-front business incentives they were provided to relocate to or expand here. Read More...
June 24 at 9:38 am
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May the good times roll in Des Allemands

Crowned the “Catfish Capital of the Universe” by the Louisiana Legislature in 1980, Des Allemands assumed what seems a daunting title but that’s only until you taste the food, enjoy the fun and know the history.Read More...
June 17 at 9:42 am
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Eroding coast could doom entire state

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said the erosion of the state’s coast is also a threat to our cities that provide employment and wealth to all of Louisiana’s people.Read More...
June 10 at 9:52 am
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BP money should be used for coast

As the Mighty Mississippi River flows through Southeast Louisiana, it passes through one of the areas washing away the most in our disappearing coastline. It comes from years of levees holding back the river waters from rebuilding our coastal marshes with the rich supply of sand and clay that the river pushes into the Gulf of Mexico.Read More...
May 19 at 11:00 am
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Welcome to the future

It’s graduation time in St. Charles Parish once again.

In simple language, it’s time to tell many of our younger folks goodbye as they head off to college or jobs in other localities. Read More...
May 13 at 10:00 am
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There’s a time to change our future

Financial planners often say, “People do not plan to fail, they just fail to plan.” Read More...
May 13 at 8:00 am
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Presidential election is redefining U.S. politics

Are you sick of bearing with political campaigns which end up labeling most of the candidates for our most prestigious positions with names that indicate they are not very nice people? Read More...
May 06 at 10:40 am
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A mourning Bayou Gauche community reschedules parade
A mourning Bayou Gauche community reschedules parade
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As the Bayou Gauche community mourns the death of resident Bart Dufrene Jr., who was killed Monday in an a boat crash on Bayou Des Allemands, its annual Christmas on the Bayou Boat Parade has been rescheduled to Dec. 10.