Lawmakers are looking into prescription drug pricing

A set of bills moving through the state Legislature’s ongoing regular session would create new layers of disclosure in regard to prescription drug pricing in Louisiana. Read More...
May 10 at 2:36 pm

Celebrating Small Business Week May 1 - 7

By Brandt Dufrene,
president/CEO of First National Bank USA

The Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) and First National Bank USA are joining the Small Business Administration (SBA) in celebrating National Small Business Week, May 1-7. Read More...
May 04 at 1:41 pm

Mom had a strong faith life that gave her strength, vigor and energy

By Father Wilmer Todd

My brother, Br. Terry Todd, S.J., gave the eulogy at my mother’s (Charlotte Todd’s) funeral. The following is a summary of his reflection. Read More...
May 04 at 1:38 pm

Historic message of monuments is not good

The time has come for our monumental statues to be removed from so much public attention. Read More...
May 04 at 1:37 pm

Gas tax hike is still on the session agenda

While House and Senate leaders contend a proposed increase to the state gasoline tax still has a long road ahead in the ongoing regular session, supporters aren’t letting up on their push to generate more money for Louisiana’s overwhelming transportation needs. Read More...
May 04 at 1:35 pm

Community banks: Clearing a pathway to the American Dream

By Brandt Dufrene

About this time every year Americans embark on spring cleaning.Read More...
April 27 at 5:24 pm

My mother, Charlotte Todd, lives life to the fullest and died at 100

By Father Wilmer Todd

My mother, Charlotte Lozes Todd, lived to be 100 years old and died on Holy Thursday, April 13, 2017. Read More...
April 27 at 5:22 pm

Dedicated funds to get a close look in session

Should the Legislature unlock the state’s dedicated funds to free up more money for the budget? Read More...
April 27 at 5:19 pm

Battle of the PACs begins at Capitol in Baton Rouge

An “armed and ready,” Louisiana-based super PAC called Truth In Politics started taking aim at Gov. John Bel Edwards last week not long after lawmakers convened their spring regular session.Read More...
April 20 at 3:07 pm

The blood of martyrs has always been the seed of Christianity

By Father Wilmer Todd

Before Jesus left this earth, he commissioned his followers, “Go and make disciples of all nations, baptize them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Read More...
April 20 at 10:00 am

March 2017: The Flood of ‘73

Past Times by Terry Jones
March 10 at 8:00 am

Trump could show hand on Louisiana fundraising case

President Donald Trump’s administration could potentially offer a filing in an appeal the Louisiana Republican Party is pushing before the U.S. Supreme Court. Read More...
March 09 at 5:00 am

Lent is a time to reflect on how much God loves us the way we are

Father Wilmer Todd

When we make resolutions, it’s easier to keep them if we are doing them with others. Read More...
March 03 at 9:00 am

Political eyes turn to approaching regular session

Less than 24 hours after the Legislature adjourned its special session last week lawmakers serving on the budget committee gathered again at the Capitol to hear Gov. John Bel Edwards’ spending proposal for the next fiscal fiscal year. Read More...
March 03 at 9:00 am

Destrehan is on the doorstep of history

The Wildcats girls basketball team is in Hammond today (March 2) for its semifinal game against Natchitoches Central. Read More...
March 03 at 6:00 am

4 simple steps to stop a cyber thief

First National Bank USA is urging consumers to take an active role in protecting their data as its first priority to protect its customers’ money and their financial data.Read More...
February 23 at 2:39 pm

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