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‘Put out into the deep’ of your heart this Lent

In the missionary community of which I am a part, one of our charisms is receptivity. Read More...
March 04 at 5:17 am
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Is our political system becoming dysfunctional?

Politics is getting somewhat out of line, especially nationally where the current presidential election is underway.Read More...
February 26 at 4:00 am
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Don’t dump the dust bin of history on St. Charles Parish

By Kamau OdingaRead More...
February 17 at 3:51 pm
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Coastal states need more mineral revenue

President Barack Obama is trying to sidestep our state’s efforts to restore our coast along the Gulf of Mexico when we have given so much to providing oil and gas to fueling our nation. Obama has proposed a budget that would stop Louisiana from getting a greater share of offshore oil and gas revenue beginning in 2017.Read More...
February 17 at 3:46 pm
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Mardi Gras, Lent and then politics

One of the highlights of the year is now upon us in southeastern Louisiana, a time to put down our cares and join in the revelry of Mardi Gras.Read More...
February 05 at 5:44 pm
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Louisiana House politics are under a microscope

Never before have the Louisiana House of Representative’s politics been under so much much scrutiny. Read More...
February 05 at 5:41 pm
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St. Charles Parish to be a travel center

St. Charles Parish is on its way to a big increase in its part in offering increased and improved air service to the South Central United States of America ,which is somewhat in the center point of air travel in the Western Hemisphere.Read More...
January 29 at 2:41 pm
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Coastal expansion needed in Louisiana

Disagreements between commercial fishermen and restorers of the Gulf of Mexico coast along the Louisiana shoreline continue to exist. Read More...
January 22 at 2:35 pm
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What will our legacy be?

Have you ever wondered what your family, friends and others might think about you after your death? Read More...
January 15 at 3:59 pm
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The Bonnet Carre’ is a needed valve

St. Charles Parish has a distinction that no other parish or county or section of land in the country has - it contains the valve that can be opened to let the major waterway of our country empty some of its water to help save this land of ours from flooding.Read More...
January 15 at 3:57 pm
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Hello Edwards . . . goodbye Jindal

As we approach the inauguration of a new governor, John Bel Edwards, for Louisiana on Jan. 11, we also near the end of Gov. Bobby Jindal’s eight year service in that position. Read More...
January 08 at 1:11 pm
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Tomorrow is Christmas Day ... as if you didn’t know

There is a reason why everyone knows when Christmas comes.
It is when many of the people around the world join our focus to one of loving care and benevolence in which we can all aspire to improve ourselves and others as a uniting force in making the earth a better place in which to live.Read More...
December 24, 2015 at 8:00 am
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St. Charles Parish to get new government

As St. Charles Parish is getting ready to welcome its new parish president, Larry Cochran, we pause to say thanks to our outgoing president, V. J. St. Pierre, who carried the parish forward in good style during his two terms in office. Read More...
December 11, 2015 at 10:43 am
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Voters have decided the parish’s direction

St. Charles Parish voters have spoken about the parish’s future.Read More...
November 25, 2015 at 1:05 pm
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We need to build a peaceful world

One of the world’s most lovable cities, Paris, France, the city of life, took a beating last week when terrorists killed as many as 150 people in several locations including a soccer stadium and concert hall. Read More...
November 20, 2015 at 3:53 pm
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Is Louisiana jailing too many people?

Unfortunately, Louisiana is the leader in one unfavorable statistic concerning criminal justice. Read More...
November 06, 2015 at 11:34 am
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HHS freshman gymnast scores 4 medals as state’s best in championship competition
HHS freshman gymnast scores 4 medals as state’s best in championship competition
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Surreal was the word both Hahnville freshman gymnast Kamryn Ryan and coach Courtney Grabert used to describe their feeling following Ryan's most recent win.