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Rail system along I-10 is a good idea
March 28 at 11:34 am
Now that ex-Gov. Edwin Edwards has come back into the state’s political picture, we might point out that he offered a good idea for the state transportation infrastructure many years ago.

How legislators address problems
March 21 at 9:58 am
According to investigative reporter Lee Zurik of WVUE-TV (and the Times Picayune), State Senator Yvonne Dorsey-Colomb broke the law limiting campaign contributions from Political Action Committees (“PAC”).

Hard to be humble when you’re perfect
March 21 at 9:56 am
I wonder if the seeds of pride are not sown right after our birth. Though we might not be able to think that far back, it’s probable that people were telling our parents what a beautiful baby we were.

Southeast Louisiana has a great future
March 21 at 9:55 am
The future of southeast Louisiana seems exceedingly bright except for one possible problem - growing pains, according to an article in the New Orleans Advocate by Jaquetta White.

Angelle still feeling out statewide races
March 21 at 9:49 am
Friends of Public Service Commissioner Scott Angelle say the Breaux Bridge Republican is continuing to consider a potential run for governor, with an eye to lieutenant governor as a possible back-up plan. He currently represents both Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes on the PSC.

State politics big this year
March 07 at 9:23 am
Politics is getting heavy in Louisiana as we approach coming elections for governor, U.S. senator and several U.S. representatives. As the months roll on, we will get embroiled in what our next officials should do and not do in running our local, state and federal governments in the future.

Knights of Columbus Lenten Friday fish fries
February 28 at 11:50 am
NORCO - The Knights of Columbus Red Church Council will be offering a fish fry every Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. beginning Friday, March 7 until April 18.

I’m sorry, will you forgive me?
February 28 at 10:49 am
By "Deacon G" Gautrau
How many of us have done something for which we should have asked forgiveness, but haven’t?

It’s time to be merry at carnival
February 28 at 10:46 am
With a cold and icy winter still trying to keep us in tow, it is time to relax and enjoy the carnival spirit which arrives this weekend in southeast Louisiana. Here in St. Charles Parish, residents are getting ready to celebrate at the Krewe of Lul parade, which starts Saturday at noon, and the Krewe of Des Allemands parade, which begins at 1 p. m. Sunday.

Death penalty should be abolished
February 24 at 11:27 am
Another unbelievable case has arisen in which the death penalty has been prescribed and, over a period of many years, in this case 22, the penalty has not yet been delivered.

Conservatives in state House forming new coalition
February 21 at 3:22 pm
The last legislative session drove the point home to many Republican legislators that the more their majority grows the less they are unified around core GOP values.

Higher education suffers as funds diverted
February 21 at 3:21 pm
Some of the leges are upset about the growing costs of the Taylor Opportunity Program for Students (“TOPS”). Apparently, the leges don’t understand the cause of the increasing costs.

The phone rings, “Who You Gonna Call?”
February 21 at 3:19 pm
It’s two o’clock in the morning and we’re startled by the ringing of the phone. We jump up from the bed and fumble to answer it as our heart begins to race.

Graves did well as head of CPRA
February 14 at 1:41 pm
After fighting to preserve and restore the diminishing coast of Louisiana for years, the person who led those efforts has resigned effective Feb. 17.

You’ve got to read this! (Feb. 13)
February 14 at 12:08 pm
New books are waiting for you in your St. Charles Parish libraries.

Superintendent Felicia Gomez-Walker (L) and Board President John “Jay” Robichaux (R) Present United Way of St. Charles representatives with a check totaling the amount raised by the school system’s campaign. School system raises largest amount ever for United Way campaign
February 14 at 12:01 pm
An overview of the school system’s record-breaking 2013 United Way campaign was presented to the School Board at its January meeting.

Community Ed can help us all
February 07 at 9:04 am
The St. Charles Parish school system is remarkable in many ways, and one of those ways is with our Community Education program in which all of our citizens can get education in many subjects.

St. Charles gets A+ for winter storm preparation
January 31 at 12:38 pm
While many other areas around the south experienced gridlock due to winter storm conditions, St. Charles Parish and the rest of Louisiana made off much better in comparison.

Deputies on scene of Destrehan murder
Deputies on scene of Destrehan murder
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A woman was found stabbed to death in her Destrehan home and her mother, who walked in on the attack, was rushed to the hospital with what appears to be stab wounds.