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Castro’s departure could be future benefit

The death of Fidel Castro left a void in the western hemisphere of the world that could be viewed as a benefit to our future. Read More...
December 16, 2016 at 5:47 pm
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Thanks for a great year: DHS, HHS

Though neither Destrehan nor Hahnville will be competing for a state championship Friday night as the prep football season concludes, St. Charles Parish fans have plenty to be proud of when it comes to their local teams. Read More...
December 09, 2016 at 8:00 am
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Orgeron gets the big job

We’re glad to see a homegrown Cajun has earned the job of head football coach at LSU. Read More...
December 02, 2016 at 10:23 am
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Get ready, Louisiana. Time to vote again.

Your election season is not over yet.Read More...
November 25, 2016 at 5:06 am
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Thanks candidates for a peaceful ending

What a difference an election made. Read More...
November 18, 2016 at 10:51 am
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Politics needs to get nice

The campaign for president of the United States has never been so negative as the one this year.Read More...
November 11, 2016 at 11:24 am
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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, 2016 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, 2016 at 9:53 am
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Our area getting more tourist visits

Southeast Louisiana, also home to St. Charles Parish, is beginning to grow into one of the leading hot spots in the world for cruising. Read More...
October 27, 2016 at 8:00 am
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Another important race is at stake

There’s more than just a presidential election coming up in Louisiana on Nov. 8.Read More...
October 21, 2016 at 8:00 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, 2016 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, 2016 at 4:00 am
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Fitting ending for Brees in San Diego return

As the game between the New Orleans Saints and San Diego Chargers proceeded in San Diego Sunday, it seemed like a strange day indeed. Read More...
October 07, 2016 at 4:00 am
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Our country is great as we once were

To hear politicians speak today, especially in the campaign currently underway, one would think we have never been a great country. Read More...
September 29, 2016 at 10:54 am
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Mississippi may offer river cruises

There may be good news ahead for the tourism business in southeast Louisiana and along the Mississippi River as the luxury river liner, Viking River Cruises, makes New Orleans the home port for its first North American cruises extending all the way up to Minnesota. Read More...
September 23, 2016 at 10:29 am
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We need to pursue a more united world

There is strong need for a leader in the world today to safeguard peaceful people who want to enjoy and develop what the world has to offer and make the most of it to their benefit. And to do that, we need to get leadership that can get worldwide support in producing it.Read More...
September 16, 2016 at 3:26 pm
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United Way of St. Charles hits record $3.34 million campaign
United Way of St. Charles hits record $3.34 million campaign
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Marking 12 percent growth over last year’s already impressive fundraising, the United Way of St. Charles’ Victory Celebration unveiled its historic $3.34 million record campaign total.