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Nuclear war should not be in our future

President Barack Obama made a welcomed address Friday during a visit to Hiroshima, Japan, about the nuclear bombings that took place at the end of World War II on Aug. 6, 1945 when America dropped a bomb on that city that killed some 170,000 people and three days later on Nagasaki where 70,000 more perished. Read More...
June 03 at 9:17 am

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

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

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

Governor must plan next step

As our new governor passes his first 100 days in office, he says he is very resolved to fix our problems. They are mainly budgetary like lack of state money to meet our needs.Read More...
April 28 at 5:29 pm

Southeast Louisiana provides so much fun

If you live in Southeast Louisiana - St. Charles Parish included - you live in one of the most fun-filled places on the planet. Just take a look at what happens in our area each year.Read More...
April 22 at 8:00 am

Is Gov. Edwards taking lead on restoration?

We’ve heard some good words from new Gov. John Bel Edwards that sounds like he is getting active in restoring our deteriorating coast of Louisiana. Read More...
April 15 at 8:00 am

Expenses will go up this year

If you think you escaped April Fool’s Day setbacks this year, you are mistaken. Read More...
April 08 at 12:05 pm

Charity Hospital needs resurrection

At last, the State of Louisiana is mulling plans of what to do with its classic 20-story building on Tulane Avenue in New Orleans formerly known as Charity Hospital. It was put astray following its basement flooding by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.Read More...
April 01 at 8:00 am

Imagine ‘The Passion’ in New Orleans

One of the most interesting programs ever appeared on television this past Sunday for Palm Sunday night. The title was “The Passion of Christ”and, no, it was not set in Jerusalem where the original Passion was set.Read More...
March 25 at 11:00 am

This is a good year to learn democracy

Citizens of the United States of America should learn a lesson this election year - they are not always assured their country always follows the paths of democracy.Read More...
March 18 at 5:21 am

Let’s help Rec Dept. develop St. Charles

Residents of St. Charles Parish are getting an opportunity to help design their great parish in ways to make the best use of it for the betterment of its people. Read More...
March 04 at 6:16 am

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

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

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

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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Norco public servant is Citizen of the Year
Norco public servant is Citizen of the Year
Ronald St. Pierre is humble about being named the American Legion Post 366's Citizen of the Year, but he especially wants to thank all the people who helped him earn this recognition.