Allen Lottinger

Would-be governors lie in wait
November 18, 2011 at 9:53 am
The word is out - Gov. Bobby Jindal will run for a third term. So watch out, Dardene, Vitter and Kennedy.

The redemption of Jordan Jefferson
November 11, 2011 at 10:38 am
This season was supposed to be LSU quarterback and former Destrehan High School star Jordan Jefferson’s coming out party.

November 04, 2011 at 9:16 am

Democrats have major say in Republican elections
November 04, 2011 at 9:16 am
The recent state elections gave a little more clarity to political trends in Louisiana. It is disappointing that only 35 percent of the registered voters in the state exercised their right to select their leaders in government, but that 35 percent is a good sample to help analyze the political landscape in the Bayou State as it currently exists.

Meet my soul friends
November 04, 2011 at 9:15 am
I would like to share with you about some souls who have become very special friends of mine. This may sound funny, or even crazy to some, but it is very real to me,and I’m convinced of the truth of it.

Tigers, Wildcats take parish’s center stage
November 04, 2011 at 9:14 am
Pride will be on the line Friday night when the Destrehan Wildcats travel to Hahnville High School to battle the Tigers at 7 p.m.

Lunches for Learning helps Hondurans get through school
November 04, 2011 at 9:13 am
Two officials of Lunches for Learning Inc. told members of the St. Charles Rotary Club at their meeting last week about their program that helps school children in poverty-ridden Honduras stay in school.

What the Occupation Wall Street crowd should focus on
October 28, 2011 at 9:37 am
The Occupy Wall Street (OWS) crowd has ensconced itself in New York City and doesn’t appear to be going home anytime soon.

The real cost of being unhealthy
October 28, 2011 at 9:36 am
By Jim Brown,

Winners swim with the mainstream
October 28, 2011 at 9:35 am
By John Maginnis,

Election season not over yet
October 28, 2011 at 9:34 am
The first election for state and parish offices is over, but hold tight. There’s another one ahead.

Early voting spikes interest in election
October 21, 2011 at 9:29 am
Voters in Louisiana and St. Charles Parish will decide Saturday who runs their governments for the next four years. Campaigns for the different offices have been active, to say the least, and of different calibers.

Rigs to reefs money should benefit fisheries
October 14, 2011 at 9:11 am
Fishermen always relish the sight of an oil rig when they head offshore to make their catch in the Gulf of Mexico.

Hannan was a strong leader for our area
October 07, 2011 at 9:20 am
The Archdiocese of New Orleans and all of southeast Louisiana lost a very active leader with the death last week of Archbishop Philip Hannan. He will be buried today in a crypt below St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans.

Clarity coming for health care law
October 07, 2011 at 9:12 am
This column has made the point repeatedly that one of the major drags on the U.S. economy comes from the uncertainty that the business community faces in determining how government laws and regulations will impact its costs going forward.

Test of character: Louisiana style
October 07, 2011 at 9:11 am
By John Maginnis,

Fight crime, have a good time
October 07, 2011 at 9:10 am
St. Charles Parish will be alive with parties Tuesday when the National Night Out Against Crime is observed. It is an occasion that benefits us in many ways - getting to know one another in our neighborhoods and understanding how we can stand together to make our areas safer.

Take a night out to meet the candidates
September 30, 2011 at 10:04 am
With election time nearing, St. Charles Parish residents should take advantage of the Meet the Candidates night Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Hahnville High School.


Looking Back...The George Prince ferry
Looking Back...The George Prince ferry
I was looking through my father’s old 35mm slides and found this rare photo taken...
Go nutty for seeds harvested in Des Allemands swamp
Go nutty for seeds harvested in Des Allemands swamp
Those fields of lily pads are more than just fish magnets — they’re a source of...

4 arrested in connection with St. Rose murder
4 arrested in connection with St. Rose murder
A New Orleans man was shot to death on Kennedy Street in St. Rose on Monday morning in what St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne called a drug deal gone bad.