Columns




Jindal, Roemer still factor in big race
January 06, 2012 at 10:51 am
By John Maginnis, LaPolitics.com

Try to make good things happen in ‘12
December 29, 2011 at 10:34 am
By Harold Keller

Property owners face another financial disaster
December 29, 2011 at 10:29 am
By Jim Brown, JimBrownLa.com

New year offers many opportunities
December 29, 2011 at 10:28 am
If we thought 2011 was alive with political fever, we haven’t even gotten to the melting point yet. The year 2012 is just ahead and it could be fiercer as we approach election day in November.

Does appointment meet legal requirements?
December 22, 2011 at 10:34 am
St. Tammany Parish President Kevin Davis was just appointed as the new head of the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness ("GOHSEP").

Red ink woes plague Louisiana budget
December 22, 2011 at 10:34 am
Just 29 days before Governor Jindal and the 144 members of the Legislature are to be sworn in, they got a strong hint that governing might not be a bed of roses during the next four years.


Governor more powerful than partisan
December 22, 2011 at 10:33 am
By John Maginnis, LaPolitics.com

U. S. stands strong against Iran
December 22, 2011 at 10:32 am
It’s encouraging to note that Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta is taking a strong stand on stopping the creation of nuclear weapons in Iran. When an undemocratic country that cares not for the general welfare of the people keeps pushing its efforts to create atomic bombs with an obvious attempt to threaten other nations, it is time for the democratic countries of the world to take action and stop it.

Good news arriving for the Yuletide
December 22, 2011 at 10:32 am
In spite of some turbulence in Egypt and a few other locales, there seems to be a sense of calm in most places. There are many indications that an attitude of peace on earth, goodwill toward men may be taking hold on the world as a hope for the future.

Bill of Rights ensures our freedom
December 16, 2011 at 9:07 am
Sometimes we forget about how our great nation was formed and still stands relatively undisturbed in providing the freedoms we enjoy.


Community center will be plus for parish
December 09, 2011 at 9:56 am
St. Charles Parish is getting ready to make headway in expanding its public facilities in the months ahead.


Paul Maillard to get facelift
December 02, 2011 at 9:35 am
At last, Paul Maillard Road in Luling will get a makeover.


Giving thanks
November 23, 2011 at 10:30 am
Despite the complaints we hear from people every day, there are many things to be thankful for this Thanksgiving.


Fiscal plight of European Union, euro
November 18, 2011 at 9:55 am

Time to vote in St. Charles again
November 18, 2011 at 9:55 am
St. Charles residents have another chance to help direct our state and parish governments Saturday by voting in the general election.

Uniting with those gone before us
November 18, 2011 at 9:54 am
In my last column I wrote about the great responsibility we have to pray for our loved ones who have gone before us. I also wrote of the great grace we as Christians have in uniting with the other two parts of the Body of Christ who are no longer living on earth, and are either in Purgatory or Heaven.

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.


Lifestyles

Kindergarteners hard at work
Kindergarteners hard at work
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Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Mason”
Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Mason”
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St. John man found dead in Bonnet Carré Spillway
St. John man found dead in Bonnet Carré Spillway
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A man was found dead in the Bonnet Carré Spillway on Friday after a night of partying, but police do not suspect foul play.