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Rail system along I-10 is a good idea

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. Read More...
March 28, 2014 at 11:34 am
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How legislators address problems

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”).Read More...
March 21, 2014 at 9:58 am
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Hard to be humble when you’re perfect

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. Read More...
March 21, 2014 at 9:56 am
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Southeast Louisiana has a great future

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.Read More...
March 21, 2014 at 9:55 am
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Angelle still feeling out statewide races

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.Read More...
March 21, 2014 at 9:49 am
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State politics big this year

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. Read More...
March 07, 2014 at 9:23 am
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Knights of Columbus Lenten Friday fish fries

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.Read More...
February 28, 2014 at 11:50 am
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I’m sorry, will you forgive me?

By "Deacon G" Gautrau
How many of us have done something for which we should have asked forgiveness, but haven’t?Read More...
February 28, 2014 at 10:49 am
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It’s time to be merry at carnival

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.Read More...
February 28, 2014 at 10:46 am
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Death penalty should be abolished

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. Read More...
February 24, 2014 at 11:27 am
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Conservatives in state House forming new coalition

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. Read More...
February 21, 2014 at 3:22 pm
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Higher education suffers as funds diverted

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.Read More...
February 21, 2014 at 3:21 pm
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The phone rings, “Who You Gonna Call?”

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.Read More...
February 21, 2014 at 3:19 pm
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Graves did well as head of CPRA

After fighting to preserve and restore the diminishing coast of Louisiana for years, the person who led those efforts has resigned effective Feb. 17. Read More...
February 14, 2014 at 1:41 pm
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You’ve got to read this! (Feb. 13)

New books are waiting for you in your St. Charles Parish libraries.Read More...
February 14, 2014 at 12:08 pm
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School system raises largest amount ever for United Way campaign

An overview of the school system’s record-breaking 2013 United Way campaign was presented to the School Board at its January meeting. Read More...
February 14, 2014 at 12:01 pm
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Destrehan coach leaves a legacy
Destrehan coach leaves a legacy
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When Destrehan head coach Angi Butler walked off the court of Southeastern's University Center Saturday, she did so riding a 35-game winning streak as a head coach and at least for the time-being, it looks like it could be a while before somebody has a chance to snap it.