|Willowdale extension would benefit West Bank
April 01, 2010 at 9:31 am
Barton Avenue is a skinny little road in Luling that connects U. S. 90 with River Road. But it attracts major traffic because it is a connection between the river front and the main thoroughfare on the west bank.
|Keep entire Holy Triduum sacred, not just Easter Sunday
March 26, 2010 at 9:13 am
With the Lenten season coming to a close, it’s easy to forget that Easter Sunday isn’t the only day that the church is celebrating the coming of the Easter season.
|Bonds will help coastal restoration
March 18, 2010 at 12:18 pm
At last we are beginning to get some action on the possibility of selling bonds to help finance Louisiana’s desperately needed coastal restoration.
|Business fest great way to support local businesses
March 04, 2010 at 2:26 pm
This weekend, do yourself a favor and check out the St. Charles Business Fest and Craft Fair that will be held on March 5 and 6 in the Hahnville High School gym.
|Have a happy Lent, everybody
February 24, 2010 at 12:00 pm
This new decade has made a grand entrance in southeast Louisiana.
|Our View: Now, nobody will admit dey gonna beat dem Saints
February 11, 2010 at 10:35 am
Who dat say they gonna beat dem Saints? Who dat? Who dat?
|Community Ed helps make life better here
January 28, 2010 at 8:55 am
There’s something for everybody in Community Education classes this spring in St. Charles. Like art in many forms - - watercolor, acrylic, calligraphy. Or one can learn about computers, from the basics on up.
|Concrete armor to help save wetlands
January 21, 2010 at 11:45 am
Plans to use concrete from an existing floodwall to shore up some 18,000 feet of lakefront along the LaBranche Wetlands will certainly be a benefit to our parish. The concrete will come from an existing floodwall along the lake where Jefferson and St. Charles Parishes meet which will be replaced by a stronger floodwall later this year.
| By-products to help greening efforts
January 19, 2010 at 3:45 pm
Not long ago when travelling on U. S. 90, we would see mountains of bagasse piled high outside the sugar refinery in Raceland going to waste. Now, we hear that bagasse could play a future in our greening of America by providing an important ingredient for biofuel.
|Don’t think about global warming
January 13, 2010 at 12:28 pm
If you thought our planet was about to succumb to global warming, think again. In the next few days, St. Charles Parish is expected to have its lowest temperatures in 14 years. England is experiencing its worst winter in a century.
|Merry Christmas and happy holidays to all
December 24, 2009 at 3:45 pm
To many it’s Merry Christmas. To others it’s Happy Holidays.
But to all, it’s a wish for a season that spreads goodwill to mankind.
|Our high schools continue in high gear
December 09, 2009 at 11:00 am
If you went to the Saints game Monday night, you may have a hard time hearing for the rest of the week. The decibels were really ringing there.
|Troops needed in Afghanistan
December 02, 2009 at 10:50 am
Some wonder why we should go to war on the side of corrupt government in Afghanistan. The answer is that we have no choice because without that government, the terrorists would be in control of the country.
|Our wonderland to be more available
November 24, 2009 at 10:57 am
Our outdoor wonderland in St. Charles Parish is destined to become more available to the public in the near future. Two projects will make it so.
|Coastal restoration needed for future hurricane seasons
November 16, 2009 at 9:15 am
As Hurricane Ida swept by this week, we all breathed a sigh of relief that conditions were right to lessen its destructive force as it crossed the Gulf of Mexico. And we are also thankful that the rest of the season so far has spared us even the inconvenience of evacuation.
|Dave Treen was an exemplary governor
November 11, 2009 at 10:42 am
He was the first of his kind since reconstruction. He wouldn’t give up after many defeats in the political arena.
|It’s okay to say ‘boo’ but keep it under control
November 02, 2009 at 9:54 am
Judging from items put on sale by local stores, Halloween has become one of the biggest observances of the year. We’ve been seeing vampire costumes, jack-o-lanterns, gruesome masks etc. on display by retailers for some two months now.
October 19, 2009 at 8:54 am
It used to be a relaxing interlude as we parked our car on the Luling-Destrehan ferry, got out and leaned over the railing to survey the flowing waters of the great Mississippi River. Now we only whiz over it at 60 mph on the Hale Boggs Bridge which was almost the first of its kind.
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Des Allemands man charged with home arson - 2561 views
A 43-year-old Des Allemands man was arrested and charged with an arson that destroyed a shed and caused extensive damage to a home on Matherne Drive last May.
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