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Registrar releases election schedule

It’s an important election year, which comes to a climax in November and December. And it is hopeful that local residents will start getting prepared well in advance.

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June 14, 2012 at 10:10 am
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Rail service could link New Orleans, Baton Rouge

Rail service between New Orleans and Baton Rouge through St. Charles Parish has been envisioned for some time but so far nothing has come to pass.

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June 07, 2012 at 9:28 am
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T-P to make use of the Internet more

The news is out. Our neighbor, The Times Picayune, is planning to end its daily publication and go out on the streets and into the homes with print media only three days a week beginning sometime this fall. Instead of daily publication, the newspaper will make more use of the Internet in these modern times.

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May 31, 2012 at 8:49 am
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It’s time again to get prepared

Hurricane season hasn’t officially come as yet but the tropics couldn’t wait. Tropical Storm Alberto is already thundering around in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of South Carolina at 40 mph.

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May 25, 2012 at 9:15 am
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Graduates need to think ahead

It’s graduation time again when students throw up their caps and cheer the results of their learning through years of schooling.

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May 17, 2012 at 10:25 am
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Port of South Louisiana future looks great

There could be an expanded future in store for the Port of South Louisiana in the River Parishes.

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May 10, 2012 at 10:06 am
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Sheriff gets help in fighting crime

Sheriff Greg Champagne is showing us a new way to fight crime - by getting local citizens to help.

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May 04, 2012 at 9:07 am
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School, hospital bond issues win

St. Charles Parish voters passed two bond issues Saturday which will provide funding to help keep the parish on its progressive path in providing services to the people.

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April 27, 2012 at 12:49 pm
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School, hospital bond election

St. Charles is a fortunate parish. We have one of the finest public school systems in the state, if not the best, and a hospital that offers modern medical services convenient to our residents.

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April 19, 2012 at 2:58 pm
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It looks like Obama vs. Romney

The real campaign for President is about to get underway.Read More...
April 12, 2012 at 1:53 pm
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Alternative fuels are still needed

The world seems to be failing measurably in trying to replace fossil fuel with renewable sources of fuel. There is no indication that solar power is about to take over the gigantic task of fueling our homes and industries.

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April 05, 2012 at 8:59 am
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Oil spill states still await money

Billions of dollars are at stake for Louisiana as the Restore Act that would provide that amount in the BP oil spill recovery flounders in Congress. The act would provide 80 percent of the oil fines recovered by the government in the spill to the four states seriously affected by it.

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March 29, 2012 at 3:18 pm
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Presidential candidates turn focus to Louisiana

It seems that Louisiana may have a shot after all in determining who will be Republican nominee for President and thus get a chance to become leader of the world’s greatest democracy. That fact was somewhat confirmed when three of the four main candidates made plans to campaign in the state during the remaining two weeks before the primary election here on March 24.
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March 16, 2012 at 10:22 am
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Saints suddenly go askew

The New Orleans Saints are going through trying times these days after a spectacular Super Bowl win two years ago and a near miss at getting into the big game this year.Read More...
March 09, 2012 at 9:45 am
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Education in state to experience change

John White, Louisiana’s new superintendent of education, seems to be leading the way in providing our state the type of educational system that will serve its future. Such a system would be primarily aimed at giving our kids careers that will provide for their families and expand the economy of our state.

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March 01, 2012 at 2:42 pm
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Lent can make us live a better life

And now comes lent, which lets us know that human beings are very versatile. They can transform overnight from a lively setting at Mardi Gras to a peaceful and prayerful experience. The contrast between carnival and lent shows the ways in which the human spirit can express itself.

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February 24, 2012 at 9:26 am
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Bridge work drastically changes plans for popular United Way race
Bridge work drastically changes plans for popular United Way race
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While the Hale Boggs Memorial Bridge will not be available for the United Way of St. Charles’ 20th Annual Bridge Run/Walk, those seeking to participate have no need to cancel those plans.