|More kids participating in rec sports
February 11, 2011 at 9:37 am
By Renee Simpson
|It’s understandable why our population grows
February 11, 2011 at 9:36 am
St. Charles is an unusual parish. With some 85 percent wetlands, it still has many suburban areas that regularly attract increased census figures.
|Saints’ coach surprises fans
February 11, 2011 at 9:35 am
It is hard to believe that Sean Payton would move his family to Dallas, one of the arch enemies of the New Orleans Saints which he coaches.
|Mighty Mississippi can be dangerous
February 03, 2011 at 1:08 pm
The Mighty Mississippi is a great advantage economically to St. Charles. But it can be a deadly danger to its citizens.
|United Way needs help reaching campaign goal
January 27, 2011 at 2:41 pm
I would like to begin by thanking all those in St. Charles Parish and the surrounding parishes who contributed to the United Way St. Charles 2010-2011 Campaign.
|Maintenance program improves 53 roads
January 27, 2011 at 2:40 pm
By Renee Simpson
|Oil, gas drilling unlikely to return to normal
January 27, 2011 at 2:39 pm
Left entirely to the whims of the Obama administration, there is little hope that oil and gas drilling in the Gulf of Mexico will remotely resemble the pre-moratorium activity levels any time soon. The regulatory agencies that oversee energy production are expanding faster than a bad fungus in a rain forest, but none of the expansion is fostering a return to energy exploration and production in the Gulf. In fact, it appears to be having just the opposite impact.
|Races work together in St. Charles
January 27, 2011 at 2:38 pm
Recent observance of the 200th anniversary of the 1811 slave revolt here and our continued celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a march and rally on River Road show the respect for freedom of the races in St. Charles Parish.
|Law enforcers doing a good job
January 27, 2011 at 9:37 am
It’s hard to feel good about a reduction in the crime rate because any crime at all is a bad thing. But St. Charles Parish is going against the grain of many areas by reducing its overall crime in 2010 by 5.8 percent from 2009. Total numbers fell from 2,456 to 2,313.
|Open primaries would help other states, too
January 21, 2011 at 9:23 am
A possible solution to our political partisanship problems is to adopt open primaries nationwide. In that way, candidates would be more likely to preach and vote according to their own honest opinions of the best way to govern rather than the way their party wants it to be.
|Author highlights slave revolt
January 14, 2011 at 9:41 am
One of the greatest slave revolts in history took place right here in the River Parishes. And it began on Jan. 8, 1811 which was Twelfth Night, the end of the Christmas season and the beginning of carnival here in Louisiana.
|1811 slave revolt made history here
January 07, 2011 at 9:39 am
Commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the largest slave revolt in U. S. history will begin at Destrehan Plantation Saturday. It will start a year-long observation that will recall the events when more than 200 enslaved African-Americans marched downriver from a plantation in LaPlace for two days to a plantation in Kenner.
|Its time to finish restoring our coast
December 29, 2010 at 12:36 pm
Several years ago, it was predicted we would be beyond the point of no return in saving the Louisiana coast if a lot of work to restore it were not done within 10 years. Here it is almost the beginning of 2011 and very little has been done.
|Prepare yourselves for a wonderful year in 2011
December 29, 2010 at 12:36 pm
There’s a wonderful year ahead in 2011 with a lot to look forward to. It may make all the other years small in comparison.
|Christmas should be a simple celebration
December 22, 2010 at 10:35 am
Christmas is upon us and we wish everyone a merry one. It is the season of the year when love takes over and doubts and other questionable attitudes are shoved aside.
|Proposal would keep hundreds of billions in private economy
December 17, 2010 at 12:11 pm
As soon as the outlines of a deal between President Obama and Republicans to extend tax rates were announced, jihad was declared by liberal members of Congress and the left-leaning blogs.
|Legislators keep distance from Governor’s ideas
December 17, 2010 at 12:10 pm
BY John Maginnis, Lapolitics.com
|Tax code needs correction
December 17, 2010 at 12:09 pm
Our tax code is in serious need of correction. And since our president has recently relented in holding tight to liberal legislation, perhaps he will proceed to do it by making further use of his newfound co-existence with Republicans.
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