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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 Jeffersonís coming out party.

November 04, 2011 at 9:16 am

Democrats have major say in Republican elections
November 04, 2011 at 9:16 am
The recent state elections gave a little more clarity to political trends in Louisiana. It is disappointing that only 35 percent of the registered voters in the state exercised their right to select their leaders in government, but that 35 percent is a good sample to help analyze the political landscape in the Bayou State as it currently exists.

Meet my soul friends
November 04, 2011 at 9:15 am
I would like to share with you about some souls who have become very special friends of mine. This may sound funny, or even crazy to some, but it is very real to me,and Iím convinced of the truth of it.

Tigers, Wildcats take parishís center stage
November 04, 2011 at 9:14 am
Pride will be on the line Friday night when the Destrehan Wildcats travel to Hahnville High School to battle the Tigers at 7 p.m.

Lunches for Learning helps Hondurans get through school
November 04, 2011 at 9:13 am
Two officials of Lunches for Learning Inc. told members of the St. Charles Rotary Club at their meeting last week about their program that helps school children in poverty-ridden Honduras stay in school.

What the Occupation Wall Street crowd should focus on
October 28, 2011 at 9:37 am
The Occupy Wall Street (OWS) crowd has ensconced itself in New York City and doesnít appear to be going home anytime soon.

The real cost of being unhealthy
October 28, 2011 at 9:36 am
By Jim Brown, JimBrownLa.com

Winners swim with the mainstream
October 28, 2011 at 9:35 am
By John Maginnis, LaPolitics.com

Randall R. Comardelle, 54, a native and resident of Des Allemands, passed away on Monday, Jan. 12.