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New year offers many opportunities

If we thought 2011 was alive with political fever, we haven’t even gotten to the melting point yet. The year 2012 is just ahead and it could be fiercer as we approach election day in November.Read More...
December 29, 2011 at 10:28 am
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Good news arriving for the Yuletide

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.Read More...
December 22, 2011 at 10:32 am
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Bill of Rights ensures our freedom

Sometimes we forget about how our great nation was formed and still stands relatively undisturbed in providing the freedoms we enjoy.

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December 16, 2011 at 9:07 am
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Community center will be plus for parish

St. Charles Parish is getting ready to make headway in expanding its public facilities in the months ahead.

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December 09, 2011 at 9:56 am
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Paul Maillard to get facelift

At last, Paul Maillard Road in Luling will get a makeover.

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December 02, 2011 at 9:35 am
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Giving thanks

Despite the complaints we hear from people every day, there are many things to be thankful for this Thanksgiving.

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November 23, 2011 at 10:30 am
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Time to vote in St. Charles again

St. Charles residents have another chance to help direct our state and parish governments Saturday by voting in the general election. Read More...
November 18, 2011 at 9:55 am
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The redemption of Jordan Jefferson

This season was supposed to be LSU quarterback and former Destrehan High School star Jordan Jefferson’s coming out party.

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November 11, 2011 at 10:38 am
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Tigers, Wildcats take parish’s center stage

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.
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November 04, 2011 at 9:14 am
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Election season not over yet

The first election for state and parish offices is over, but hold tight. There’s another one ahead.
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October 28, 2011 at 9:34 am
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Early voting spikes interest in election

Voters in Louisiana and St. Charles Parish will decide Saturday who runs their governments for the next four years. Campaigns for the different offices have been active, to say the least, and of different calibers.
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October 21, 2011 at 9:29 am
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Rigs to reefs money should benefit fisheries

Fishermen always relish the sight of an oil rig when they head offshore to make their catch in the Gulf of Mexico. Read More...
October 14, 2011 at 9:11 am
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Hannan was a strong leader for our area

The Archdiocese of New Orleans and all of southeast Louisiana lost a very active leader with the death last week of Archbishop Philip Hannan. He will be buried today in a crypt below St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans.
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October 07, 2011 at 9:20 am
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Take a night out to meet the candidates

With election time nearing, St. Charles Parish residents should take advantage of the Meet the Candidates night Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Hahnville High School.
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September 30, 2011 at 10:04 am
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Tax system needs to be changed

One of our country’s major problems at the present time is caused by a tax system with many flaws in it that cannot be corrected with less than a major overhaul. And that does not appear to be forthcoming.
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September 23, 2011 at 9:55 am
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Candidate choices a win for democracy

While there were few surprises in early election qualifying, there was a stunner minutes before it ended when Councilman Billy Raymond threw his hat into the ring for parish president.
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September 16, 2011 at 9:30 am
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Body found in St. Rose identified as missing Kenner teen
Body found in St. Rose identified as missing Kenner teen
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The body discovered on St. Rose Avenue Sunday has been identified as Jorian White, a 16 year-old female of Kenner who was reported missing last week, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.