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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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Time to start making up our minds

Not only do we have to be prepared for hurricanes this fall, here in Louisiana we have to be prepared for elections.Read More...
September 09, 2011 at 9:21 am
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Irene reminds us to get prepared

So far this week, we have said “Good Night Irene” and remembered the most destructive hurricane ever that struck our coast six years ago, Monday. And we can breathe a sigh of relief that Irene didn’t come this way and, after a difficult struggle, we did survive Katrina.
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September 02, 2011 at 9:22 am
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Football season kicks off in St. Charles

It may not seem like football season due to the sweltering heat, but players at both Hahnville and Destrehan high schools will strap on their helmets and don their pads for the annual kick off of football in St. Charles - the Ed Reed Jamboree.
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August 26, 2011 at 9:07 am
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Community Ed offers a lot to St. Charles

Education in St. Charles Parish is not just about teaching young people the ABCs and the complexities of physics. There’s a lot of practical stuff that can help people of all ages improve their lifestyles.
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August 19, 2011 at 9:42 am
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Huey expansion will benefit West Bank

While riding across the Huey Long Bridge these days, we wonder why such a big and burdensome enlargement project is underway while the Avondale area which it connects to the city of New Orleans is expected to have such a deep economic depression in the future.
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August 12, 2011 at 9:12 am
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Congress needs to get on target

Though both congressmen representing portions of St. Charles Parish voted no on the bill to raise the debt ceiling and prevent a government default in Washington this week, the measure passed.
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August 05, 2011 at 9:26 am
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U.S. senator questioning Morel's 'lenient' sentence
U.S. senator questioning Morel's 'lenient' sentence
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U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley is questioning the FBI and U.S. Department of Justice over whether an alleged conflict of interest got former St. Charles Parish District Attorney Harry Morel Jr.’s a lenient plea agreement in his sex-for-leniency case.