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Washington should be less partison
January 02, 2008 at 12:45 pm
Last week we reflected on what an exciting year 2008 will be. We’ll have big sporting events in the Crescent City next door. There’ll be a new parish administration and council taking over to solve our local problems. And the state will have a new administration and almost new legislature to help save us from the encroaching Gulf of Mexico.

Look forward to a big year ahead
December 26, 2007 at 2:27 pm
Get ready for the most enlightening year in U. S. history.

Recycling needs to be part of our future
December 20, 2007 at 9:22 am
It makes sense to recycle materials that can be reused instead of dumping them in a landfill as trash. It won’t clutter up the landscape.

Destrehan prevailed despite giant target
December 12, 2007 at 1:46 pm
Going into the 2007 season, the Destrehan Wildcats were the team to beat in 5A.

Dead zone gets bigger as incentives grow
December 05, 2007 at 12:26 pm
As if Louisiana does not have enough trouble with its eroding wetlands, it is faced with a huge dead zone right off its coast.

Writer misread letter on video bingo
November 28, 2007 at 2:51 pm
To the Editor:
I think John Landry (letter November 15) either misread or didn't understand what I said in my letter to Barry Minnich when I stated that John doesn't pay any sales tax on the rental income from his building.

Thanks
November 20, 2007 at 3:40 pm
As we contemplate devouring the turkey drumstick on our platter this Thanksgiving Day, we will express thanks for the many blessings we have experienced during the past year. And there have been many, indeed.

Chaisson should make good Senate president
November 14, 2007 at 2:30 pm
It looks like St. Charles Parish will be well represented in the upcoming session of the state legislature. Dem. Sen. Joel Chaisson II apparently will serve as Senate president, having secured the backing of many Democratic and Republican senators and also the endorsement of Rep. Gov. Elect-Bobby Jindal.

Council takes stand against gambling
November 07, 2007 at 11:54 am
At one time, St. Charles Parish was a hot spot for illegal gambling in the State of Louisiana. Many of the restaurants and bars along major thoroughfares had slot machines which were very popular among locals and visitors though in violation of the law.

Our View
October 31, 2007 at 12:30 pm
Gov.-Elect Bobby Jindal did not say much about saving the Louisiana coast during the election campaign just past. But there was probably a political reason.

Majority of participants rule
October 24, 2007 at 4:04 pm
We often hear that in a democracy, a majority rules. It should be more properly stated that in a democracy, a majority of those who choose to participate rule.
On Saturday, approximately 1.3 million people went to the polls to determine who would guide Louisiana's government for the next four years.

Massive expansion of SCHIP: A move toward socialism
October 24, 2007 at 4:02 pm
I recently heard about a young mother who received an unexpected call from a collection agency for a bill for a medical test that was performed on her infant son two years ago.

Will our election system be changing?
October 17, 2007 at 4:16 pm
A case now before the U.S. Supreme Court may have significant implications for how we elect candidates for statewide and legislative offices in Louisiana.

Group wants BET to clean up its offensive programming
October 04, 2007 at 7:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) _ A church leader has begun a series of weekend protests, demanding that media outlets and corporations stop portraying blacks in demeaning and offensive ways, with a demonstration at the home of Black Entertainment Television's chief executive.

Speculation on coming of Christ is reaching crescendo
September 27, 2007 at 8:31 am
By Michael Brown, spiritdaily.com

In the years since the French Revolution, there have been numerous predictions of the Second Coming, or at least some kind of major manifestation of Christ.

Spirit Weekly
September 20, 2007 at 8:55 am
BEIJING (AP) _ A leader of China's underground Protestant church has been released from a three-year prison term for distributing Bibles and other religious literature without a business license, an overseas monitoring group said Sunday.

Jason Brauninger takes first vows Jason Brauninger takes first vows
August 23, 2007 at 10:11 am
Jason Brauninger, 25, a St. Rose native and seminary student, professed his first vows before God, church leaders, friends and family in a special ceremony Aug. 15 held at St. Charles College in Grand Coteau.

Commission ignores Katrina- effect on home property values
August 23, 2007 at 9:55 am
Dear Taxpayer:

The Louisiana Tax Commission (LTC) ordered a reassessessment of St. Charles Parish for 2007 because our ratio study was 8.9 percent. A passing grade is 9 percent.

11U All-Stars cruise to state championship
11U All-Stars cruise to state championship
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The St. Charles Parish 11-year-old All-Stars won the state tournament, which was held in St. Amant at Stevens Park.