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Norco death beyond comprehension

It was sad indeed this week for police to discover the remains of a 78-year-old woman who was brutally murdered some three weeks ago in her Norco home. She was described as a sweet lady who minded her own business and was kind to everyone.
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December 03, 2010 at 9:19 am
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Thanks

Yes, there are a number of things to be thankful for this Thanksgiving Day.
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November 24, 2010 at 11:24 am
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Earmarks should be banned

Suddenly . . . earmarks are claimed to be not such a bad thing. Louisiana’s two U. S. senators have supported them somewhat.
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November 19, 2010 at 9:17 am
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Proposed boat launch would be an asset

With three-fourths of St. Charles Parish being wetlands, it is understandable why a lot of citizens would want a first class boat launching ramp where it has been planned on U. S. 90 near the Davis Freshwater Diversion.Read More...
November 12, 2010 at 9:05 am
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Democracy prevails in election Tuesday

It’s the economy, stupid. We hope that’s the outlook of President Barack Obama after the Republicans gained a majority in the House and almost in the Senate Tuesday.
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November 04, 2010 at 3:23 pm
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Closing Willowdale would be tragic loss

The planned closing of Willowdale Country Club in Luling on November 1comes as a shock and great disappointment to many residents of St. Charles Parish. It is a happening they feared but did not definitely foresee.
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October 22, 2010 at 11:06 am
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It’s time to get back to drilling offshore

Though the moratorium on deep water drilling in the Gulf of Mexico has officially been lifted by the Obama Administration, we can’t expect any immediate salvation to the lifeblood of Louisiana’s coastal economy. Read More...
October 14, 2010 at 3:06 pm
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Dreaded season not over yet

Here it is October and hurricane season is still with us. But, judging from the weather this week and last, one could never tell.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 9:10 am
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It’s time to vote on Saturday, again

St. Charles Parish has the second of three elections in a very short period of time this Saturday. Unfortunately, that will not produce a very large turnout.Read More...
September 30, 2010 at 2:48 pm
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‘Fiasco’ on U. S. 90 brings change of plans

Project manager Danny Donahue said it right when he called the line-up of cars on U. S. 90 from I-310 to Des Allemands a “fiasco.” He was referring to the traffic after work had started on improvements and widening of the highway this past week.Read More...
September 24, 2010 at 9:19 am
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Are garbage services due for a change?

St. Charles Parish Council is considering bids to provide garbage services that could change who picks up our garbage and trash in the morning. Read More...
September 16, 2010 at 2:51 pm
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We should not 'turn the page'

President Barack Obama has “turned the page” on trying to restore the mid-east into a democratic society where muslims, christians and all else can live in peace. Is that the way the world is going where we are always at risk from foreign attacks?Read More...
September 09, 2010 at 2:50 pm
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Things to get better, worse in years ahead

Here it is August, 2010 already. We’re one year older than in August, 2009 and there are a few other significant factors.Read More...
August 19, 2010 at 10:46 am
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Paul Maillard needs improvements

In yonder days, Paul Maillard Road was the main street of Luling. It still is a main street in that it commands much of the traffic going from U. S. 90 to River Road.Read More...
August 12, 2010 at 9:59 am
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Grand Isle could have a big future

Everyone in the entire country knows where our neighboring Grand Isle, La. is. It’s been on national television news daily for more than three months.They know what the beach and surrounding waters look like and what seafood can be caught there.Read More...
August 06, 2010 at 9:08 am
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Grand Isle event was big success

Though many people considered it ridiculous to hold a beachside concert event at Grand Isle when a tropical storm was headed that way last weekend, it turned out to be a big success.Read More...
July 30, 2010 at 9:09 am
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Harry Hurst students volunteer at Earth Fest
Harry Hurst students volunteer at Earth Fest
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Among the elephants, giraffes, and alligators, another familiar sight during Audubon Institute’s Earth Fest weekend is the Hurst Wetland Watchers group.