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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.

Herald-Guide supports Jindal for Governor
October 11, 2007 at 10:45 am
The next governor could do a lot for the future of our state - - whether we continue with the type of favoritisms that have led to corruption and unequal benefits and privileges for our citizens or a new posture that promises them fair and equal treatment.

Governor candidates look like good guys
October 04, 2007 at 7:04 am
All of the four leading candidates for governor had good messages for the people of Louisiana in their first debate last week. If the winner carries out his promises, the future of our state is hopeful.

Alligator Festival one of the best in the state
September 27, 2007 at 8:08 am
The alligator had just been taken off the endangered species list and some members of St. Charles Rotary Club were looking for an event to raise money for charitable causes.

Democracy is better than benevolent dictatorship
September 20, 2007 at 8:14 am
Some say that a benevolent dictatorship is the best form of government. That is because a dictator who wants to serve the people well can do what he wants without restraints.

Iraq is teaching us a lesson
September 12, 2007 at 1:46 pm
Perhaps we learned a lesson in Iraq. We cannot invade another country and expect to make them a democratic friend of ours very easily.

It’s time for citizens to take action
August 29, 2007 at 1:26 pm
The night out against crime recently was very successful in getting local residents to gather in their neighborhoods in a social atmosphere and reflect on what they can do to make St. Charles a safer parish. Now it is time for action.

Footballs take to the air in St. Charles Parish
August 23, 2007 at 10:02 am
This week offers us a good opportunity to get our minds off hurricanes and politics - - temporarily.

Earthquake, hurricane, what’s next?
August 15, 2007 at 11:29 am
And we thought we had it bad. Over in Hawaii this week, they had, first, an earthquake and, then, a hurricane.

Take a step against crime next Tuesday
August 02, 2007 at 3:41 pm
On Tuesday, the nation will observe Night Out Against Crime and, in our estimation, it is not a day too soon. In recent weeks, crime has taken an upturn.

Louisiana continues its pro-life stance
July 19, 2007 at 9:52 am
Louisiana made great strides in protecting life in this past legislative session. In fact, it may be considered one of the most pro-life states in the nation.

Millages should not be permanent fixtures
June 28, 2007 at 2:38 pm
When millages are passed to finance government activities, they are usually designed for a specific amount of total revenue. Whatever they support, the amount of millage is determined by the amount of money it will produce on that day’s assessment roll.

Millages should not be permanent fixtures
June 28, 2007 at 11:27 am


When millages are passed to finance government activities, they are usually designed for a specific amount of total revenue. Whatever they support, the amount of millage is determined by the amount of money it will produce on that day’s assessment roll.

Why are we fertilizing the Gulf of Mexico
June 21, 2007 at 2:02 pm
There is one place where fertilizer provides no benefits. And that is in the Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana coast.
In fact, it is deadly there - - to fish that is one of the mainstays of our state’s economy.

A Louisiana vacation makes good CENTS
June 13, 2007 at 2:33 pm
So you want to take a pleasant vacation this summer but not spend all of your money on gas? Think Louisiana.

Oops! We didn’t read our own legal notices
June 06, 2007 at 3:03 pm
We owe an apology to the St. Charles Parish Council. We didn’t read its legal advertising published this past month about receiving bids for official journal of the parish on Monday.

Prepare for a hurricane now - before it’s too late
May 30, 2007 at 2:31 pm
With hurricane season right upon us, it is high time to get prepared. And there is only one person who can do that - - you.

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Chad Grosch II loves Legos and playing games on his iPad. He’s also received 10 to 15 blood transfusions in the last three months.