Editorial

Louisiana’s early game laws

By Terry Jones

By the turn of the 20th century, Louisiana’s waterfowl and game animals were in trouble. Non-stop hunting by people trying to put meat on the table and market hunters supplying venison, ducks, as well as geese to restaurants and deer hides to leather clothiers was pushing some animals to the brink of extinction. Read More...
September 02, 2016 at 11:30 am
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Minor spike in tax collections will be temporary

As the state grapples with mounting recovery expenses and looks to the federal government for financial assistance, economists are also expecting what could be a minor uptick in tax collections in the wake of the flooding in south Louisiana. Read More...
September 02, 2016 at 11:27 am
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State departments are spread thin with flooding

In response to record levels of flooding across south Louisiana, state offices in 27 parishes were shut down on Monday and Tuesday as essential personnel turned their attention to ongoing search and rescue operations.Read More...
August 19, 2016 at 12:22 pm
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Senators urge speed on Medicaid contract

Senate Health and Welfare Chairman Fred Mills said he and his committee are pushing state officials to make a decision soon on how to move forward with Louisiana’s massive Medicaid processing contract. Read More...
August 12, 2016 at 1:55 pm
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Louisiana’s federal races slammed with candidates

On the Nov. 8 ballot in Louisiana there will be 63 different candidates running in seven federal races for the U.S House and Senate, meaning voters will have plenty of names to choose from — possibly more than any other time in recent history. Read More...
July 29, 2016 at 10:10 am
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Knowing tires keeps you on the road

By Galen Guidry,
ASE Master Certified Technician
CEP, Today’s Car Care

How long should tires last?
How often should they be inspected?
Do you know the thickness of your tire treads?Read More...
July 22, 2016 at 11:53 am
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We need to seek a better world

The world seems to be at a crossroads today. Read More...
July 22, 2016 at 11:51 am
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Super PAC bows out of U.S. Senate race

A far-reaching trade agreement called the Trans-Pacific Partnership pulls in 12 different countries and has earned the support of Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards. Read More...
July 22, 2016 at 11:49 am
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Qualifying approaches for packed fall ballot

Candidates from all around Louisiana will begin qualifying for a smorgasbord of different elections that touch upon nearly every level of government, from local all the way up to federal. Read More...
July 15, 2016 at 7:19 am
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Is U.S. identity eroding like Britain?

By Louis Avallone

It was the highest voter turnout in Great Britain in almost 25 years. Read More...
July 14, 2016 at 7:23 pm
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The Madonna and Matt Dillon

Past Times by Terry Jones

Summer is the time to travel, and Carol and I often hit the road this time of year. Read More...
July 08, 2016 at 11:36 am
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A better world offers a hand up

It is such a welcome sight to see the advancement and love for those with Down syndrome in St. Charles Parish.Read More...
July 08, 2016 at 11:34 am
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Governor transitioning away from run of sessions

With three lawmaking sessions of the Legislature behind him, you can expect Gov. John Bel Edwards to start focusing on policies and politics of his own, beginning with the state’s Medicaid expansion. Read More...
July 08, 2016 at 11:32 am
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Cameron Parish lawsuits signal more of the same from other parishes

By Don Briggs

The Cameron Parish lawsuits signal the same song with simply a different verse. Read More...
July 01, 2016 at 8:59 am
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From PSC comes political moves, possible match-ups

While the Public Service Commission very rarely creates the kind of election drama seen in statewide and legislative races, a few personalities are pointing for other offices and contested seats may soon be on a ballot heading your way. Read More...
July 01, 2016 at 8:55 am
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Destrehan conquers quarterfinals, headed to state tournament
Destrehan conquers quarterfinals, headed to state tournament
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Destrehan suffered a scare early in Thursday night’s Class 5A quarterfinal game against visiting Ouachita Parish, the sixth-seeded Lions taking a 38-30 lead into halftime.