Bad news about our shrinking coast

For 10 years now, Louisiana citizens have had to envision the destruction of their valuable coastal lands from consumption by the Gulf of Mexico. That has been one of the outlooks as the coastal waters rise to engulf our seashore more and more. Read More...
January 13 at 3:20 pm

Louisiana has a new party

While you were gathering with family and friends and celebrating the holidays last month, a new political party was very quietly established in Louisiana. Read More...
January 13 at 3:17 pm

Is the Atchafalaya Basin the next disaster?

Past Times by Terry Jones
January 06 at 10:47 am

Cabinet change follows push by recreational lobby

After a year of fighting the former wildlife and fisheries secretary on a number of fronts, recreational interests are hopeful for 2017 as state Rep. Jack Montoucet of Crowley takes over the top hunting and fishing regulatory job in Louisiana. Read More...
January 06 at 10:44 am

Special session chatter persists through holidays

Will Louisiana lawmakers be forced to gather in yet another special session in the New Year?Read More...
December 30, 2016 at 10:00 am

God loved us so much that he was willing to be born in an animal shelter

Father Wilmer Todd

For church members, the Christmas season begins on Christmas Eve and ends with the Baptism of Jesus. Read More...
December 30, 2016 at 8:00 am

Jesus shows us our true dignity and identity as children of God

Recently, I found myself longing to hold baby Jesus as I was contemplating this Advent-Christmas Season, but in discipline I chose to wait until Christmas Eve to “unwrap” this great gift. Read More...
December 23, 2016 at 7:00 am

Refinery tax being ‘vetted’ by legislators

With some lawmakers already getting cold feet over the idea of a personal income tax change in 2017, a small circle of political players are starting to look at a concept that is being described as a refinery tax. Read More...
December 23, 2016 at 4:00 am

Have there ever been elk in Louisiana?

Past Times By Terry Jones

I have always been fascinated by what Louisiana was like when French explorers first arrived here more than 300 years ago. Read More...
December 16, 2016 at 5:48 pm

Race for Louisiana treasurer revs up

With U.S. Sen.-elect John Kennedy preparing a move to Washington, the list of names of who might replace him as treasurer in Louisiana seems to be growing with each passing day.Read More...
December 16, 2016 at 5:45 pm

Father Todd begins column for Herald-Guide

By Father Wilmer Todd
December 09, 2016 at 8:00 am

Legislature hosting a bit of election action, too

Even though the regular campaign season for the Louisiana Legislature won’t come around again until 2019, there’s already one open seat that will be decided by a special election next year and more could soon follow. Read More...
December 09, 2016 at 8:00 am

Hope persists for Louisiana names in Trump cabinet

President-elect Donald Trump still has some top jobs to fill and there are a few Louisiana politicians who are about to be jobless.Read More...
December 02, 2016 at 10:21 am

Louisiana firm behind Trump’s TV campaign

The Mandeville-based Innovative Advertising, led by partner Jay Connaughton, oversaw 45 percent of the total media buys for President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign this year.Read More...
November 25, 2016 at 11:04 am

Trump’s choices for key administrative officials will outline his political priorities

Financial Tidbits by Ryan LeBlanc

Donald Trump has completed his landmark quest and will become the nation’s 45th president after a contentious and often divisive campaign.Read More...
November 18, 2016 at 10:52 am

Election season enters round two

The big challenge in the U.S. Senate runoff for Treasurer John Kennedy and Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell will be grabbing the attention of the same voters who were already less than enthusiastic about this race during the primary. Read More...
November 18, 2016 at 10:48 am

featured merchant

Landry's Outboard Motors & Repairs Service
Landry's Outboard Motors & Repairs Service Over 25 Years of Quality Sales, Service and Repairs on YAMAHA, MERCURY, EVINRUDE and JOHNSON Motors.

Once injured dog  is now child  ‘therapist’ at the courthouse
Once injured dog is now child ‘therapist’ at the courthouse
It wasn't that long ago that Shadow the dog could not stand at all, recovering from severe injuries after being hit by a car.