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Shrinking beaches pose clear message on what needs to be done

Several years ago, people who lived along the coast of Louisiana began realizing their home grounds was washing away. Read More...
November 04, 2016 at 9:53 am
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Our area getting more tourist visits

Southeast Louisiana, also home to St. Charles Parish, is beginning to grow into one of the leading hot spots in the world for cruising. Read More...
October 27, 2016 at 8:00 am
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Another important race is at stake

There’s more than just a presidential election coming up in Louisiana on Nov. 8.Read More...
October 21, 2016 at 8:00 am
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Candidates should be respectful

The 2016 U. S. presidential campaign has taken some rotten turns that has made our citizens wonder just how civilized our country really is. Read More...
October 14, 2016 at 11:20 am
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Remembering the squirrel stampede

Pasttimes by Terry Jones

Forty years ago, David Freeman was hunting outside Quitman, La., when he witnessed one of nature’s oddest spectacles - a squirrel migration. As he described it, a “kagillion squirrels” came through the woods, and it took a good 15 minutes for them all to pass by. Read More...
October 07, 2016 at 4:00 am
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Fitting ending for Brees in San Diego return

As the game between the New Orleans Saints and San Diego Chargers proceeded in San Diego Sunday, it seemed like a strange day indeed. Read More...
October 07, 2016 at 4:00 am
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Our country is great as we once were

To hear politicians speak today, especially in the campaign currently underway, one would think we have never been a great country. Read More...
September 29, 2016 at 10:54 am
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Mississippi may offer river cruises

There may be good news ahead for the tourism business in southeast Louisiana and along the Mississippi River as the luxury river liner, Viking River Cruises, makes New Orleans the home port for its first North American cruises extending all the way up to Minnesota. Read More...
September 23, 2016 at 10:29 am
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We need to pursue a more united world

There is strong need for a leader in the world today to safeguard peaceful people who want to enjoy and develop what the world has to offer and make the most of it to their benefit. And to do that, we need to get leadership that can get worldwide support in producing it.Read More...
September 16, 2016 at 3:26 pm
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It has been a horrible summer

Thank goodness Labor Day is past and summer is over. Read More...
September 09, 2016 at 9:39 am
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Come on, Hillary & Donald ... be nice

This has been an unusual year and not a very good one, to say the least. Read More...
September 02, 2016 at 11:29 am
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It was a very wet week In Louisiana

Last week was just plain weird with non-stop continuous rain in southern Louisiana that filled up our rivers and covered our roadways to the point where they became unsafe to drive or even to walk to work.Read More...
August 19, 2016 at 12:29 pm
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State’s new coast still a way’s away

The end of Louisiana’s coastal erosion problems apparently have not yet been solved but hopefully it could be in sight - in the somewhat distant future. Read More...
August 12, 2016 at 1:59 pm
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Stricter gun laws may be coming

With the outpouring of shots fired in killings around the world in recent weeks, it seems we may be in for stricter gun laws. It does seem the logical way to reduce the death toll from gunfire is to make it tougher to fire the shots that make it happen.Read More...
July 29, 2016 at 10:07 am
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Staying afloat with flood insurance

The sight of despairing residents surrendering their house keys to congressional representatives over ballooning flood insurance rates was powerful then and now.Read More...
July 15, 2016 at 7:21 am
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There’s some hope ahead for our coast

There’s good news ahead for lovers of our beloved Louisiana coast.Read More...
July 01, 2016 at 8:58 am
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How a Destrehan businessman found a way to 'Kidnap' Halle Berry
How a Destrehan businessman found a way to 'Kidnap' Halle Berry
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While superstar Halle Berry was promoting the action thriller film "Kidnap" in New York, Todd Trosclair and Joey Tufaro have been celebrating what their anticipated first big hit will do for their independent film company in LaPlace and Metairie.