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The Bonnet Carre’ is a needed valve

St. Charles Parish has a distinction that no other parish or county or section of land in the country has - it contains the valve that can be opened to let the major waterway of our country empty some of its water to help save this land of ours from flooding.Read More...
January 15 at 3:57 pm
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Hello Edwards . . . goodbye Jindal

As we approach the inauguration of a new governor, John Bel Edwards, for Louisiana on Jan. 11, we also near the end of Gov. Bobby Jindal’s eight year service in that position. Read More...
January 08 at 1:11 pm
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Tomorrow is Christmas Day ... as if you didn’t know

There is a reason why everyone knows when Christmas comes.
It is when many of the people around the world join our focus to one of loving care and benevolence in which we can all aspire to improve ourselves and others as a uniting force in making the earth a better place in which to live.Read More...
December 24, 2015 at 8:00 am
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St. Charles Parish to get new government

As St. Charles Parish is getting ready to welcome its new parish president, Larry Cochran, we pause to say thanks to our outgoing president, V. J. St. Pierre, who carried the parish forward in good style during his two terms in office. Read More...
December 11, 2015 at 10:43 am
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Voters have decided the parish’s direction

St. Charles Parish voters have spoken about the parish’s future.Read More...
November 25, 2015 at 1:05 pm
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We need to build a peaceful world

One of the world’s most lovable cities, Paris, France, the city of life, took a beating last week when terrorists killed as many as 150 people in several locations including a soccer stadium and concert hall. Read More...
November 20, 2015 at 3:53 pm
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Is Louisiana jailing too many people?

Unfortunately, Louisiana is the leader in one unfavorable statistic concerning criminal justice. Read More...
November 06, 2015 at 11:34 am
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How about Jindal for vice president?

With all of the unabated political activity going on at the present time locally and nationally, here is a suggestion that just about everybody in Louisiana would favor - let’s spread the word that our governor, Bobby Jindal, should be put on a ticket as vice presidential candidate next year.Read More...
October 16, 2015 at 7:35 am
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Pope brings spirit of love to the world

After weeks of news about how the ISIS idiots destroying people’s well-being and lives and other illiterates in the Mideast are shoving people out of their homes, it has been a pleasure this past week to read about the satisfying visit of Pope Francis to Cuba and the U. S., as well as what he had to say about the future of the world. Read More...
October 02, 2015 at 5:36 pm
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Gators still love St. Charles Parish

One of the most entertaining special events in St. Charles Parish throughout the years has been the annual Alligator Festival held on the last weekend of every September.
And this year’s spectacle will be this weekend (Sept. 24 - 27).Read More...
September 25, 2015 at 11:16 am
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Race for House speaker well underway

It’s arguably the most important election in Louisiana that will take place after the falls elections end.
And the field is growing.Read More...
September 25, 2015 at 11:14 am
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Let’s start football season over again

Pre-season is over and everything counts now in football. And it has been a crazy beginning for one of our favorite college football sports.Read More...
September 11, 2015 at 12:48 pm
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Pope appeals to protect Christians

The situation has become pathetic in the mid-East at the present time with hundreds of thousands of people leaving troubled Iraq where Islamic State militants are forcing Christians out of their homes in the middle of the night. Read More...
September 04, 2015 at 7:29 am
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Get ready for elections and lots of choices

Ahead of Louisianans lie a lot of politics in selecting holders of many local and state offices during the current year and next year when the thundering herd of at least 17 Republican candidates and one or two on the Democratic side intensify the race for our next president of the United States. Read More...
August 21, 2015 at 1:42 pm
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Seafood production still thriving here

Despite interference from hurricanes and oil spills in the past, Louisiana’s fisheries have produced a great deliverance of product during recent years. Read More...
August 14, 2015 at 12:10 pm
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Last Island’s last days

Past Times by Terry Jones

August can be cruel. In modern times, it has spawned hurricanes Camille, Andrew, and Katrina that devastated Louisiana and killed hundreds of people. An equally destructive, but lesser known storm, was the 1856 hurricane that destroyed Last Island.Read More...
August 07, 2015 at 12:28 pm
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Humane Society Pet of the Week: Bach
Humane Society Pet of the Week: Bach
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This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pet is Bach the cat.