|Dead zone gets bigger as incentives grow
December 05, 2007 at 12:26 pm
As if Louisiana does not have enough trouble with its eroding wetlands, it is faced with a huge dead zone right off its coast.
|Writer misread letter on video bingo
November 28, 2007 at 2:51 pm
To the Editor:
I think John Landry (letter November 15) either misread or didn't understand what I said in my letter to Barry Minnich when I stated that John doesn't pay any sales tax on the rental income from his building.
November 20, 2007 at 3:40 pm
As we contemplate devouring the turkey drumstick on our platter this Thanksgiving Day, we will express thanks for the many blessings we have experienced during the past year. And there have been many, indeed.
|Chaisson should make good Senate president
November 14, 2007 at 2:30 pm
It looks like St. Charles Parish will be well represented in the upcoming session of the state legislature. Dem. Sen. Joel Chaisson II apparently will serve as Senate president, having secured the backing of many Democratic and Republican senators and also the endorsement of Rep. Gov. Elect-Bobby Jindal.
|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.
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.
|Majority of participants rule
October 24, 2007 at 4:04 pm
We often hear that in a democracy, a majority rules. It should be more properly stated that in a democracy, a majority of those who choose to participate rule.
On Saturday, approximately 1.3 million people went to the polls to determine who would guide Louisiana's government for the next four years.
|Massive expansion of SCHIP: A move toward socialism
October 24, 2007 at 4:02 pm
I recently heard about a young mother who received an unexpected call from a collection agency for a bill for a medical test that was performed on her infant son two years ago.
|Will our election system be changing?
October 17, 2007 at 4:16 pm
A case now before the U.S. Supreme Court may have significant implications for how we elect candidates for statewide and legislative offices in Louisiana.
|Group wants BET to clean up its offensive programming
October 04, 2007 at 7:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) _ A church leader has begun a series of weekend protests, demanding that media outlets and corporations stop portraying blacks in demeaning and offensive ways, with a demonstration at the home of Black Entertainment Television's chief executive.
|Speculation on coming of Christ is reaching crescendo
September 27, 2007 at 8:31 am
By Michael Brown, spiritdaily.com
In the years since the French Revolution, there have been numerous predictions of the Second Coming, or at least some kind of major manifestation of Christ.
September 20, 2007 at 8:55 am
BEIJING (AP) _ A leader of China's underground Protestant church has been released from a three-year prison term for distributing Bibles and other religious literature without a business license, an overseas monitoring group said Sunday.
|Jason Brauninger takes first vows
August 23, 2007 at 10:11 am
Jason Brauninger, 25, a St. Rose native and seminary student, professed his first vows before God, church leaders, friends and family in a special ceremony Aug. 15 held at St. Charles College in Grand Coteau.
|Commission ignores Katrina- effect on home property values
August 23, 2007 at 9:55 am
The Louisiana Tax Commission (LTC) ordered a reassessessment of St. Charles Parish for 2007 because our ratio study was 8.9 percent. A passing grade is 9 percent.
|Once wary of high art, evangelicals seek greater role as ‘creators of culture’
August 02, 2007 at 3:54 pm
By ERIC GORSKI
AP Religion Writer
|Religion in the News
August 02, 2007 at 3:48 pm
|RELIGION IN THE NEWS
July 25, 2007 at 3:00 pm
When to Let Go? Medicine's Top Dilemma
Hospitals are grappling with ethical decisions about the end of life as medical advances increasingly enable doctors to extend the lives of the terminally ill. - Reuters
|Pope Benedict XVI urges an end to all wars, calling them “useless”
July 25, 2007 at 2:59 pm
By TRISHA THOMAS
Associated Press Writer
LORENZAGO DI CADORE, Italy (AP) _ Pope Benedict XVI called Sunday for an end to all wars, describing them as ``useless slaughters'' that bring hell to Earth.
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