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Inauguration is one of most positive in history

The inauguration of Barack Obama as our new president was perhaps the greatest in history. And, thanks to Obama and George W. Bush, it gave the country a sense of coming together in one big spirit of biparttisanship.Read More...
January 21, 2009 at 11:15 am
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Stop with the 4-way stop signs

Editor,
For all those who drive Primrose Dr. in Mimosa Park, you might be seeing another illegal 4-way stop sign if the council passes an ordinance for these illegal signs, as they usually do. The sign will be at the intersection of Primrose and Oak Lane. I see no obstructions or anything else that would warrant a 4-way stop sign. Read More...
January 14, 2009 at 11:46 am
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No better time to help out the homeless

When parish residents venture outside this weekend, they will likely be met with freezing temperatures. But for most, getting warm again is as simple as returning home and turning on the heater. Read More...
January 14, 2009 at 11:43 am
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Parish wants to make good first impression

A first impression is always important, and because of that the St. Charles Parish administration has been busy designing a new parish Web site, with plans to improve the Hahnville courthouse lawn also on tap.Read More...
January 07, 2009 at 2:08 pm
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Parish on top of things in 2008

The year 2008 was a very interesting one. From a pair of hurricanes, to snow, to the Destrehan Wildcats winning their second straight state championship, a lot went on last year in St. Charles Parish.Read More...
December 30, 2008 at 12:30 pm
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Itís that time of year again

Christmas is a special time of the year.
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December 23, 2008 at 11:41 am
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Is bipartisanship at stake in Congress?

Abortion has been one of the most sensitive political subjects in this country. Whether or not women should have the choice of aborting and killing their unborn children has been somewhat evenly divided.Read More...
December 18, 2008 at 8:54 am
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Something special about DHS Wildcats

Itís been a wild ride for the Destrehan football team over the past two seasons. Read More...
December 10, 2008 at 12:10 pm
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Troxler successor is very important

St. Charles Parish will undoubtedly miss the work of Tab Troxler as emergency preparedness director when he leaves to accept a similar position for Dow Chemical Company. He has been a valuable leader in that very important spot.Read More...
December 03, 2008 at 3:27 pm
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We have many things to be thankful for

This Thanksgiving Day, we have a lot to be thankful for.
Of course, we do have problems. We learned extensively about all of them during the recent Presidential election campaign. Our economic doldrums. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Hurricane damages here and there that havenít been repaired. Etc. Etc.Read More...
November 25, 2008 at 11:02 am
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Ku Klux Klan lifts its ugly head

Just when we thought the slimy robes of the Ku Klux Klan had disappeared into irrelevance, bang goes a pistol and it lifts its ugly head again. Not since the days that David Duke dominated the headlines had we even thought about the evils injected into society by those bands of white hooded misfits.Read More...
November 20, 2008 at 11:33 am
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Electoral system is very outdated

Now that the election is over, it is perhaps time to start thinking about reforming the electoral system. To say it is outdated is a gross understatement.Read More...
November 06, 2008 at 9:04 am
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Amendment checklist

St. Charles Herald-Guide does not endorse individual candidates for public office since, in a small community such as St. Charles, candidate-choice is influenced heavily by friendships and relationships. But we do offer suggestions on proposed constitutional amendments.Read More...
October 29, 2008 at 12:25 pm
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Itís getting time to decide how to vote

Weíre sure most folks in St. Charles Parish have already decided who they will vote for to serve as President next. But the job isnít over.Read More...
October 22, 2008 at 11:51 am
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Should airport be privatized?

A new possibility has come forth on what to do about the ownership and management of Louis Armstrong International Airport. The City of New Orleans which owns it and the State of Louisiana have been investigating the possibility of the state buying it since it is a regional airport serving all of southeast Louisiana and the city can use the money.Read More...
October 15, 2008 at 11:55 am
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Why canít campaigns be more civilized?

Itís strange seeing Sen. Mary Landrieu and State Treasurer John Kennedy smiling at each other while shaking hands before their first debate Monday in Baton Rouge. The way they have been tearing each other apart in their political advertising, weíre sure the pictures do not represent their feelings.Read More...
October 08, 2008 at 11:25 am
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Perfect score: HHS student makes 36 on ACT
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