Editorial

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
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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
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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
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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
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Father Todd begins column for Herald-Guide

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December 09, 2016 at 8:00 am
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Edwards: Cuts may worsen, but no special session

Given the mounting concern over the state’s incoming revenue this fiscal year, several conversations at high levels have been had about a potential special session of the Louisiana Legislature, but it’s unlikely that one will actually be called, according to Gov. John Bel Edwards.Read More...
November 11, 2016 at 11:22 am
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State budget hearings slated for December

Eager to get a jumpstart on finding savings for the 2017-2018 fiscal year, the House Appropriations Committee is planning a set of meetings for the first two weeks of December to begin reviewing agency budgets. Read More...
November 04, 2016 at 9:51 am
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GOP group pledges $1.5M for 2019 legislative elections

The independent expenditure group that helped Republicans overtake the Louisiana Legislature, under the leadership of outgoing U.S. Sen. David Vitter, has been reborn. Read More...
October 21, 2016 at 8:42 am
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Don’t worry about your portfolio this election season

By Ryan LeBlanc

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October 21, 2016 at 8:00 am
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U.S. Senate race might feel like a closed primary

Media coverage in Louisiana of the fall U.S. Senate race has often veered toward descriptions of mini-closed primaries playing out inside of the state’s storied jungle primary. Read More...
October 14, 2016 at 11:17 am
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Follow up possible for ‘Blue Lives Matter’ bill

The police-involved shootings in Baton Rouge this summer, and other tragedies like it nationally, have inspired a state legislator to look into ways to expand upon the so-called “Blue Lives Matter” law that was approved in Louisiana earlier this year. Read More...
October 07, 2016 at 11:00 am
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K-9 Shadow did her duty
K-9 Shadow did her duty
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The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office and many others were hurt by the sudden death of Shadow, a courthouse therapy dog who passed away Saturday.