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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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The growth is coming - ready or not

St. Charles Parish’s growth is proving impressive and much welcomed, although the worry is constant that it could change the area’s laid-back lifestyle.Read More...
June 24, 2016 at 9:41 am
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Incentive money also flows back to LED

Over the past 24 months Louisiana Economic Development has seen 15 companies have to pay back $8.3 million in reimbursements to the state for up-front business incentives they were provided to relocate to or expand here. Read More...
June 24, 2016 at 9:38 am
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May the good times roll in Des Allemands

Crowned the “Catfish Capital of the Universe” by the Louisiana Legislature in 1980, Des Allemands assumed what seems a daunting title but that’s only until you taste the food, enjoy the fun and know the history.Read More...
June 17, 2016 at 9:42 am
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Eroding coast could doom entire state

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said the erosion of the state’s coast is also a threat to our cities that provide employment and wealth to all of Louisiana’s people.Read More...
June 10, 2016 at 9:52 am
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Nuclear war should not be in our future

President Barack Obama made a welcomed address Friday during a visit to Hiroshima, Japan, about the nuclear bombings that took place at the end of World War II on Aug. 6, 1945 when America dropped a bomb on that city that killed some 170,000 people and three days later on Nagasaki where 70,000 more perished. Read More...
June 03, 2016 at 9:17 am
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BP money should be used for coast

As the Mighty Mississippi River flows through Southeast Louisiana, it passes through one of the areas washing away the most in our disappearing coastline. It comes from years of levees holding back the river waters from rebuilding our coastal marshes with the rich supply of sand and clay that the river pushes into the Gulf of Mexico.Read More...
May 19, 2016 at 11:00 am
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Welcome to the future

It’s graduation time in St. Charles Parish once again.

In simple language, it’s time to tell many of our younger folks goodbye as they head off to college or jobs in other localities. Read More...
May 13, 2016 at 10:00 am
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There’s a time to change our future

Financial planners often say, “People do not plan to fail, they just fail to plan.” Read More...
May 13, 2016 at 8:00 am
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Presidential election is redefining U.S. politics

Are you sick of bearing with political campaigns which end up labeling most of the candidates for our most prestigious positions with names that indicate they are not very nice people? Read More...
May 06, 2016 at 10:40 am
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Governor must plan next step

As our new governor passes his first 100 days in office, he says he is very resolved to fix our problems. They are mainly budgetary like lack of state money to meet our needs.Read More...
April 28, 2016 at 5:29 pm
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Southeast Louisiana provides so much fun

If you live in Southeast Louisiana - St. Charles Parish included - you live in one of the most fun-filled places on the planet. Just take a look at what happens in our area each year.Read More...
April 22, 2016 at 8:00 am
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Is Gov. Edwards taking lead on restoration?

We’ve heard some good words from new Gov. John Bel Edwards that sounds like he is getting active in restoring our deteriorating coast of Louisiana. Read More...
April 15, 2016 at 8:00 am
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Expenses will go up this year

If you think you escaped April Fool’s Day setbacks this year, you are mistaken. Read More...
April 08, 2016 at 12:05 pm
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Charity Hospital needs resurrection

At last, the State of Louisiana is mulling plans of what to do with its classic 20-story building on Tulane Avenue in New Orleans formerly known as Charity Hospital. It was put astray following its basement flooding by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.Read More...
April 01, 2016 at 8:00 am
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Imagine ‘The Passion’ in New Orleans

One of the most interesting programs ever appeared on television this past Sunday for Palm Sunday night. The title was “The Passion of Christ”and, no, it was not set in Jerusalem where the original Passion was set.Read More...
March 25, 2016 at 11:00 am
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St. Charles school salaries rank among highest in Louisiana
St. Charles school salaries rank among highest in Louisiana
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Calling it a necessary competitive edge to retain best talent, St. Charles Parish Public Schools' teachers, principals and administrators are among the highest earners in Louisiana systems.