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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, Louisianaís 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 Islandís 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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Gun use is not for everybody

Itís a creepy world out there when one canít go to a theater to see a movie without getting shot to death. And that is what happened in Lafayette last week.Read More...
July 31, 2015 at 11:34 am
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Gun use is not for everybody

Itís a creepy world out there when one canít go to a theater to see a movie without getting shot to death. And that is what happened in Lafayette last week.Read More...
July 31, 2015 at 11:29 am
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Gun use is not for everybody

Itís a creepy world out there when one canít go to a theater to see a movie without getting shot to death. And that is what happened in Lafayette last week.Read More...
July 31, 2015 at 11:29 am
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Gun use is not for everybody

Itís a creepy world out there when one canít go to a theater to see a movie without getting shot to death. And that is what happened in Lafayette last week.Read More...
July 31, 2015 at 11:29 am
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Gun use is not for everybody

Itís a creepy world out there when one canít go to a theater to see a movie without getting shot to death. And that is what happened in Lafayette last week.Read More...
July 31, 2015 at 11:29 am
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Gun use is not for everybody

Itís a creepy world out there when one canít go to a theater to see a movie without getting shot to death. And that is what happened in Lafayette last week.Read More...
July 31, 2015 at 11:29 am
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La.ís long relationship with the alligator

Louisiana has long captured Americaís imagination with its beautiful bayous, delicious cuisine and abundant wildlife.Read More...
July 24, 2015 at 11:17 am
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Parish ranks high in preparedness

Residents of St. Charles Parish can take comfort in the fact that our parish is ranked among the 13 programs accredited nationally for emergency and disaster preparedness capabilities. Read More...
July 24, 2015 at 11:11 am
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Coastal restoration plan getting better

At last, Louisianaís efforts to put together a massive $50 billion, 50-year coastal restoration plan it adopted in 2007 is showing some progress in its financing.Read More...
July 10, 2015 at 3:28 pm
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Itís time to get rid of Confederate flag

Americans and others who favor freedom of the people should take a big step forward by not paying their respect to Confederate flags. Read More...
July 02, 2015 at 4:01 pm
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Oyster shells needed to help restore disappearing Louisiana coast

If you eat oysters on the half shell in Southeast Louisiana restaurants in the future, you will be helping to save our stateís valuable Gulf of Mexico coast in the future. Read More...
June 19, 2015 at 12:07 am
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Improvements coming in river bank projects

East and west banks of the Mississippi River will be getting a tremendous amount of improvements in St. Charles Parish in the months ahead, according to the St. Charles Parish goverment.Read More...
June 12, 2015 at 4:29 pm
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Louisiana House of Reps is schizophrenic on taxes

This is another in a series of interim reports on the taxing frenzy by legislators to increase our taxes. Read More...
June 05, 2015 at 5:31 am
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Travel team teammates early commits to Division I softball
Travel team teammates early commits to Division I softball
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Sarah VanEtta, Sarah Boquet and Gina Escude all attend different schools, but the trio of local girls have shown plenty of talent as teammates on the Louisiana Voodoo travel softball team ó and that hasnít gone unnoticed at the next level.