Allen Lottinger

Let’s make our state friendly to all businesses - even the little guys

So we didn’t get the German steel mill that many were hoping would locate upriver near Convent and provide good jobs to some 2,700 people. Our state government went out of its way to attract it. But the Mobile area won.Read More...
May 16, 2007 at 2:03 pm

Pro-life movement gaining ground around nation

The pro-life movement apparently is gaining ground in Washington D. C. and Mississippi.Read More...
May 02, 2007 at 2:30 pm

Post-Katrina play moves from attic to attic

The best post-Katrina play to be staged in the area has been held over at Southern Rep Theatre at Canal Place in New Orleans. But better hurry because it ends Sunday.Read More...
April 18, 2007 at 2:01 pm

Practicing the golden rule would put end to terrorism

Ye Publisher took his annual diversion to Manresa last week and, as usual, the place was spectacular. Most of the azaleas were in bloom, lillies, petunias and roses were blossoming everywhere and moss was dangling from the 17th century oaks in patterns that would make any artist proud.Read More...
April 11, 2007 at 1:43 pm

Mayor wants to sell airport

Mayor Ray Nagin has said that he would like to sell Louis Armstrong Airport, which is located partly in St. Charles Parish, to the state. Read More...
April 04, 2007 at 2:09 pm

Governor takes the right course of action

Gov. Kathleen Blanco changed the political atmosphere in Louisiana considerably Tuesday night when she announced she would not seek re-election. Instead, she would pay all of her attention to getting Louisiana out of the many quagmires that have existed since Hurricanes Katrina and Rita laid their tolls.Read More...
March 21, 2007 at 1:18 pm

Free trade could help our image in South America

President Bush has turned his attention into a new direction, one that has not occupied the attention of American presidents in quite some time.Read More...
March 14, 2007 at 5:17 pm

Don’t miss your last chance to speak out on I-49

A hearing will be held at the parish courthouse March 27 from 4:30 to 8:30 p. m. with additional hearings at the Alario Center in Westwego on March 22 from 4 to 8 p. m. and at the Knights of Columbus Home at 115 Buford St. in Raceland March 29 from 4 to 8 p. m.Read More...
March 07, 2007 at 2:52 pm

Al Gore is quite the comedian

It’s hard not to like Al Gore, whether you agree with him politically or not.Read More...
February 28, 2007 at 2:45 pm

Carnival was the BEST EVER

Carnival was as successful as ever in southeast Louisiana in 2007. And that is remarkable considering the recent history of disabling storms in the area.Read More...
February 21, 2007 at 1:38 pm

It’s time to plan the future and rebuild Louisiana

Louisiana Speaks is looking for a regional vision to steer the restoration and rebuilding of storm ravaged south Louisiana.Read More...
February 14, 2007 at 2:43 pm

It’s been a real good year in professional football

Well, a Southeast Louisiana team didn’t make it to the Super Bowl. But we did the next best thing.Read More...
February 07, 2007 at 3:01 pm

We've had embarrassing moments since Katrina

Pres. George W. Bush did goof when he did not mention the continued resurrection from Hurricane Katrina along the Gulf Coast as one of the nation’s major concerns. But it wasn’t really a big deal. Words will not heal us.
January 31, 2007 at 1:41 pm

Governor’s race turns political already with Blanco & Jindal opposing - again

The campaign for governor in Louisiana has started in earnest and it looks like party politics will play a big part in it.Read More...
January 24, 2007 at 1:57 pm

Who Dats’ are bound for Chi-town

The Saints are going to town. Chicago town, that is.Read More...
January 17, 2007 at 1:22 pm

Could west bank become another North Claiborne?

One of the recommendations of neighborhood groups for rebuilding New Orleans is to eliminate the portion of Interstate 10 between Tulane and Elysian Fields Avenues.Read More...
January 10, 2007 at 3:12 pm

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Boutte man accused of impersonating NOPD using homemade outfit
Boutte man accused of impersonating NOPD using homemade outfit
A Boutte man accused of impersonating a police officer as he went door to door asking for money was arrested last week and charged with false impersonation of a peace officer.