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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, Louisiana’s 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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It’s 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 state’s 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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Hurricane season is here. Are you ready?

As you have heard, hurricane season has arrived. And it is up to us to calm it down. Read More...
June 05, 2015 at 5:27 am
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Pontchartrain Beach on its way back

Years ago, when older folks of today were enjoying their youth, there was a thrilling place to go not far away from St. Charles Parish on Lake Pontchartrain. Read More...
May 29, 2015 at 3:24 pm
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Louisiana industries need to help restore the coast

John Barry, who was dumped as a member of the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority – East after that organization filed a lawsuit against 97 oil, gas and pipeline companies for destruction of the state coast, wrote an interesting column calling on the industries to change its tune in assisting in coastal restoration.Read More...
May 22, 2015 at 8:20 am
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Should we consider a flat tax again?

Income tax time has come and gone again with few expressions being uttered publicly about the unpopularity of the way we collect taxes. Maybe folks have given up on finding a better way to do it.Read More...
April 17, 2015 at 11:35 am
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Ol’ Man Wigle will be remembered

St. Charles Parish has had residents who were memorable in many ways and one of them just passed away at the healthy old age of 103. We’re sure most people will remember the name attached to this very interesting individual.Read More...
April 10, 2015 at 10:20 am
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Parish gets set for Bridge Run

The most spectacular structure in St. Charles Parish will be the site of one of its most exciting events of the year Saturday. Read More...
March 26, 2015 at 4:19 pm
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Obama should approve Keystone

The future of Keystone XL pipeline is still up in the air after some seven years of controversy over whether or not the mineral transportation facility should be completed from oil fields in Canada to refineries in Texas. Read More...
March 20, 2015 at 10:39 am
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Let’s give Jindal a chance

Will Bobby Jindal be our next president? Don’t hold your breath.Read More...
March 13, 2015 at 10:57 am
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River cruises will increase tourism here

Colorful cruise ships such as those that have plied European waters for many years are expected to soon be travelling waters of the Mississippi River right between the east and west banks of St. Charles Parish. Read More...
March 06, 2015 at 1:13 pm
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So who is responsible for wetlands damage?

It was disturbing to learn that a judge has dismissed the suit by the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East for compensation from oil and gas companies because of damages to our coast that occurred during their exploration and development. The law may give them the right to do their work under permits, but it appears that most of those permits required leaving the lands and wetlands they explored in good condition when finished that would not deteriorate the Louisiana coast.Read More...
February 27, 2015 at 2:31 pm
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Louisiana needs that offshore royalty

Louisiana has been having a major problem along its coast, which has been disappearing at more than the size of a football field every hour. Read More...
February 13, 2015 at 1:21 pm
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Humane Society Pet of the Week: Ava
Humane Society Pet of the Week: Ava
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This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pet is Ava the dog.