Wastewater surveys headed to mailbox near you

By Renee Simpson
The St. Charles Parish Department of Wastewater is mailing to all commercial and industrial sewer users on the East Bank an Industrial User Survey.
October 14, 2010 at 3:09 pm

Ignoring the Enemy:

(The following article was written for the Herald-Guide by Gail Kelly of Luling following a talk by Chris Holton at a meeting of the Republican Women’s Club here about the infiltration of Shariah Law into the United States and the threat of terrorism resulting from it.)
October 14, 2010 at 3:08 pm

Respect Life month important

An article in this week’s Clarion Herald written by New Orleans Archbishop Gregory Aymond is about Respect Life Month which is being celebrated this month by the Catholic Church. Read More...
October 14, 2010 at 3:06 pm

Don’t we have anybody qualified in Louisiana?

The LA Board of Regents has hired a firm from Florida for an estimated $105,500 to help them find a replacement for Sally Clausen as the next higher education commissioner. Read More...
September 30, 2010 at 2:51 pm

Unemployment trust fund balances out

As it must every year, the Revenue Estimating Conference (REC) met last week to estimate what Louisiana’s unemployment compensation (UC) trust fund balance will be next year. Read More...
September 30, 2010 at 2:50 pm

Free trade is an answer to poverty

There is one major way in which we can help reduce poverty in the world. It’s not by raising the taxes on the wealthy and reducing them on the middle class. It’s by spreading free trade so people around the world can benefit more from the free enterprise system.Read More...
September 30, 2010 at 2:49 pm

Fourteen hours in November will determine nation’s mood

Elections are not really an art or a science.
They could be more accurately described as a mood expressed by those who show up to vote on a given day. In most states on Nov. 2, during a 14-hour period, voters who care enough to go to the polls in a mid-term election will express their mood and chart the national political course for the next two years.Read More...
September 16, 2010 at 2:54 pm

To cut taxes or not is the question

The big question facing Congressional leaders before the end of the year is who can do the better job of improving the economy - - the government or private enterprise?Read More...
September 16, 2010 at 2:53 pm

Eating LA seafood, voting imperative to future

Now more than ever, EAT LOUISIANA SEAFOOD!
It is delicious, healthy and the best in the world. Test after test has shown conclusively that our seafood on the market is not tainted in any way by the oil spill or the dispersants used to break down the oil. Read More...
September 09, 2010 at 2:52 pm

Members of Congress are privileged

Did you know that members of Congress are exempt from many of the laws and drawbacks that apply to other citizens in this so-called democratic land of ours? For example, they can retire with the same pay after one term in office as if they served longer. How many hard-working folks can do likewise?Read More...
September 09, 2010 at 2:51 pm

Businesses faced with uncertainty of new laws

August 19 was not a good day for President Obama, the Democrats fighting to keep their majorities in Congress, or workers and businesses in America. Some troubling economic figures came out that day indicating that “Recovery Summer” is not going very well.Read More...
August 27, 2010 at 9:27 am

St. Pierre offers extensive levee update

Renee Simpson
At a recent council meeting, Parish President V.J. St. Pierre presented updated information on the permitting progress for the West Bank hurricane protection levee. Read More...
August 27, 2010 at 9:26 am

A very confusing election is coming up

In case you didn’t know, and a lot of people don’t, there is an election coming up Saturday in St. Charles Parish. It will help determine the party candidates in the general election in November to choose our Congressman and one of our Senators in Washington.Read More...
August 27, 2010 at 9:23 am

Heavenly Mother wants our attention

I want you to imagine for a moment that you are the mother or father of a young child who you love very much. Some of you may actually be in this role right now, or have been in the past. Read More...
August 19, 2010 at 10:49 am

‘Special Report’ details parish’s accomplishments

By Renee Simpson
August 12, 2010 at 10:03 am

Government is selective when it comes to moratoria

The economic toll from the drilling moratorium in the Gulf of Mexico is beginning to mount. Read More...
August 06, 2010 at 9:10 am

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Destrehan wins defensive slugfest, turns back Ehret
Destrehan wins defensive slugfest, turns back Ehret
Destrehan entered Thanksgiving week with plenty to be thankful for— and now they can add a berth in the state semifinals to that number.