Editorial

Willowdale...still the best kept secret

In 1978 we moved to St. Charles Parish. We decided to live closer to the West St. Charles Guide newspaper we were publishing since Allen had been commuting from our home in Houma.
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November 24, 2010 at 11:27 am
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Political ‘Grabowskis’ turn Democrats on heads

Former Chicago Bears and New Orleans Saints head coach Mike Ditka had a penchant for smash mouth football.
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November 19, 2010 at 9:20 am
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Prepare for more partisanship in Washington

Many conferees on bipartisanship in the federal government at a meeting in New Orleans last week at Tulane decided the second half of Pres. Barack Obama’s term will be similar to the first half with Democrats and Republicans sharply at odds with one another. Among the items of disagreement between the two parties particularly pointed out are the extension of current income tax rates set to expire this year and reforms to health care.
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November 19, 2010 at 9:19 am
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‘Signs of progress’ found on Dunleith Canal

By Renee Simpson
As one of the longest and most important drainage canals in the parish, the Dunleith Canal helps move storm water runoff from the northernmost railroad tracks to pumping stations south of Ormond subdivision.Read More...
November 12, 2010 at 9:09 am
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GOP to aim at pork barrel spending

Republicans in Congress reportedly are setting the stage to unite against pork barrel spending. The tradition of Congress to earmark projects for the national budget that benefit only a small area of the country is the cause of much of our national out-of-sight expenditures. Read More...
November 12, 2010 at 9:06 am
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State employees and their traveling travel dollars

Louisiana’s tax revenues are in decline forcing massive cuts to state government.
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November 04, 2010 at 3:26 pm
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St. Charles Parish election results

Following are the election results in St. Charles Parish in Tuesday’s election:
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November 04, 2010 at 3:25 pm
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A time bomb for small business in the Health Care Act

Many small businesses were opposed to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (aka “Obamacare”), because they weren’t convinced that it would protect patients or make health care more affordable. Read More...
October 29, 2010 at 9:24 am
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East Bank clarifier 80 percent complete

By Renee Simpson
A project to construct a new 6-million-gallon-per-day water treatment facility in New Sarpy is about 80 percent complete, according to Waterworks Director Robert Brou.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:23 am
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Higher education needs some trimming

Gov. Bobby Jindal is right. The answer to financing college education in Louisiana is not higher taxes. It’s cutting down on many of the unnecessary expenses we have.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:22 am
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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.
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October 14, 2010 at 3:09 pm
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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.)
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October 14, 2010 at 3:08 pm
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Submitting records just got easier at the parish Clerk of Court
Submitting records just got easier at the parish Clerk of Court
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With hundreds of documents coming into the St. Charles Parish Clerk of Court’s Office a day by hand or mail, the addition of eRecording to allow electronic submission of them comes as welcome news.