Editorial

Come on LSU, it’s not rocket science

Earlier this year, LSU-Baton Rouge began an initiative to look into methods to make its operations more effective and efficient.
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December 03, 2010 at 9:21 am
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North Korea is not on a peaceful path

North Korea is testing the world by its attacks on South Korea and development of nuclear weapons. Let’s face it, if that country continues to act in those two ways, it is a threat to other countries around the world.
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December 03, 2010 at 9:20 am
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Wise words on how to improve higher education

I drank my first cup of coffee this morning while reading the letters to the editor section of my local newspaper. At the top was one written by an economist who got his degrees from our system of higher education in Louisiana. He made some excellent points:
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November 24, 2010 at 11:28 am
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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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Animal Shelter's petting zoo is a hit
Animal Shelter's petting zoo is a hit
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Wide-eyed and adorable, baby possums equaled the tabby kittens in popularity at the St. Charles Parish Animal Shelter's first petting zoo at this year's parish summer camp.