Editorial




Easy financial road ahead for state...but...
November 20, 2007 at 3:45 pm
Historically, Louisiana has often been directly opposite from where the nation is during economic cycles.

Brand new parish government ahead
November 20, 2007 at 3:42 pm
St. Charles Parish government is evolving into the future like never before since 1980. Not only will we have a new parish president but every member of the council will be different.

Healthcare plan would cure the system
November 14, 2007 at 2:33 pm
Since Hurricane Katrina hit more than two years ago, the healthcare system in New Orleans has been in critical condition. Doctors and hospitals have absorbed patients, both insured and uninsured, who previously relied on the Charity system in the greater New Orleans area.

Time to get muslims to relax intolerance
November 14, 2007 at 2:32 pm
It is encouraging to note that King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia and Pope Benefict XVI exchanged gifts at the Vatican last week.

Future of Louisiana at stake this week
November 07, 2007 at 11:56 am
By the time you are reading this, both the House and Senate have probably overidden President Bush’s veto of the water bill which would authorize projects to restore and protect the Louisiana coast as well as other projects across the nation. The President thought the overall measure was too expensive. Our senators and congressmen have a different view and were expected to vote to override the veto.

I have a dream
October 31, 2007 at 12:36 pm
As we participate in another election, I have a dream that it will manifest a new day in the way we select public officials, govern our body of constituents, enact and enforce laws, and promote the truth of our society that all men are created equal and have the inalienable right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

Beyond Ethics
October 31, 2007 at 12:34 pm
Next January 14, Bobby Jindal will be sworn in as governor with a strong mandate to change the lay of the land in Louisiana.

Is climate change a natural thing?
October 31, 2007 at 12:33 pm
Amidst all of the natural disasters that have befallen us, there comes a bright spot on the planet. Greenland is growing vegetables more than ever. It is getting warmer there and, as a result, the great ice sheet in northern Greenland is melting at a more rapid pace.

St. Pierre to be president
October 24, 2007 at 4:01 pm
St. Charles will have a new parish president, V. J. St. Pierre, who became president-elect when “Snookie” Faucheux pulled out of the runoff Monday. As a former councilman, he displayed many times his love of the parish and desire to work for the benefit of its citizens.

State gets national attention with election of Jindal
October 24, 2007 at 3:59 pm
Louisiana got good national attention with the election of Bobby Jindal as governor. News networks played it up as an historic event.

Our View
October 24, 2007 at 3:57 pm
Congratulations and best wishes to Bobby Jindal, Mitch Landrieu and V. J. St. Pierre who will lead our state and parish during the next four years.

Our View
October 17, 2007 at 4:13 pm
When you wake up Saturday morning, remember that bad public officials are elected by good people who don’t vote. And then go out and do your duty.

Letter to the editor
October 17, 2007 at 4:09 pm
Dear Editor,
I read with great interest J. Cornelius Rathborne's letter in the Oct. 11 edition of The Herald-Guide. He states that St. Charles residents deserve honest discussions about levee placement. On this point I agree completely and thus wish to address a few items he mentioned in his letter.

Coastal restoration should come first, Mr. Governor to Be
October 17, 2007 at 4:05 pm
Whoever is elected governor of Louisiana should keep one thing in mind . . . the most important task that will benefit our state will be to restore and preserve our coast. Nothing else will really matter in our area if our coast washes away into the Gulf of Mexico

Jindal: Whiz kid makes another bid for governor
October 11, 2007 at 10:48 am
By MELINDA DESLATTE

Associated Press Writer

VIDALIA, La. (AP) _ In a tiny, jam-packed room, Bobby Jindal shook hands, slapped a few backs and launched into his standard stump speech, pledging to rid the state of corruption, incompetence and out-of-control spending.

Georges hopes to parlay business success into political win
October 04, 2007 at 6:59 am
By MELINDA DESLATTE

Associated Press Writer


NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ John Georges has never been an elected public official. Instead, he's been making millions in the business world. And he wants to make sure voters in the governor's race know that.

If the president does it, it's not illegal?
September 27, 2007 at 8:13 am
Since 9/11, George W. Bush has been trampling all over the Constitution. Unfazed by public opinion, the law or Congress, Bush seems to think he can get away with anything.

La. governor's candidate Campbell bets campaign on oil tax idea -
September 27, 2007 at 8:11 am
By DOUG SIMPSON

Associated Press Writer

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) _ In his run to become Louisiana's next governor, Foster Campbell is gambling.

Krewe of Zeus alters route, will resubmit permit to parade through Ormond
Krewe of Zeus alters route, will resubmit permit to parade through Ormond
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The Krewe of Zeus will resubmit an application to parade through Ormond Boulevard after making changes to the route, according to krewe's captain.