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We caused problem, now time to correct it

The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers is scheduled to spend some $1.7 million of stimulus package money on making the Davis Pond Diversion Project in St. Charles Parish work effectively. Read More...
May 04, 2009 at 11:51 am
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Take extra care when crossing railroad

Dear Editor,
While itís true that some railroad crossings arenít as safe as they could be either from inadequate visibility along railroad tracks and/or their not being signalized, there are still ways to minimize the chances of colliding with any train at any such crossing. Read More...
April 30, 2009 at 9:02 am
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Parish teacher crossed the line in custody battle

Dear Editor,
I am writing this letter because I believe that the people of St. Charles Parish should be informed of what happens when home disagreements spill over into the school.Read More...
April 30, 2009 at 9:01 am
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Parish Council on top of library issue

The St. Charles Parish Council should be applauded for taking the time to fully consider every possible avenue when it comes to finally putting a library branch in the Des Allmands/Paradis area.Read More...
April 27, 2009 at 8:52 am
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Simple way needed to finance government

Now that the frustrating income tax preparation season is over, have you had enough? It seems to be a very unfair way of financing the government.Read More...
April 20, 2009 at 9:09 am
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More doctors needed at hospital

Editor,
I was pleased to see that the hospital bond issue passed Saturday, but only about 5 percent of registered voters were concerned enough to exercise their duty and privilege to vote. But Iíll bet that in the future many residents will be in the emergency room and be very pleased at what they see.Read More...
April 08, 2009 at 11:44 am
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Council decision is a win-win for parish

The St. Charles Parish Councilís decision to approve the discharging of treated wastewater into wetlands owned by Rathborne Land Co. is a win-win for both the parish and Rathborne.Read More...
April 08, 2009 at 11:40 am
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St. Charles Parish Hospital must continue to evolve

Dear Editor,
As St. Charles Parish continues to grow, it is imperative that we evolve to meet the changing healthcare needs of our community. Read More...
April 01, 2009 at 11:49 am
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New emergency department up for vote on April 4

On April 4, the fate of a new emergency department at the St. Charles Parish Hospital will be in the hands of parish voters.Read More...
April 01, 2009 at 11:44 am
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Atchafalaya sediment could help save coast

There is a wealth of sediment in the delta of the Atchafalaya River. It is so massive that it creates problems for shipping in that area.Read More...
March 25, 2009 at 11:30 am
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PAYT is the best way to recycle

Dear Editor:

Well, I guess I will try one more time to convince the St. Charles Parish officials to consider looking at the possibility of having a PAYT (Pay As You Throw) recycling program.
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March 18, 2009 at 2:53 pm
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We were deceived again

Several months ago, I suggested using the $500 Million slush fund controlled by the ethically-challenged, head of economic development Stephen Moret to fill the projected shortfall in the stateís current Operating Budget rather than cutting higher education and healthcare.Read More...
March 18, 2009 at 2:51 pm
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Charity Hospital questions remain

Many people are still convinced that Big Charity in New Orleans should be saved and restored to use as a Charity Hospital and LSU teaching facility. And the arguments for it keep getting better.Read More...
March 18, 2009 at 2:50 pm
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Louisiana: The energy-less state

President Obamaís recently released budget details two things: where the Administration wishes to go and how it will pay for it.Read More...
March 18, 2009 at 2:48 pm
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Planning and zoning is on the right track

St. Charles Parish could be one of the most beautiful areas of the nation. It is a natural wonderland with bayous, swamps, marshes, giant oak trees, lakes, and of course, ole man river running through it.Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 12:31 pm
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Socialism is not the way to go

To the editor:
What will it take?
With all of the unbelievable U.S. and worldwide economic woes, I am wondering just how long it will take before the Obama Administration and the Democratic-controlled Congress catch on to the fact that Socialism will not work and will only totally ruin our economic system and our country. Read More...
March 04, 2009 at 12:13 pm
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Ama and Luling residences  substantially damaged by fire
Ama and Luling residences substantially damaged by fire
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Area firefighters fought blazes at residences in Luling and Ama that substantially damaged both structures.