Editorial




Louisiana to have party primaries for senatorial race
December 05, 2007 at 12:28 pm
This is the last year for open primaries in national elections for federal officials in Louisiana. Next year, party primaries will determine the candidates for the general elections.

Saints coach should stuff play list in his mouth
December 05, 2007 at 12:25 pm
Saints Coach Sean Payton should have muzzled his mouth completely when he ordered that pitch-out at the end of the game against Tampa Sunday.

Big Brother Is Listening to Your Cell Phone Calls
November 28, 2007 at 2:49 pm
In an information age where we’re required to hand over confidential information in order to make a purchase, drive a car or visit a doctor’s office, our privacy is being relegated to the junk heap of antiquated, obsolete ideas.

Killing embryos not necessary for medical research
November 28, 2007 at 2:48 pm
New evidence shows that human skin cells can be reprogrammed into embryonic-like stem cells. This means it is not necessary to kill human embryos to provide the cells that reportedly can do much to advance medical science.

There’ll be plenty going on in next few weeks
November 28, 2007 at 2:46 pm
Coming up will be the busiest few weeks of recent history in St. Charles Parish and the State of Louisiana.

Are televangelists fleecing the flock?
November 20, 2007 at 3:47 pm
“What good is it for a man to gain the whole world, yet forfeit his soul?”—Jesus

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.

DHS star makes history
DHS star makes history
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Destrehan High School sophomore Cara “Moon” Ursin has been chosen as Louisiana’s Gatorade Player of the Year for girls’ basketball, becoming the first athlete in the history of St. Charles Parish to win the award.