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Parks a good idea for parish kids

Willowdale and Lakewood residents will finally get the park they’ve been waiting for, which means a safe place for kids to play. Read More...
March 12, 2008 at 11:05 am
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Can cable transform deadly highway?

The deadly stretch of Airline Drive in St. Charles Parish where many people have lost their lives was scheduled to be discussed at a meeting yesterday after our deadline. The main subject was to be about a cable that would stop cars zooming off the highway from going into the deep roadside canal that has caused the drownings.Read More...
March 05, 2008 at 1:57 pm
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Coastal Waste Services article misleading

Unfortunately we find it necessary to respond to the article written on February 21, 2008. This article contains incorrect and incomplete information.Read More...
February 27, 2008 at 1:10 pm
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Governor, legislature on the right track

Gov. Bobby Jindal deserves accolades for his initial efforts to reform the state. He got most of what he wanted in putting ethics ahead of everything else in government.Read More...
February 27, 2008 at 1:05 pm
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Let’s give our new governor a chance

Gov. Bobby Jindal has taken it upon himself to address the issue of ethics first and try to make Louisiana a state in which government does what it is supposed to do and the people who work in it do not take advantage of their positions to the detriment of the public.Read More...
February 20, 2008 at 12:48 pm
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TV could hamper committee meetings

St. Charles Parish President V.J. St. Pierre recently admitted that it was his choice to stop the broadcasting of council committee meetings. And though the proposed ordinance drew a lot of heat from residents when it was leaked out of the courthouse, that decision would have been a good one.Read More...
February 13, 2008 at 12:02 pm
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Mardi Gras over, time to embrace Lent

Mardi Gras ended on a high note in St. Charles Parish, with lots of parades and family fun.Read More...
February 06, 2008 at 10:58 am
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St. Pierre giving the people what they want

After the recent elections, it became obvious that parish residents wanted change.Read More...
January 30, 2008 at 2:06 pm
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King march should not be a racial thing

To the editor:
Doubtless, the great majority of the citizens of St. Charles Parish are familiar with the ideals put forth by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, so I won't re-state them here. Read More...
January 23, 2008 at 12:48 pm
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Iraq question not the big issue

One of the big issues in this Presidential campaign should be our foreign policy. But just about all the candidates have said on the subject so far has been to get our troops out of Iraq or let them remain.Read More...
January 23, 2008 at 12:45 pm
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New era ahead in St. Charles

St. Charles Parish is on the threshold of a new era this weekend. A new parish president and council will be inaugurated.Read More...
January 09, 2008 at 3:05 pm
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Washington should be less partison

Last week we reflected on what an exciting year 2008 will be. We’ll have big sporting events in the Crescent City next door. There’ll be a new parish administration and council taking over to solve our local problems. And the state will have a new administration and almost new legislature to help save us from the encroaching Gulf of Mexico.Read More...
January 02, 2008 at 12:45 pm
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Look forward to a big year ahead

Get ready for the most enlightening year in U. S. history.Read More...
December 26, 2007 at 2:27 pm
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Recycling needs to be part of our future

It makes sense to recycle materials that can be reused instead of dumping them in a landfill as trash. It won’t clutter up the landscape.Read More...
December 20, 2007 at 9:22 am
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Destrehan prevailed despite giant target

Going into the 2007 season, the Destrehan Wildcats were the team to beat in 5A.Read More...
December 12, 2007 at 1:46 pm
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Dead zone gets bigger as incentives grow

As if Louisiana does not have enough trouble with its eroding wetlands, it is faced with a huge dead zone right off its coast.Read More...
December 05, 2007 at 12:26 pm
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Sheriff readies for 6th term, touts lower crime, police complex as legacy
Sheriff readies for 6th term, touts lower crime, police complex as legacy
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As Greg Champagne prepares to be sworn in to his sixth consecutive term as St. Charles Parish Sheriff on June 21, he has no plans to call it quits anytime soon — even if, interestingly, he didn’t aspire to take that role as a young man at all.