Letter to the Editor




I'm not keen on school millage increase
January 31, 2007 at 1:56 pm
In the Jan. 18, 2007 issue of your newspaper, the St. Charles Parish school board said if voters fail to renew two separate millages on March 31, 2007, schools could go bankrupt or close and teachers might have to be fired.

Thank God for that state next door
January 31, 2007 at 1:53 pm
U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu, D-LA made the following statement on WWL-TV in New Orleans:

D.B. Mollaire pastors at two churches in St. Charles Parish: Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Ama and Good Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Norco.

The tip of the spear of freedom ... the historical black church
January 31, 2007 at 1:49 pm
Langston Hughes once said, “We are not where we ought to be, we are not where we should be, but thank God we are not where we were.”

We've had embarrassing moments since Katrina
January 31, 2007 at 1:41 pm
Pres. George W. Bush did goof when he did not mention the continued resurrection from Hurricane Katrina along the Gulf Coast as one of the nation’s major concerns. But it wasn’t really a big deal. Words will not heal us.

Read THIS if you like GOOD NEWS
January 31, 2007 at 1:20 pm
Editor Derek Clontz talks about St. Charles Parish's population explosion ... and throws in a few interesting quotes.

Who dat needs a Super Bowl when ‘we dat’ got them Saints?
January 31, 2007 at 1:17 pm
There was once a city named New Orleans. This was a fun city, a historic city, a place where the nation came to party. The city had its share of problems, as all big cities do.

Retro 'bot is very cool. Can YOU top this?
January 31, 2007 at 12:59 pm
Take ... me ... to ... your ... READERS’ Luling man’s retro robot is a winner.

Spirit Happenings
January 24, 2007 at 2:09 pm
Christians and non-Christians invited to Bible Study in Luling

St. Charles school system is prospering
January 24, 2007 at 2:00 pm
We’ve seen evidence nationwide what a good school system can mean to a community.

Governor’s race turns political already with Blanco & Jindal opposing - again
January 24, 2007 at 1:57 pm
The campaign for governor in Louisiana has started in earnest and it looks like party politics will play a big part in it.

Murder madness in N.O. ... you don’t know the half of it
January 24, 2007 at 1:53 pm
As of this writing, 15 murders have been reported in New Orleans in the first 21 days of the year. At that rate the city is on its way to over 350 murders in 2007. There were three more shootings over the weekend, but as far as we know all three victims remain alive.

Open letter to every parent - from every child
January 24, 2007 at 1:39 pm
Note to readers: This week's “open letter” column is something that's been weighing on my mind since I attended my daughter's high school open house and heard, yet again, how only the parents of the "good kids" seem to show up. - Barbara

LSU tix going up, but still a bargain at $40
January 24, 2007 at 1:26 pm
Going up! LSU plans to raise ticket prices for the upcoming season. If approved by the university’s board of supervisors, the base price of a single ticket will jump from $36 to $40 for non-SEC games - with premier games costing $45.

Davis Pond Diversion not doing its job
January 18, 2007 at 3:33 pm
It is discouraging that more than three years after completion of the Davis Pond Freshwater Diversion Project opened in St. Charles Parish, it is operating at a maximum of only three percent of its intended capacity.

Our Readers Write
January 17, 2007 at 1:37 pm
Dear Editor: The Sheriff's Office's SWAT team did a bang-up job arresting that gun suspect in Luling a week or so ago. I liked your story, too, although your ...

Media can help stop the murder madness in New Orleans
January 17, 2007 at 1:25 pm
On Saturday night there was another murder in New Orleans. That would make the 10th or 11th murder, depending on who is counting (and what one considers a murder), since the beginning of the year.

Who Dats’ are bound for Chi-town
January 17, 2007 at 1:22 pm
The Saints are going to town. Chicago town, that is.

Angel in the making Angel in the making
January 17, 2007 at 1:17 pm
Believe it or not, you know this beautiful 13-year-old ... as a saint! Who is she?

Home surveillance video leads to Destrehan bank robbery suspect
Home surveillance video leads to Destrehan bank robbery suspect
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Home surveillance footage has helped St. Charles Parish deputies track down the alleged getaway driver in a robbery that took place Friday morning in the Capital One Bank parking lot in Destrehan.