|Are vouchers a good choice
February 03, 2012 at 9:38 am
Gov. Bobby Jindal wants vouchers to private schools to play a bigger role in providing education to our school age kids. And if properly administered, there is no reason why they would not benefit the system.
|School board travel seems warranted
January 27, 2012 at 9:52 am
If St. Charles Parish School Board members were to take off for Hawaii and other exotic destinations with bathing suits in hand claiming to be taking care of their official business, one would suspect that they are fiddling with taxpayer money. But such does not seem to be the case.
|Coastal restoration plan is welcomed
January 19, 2012 at 3:21 pm
At last, a master plan for the restoration of Louisiana’s coast has been planned and is available for public review. It shows what the coast should be like in 2061 if the restoration is accomplished.
|Bill of Rights ensures our freedom
December 16, 2011 at 9:07 am
Sometimes we forget about how our great nation was formed and still stands relatively undisturbed in providing the freedoms we enjoy.
|Community center will be plus for parish
December 09, 2011 at 9:56 am
St. Charles Parish is getting ready to make headway in expanding its public facilities in the months ahead.
|Paul Maillard to get facelift
December 02, 2011 at 9:35 am
At last, Paul Maillard Road in Luling will get a makeover.
November 23, 2011 at 10:30 am
Despite the complaints we hear from people every day, there are many things to be thankful for this Thanksgiving.
|The redemption of Jordan Jefferson
November 11, 2011 at 10:38 am
This season was supposed to be LSU quarterback and former Destrehan High School star Jordan Jefferson’s coming out party.
|Early voting spikes interest in election
October 21, 2011 at 9:29 am
Voters in Louisiana and St. Charles Parish will decide Saturday who runs their governments for the next four years. Campaigns for the different offices have been active, to say the least, and of different calibers.
|Rigs to reefs money should benefit fisheries
October 14, 2011 at 9:11 am
Fishermen always relish the sight of an oil rig when they head offshore to make their catch in the Gulf of Mexico.
|Hannan was a strong leader for our area
October 07, 2011 at 9:20 am
The Archdiocese of New Orleans and all of southeast Louisiana lost a very active leader with the death last week of Archbishop Philip Hannan. He will be buried today in a crypt below St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans.
|Take a night out to meet the candidates
September 30, 2011 at 10:04 am
With election time nearing, St. Charles Parish residents should take advantage of the Meet the Candidates night Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Hahnville High School.
|Tax system needs to be changed
September 23, 2011 at 9:55 am
One of our country’s major problems at the present time is caused by a tax system with many flaws in it that cannot be corrected with less than a major overhaul. And that does not appear to be forthcoming.
|Community Ed offers a lot to St. Charles
August 19, 2011 at 9:42 am
Education in St. Charles Parish is not just about teaching young people the ABCs and the complexities of physics. There’s a lot of practical stuff that can help people of all ages improve their lifestyles.
|Congress needs to get on target
August 05, 2011 at 9:26 am
Though both congressmen representing portions of St. Charles Parish voted no on the bill to raise the debt ceiling and prevent a government default in Washington this week, the measure passed.
|West bank still lacks levee protection
July 29, 2011 at 9:23 am
While the East Bank of St. Charles has a completed hurricane protection levee, mostly along Airline Drive, the West Bank has a ways to go.
|Spillway could serve us even better
July 21, 2011 at 10:56 am
St. Charles Parish played a big part in keeping the land along the rising Mississippi River dry this year.
|Congress must make big decisions soon
July 15, 2011 at 9:28 am
What takes place in Washington D. C. in the next few days can determine how our country goes in the years ahead.
Whether or not to raise the debt limit is the big question. How to pay for our deficit in the future could provide the answer.
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Vitter in Bayou Gauche to speak about action on flood insurance rate hikes - 935 views
Little more than a week after officials from 14 parishes took a trip to Washington, D.C. to lobby against potential flood insurance rate hikes, some of those same officials convened with Sen. David Vitter at the home of a Bayou Gauche couple.
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