Gun use is not for everybody

It’s a creepy world out there when one can’t go to a theater to see a movie without getting shot to death. And that is what happened in Lafayette last week.Read More...
July 31, 2015 at 11:29 am

La.’s long relationship with the alligator

Louisiana has long captured America’s imagination with its beautiful bayous, delicious cuisine and abundant wildlife.Read More...
July 24, 2015 at 11:17 am

Parish ranks high in preparedness

Residents of St. Charles Parish can take comfort in the fact that our parish is ranked among the 13 programs accredited nationally for emergency and disaster preparedness capabilities. Read More...
July 24, 2015 at 11:11 am

Coastal restoration plan getting better

At last, Louisiana’s efforts to put together a massive $50 billion, 50-year coastal restoration plan it adopted in 2007 is showing some progress in its financing.Read More...
July 10, 2015 at 3:28 pm

It’s time to get rid of Confederate flag

Americans and others who favor freedom of the people should take a big step forward by not paying their respect to Confederate flags. Read More...
July 02, 2015 at 4:01 pm

Oyster shells needed to help restore disappearing Louisiana coast

If you eat oysters on the half shell in Southeast Louisiana restaurants in the future, you will be helping to save our state’s valuable Gulf of Mexico coast in the future. Read More...
June 19, 2015 at 12:07 am

Improvements coming in river bank projects

East and west banks of the Mississippi River will be getting a tremendous amount of improvements in St. Charles Parish in the months ahead, according to the St. Charles Parish goverment.Read More...
June 12, 2015 at 4:29 pm

Louisiana House of Reps is schizophrenic on taxes

This is another in a series of interim reports on the taxing frenzy by legislators to increase our taxes. Read More...
June 05, 2015 at 5:31 am

Experiencing joy in our lives

How often in life do we feel a true sense of joy, not only a moment of happiness, such as when we’ve been recognized for doing something good or our favorite team has won a big game, but rather a feeling that deeply touches our hearts, such as the birth of our child? Read More...
June 05, 2015 at 5:29 am

Hurricane season is here. Are you ready?

As you have heard, hurricane season has arrived. And it is up to us to calm it down. Read More...
June 05, 2015 at 5:27 am

Analysis: Field for governor may not be settled

Tony Clayton, a special prosecutor for the 18th Judicial District Court, is considering a run for governor as speculation grows about the impact an African-American Democrat would have on the early, all-white field. Read More...
May 29, 2015 at 3:26 pm

Pontchartrain Beach on its way back

Years ago, when older folks of today were enjoying their youth, there was a thrilling place to go not far away from St. Charles Parish on Lake Pontchartrain. Read More...
May 29, 2015 at 3:24 pm

Louisiana industries need to help restore the coast

John Barry, who was dumped as a member of the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority – East after that organization filed a lawsuit against 97 oil, gas and pipeline companies for destruction of the state coast, wrote an interesting column calling on the industries to change its tune in assisting in coastal restoration.Read More...
May 22, 2015 at 8:20 am

St. Charles Parish voters may not understand importance of levee tax proposal

We are concerned that the general public may not fully realize the importance of the millage election to provide funds for the completion of the West Bank Hurricane Protection Levee and drainage improvements to the East Bank. Read More...
May 01, 2015 at 10:12 am

Should we consider a flat tax again?

Income tax time has come and gone again with few expressions being uttered publicly about the unpopularity of the way we collect taxes. Maybe folks have given up on finding a better way to do it.Read More...
April 17, 2015 at 11:35 am

Ol’ Man Wigle will be remembered

St. Charles Parish has had residents who were memorable in many ways and one of them just passed away at the healthy old age of 103. We’re sure most people will remember the name attached to this very interesting individual.Read More...
April 10, 2015 at 10:20 am

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Hahnville has established itself as a strong second half of the season football team under coach Nick Saltaformaggio in each of the past two seasons — the Tigers rode seven game win streaks into the Class 5A quarterfinals in 2014 and 2015. 2016 looks like it could follow that formula.