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Spiritual GPS – The wind to our sails

As we sail the seas of life, our travels are impacted by forces outside of our control: winds, currents, temperature variances, mechanical failures and perhaps even a novice crew.Read More...
March 18, 2016 at 5:25 am
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This is a good year to learn democracy

Citizens of the United States of America should learn a lesson this election year - they are not always assured their country always follows the paths of democracy.Read More...
March 18, 2016 at 5:21 am
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Louisiana’s pelican seal has colorful history

Past Times by Terry Jones

It is common knowledge that the pelican is the Louisiana’s state bird and that it is depicted on our official seal, but many people wonder why. Read More...
March 10, 2016 at 4:38 am
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Legislative task force targets reforms lawmakers

Legislators managed to pass tax increases and budget cuts during the first, and maybe last, special session of the year but they admittedly fell short of making any structural changes. Read More...
March 09, 2016 at 4:34 pm
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Let’s help Rec Dept. develop St. Charles

Residents of St. Charles Parish are getting an opportunity to help design their great parish in ways to make the best use of it for the betterment of its people. Read More...
March 04, 2016 at 6:16 am
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‘Put out into the deep’ of your heart this Lent

In the missionary community of which I am a part, one of our charisms is receptivity. Read More...
March 04, 2016 at 5:17 am
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Is our political system becoming dysfunctional?

Politics is getting somewhat out of line, especially nationally where the current presidential election is underway.Read More...
February 26, 2016 at 4:00 am
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Don’t dump the dust bin of history on St. Charles Parish

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February 17, 2016 at 3:51 pm
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Coastal states need more mineral revenue

President Barack Obama is trying to sidestep our state’s efforts to restore our coast along the Gulf of Mexico when we have given so much to providing oil and gas to fueling our nation. Obama has proposed a budget that would stop Louisiana from getting a greater share of offshore oil and gas revenue beginning in 2017.Read More...
February 17, 2016 at 3:46 pm
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Mardi Gras, Lent and then politics

One of the highlights of the year is now upon us in southeastern Louisiana, a time to put down our cares and join in the revelry of Mardi Gras.Read More...
February 05, 2016 at 5:44 pm
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Louisiana House politics are under a microscope

Never before have the Louisiana House of Representative’s politics been under so much much scrutiny. Read More...
February 05, 2016 at 5:41 pm
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St. Charles Parish to be a travel center

St. Charles Parish is on its way to a big increase in its part in offering increased and improved air service to the South Central United States of America ,which is somewhat in the center point of air travel in the Western Hemisphere.Read More...
January 29, 2016 at 2:41 pm
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Coastal expansion needed in Louisiana

Disagreements between commercial fishermen and restorers of the Gulf of Mexico coast along the Louisiana shoreline continue to exist. Read More...
January 22, 2016 at 2:35 pm
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What will our legacy be?

Have you ever wondered what your family, friends and others might think about you after your death? Read More...
January 15, 2016 at 3:59 pm
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The Bonnet Carre’ is a needed valve

St. Charles Parish has a distinction that no other parish or county or section of land in the country has - it contains the valve that can be opened to let the major waterway of our country empty some of its water to help save this land of ours from flooding.Read More...
January 15, 2016 at 3:57 pm
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Hello Edwards . . . goodbye Jindal

As we approach the inauguration of a new governor, John Bel Edwards, for Louisiana on Jan. 11, we also near the end of Gov. Bobby Jindal’s eight year service in that position. Read More...
January 08, 2016 at 1:11 pm
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