Letter to the Editor




Stand up and speak out against cockfighting
February 21, 2007 at 1:46 pm
Editor: New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson recently announced that he supports legislation to ban cockfighting throughout New Mexico. Caring Americans welcome this news and want Louisiana Gov.

Heather R. Breaux’s story on my new book was great
February 21, 2007 at 1:45 pm
Editor: The article your Lifestyles Editor, Heather R. Breaux, wrote about me and my new book was absolutely wonderful.

Lovebirds who fell in love in jail ... wonderful!
February 21, 2007 at 1:44 pm
Editor: Your story on Patricia and Kevin Bartley, the couple who fell in love in prison, was heartwarming. It made me feel good to think that people could lift themselves up in that way.

Homestead exemption needs our attention
February 07, 2007 at 2:49 pm
Editor: I am writing as many others may be or want to about the homestead exemption.

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.

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.”

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 ...

Love that lifestyles story
January 10, 2007 at 3:59 pm
Dear Editor: The story in your Lifestyles section titled I lost 82-lbs and feel great was very informative and inspirational for me. I am overweight and have been considering gastric bypass surgery for quite some time now.

Beaubouef says that after parish workers cut the grass, they still leave trash behind.  This is a picture of Panther Run in Destrehan Open letter to St. Charles Parish President Albert Laque, Councilman ‘Ram’ Ramchandran and Public Works Director Greg Bush:
October 04, 2006 at 1:32 pm
Gentlemen, parish work crews are finally cutting grass in Ormond subdivision, but let's face it, we're not seeing any real improvement. The Pipeline was cut, but only about half-way.

A letter to the citizens of St. Charles Parish
September 20, 2006 at 1:44 pm
On behalf of the Hahnville High School Band, we would like to offer our thanks and gratitude to the many residents and businesses of St. Charles Parish for your help and support in making it possible to reach our goal of bringing the Band to Washington D.C..

Walmart's gay and lesbian partners disturbing to reader
September 13, 2006 at 1:31 pm
On August 21, the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce announced a "partnership" with Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Ormond builder says he's not to blame for low income housing
September 06, 2006 at 1:27 pm
In response to the article written by Keirsten Williams, I would like to interject the facts in the midst of the obvious emotional outburst that Ms. Williams displayed in her letter to the editor for the week of August 31, 2006.

Thanks for the Carriage Lane article
August 30, 2006 at 1:51 pm
Thank you for running the article on Carriage Lane. The result of it was a whole lot of for sale signs going up in the nerighborhood.

Column helps readers feel good about being a Christian
August 30, 2006 at 1:47 pm
I am so delighted to be able to write this letter of encouragement to your writer Lilla Marie for the comfort and the faith she has in our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ; that it can lift us up and can make our hearts feel so good to be a Christian and believer of our dear Saviour.

Patio lots not all that bad, if handled correctly
August 24, 2006 at 2:42 pm
Our local volunteer fire departments have every right to be concerned about the current Patio Lots proposal.

Corruption bipartisan
May 31, 2006 at 2:39 pm
When it comes to corruption, Republicans are ready to come to the aid of their Democrat brethren, probably with the philosophy of "There, but for the grace of God, might be my fate three weeks from now".

Unnecessary stop signs
May 10, 2006 at 1:55 pm
To the editor:

With gasoline nearly $3 a gallon, and probably going higher, now would be a good time to remove unnecessary stop signs at intersections throughout Norco.

New park draws thanks
April 26, 2006 at 11:33 am
Nearly 8 years ago my science students at Hurst Middle adopted the site where the spillway's East Guide Levee meets Lake Pontchartrain as part of the LaBranche Wetland Watchers Service-Learning Project. It was a popular dumping spot where we found many washing machines, dryers, and refrigerators. The students took pride in the spot, planted many trees and worked with community leader Milton Cambre to plan out a nature trail in the area. Not only will this site have the first public nature trails in this region, it will also include an outdoor classroom, raised wooden decked trails, a fishing pier, sheltered picnic tables, a playground for children, and eventually real restrooms!

Board fed up with school choice law
Board fed up with school choice law
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St. Charles Parish School Board members are decrying a new law that will allow students attending failing schools in outside parishes to attend St. Charles Parish Public Schools this year.