Editorial




Protecting our right to bear arms - senator weighs in
March 28, 2007 at 4:17 pm
On March 12, the U.S. Court of Appeals in the District of Columbia overturned Washington D.C.’s long standing ban on firearms as a violation of the Constitutional rights of D.C. residents.

States force HPV vaccine on school-age girls ...
March 28, 2007 at 4:11 pm
Americans continue to be indoctrinated with the false idea that the government has our best interests at heart and we should trust them to do what’s best for us.

Another day, another dead in The Big Uneasy
March 21, 2007 at 1:22 pm
As I write this, New Orleans has recorded at least its 42nd murder in the first 77 days of the year.

Here’s a republican you can count on to keep U.S. strong
March 21, 2007 at 1:14 pm
By Nathan Tabor/Special to the Herald-Guide

One lesson that I’ve drawn from the 2008 Presidential campaign is that America needs a fresh face. As much as Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama may try to portray themselves as agents of change, they so monopolize the media spotlight that many of us have already grown weary of them and their rhetoric.

Stop immigration COLD - arrest employers who hire illegal aliens
March 21, 2007 at 1:12 pm
By JOHN COX/Special to the Herald-Guide

If you want to get rid of the drug problem, you don’t focus on arresting 10 million casual pot smokers. You go to the source, the drug cartels.

No delays needed in coastal restoration
March 21, 2007 at 1:08 pm
Last week after this newspaper extolled on the need to quick start coastal restoration projects if we are to save south Louisiana, we learned that groups planning the restoration have different views on how it is to be done. Scientists have criticized the preliminary draft of the Coastal Restoration and Protection Authority as being confusing and misleading.


Herald-Guide has done it again
March 07, 2007 at 3:01 pm
Praise and more praise for the Herald-Guide

Allison Prendergast Willowridge expansion and healthy wetlands - are they compatible?
March 07, 2007 at 2:43 pm
Dear Editor, I wanted to make local residents aware of a proposal to destroy nearly 80 acres of wetlands on the west bank of St. Charles Parish to add a 200-home subdivision in an area with no hurricane protection levee.

Spirit Spirit Spirit
February 14, 2007 at 3:19 pm
What's happening in churches in St. Charles Parish ... find out now ...

Crime’s out of control, but Jindal’s got a plan Crime’s out of control, but Jindal’s got a plan
February 14, 2007 at 3:12 pm
The first days of 2007 were filled with numerous reports of murders in New Orleans, with the number of those killed reaching in the double digits even before the second week of the year had concluded. One shooting even occurred as the victim was holding his two-year-old son and watched as his Harvard-educated wife was gunned down.

Somebody’s nuts and it AIN’T me
February 14, 2007 at 3:01 pm
Have you read the headlines lately? In case you missed them, here are a few recent highlights:

Reflections on Black History Month
February 07, 2007 at 3:01 pm
Shonna Riggs reflects on her African-American heritage - and the month in which we celebrate it.

Gun control doesn’t work
February 07, 2007 at 2:59 pm
But a federal bill - H.R. 256: Child Gun Safety and Gun Access Prevention Act of 2007 - could change gun law. Read more about this legislation at:

This COLD is getting OLD
February 07, 2007 at 2:23 pm
Another great column from Barbara Munson ... ONLY in the Herald-Guide.

Rosa Parks’ historic stand for civil rights - she was even more courageous than you thought
January 31, 2007 at 1:58 pm
We learn much from how we present our heroes. A few years ago, on Martin Luther King. Day, I was interviewed on CNN. So was Rosa Parks, by phone from Los Angeles. “We’re very honored to have her,” said the host. “Rosa Parks was the woman who wouldn’t go to the back of the bus.

Paul Rogat Loeb Mark Twain was right - everybody TALKS about the weather but nobody DOES anything about it
January 24, 2007 at 2:02 pm
By Paul Rogat Loeb, author of Soul of a Citizen: Living With Conviction in a Cynical Time, and a good friend of the Herald-Guide.

At the sound of the beep
January 24, 2007 at 1:51 pm
Editor: I hope everybody votes for the school millage renewal that you talked about in the Herald-Guide. Heaven forbid we have to shut the schools and fire the teachers. That wouldn’t do at all.

VIPs
January 24, 2007 at 1:35 pm
Melissa Louque an RN in the River Parishes Hospital’s Women’s Services department, is a Four Star Employee.

Lifestyles

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Parish wants new property tax to fund levee construction
Parish wants new property tax to fund levee construction
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Rather than rely on “hopes and prayers” to find funding for the West Bank hurricane protection levee, the St. Charles Parish administration is proposing a 4-mill property tax that would allow residents to pay for the project.