|Vitter wants your feedback on illegal immigration
February 21, 2007 at 1:37 pm
One pressing issue that will come before the U.S. Congress this year is immigration reform. Like many in Louisiana, I am very concerned about the influx of illegal immigrants and am firmly opposed to immigration policies that harm American workers and leave our citizens at risk.
|Congress cannot run a war
February 21, 2007 at 1:36 pm
Can a public body as large and divisive as the U. S. Congress run a war? We don’t think so.
February 21, 2007 at 1:34 pm
ST. CHARLES BORROMEO FISH FRY
St. Charles Borromeo Fountain of Youth Annual Lenten Fish Fry is to be held on Friday, March 2nd and March 9th at St. Charles Borromeo Cafeteria from 5:00 – 8:00 pm. Menu includes: fried catfish, potatoes, salad and bread for $6 per plate. Dine in - or take out. The proceeds will benefit the Mexico Mission Trip this summer. For more information, call Janeen Rodrigue, 985-764-6383
|If God inspired the Bible, why are there so many different versions of it?
February 21, 2007 at 1:32 pm
This is the third and final installment in our three-part series on the Origin of the Bible: Human Invention or Divine Intervention?” by Dr. Brant Pitre. Pitre is a biblical scholar of international acclaim. For background information or CDs of his Bible studies, visit www.brantpitre.com.
|‘The first nine months are the easiest’
February 21, 2007 at 1:14 pm
A friend of mine, a professional woman in her 30s, sent an e-mail to me and several other friends asking for advice. She was feeling the urge to become a mother, but was wondering how she would "know" when the time is right. Does anyone ever "know"?
|Whither goest the weather?
February 14, 2007 at 2:46 pm
Only weeks after former Vice President Al Gore released his film about how the earth is heating up, this country has had its most bitter cold winter in recent history.
|It’s time to plan the future and rebuild Louisiana
February 14, 2007 at 2:43 pm
Louisiana Speaks is looking for a regional vision to steer the restoration and rebuilding of storm ravaged south Louisiana.
|John Edwards ‘blog team’ is playing dirty pool with Christian groups
February 14, 2007 at 2:41 pm
I like a good blog as much as the next computer geek—but I have to admit, it is possible for bloggers to go beyond the limits of sound reason, good taste, and religious sensitivity.
|What’s trashier - Anna or TV that made her an icon
February 14, 2007 at 2:38 pm
“She was entropy porn at its finest.”—Cintra Wilson, Salon
You would think that Mother Teresa had just died all over again the way the media—especially television—is covering every nuance of the life and death of Anna Nicole Smith.
|Murder madness in New Orleans just won't stop
February 07, 2007 at 3:03 pm
New Orleans has just recorded its 21st murder in the first 35 days of the year - and the third murder in one weekend.
|It’s been a real good year in professional football
February 07, 2007 at 3:01 pm
Well, a Southeast Louisiana team didn’t make it to the Super Bowl. But we did the next best thing.
|Krewe has no apologies for vulgar floats
February 07, 2007 at 2:58 pm
Back in history, Christians jumped at the chance to proclaim Jesus as the Son of God. Thousands of them were even martyred because of their faith.
|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.
|Why early Christians dismissed the ‘Lost Gospels’ of Thomas and Judas
February 07, 2007 at 2:40 pm
This is the second of a three-part series on the Origin of the Bible: Human Invention or Divine Intervention?” by Dr. Brant Pitre. Dr. Pitre is a biblical scholar of international acclaim. For background information or CD's of his bible studies, visit www.brantpitre.com
|Weather Girl Megan's Extended Forecast
January 31, 2007 at 2:44 pm
Expect a mixed weather bag in the week ahead with chilly temperatures accompanied by clouds, rain and sunshine depending on the day.
|Parish scholar tells what you ought to know about the Dead Sea Scrolls
January 31, 2007 at 2:09 pm
NOTE: This is the first of a three-part series on the "Origin of the Bible: Human Inventions or Divine Intervention?” by Dr. Brant Pitre of Destrehan. Pitre is a Bible scholar of national renown. For background information or CD's of his Bible studies, visit www.brantpitre.com
|Bullying could lead to crime
January 31, 2007 at 2:08 pm
Bullying is a serious concern in the nation’s schools. It is not uncommon to hear that bullying is a part of growing up, but with national experts reporting that bullies identified at age eight are six times more likely to be convicted of a crime by age 24 and five times more likely to end up with serious criminal records by the age of 30, it is clear that the idea that this is a normal part of childhood is only a myth.
|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.
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Hahnville High School senior Lee Robichaux is out to make a difference, and he’s going about it in a unique and positive way.
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