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Murder madness in New Orleans just won't stop

New Orleans has just recorded its 21st murder in the first 35 days of the year - and the third murder in one weekend.Read More...
February 07, 2007 at 3:03 pm
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It’s been a real good year in professional football

Well, a Southeast Louisiana team didn’t make it to the Super Bowl. But we did the next best thing.Read More...
February 07, 2007 at 3:01 pm
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Krewe has no apologies for vulgar floats

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.Read More...
February 07, 2007 at 2:58 pm
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Homestead exemption needs our attention

Editor: I am writing as many others may be or want to about the homestead exemption.Read More...
February 07, 2007 at 2:49 pm
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Why early Christians dismissed the ‘Lost Gospels’ of Thomas and Judas

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.comRead More...
February 07, 2007 at 2:40 pm
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Weather Girl Megan's Extended Forecast

Expect a mixed weather bag in the week ahead with chilly temperatures accompanied by clouds, rain and sunshine depending on the day.Read More...
January 31, 2007 at 2:44 pm
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Parish scholar tells what you ought to know about the Dead Sea Scrolls

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.comRead More...
January 31, 2007 at 2:09 pm
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Bullying could lead to crime

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.Read More...
January 31, 2007 at 2:08 pm
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I'm not keen on school millage increase

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.Read More...
January 31, 2007 at 1:56 pm
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Thank God for that state next door

U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu, D-LA made the following statement on WWL-TV in New Orleans:Read More...
January 31, 2007 at 1:53 pm
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The tip of the spear of freedom ... the historical black church

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.” Read More...
January 31, 2007 at 1:49 pm
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We've had embarrassing moments since Katrina

Pres. George W. Bush did goof when he did not mention the continued resurrection from Hurricane Katrina along the Gulf Coast as one of the nation’s major concerns. But it wasn’t really a big deal. Words will not heal us.
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January 31, 2007 at 1:41 pm
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Read THIS if you like GOOD NEWS

Editor Derek Clontz talks about St. Charles Parish's population explosion ... and throws in a few interesting quotes.Read More...
January 31, 2007 at 1:20 pm
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Who dat needs a Super Bowl when ‘we dat’ got them Saints?

There was once a city named New Orleans. This was a fun city, a historic city, a place where the nation came to party. The city had its share of problems, as all big cities do.Read More...
January 31, 2007 at 1:17 pm
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Can YOU top this?

Take ... me ... to ... your ... READERS’ Luling man’s retro robot is a winner.Read More...
January 31, 2007 at 12:59 pm
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Spirit Happenings

Christians and non-Christians invited to Bible Study in LulingRead More...
January 24, 2007 at 2:09 pm
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Golf tourney at Fashion to  benefit boy’s cancer recovery
Golf tourney at Fashion to benefit boy’s cancer recovery
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The Benefit Golf Tournament for Chad Grosch will take place Saturday, Aug. 20 at Fashion Golf and Country Club in Hahnville, with all proceeds going toward the medical expenses of the 10-year-old Grosch, who is in recovery after undergoing stem cell transplant surgery April 27.