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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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St. Charles school system is prospering

We’ve seen evidence nationwide what a good school system can mean to a community.Read More...
January 24, 2007 at 2:00 pm
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Governor’s race turns political already with Blanco & Jindal opposing - again

The campaign for governor in Louisiana has started in earnest and it looks like party politics will play a big part in it.Read More...
January 24, 2007 at 1:57 pm
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Council on Aging provides utility assistance, transportation, exercise programs and more
Council on Aging provides utility assistance, transportation, exercise programs and more
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The grand reopening of St. Charles Council on Aging’s Luling Activity Center not only demonstrates the growth of the agency itself but also the growing need for its services.