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Is Louisiana jailing too many people?

Unfortunately, Louisiana is the leader in one unfavorable statistic concerning criminal justice. Read More...
November 06, 2015 at 11:34 am
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How about Jindal for vice president?

With all of the unabated political activity going on at the present time locally and nationally, here is a suggestion that just about everybody in Louisiana would favor - letís spread the word that our governor, Bobby Jindal, should be put on a ticket as vice presidential candidate next year.Read More...
October 16, 2015 at 7:35 am
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Pope brings spirit of love to the world

After weeks of news about how the ISIS idiots destroying peopleís well-being and lives and other illiterates in the Mideast are shoving people out of their homes, it has been a pleasure this past week to read about the satisfying visit of Pope Francis to Cuba and the U. S., as well as what he had to say about the future of the world. Read More...
October 02, 2015 at 5:36 pm
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Gators still love St. Charles Parish

One of the most entertaining special events in St. Charles Parish throughout the years has been the annual Alligator Festival held on the last weekend of every September.
And this yearís spectacle will be this weekend (Sept. 24 - 27).Read More...
September 25, 2015 at 11:16 am
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Race for House speaker well underway

Itís arguably the most important election in Louisiana that will take place after the falls elections end.
And the field is growing.Read More...
September 25, 2015 at 11:14 am
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Letís start football season over again

Pre-season is over and everything counts now in football. And it has been a crazy beginning for one of our favorite college football sports.Read More...
September 11, 2015 at 12:48 pm
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Pope appeals to protect Christians

The situation has become pathetic in the mid-East at the present time with hundreds of thousands of people leaving troubled Iraq where Islamic State militants are forcing Christians out of their homes in the middle of the night. Read More...
September 04, 2015 at 7:29 am
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Get ready for elections and lots of choices

Ahead of Louisianans lie a lot of politics in selecting holders of many local and state offices during the current year and next year when the thundering herd of at least 17 Republican candidates and one or two on the Democratic side intensify the race for our next president of the United States. Read More...
August 21, 2015 at 1:42 pm
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Seafood production still thriving here

Despite interference from hurricanes and oil spills in the past, Louisianaís fisheries have produced a great deliverance of product during recent years. Read More...
August 14, 2015 at 12:10 pm
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Last Islandís last days

Past Times by Terry Jones

August can be cruel. In modern times, it has spawned hurricanes Camille, Andrew, and Katrina that devastated Louisiana and killed hundreds of people. An equally destructive, but lesser known storm, was the 1856 hurricane that destroyed Last Island.Read More...
August 07, 2015 at 12:28 pm
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Gun use is not for everybody

Itís a creepy world out there when one canít go to a theater to see a movie without getting shot to death. And that is what happened in Lafayette last week.Read More...
July 31, 2015 at 11:34 am
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Gun use is not for everybody

Itís a creepy world out there when one canít go to a theater to see a movie without getting shot to death. And that is what happened in Lafayette last week.Read More...
July 31, 2015 at 11:29 am
1564 Views

Gun use is not for everybody

Itís a creepy world out there when one canít go to a theater to see a movie without getting shot to death. And that is what happened in Lafayette last week.Read More...
July 31, 2015 at 11:29 am
1530 Views

Gun use is not for everybody

Itís a creepy world out there when one canít go to a theater to see a movie without getting shot to death. And that is what happened in Lafayette last week.Read More...
July 31, 2015 at 11:29 am
1670 Views

Gun use is not for everybody

Itís a creepy world out there when one canít go to a theater to see a movie without getting shot to death. And that is what happened in Lafayette last week.Read More...
July 31, 2015 at 11:29 am
1510 Views

Gun use is not for everybody

Itís a creepy world out there when one canít go to a theater to see a movie without getting shot to death. And that is what happened in Lafayette last week.Read More...
July 31, 2015 at 11:29 am
1476 Views

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Des Allemands nativeís genetic  disorder requires kidney transplant
Des Allemands nativeís genetic disorder requires kidney transplant
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By the time Clay Usea was diagnosed with Berger's disease, his kidney function was down to 25 percent and would eventually require a transplant.