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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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La.ís long relationship with the alligator

Louisiana has long captured Americaís imagination with its beautiful bayous, delicious cuisine and abundant wildlife.Read More...
July 24, 2015 at 11:17 am
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Parish ranks high in preparedness

Residents of St. Charles Parish can take comfort in the fact that our parish is ranked among the 13 programs accredited nationally for emergency and disaster preparedness capabilities. Read More...
July 24, 2015 at 11:11 am
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Coastal restoration plan getting better

At last, Louisianaís efforts to put together a massive $50 billion, 50-year coastal restoration plan it adopted in 2007 is showing some progress in its financing.Read More...
July 10, 2015 at 3:28 pm
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Itís time to get rid of Confederate flag

Americans and others who favor freedom of the people should take a big step forward by not paying their respect to Confederate flags. Read More...
July 02, 2015 at 4:01 pm
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Gas tax hike could help fund local road projects
Gas tax hike could help fund local road projects
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State Sen. Gary Smith says there's been talk about a gasoline tax hike for years, but it's gotten way more serious in the Legislative session that began Monday.