Letter to the Editor

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

Our Readers Write

Dear Editor: The Sheriff's Office's SWAT team did a bang-up job arresting that gun suspect in Luling a week or so ago. I liked your story, too, although your ...Read More...
January 17, 2007 at 1:37 pm

Love that lifestyles story

Dear Editor: The story in your Lifestyles section titled I lost 82-lbs and feel great was very informative and inspirational for me. I am overweight and have been considering gastric bypass surgery for quite some time now.Read More...
January 10, 2007 at 3:59 pm

Open letter to St. Charles Parish President Albert Laque, Councilman ‘Ram’ Ramchandran and Public Works Director Greg Bush:

Gentlemen, parish work crews are finally cutting grass in Ormond subdivision, but let's face it, we're not seeing any real improvement. The Pipeline was cut, but only about half-way. Read More...
October 04, 2006 at 1:32 pm

A letter to the citizens of St. Charles Parish

On behalf of the Hahnville High School Band, we would like to offer our thanks and gratitude to the many residents and businesses of St. Charles Parish for your help and support in making it possible to reach our goal of bringing the Band to Washington D.C..Read More...
September 20, 2006 at 1:44 pm

Walmart's gay and lesbian partners disturbing to reader

On August 21, the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce announced a "partnership" with Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.Read More...
September 13, 2006 at 1:31 pm

Ormond builder says he's not to blame for low income housing

In response to the article written by Keirsten Williams, I would like to interject the facts in the midst of the obvious emotional outburst that Ms. Williams displayed in her letter to the editor for the week of August 31, 2006.Read More...
September 06, 2006 at 1:27 pm

Thanks for the Carriage Lane article

Thank you for running the article on Carriage Lane. The result of it was a whole lot of for sale signs going up in the nerighborhood.Read More...
August 30, 2006 at 1:51 pm

Column helps readers feel good about being a Christian

I am so delighted to be able to write this letter of encouragement to your writer Lilla Marie for the comfort and the faith she has in our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ; that it can lift us up and can make our hearts feel so good to be a Christian and believer of our dear Saviour.Read More...
August 30, 2006 at 1:47 pm

Patio lots not all that bad, if handled correctly

Our local volunteer fire departments have every right to be concerned about the current Patio Lots proposal.Read More...
August 24, 2006 at 2:42 pm

Corruption bipartisan

When it comes to corruption, Republicans are ready to come to the aid of their Democrat brethren, probably with the philosophy of "There, but for the grace of God, might be my fate three weeks from now".
May 31, 2006 at 2:39 pm

Unnecessary stop signs

To the editor:

With gasoline nearly $3 a gallon, and probably going higher, now would be a good time to remove unnecessary stop signs at intersections throughout Norco. Read More...
May 10, 2006 at 1:55 pm

New park draws thanks

Nearly 8 years ago my science students at Hurst Middle adopted the site where the spillway's East Guide Levee meets Lake Pontchartrain as part of the LaBranche Wetland Watchers Service-Learning Project. It was a popular dumping spot where we found many washing machines, dryers, and refrigerators. The students took pride in the spot, planted many trees and worked with community leader Milton Cambre to plan out a nature trail in the area. Not only will this site have the first public nature trails in this region, it will also include an outdoor classroom, raised wooden decked trails, a fishing pier, sheltered picnic tables, a playground for children, and eventually real restrooms!Read More...
April 26, 2006 at 11:33 am

Wrong-headed immigration policy

In more than 60 years of reading the Herald and Herald-Guide, I have never seen a more wrong-headed editorial than the one written by Allen Lottinger in the edition of April 20, 2006.Read More...
April 26, 2006 at 11:32 am

Katrina’s passed, let’s get a move on

Attention To The Powers that be:

Now that Katrina is over in St. Charles Parish, let's get on with the necessities. Fourth Street and Milling Street are but two of the streets in Old Luling that are in terrible condition.Read More...
April 05, 2006 at 2:54 pm

Family says thanks for Parish’s warmth

To The People Of St. Charles:

We, the Hitt Family, Ann, Al, Tazz and Zachary, want to say how grateful we are for everything that the community has done for us.Read More...
April 05, 2006 at 2:51 pm

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Ochsner, St. Charles hospital estimate $11.6M in upgrades
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Investing in its "every patient every time" strategy, St. Charles Hospital CEO Austin Reeder estimated more than $11.5 million for a five-year capital plan to grow services at the hospital.