Allen Lottinger




Blocking offshore leases may get attention
February 09, 2006 at 12:12 pm
Gov. Kathleen Blanco is getting aggressive in her efforts to attract more federal government financial support in our efforts to rebound after Hurricane Katrina. Now she has threatened to block the sale of offshore oil leases off the coast of Louisiana in August if we don’t get a larger share of the revenue.

133 years of taking notes
February 09, 2006 at 12:11 pm
Much has happened in St. Charles Parish in the more than thirteen decades. We have gone from a sparsely populated agricultural community to being one of the largest ports in the world. And during that time, one business has witnessed this evolution first hand.

Trash Bash
February 09, 2006 at 12:10 pm
Admittedly, we have had a lot of Hurricane Katrina-related trash in addition to regular trash to pick up in St. Charles Parish since the storm tore up thousands of trees and branches and portions of many structures. So it is somewhat understandable that we would have somewhat of a trash problem.

Protestors presented their petitions to Cox Cable in Destrehan recently in an effort to get Cox Cable to reinstate the religious channel to it's basic channel line-up and to quit paying for MTV. Viewers around the country protest obscene programing on basic cable
February 09, 2006 at 11:51 am
Several programs currently on basic cable television should be considered pornography, according to the Parents Television Council, yet they are part of the general basic programming offered by Cox Cable. We will not go over the details here, but explicit examples of obscene programming currently being aired on MTV, Fox FX, and other basic cable stations can be reviewed on the web site www.parentstv.org.

President continues with very big agenda
February 01, 2006 at 1:32 pm
Pres. George W. Bush didn’t waste many words on the salvation of Louisiana and the Gulf Coast after Katrina in his State of the Union address Tuesday night. Indeed, he put forth only 163 words out of thousands in our direction.

Apology Accepted... Lets Move On
February 01, 2006 at 1:31 pm
In a post-Katrina world, there are two things that should be obvious by now: One, you can't ask for billions in recovery aide from the federal government without expecting to be under a public microscope, and, two, you can't fake leadership in such a demanding environment as the pressure will surely expose your weaknesses.

Apology Accepted... Lets Move On
January 31, 2006 at 2:07 pm
In a post-Katrina World, there are two things that should be obvious by now. One, you can't ask for billions in recovery aide from the federal government without expecting to be under a public microscope and, two, you can't fake leadership in such a demanding environment as the pressure will surely expose your weaknesses.

Toddler with rare disease will need double lung transplant
Toddler with rare disease will need double lung transplant
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Although Luling native Tammy Faucheux had already had three healthy children, it was apparent early on that the family’s latest addition, a baby girl named Kaydence, was going to need extra attention.