|Time is running out in saving our coast
February 18, 2011 at 9:32 am
Louisiana has had a lot interruptions in efforts to save its coast in recent years. There have been lots of hurricanes. And last but not least the BP oil spill.
|Mighty Mississippi can be dangerous
February 03, 2011 at 1:08 pm
The Mighty Mississippi is a great advantage economically to St. Charles. But it can be a deadly danger to its citizens.
|Open primaries would help other states, too
January 21, 2011 at 9:23 am
A possible solution to our political partisanship problems is to adopt open primaries nationwide. In that way, candidates would be more likely to preach and vote according to their own honest opinions of the best way to govern rather than the way their party wants it to be.
|Author highlights slave revolt
January 14, 2011 at 9:41 am
One of the greatest slave revolts in history took place right here in the River Parishes. And it began on Jan. 8, 1811 which was Twelfth Night, the end of the Christmas season and the beginning of carnival here in Louisiana.
|1811 slave revolt made history here
January 07, 2011 at 9:39 am
Commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the largest slave revolt in U. S. history will begin at Destrehan Plantation Saturday. It will start a year-long observation that will recall the events when more than 200 enslaved African-Americans marched downriver from a plantation in LaPlace for two days to a plantation in Kenner.
|Christmas should be a simple celebration
December 22, 2010 at 10:35 am
Christmas is upon us and we wish everyone a merry one. It is the season of the year when love takes over and doubts and other questionable attitudes are shoved aside.
|Norco death beyond comprehension
December 03, 2010 at 9:19 am
It was sad indeed this week for police to discover the remains of a 78-year-old woman who was brutally murdered some three weeks ago in her Norco home. She was described as a sweet lady who minded her own business and was kind to everyone.
|Republican Women thank School Board member
November 24, 2010 at 11:29 am
In tune with Thanksgiving go our thanks to Mary Bergeron for giving of her time and herself for the benefit of the young people served by the St. Charles Parish School Board. We are grateful for her 22 years of dedication and leadership aimed at benefiting all children in our school system. Mary was the first woman elected to the board.
November 24, 2010 at 11:24 am
Yes, there are a number of things to be thankful for this Thanksgiving Day.
|Earmarks should be banned
November 19, 2010 at 9:17 am
Suddenly . . . earmarks are claimed to be not such a bad thing. Louisiana’s two U. S. senators have supported them somewhat.
|Proposed boat launch would be an asset
November 12, 2010 at 9:05 am
With three-fourths of St. Charles Parish being wetlands, it is understandable why a lot of citizens would want a first class boat launching ramp where it has been planned on U. S. 90 near the Davis Freshwater Diversion.
|It’s time to get back to drilling offshore
October 14, 2010 at 3:06 pm
Though the moratorium on deep water drilling in the Gulf of Mexico has officially been lifted by the Obama Administration, we can’t expect any immediate salvation to the lifeblood of Louisiana’s coastal economy.
|It’s time to vote on Saturday, again
September 30, 2010 at 2:48 pm
St. Charles Parish has the second of three elections in a very short period of time this Saturday. Unfortunately, that will not produce a very large turnout.
|Are garbage services due for a change?
September 16, 2010 at 2:51 pm
St. Charles Parish Council is considering bids to provide garbage services that could change who picks up our garbage and trash in the morning.
|We should not 'turn the page'
September 09, 2010 at 2:50 pm
President Barack Obama has “turned the page” on trying to restore the mid-east into a democratic society where muslims, christians and all else can live in peace. Is that the way the world is going where we are always at risk from foreign attacks?
|Grand Isle could have a big future
August 06, 2010 at 9:08 am
Everyone in the entire country knows where our neighboring Grand Isle, La. is. It’s been on national television news daily for more than three months.They know what the beach and surrounding waters look like and what seafood can be caught there.
|Grand Isle event was big success
July 30, 2010 at 9:09 am
Though many people considered it ridiculous to hold a beachside concert event at Grand Isle when a tropical storm was headed that way last weekend, it turned out to be a big success.
|Avondale closing another hit on the economy
July 16, 2010 at 9:47 am
Louisiana’s economy seems to be taking one hit after another.
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An argument between two Luling men led to a murder on Saturday night.