|Edwards could be effective ex-governor
August 12, 2011 at 9:13 am
Former Gov. Edwin Edwards made a big statement last week.
He celebrated his release from prison with marriage to a beautiful, much younger, lady along with a press conference and a social event that included a roast of his jaded past and an elaborate dinner at one of his favorite spots - the Hotel Monteleone in New Orleans.
|Huey expansion will benefit West Bank
August 12, 2011 at 9:12 am
While riding across the Huey Long Bridge these days, we wonder why such a big and burdensome enlargement project is underway while the Avondale area which it connects to the city of New Orleans is expected to have such a deep economic depression in the future.
|Congress needs to get on target
August 05, 2011 at 9:26 am
Though both congressmen representing portions of St. Charles Parish voted no on the bill to raise the debt ceiling and prevent a government default in Washington this week, the measure passed.
|West bank still lacks levee protection
July 29, 2011 at 9:23 am
While the East Bank of St. Charles has a completed hurricane protection levee, mostly along Airline Drive, the West Bank has a ways to go.
|Spillway could serve us even better
July 21, 2011 at 10:56 am
St. Charles Parish played a big part in keeping the land along the rising Mississippi River dry this year.
|Congress must make big decisions soon
July 15, 2011 at 9:28 am
What takes place in Washington D. C. in the next few days can determine how our country goes in the years ahead.
Whether or not to raise the debt limit is the big question. How to pay for our deficit in the future could provide the answer.
|God provides, protects even at baseball games
July 08, 2011 at 9:33 am
By Harold Keller
|Why are underpaid leges seeking re-election?
July 08, 2011 at 9:32 am
Why are so many underpaid and overworked leges running for re-election this fall?
|Pampered egos need to find guts
July 08, 2011 at 9:31 am
The debate is raging in Washington about the looming debt limit witching hour, and the arguments are multifaceted.
|Jindal’s re-election looking likely
July 08, 2011 at 9:30 am
Though there has been some dissatisfaction with Gov. Bobby Jindal’s administration of the state to date, there doesn’t seem to be enough of it at the present time to foreclose on his re-election.
|Grand Ridge dressing up a beautiful parish
July 08, 2011 at 9:29 am
When you live in St. Charles Parish, you live close to nature. And no place is that more evident than in the Willowdale area, site of the former Willowdale Country Club and the upcoming Grand Ridge Golf Club.
|Is President playing politics with oil?
June 30, 2011 at 9:43 am
President Barack Obama’s order to take some 30 million barrels of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve came at a very good time for his administration. It likely will reduce the price of gasoline at the pump just in time for election season.
|Free trade would improve economy
June 24, 2011 at 9:04 am
One of the surest ways to improve our depressed economy would be to expand our foreign trade. And President Barack Obama said in his last state of the union address that he wants to double it by 2014.
|Greatest legacy to leave is one of integrity
June 17, 2011 at 11:10 am
By Harold Keller
|Chilling reality of warmist predictions
June 17, 2011 at 11:07 am
In 1990, the United Nations’ International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued its first report on “global warming.” The report featured numerous scientific studies to predict that the global temperature of the Earth would warm by 1.1 degrees Celsius between 1990 and 2030.
|Maybe it’s time to restore draft
June 17, 2011 at 11:03 am
We never should have done away with the draft back in 1974 to help stop demonstrations against the war in Vietnam.
|Is four-cent tax so important?
June 17, 2011 at 11:02 am
Strange that a four-cent renewal of a cigarette tax would become one of the most important issues in the current legislative session, but that is the way it seems to be going in Baton Rouge.
|Spillways, diversions need to combine forces
June 10, 2011 at 9:35 am
If there’s one thing we have learned with the opening of our two spillways to avert flooding this year, it is the benefit such openings can have to help build up the Louisiana coast.
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• Norco Elementary Multi-Cultural celebration
• Former Hahnville High School student receives university awards
• Satellite Center faculty honor retiring superintendent
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Police dog sniffs out suspected burglar - 1187 views
With the assistance of a K-9 officer, police were able to track down a 23-year-old man who reportedly stole items from a car and broke into a house early Friday morning.
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