|Program makes victims twice over
August 26, 2011 at 9:08 am
By John Maginnis, LaPolitics.com
|Football season kicks off in St. Charles
August 26, 2011 at 9:07 am
It may not seem like football season due to the sweltering heat, but players at both Hahnville and Destrehan high schools will strap on their helmets and don their pads for the annual kick off of football in St. Charles - the Ed Reed Jamboree.
|Community Ed offers a lot to St. Charles
August 19, 2011 at 9:42 am
Education in St. Charles Parish is not just about teaching young people the ABCs and the complexities of physics. There’s a lot of practical stuff that can help people of all ages improve their lifestyles.
|Economically, nation is running on empty
August 12, 2011 at 9:16 am
I don’t know where I’m running now,
I’m just running on
Running on-running on empty Running on-running blind Running on-running into the sun
But I’m running behind.
|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
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Every year Jennifer Hogan, a first grade teacher at Mimosa Park Elementary, invites...
Four Hahnville High School softball players were selected to the coaches’ Class 5A...
Hahnville track star Bryce Robinson was selected to the Louisiana Sports Writers...
Car used in fatal crash stopped by St. John Sheriff’s deputies only hours before - 1014 views
The St. John Sheriff’s Office apparently gave a LaPlace woman accused of killing three people, including a pregnant woman, in an accident on Airline Highway in Norco control of the car after arresting the car’s original driver only hours earlier.