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Your responsibility is to vote Saturday

Among the most important days of the year in a democracy are election days, and one of those arrives this weekend in St. Charles Parish.Read More...
May 02, 2014 at 9:49 am
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Parties need to be more bipartisan

The Obama administration has punted again in extending indefinitely how much time the feds have to approve the controversial Keystone XL pipeline. The conveyer pipes that would connect Canada with the Gulf of Mexico coast in the United States and score a touchdown for our future prosperity has become a big partisan political issue.Read More...
April 25, 2014 at 11:56 am
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Avondale area could revive again

The St. Charles Parish area received some encouraging economic news this past week that a new occupant may become available for Avondale Shipyard. Read More...
April 17, 2014 at 12:57 pm
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HHS boys, girls track teams dominate Don Raymond Relays

The Hahnville Tigers boys and girls track teams put on a show at the Don Raymond Relays on Friday, with each team finishing first in the event to beat out programs from Jesuit, Lutcher, Thomas Jefferson, Higgins and Destrehan.Read More...
April 10, 2014 at 3:35 pm
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Disabled prom

LULING Ė The St. Charles Parish Parks and Recreation Department, in conjunction with the Arc of St. Charles, will present a prom for citizens living with developmental or physical disabilities from 6 until 9 p.m. on Sunday, April 6.Read More...
April 06, 2014 at 6:00 pm
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Senate race getting more interesting

Sen. Mary Landrieu has an excellent opportunity to gain support for her re-election bid this fall with her new title as head of the Senateís Energy Committee. But will it help her since she was appointed to her post by President Barack Obama?Read More...
April 04, 2014 at 9:14 am
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Rail system along I-10 is a good idea

Now that ex-Gov. Edwin Edwards has come back into the stateís political picture, we might point out that he offered a good idea for the state transportation infrastructure many years ago. Read More...
March 28, 2014 at 11:34 am
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How legislators address problems

According to investigative reporter Lee Zurik of WVUE-TV (and the Times Picayune), State Senator Yvonne Dorsey-Colomb broke the law limiting campaign contributions from Political Action Committees (ďPACĒ).Read More...
March 21, 2014 at 9:58 am
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Hard to be humble when youíre perfect

I wonder if the seeds of pride are not sown right after our birth. Though we might not be able to think that far back, itís probable that people were telling our parents what a beautiful baby we were. Read More...
March 21, 2014 at 9:56 am
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Southeast Louisiana has a great future

The future of southeast Louisiana seems exceedingly bright except for one possible problem - growing pains, according to an article in the New Orleans Advocate by Jaquetta White.Read More...
March 21, 2014 at 9:55 am
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Angelle still feeling out statewide races

Friends of Public Service Commissioner Scott Angelle say the Breaux Bridge Republican is continuing to consider a potential run for governor, with an eye to lieutenant governor as a possible back-up plan. He currently represents both Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes on the PSC.Read More...
March 21, 2014 at 9:49 am
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State politics big this year

Politics is getting heavy in Louisiana as we approach coming elections for governor, U.S. senator and several U.S. representatives. As the months roll on, we will get embroiled in what our next officials should do and not do in running our local, state and federal governments in the future. Read More...
March 07, 2014 at 9:23 am
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Knights of Columbus Lenten Friday fish fries

NORCO - The Knights of Columbus Red Church Council will be offering a fish fry every Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. beginning Friday, March 7 until April 18.Read More...
February 28, 2014 at 11:50 am
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Iím sorry, will you forgive me?

By "Deacon G" Gautrau
How many of us have done something for which we should have asked forgiveness, but havenít?Read More...
February 28, 2014 at 10:49 am
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Itís time to be merry at carnival

With a cold and icy winter still trying to keep us in tow, it is time to relax and enjoy the carnival spirit which arrives this weekend in southeast Louisiana. Here in St. Charles Parish, residents are getting ready to celebrate at the Krewe of Lul parade, which starts Saturday at noon, and the Krewe of Des Allemands parade, which begins at 1 p. m. Sunday.Read More...
February 28, 2014 at 10:46 am
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Death penalty should be abolished

Another unbelievable case has arisen in which the death penalty has been prescribed and, over a period of many years, in this case 22, the penalty has not yet been delivered. Read More...
February 24, 2014 at 11:27 am
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Metairie man may have been robbed at Luling gas station before being murdered
Metairie man may have been robbed at Luling gas station before being murdered
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A Metairie man may have been robbed at a Birdies gas station in Luling Monday (Jan. 9) then shot to death and his body dumped in Hahnville.