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Countdown on the hurricane season

In Louisiana, where Hurricane Katrina is permanently emblazoned on the mind of all who survived its devastation, all eyes have been keenly on Hurricane Irma’s path.Read More...
September 13 at 3:31 pm
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Supporting local preparedness

Joshua Joachim is chief executive for the American Red Cross of LouisianaRead More...
August 09 at 2:15 pm
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Is race for Senate president starting early?

One of the more substantive issues looming over the next term of the Louisiana Legislature is who will succeed Senate President John Alario to lead the upper chamber. Read More...
August 09 at 2:06 pm
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Hurricane season is now underway

It’s been a record 12 years since a Category 3 or above hurricane has made landfall in the United States since Hurricane Wilma did so in October 2005. Read More...
June 07 at 2:50 pm
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Federal permitting could be a problem

Our state is trying its best to firm up our southern Gulf of Mexico coast and make it a place for landings and pickups on our North American continent. Read More...
May 25 at 5:36 pm
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Louisiana’s ‘Wild Men’

By Terry Jones

For whatever reason, reports of feral humans were somewhat common in the 19th century. Last month’s column focused on the Wild Girl of Catahoula, but it turns out that she was not the only mysterious person roaming through the woods at the time. Read More...
May 18 at 6:56 pm
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Sound spiritual advise from the great Christian minds of the past

What a life
By Father Willie ToddRead More...
May 18 at 6:54 pm
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State roads, bridges are suffering

Louisiana civil engineers do not rate their state travel infrastructure highly according to a report they recently gave it: State roads got a “D” and bridges a “D-plus.”Read More...
May 18 at 6:53 pm
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Master plan gets approval

If you took a trip to Grand Isle this past Easter weekend, you were probably amazed and disappointed at the size of the beach there along some parts of the island. Read More...
April 27 at 5:21 pm
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Congratulations Gloria Miller

We owe a great deal of thanks to 4-H for being the kind of organization that welcomes volunteers like Gloria Miller of Norco into its ranks and teaches children the kind of skills they will likely take with them throughout their entire lives.Read More...
April 20 at 8:00 pm
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State’s oil recession is about over

Cheer up, Louisiana. The oil recession is about to be over.Read More...
January 27 at 10:00 am
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The Magi were non-Jewish seekers who represent us all

Father Wilmer Todd

The Twelfth Night used to signal the end of the Christmas Season and the beginning of the Mardi Gras celebrations. We celebrated the Feast of the Epiphany on the twelfth day after Christmas but now the Church has moved the Feast to the nearest Sunday.Read More...
January 20 at 11:23 am
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Now, it’s getting to be Mr. Trump’s time

Get ready, Louisiana and all of the United States of America. Our country will be entering a new phase of
its history.Read More...
January 20 at 11:21 am
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Let’s give Payton time to move ahead

As the New Orleans Saints season comes to an end, we have to pay tribute to our head coach Sean Payton who carried through with good football coaching many years for the team next door to our hometowns of Luling, Destrehan, etc., etc. Read More...
January 06 at 10:45 am
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Happy New Year – we hope!

As the year we are about to leave behind us goes its way, we hope there can be better days ahead than some of those we experienced in 2016 and before. Read More...
December 30, 2016 at 11:00 am
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May Christ be the foundation of our lives and our Christmas celebrations

Father Wilmer L. ToddRead More...
December 23, 2016 at 3:00 am
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Before joining the military, Eddie Dewhirst hardly knew what Veterans Day was until he served in Desert Storm, Bosnia, Kosovo and the Global War on Terrorism.