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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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‘I never saw such clouds of ducks’

Past Times by Terry Jones

Although textbooks don’t mention it, about half of our 44 presidents have been avid outdoor enthusiasts. Read More...
November 04, 2016 at 9:54 am
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Shrinking beaches pose clear message on what needs to be done

Several years ago, people who lived along the coast of Louisiana began realizing their home grounds was washing away. Read More...
November 04, 2016 at 9:53 am
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Candidates should be respectful

The 2016 U. S. presidential campaign has taken some rotten turns that has made our citizens wonder just how civilized our country really is. Read More...
October 14, 2016 at 11:20 am
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Remembering the squirrel stampede

Pasttimes by Terry Jones

Forty years ago, David Freeman was hunting outside Quitman, La., when he witnessed one of nature’s oddest spectacles - a squirrel migration. As he described it, a “kagillion squirrels” came through the woods, and it took a good 15 minutes for them all to pass by. Read More...
October 07, 2016 at 4:00 am
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It was a very wet week In Louisiana

Last week was just plain weird with non-stop continuous rain in southern Louisiana that filled up our rivers and covered our roadways to the point where they became unsafe to drive or even to walk to work.Read More...
August 19, 2016 at 12:29 pm
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State’s new coast still a way’s away

The end of Louisiana’s coastal erosion problems apparently have not yet been solved but hopefully it could be in sight - in the somewhat distant future. Read More...
August 12, 2016 at 1:59 pm
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Staying afloat with flood insurance

The sight of despairing residents surrendering their house keys to congressional representatives over ballooning flood insurance rates was powerful then and now.Read More...
July 15, 2016 at 7:21 am
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There’s some hope ahead for our coast

There’s good news ahead for lovers of our beloved Louisiana coast.Read More...
July 01, 2016 at 8:58 am
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The growth is coming - ready or not

St. Charles Parish’s growth is proving impressive and much welcomed, although the worry is constant that it could change the area’s laid-back lifestyle.Read More...
June 24, 2016 at 9:41 am
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Incentive money also flows back to LED

Over the past 24 months Louisiana Economic Development has seen 15 companies have to pay back $8.3 million in reimbursements to the state for up-front business incentives they were provided to relocate to or expand here. Read More...
June 24, 2016 at 9:38 am
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68-year-old charged with manslaughter after Destrehan shooting
68-year-old charged with manslaughter after Destrehan shooting
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Donald Daughdrill, 68, was arrested Thursday night and charged with manslaughter in connection with the death of 25-year-old Weston Keller in Destrehan.