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Citizens not told the full story by St. Charles Parish Hospital
June 27 at 9:34 am
Dear editor,
Once again the CEO of the St. Charles Parish Hospital played his version of the GAME known as, “And Now You Know The Rest of the Story.” In his version of the GAME, we, the citizens of St. Charles Parish never get the rest of the story.

You’ve got to read this! (Feb. 13)
February 14 at 12:08 pm
New books are waiting for you in your St. Charles Parish libraries.

Superintendent Felicia Gomez-Walker (L) and Board President John “Jay” Robichaux (R) Present United Way of St. Charles representatives with a check totaling the amount raised by the school system’s campaign. School system raises largest amount ever for United Way campaign
February 14 at 12:01 pm
An overview of the school system’s record-breaking 2013 United Way campaign was presented to the School Board at its January meeting.

Parish did not save money with free dumpster program, councilman says
December 20, 2013 at 9:20 am
I read the recent Herald-Guide article “Attorney General closes the lid on Parish’s free dumpster program” to which I feel I have the obligation to reply and to clarify for the citizens some of what was reported. The article states that the program was set up in such a way as to avoid court cost that are incurred when the Parish follows the ordinance relating to derelict structures.

This week’s Humane Society showcase adoption pets This week’s Humane Society showcase adoption pets
November 15, 2013 at 7:24 am
This week’s Humane Society showcase are Siamese cats.

St. Charles businesses don’t remove sales tax during holiday
August 09, 2013 at 11:01 am
Dear Editor,
I assume that the state of Louisiana and St. Charles Parish instituted the sales tax holidays to provide an opportunity for the residents of the state and parish to purchase items and save the normal taxes paid on said purchases, thereby stimulating the economy and providing savings to the residents. This holiday takes place every year on the first Friday and Saturday of August. All items for personal use should be sales tax free with the exceptions of licensed vehicles, food prepared at a restaurant and some services and rentals.

Major hurdle to West Bank levee is lack of priorities
April 12, 2013 at 10:10 am
Dear Editor,

The flood that is sure to eventually happen will devastate St. Charles Parish. It will bring physical damage to the West Bank’s privately owned property as well as public buildings and infrastructure, but the devastation will not stop there.


Bayou Gauche has been betrayed by government, resident says
April 12, 2013 at 10:09 am
Dear Editor,

As a resident of Bayou Gauche, I am stunned and very angry that we have been betrayed by our government at all levels -local, state and especially the federal government!




Congress shouldn’t cut drill pay
September 14, 2012 at 9:45 am
Dear Editor,
As you may know there are several budget bills attempting to move across the Congressional floor that adversely affects every member of the National Guard and Reserve. While it may be difficult to follow all of the proposed budget changes, there are two in particular that we should definitely oppose.




What is rationale for raising sewerage fees?
August 03, 2012 at 9:04 am
Dear Editor,

As we watch the cost of living in St. Charles parish rise again, it should add to the list of questions we have about how our elected officials (local, state and federal) spend our tax dollars.


Councilman questions St. Pierre veto
August 03, 2012 at 9:04 am
Dear Editor,

On Monday, July 23, the St. Charles Parish Council passed ordinance 12-7-9 which required parish workers not to disclose the names of our good citizens who report violations to the parish.


Vote for hospital bond will cause further debt
April 05, 2012 at 9:00 am
Dear Editor,

Once again, in less than a year, the Administrator and operators of our St. Charles Parish Hospital are asking the good folks of St. Charles Parish to give them more money to expand the hospital. Nothing has changed, except for their plan on how they will access your taxes.


Revision to fireworks ban wrong on so many levels
February 17, 2012 at 9:59 am
Dear Editor,

I am truly perplexed as to why, after the obvious and overwhelming opposition to repeal the fireworks ban in St. Charles Parish a year ago, this kind of proposition would again rear its ugly head.


Celebrate Black History Month by keeping emphasis on education
February 17, 2012 at 9:59 am
Dear Editor,

On Feb. 28, 2011 six African Americans met with the Superintendent of St. Charles Parish Public Schools and among other concerns, raised the question of the gap in academic performance between African-American and white students. Following is precisely what we requested:


Dear Editor
January 13, 2012 at 10:06 am
The implication of education reform can be found as near as our local St. Charles Public Schools. The products emerging from the interactive media class at the Satellite Center are stellar!

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
November 04, 2011 at 9:16 am

Letter to the Editor
May 27, 2011 at 9:47 am
A letter from Paul Hogan, Councilman District IV

At what cost do we continue to support the hospital?
April 29, 2011 at 9:36 am
Dear Editor,
The citizens of St. Charles Parish have always supported, with their vote and their taxes, the operation and maintenance of the St. Charles Parish Hospital in Luling; however, the question now becomes, at what cost?

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Sheriff arrests burglary suspect in St. Rose, another on the loose
Sheriff arrests burglary suspect in St. Rose, another on the loose
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Police said they arrested a man during a botched robbery in St. Rose Thursday evening, Dec. 11, who may have also been connected to an armed robbery in Destrehan the week prior.