|Louisiana politics take a turn
December 11 at 3:38 pm
Our state that used to be a part of the solid Democratic south has taken a definite change of face. When new statewide officials take over, every one of them will be Republican.
|Get ready to vote, visit Santa
December 05 at 11:10 am
This weekend in St. Charles Parish, there are two very important things residents can do.
|It’s time to give thanks
November 26 at 12:38 pm
Though there are many disturbances around the world this day and age, there is still very much to be thankful for. That is what we should concentrate on as we enjoy our turkey and dressings this Thanksgiving.
|It’s almost time to vote again
November 21 at 10:35 am
To a great extent, people of the United States of America have learned the importance of democratic elections and how they can lead to the freedoms and ways of life they enjoy.
|Removal of Berlin Wall one of most significant developments in history
November 14 at 9:45 am
Twenty-five years ago, one of the most significant developments in world history occurred. It was the reuniting of the east and the west along the Berlin Wall in Germany where a line had been drawn to separate communism and democracy.
|Is space tourism ready to take off?
November 07 at 9:47 am
Two accidents last week threw a big question mark into the possibility of space tourism being popularized to any great extent in the near future.
|Togetherness needed around the world
October 24 at 9:30 am
Is the world coming to an end of peaceful living as ISIS and other warring groups in the Middle East grow more and more unfriendly to people of the world who want to live a pleasant and purposeful life? The Muslims are often blamed for stirring up hatred and dislike among people of different religions and from different regions, but Pope Francis had a different opinion after visiting Albania, a Muslim country.
|Political ads should be fairer to opponents
October 17 at 10:09 am
Candidates should not show pictures of their opponents in their advertisements for public office. Such views of opposing candidates are especially frequent on television political ads in which the ads’ sponsors appear as upright people who will serve the public in the right way while views of their opponents are manufactured to show evil in their eyes and frowns on their faces.
|Residents, industries must live together
October 10 at 9:10 am
St. Charles and other parishes along the Louisiana coast have a very prosperous layout with rich oil and gas production fields, fishing and hunting grounds and deep water ports offering opportunities for engaging in the transportation business. But, of course, when nature provides such facilities to enrich us, we sometimes have to step back to be sure our prosperity does not interfere with the everyday comforts of living.
|Info tours are unique way to learn how government works
September 26 at 9:50 am
Residents of St. Charles Parish have a unique opportunity to find out a lot about how St. Charles Parish operates when it comes to its government and the services it provides.
|Our area can be prosperous
September 19 at 10:00 am
According to Mitch Landrieu, the mayor next door, New Orleans is the fastest growing city in America. “In just four years, we have created more than 8,000 new jobs. Retail is booming. Property values and sales are strong. And there’s even more promise on the horizon as we create a new biosciences industry centered on several new hospitals, rebuild the water and sewer pipes underneath our streets and rebuild a world-class airport.”
|New stadium raises spirits at Tulane
September 12 at 11:07 am
Tulane University, located only a few miles from the border of St. Charles Parish, has always been one of the best four-year colleges and graduate schools in the nation. And in the mid-1900s, it’s stadium on Willow Street was the scene of some of the best college football in the land.
|Our watery location ideal for study
September 05 at 10:20 am
Louisiana has become home to a new non-profit organization which specializes in studying and planning the development of innovative science and engineering related to the use of water in a world where H2O is one of the most important resources available.
|Community Education can benefit many
August 29 at 1:09 pm
If you’ve already graduated from high school and even college, there is still opportunity to gain new educational benefits in St. Charles Parish through the Community Education program.
|World needs a major workover
August 22 at 10:37 am
The world is different in this century, to say the least.
|Dead zone still too large
August 15 at 10:01 am
We’ve been trying to end the dead zones in the Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana coast for some 30 years now and we haven’t gotten very far. Nancy Rabalais, executive director of Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium of Cocodrie, and her crew of scientists recently returned from their annual tour of the Gulf to determine the current counts.
|2 storms passed but season’s still here
August 08 at 9:25 am
Our 2014 hurricane season has gone into its second trimester, when most of our deadliest storms have occurred. Of course, we can hope for the best but must be prepared for the worst. Now is the time to make sure our measures of defense are in place.
|Coastal restoration efforts get a boost
August 01 at 10:14 am
The long-awaited restoration of Louisiana’s valuable coast got somewhat of a boost last week when the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council announced it will start receiving project proposals in August to repair damage resulting from the BP oil spill in 2010. Hopefully it will spur announcements of other coastal restoration projects that are still in need.
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Dome Bound: Destrehan Wildcats seek third state title in 7 years - 906 views
When Destrehan head coach Stephen Robicheaux returned to lead the Wildcats in 2012, he knew that he faced a lot of pressure to quickly turn the football program around.