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Oldies But Goodies Pastalaya Benefit

DESTREHAN – The Oldies But Goodies will be holding a pastalaya or jambalaya dinner on Sunday, Sept. 28 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Read More...
September 28, 2014 at 11:30 am
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T-Ball & horseshoe tournament

LULING – A t-ball and horseshoe tournament will be held beginning at 9 a.m. at Monsanto Park located at 200 Sugarhouse Road in Luling. Read More...
September 20, 2014 at 9:00 am
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Disabled prom

LULING – 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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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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Can public agencies legally hire lobbyists?

According to a story in the Times-Picayune, the Port of South Louisiana is hiring two lobbyists for its staff. See story here.

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March 16, 2012 at 10:23 am
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Eliminating mid-year budget cuts

Mid-year budget cuts to state agencies in recent years have become chronic. Whenever a problem becomes chronic it is time to do something about it.Read More...
January 13, 2012 at 10:05 am
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Does appointment meet legal requirements?

St. Tammany Parish President Kevin Davis was just appointed as the new head of the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness ("GOHSEP").Read More...
December 22, 2011 at 10:34 am
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Was Jena really a tourist attraction?

Was Jena really a tourist attraction?Read More...
October 11, 2007 at 10:49 am
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Economy sick when government is the top employer

According to the story from the Associated Press, while overall job growth in LA has slowed, government job growth (particularly state government) continues to lead all other job producing segments of the economy.Read More...
October 04, 2007 at 7:02 am
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State should take action against corruption, too

Another part of the legacy of the Blanco Administration was unveiled last week. It is one of corruption.Read More...
August 23, 2007 at 10:00 am
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Government grows in Louisiana

According to an Associated Press story: "The fastest growing segment of the economy over the past year has been state government, which added 8,900 jobs:­ 1,800 more than in the petroleum sector, construction and manufacturing combined."Read More...
August 02, 2007 at 3:44 pm
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Recovery czar wants to turn New Orleans East into a fish farm

In a published news story, the Recovery Czar of New Orleans, Dr. Ed Blakely, made what I thought was a ridiculous suggestion for economic development in New Orleans. Read More...
July 25, 2007 at 2:51 pm
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Crackpot - or ahead of his time? When it comes to ED BLAKELY you be the judge!

According to published reports, New Orleans Recovery Czar Dr. Ed Blakely believes the destruction of The Big Easy was a “natural event” and the result of Global Warming.Read More...
April 18, 2007 at 2:07 pm
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Road Home Web site hasn't been updated in a week

There seems to be no way for citizens to monitor and hold Governor Blanco's Road Home Program accountable.Read More...
March 29, 2007 at 1:02 pm
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Murder madness in New Orleans just won't stop

New Orleans has just recorded its 21st murder in the first 35 days of the year - and the third murder in one weekend.Read More...
February 07, 2007 at 3:03 pm
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Thank God for that state next door

U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu, D-LA made the following statement on WWL-TV in New Orleans:Read More...
January 31, 2007 at 1:53 pm
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Bayou Gauche man killed in boat crash remembered as loving father
Bayou Gauche man killed in boat crash remembered as loving father
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Remembered as a man who "loved his wife and kids more than life," Bayou Gauche resident Bart Dufrene Jr.'s death from a boat crash stunned the close-knit community Monday.