|Mississippi may offer river cruises
September 23 at 10:29 am
There may be good news ahead for the tourism business in southeast Louisiana and along the Mississippi River as the luxury river liner, Viking River Cruises, makes New Orleans the home port for its first North American cruises extending all the way up to Minnesota.
|We need to pursue a more united world
September 16 at 3:26 pm
There is strong need for a leader in the world today to safeguard peaceful people who want to enjoy and develop what the world has to offer and make the most of it to their benefit. And to do that, we need to get leadership that can get worldwide support in producing it.
|It has been a horrible summer
September 09 at 9:39 am
Thank goodness Labor Day is past and summer is over.
|Come on, Hillary & Donald ... be nice
September 02 at 11:29 am
This has been an unusual year and not a very good one, to say the least.
|It was a very wet week In Louisiana
August 19 at 12:29 pm
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.
|State’s new coast still a way’s away
August 12 at 1:59 pm
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.
|We need to seek a better world
July 22 at 11:51 am
The world seems to be at a crossroads today.
|There’s some hope ahead for our coast
July 01 at 8:58 am
There’s good news ahead for lovers of our beloved Louisiana coast.
|Eroding coast could doom entire state
June 10 at 9:52 am
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said the erosion of the state’s coast is also a threat to our cities that provide employment and wealth to all of Louisiana’s people.
|Nuclear war should not be in our future
June 03 at 9:17 am
President Barack Obama made a welcomed address Friday during a visit to Hiroshima, Japan, about the nuclear bombings that took place at the end of World War II on Aug. 6, 1945 when America dropped a bomb on that city that killed some 170,000 people and three days later on Nagasaki where 70,000 more perished.
|BP money should be used for coast
May 19 at 11:00 am
As the Mighty Mississippi River flows through Southeast Louisiana, it passes through one of the areas washing away the most in our disappearing coastline. It comes from years of levees holding back the river waters from rebuilding our coastal marshes with the rich supply of sand and clay that the river pushes into the Gulf of Mexico.
|Presidential election is redefining U.S. politics
May 06 at 10:40 am
Are you sick of bearing with political campaigns which end up labeling most of the candidates for our most prestigious positions with names that indicate they are not very nice people?
|Governor must plan next step
April 28 at 5:29 pm
As our new governor passes his first 100 days in office, he says he is very resolved to fix our problems. They are mainly budgetary like lack of state money to meet our needs.
|Southeast Louisiana provides so much fun
April 22 at 8:00 am
If you live in Southeast Louisiana - St. Charles Parish included - you live in one of the most fun-filled places on the planet. Just take a look at what happens in our area each year.
|Is Gov. Edwards taking lead on restoration?
April 15 at 8:00 am
We’ve heard some good words from new Gov. John Bel Edwards that sounds like he is getting active in restoring our deteriorating coast of Louisiana.
|Expenses will go up this year
April 08 at 12:05 pm
If you think you escaped April Fool’s Day setbacks this year, you are mistaken.
|Charity Hospital needs resurrection
April 01 at 8:00 am
At last, the State of Louisiana is mulling plans of what to do with its classic 20-story building on Tulane Avenue in New Orleans formerly known as Charity Hospital. It was put astray following its basement flooding by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
|Imagine ‘The Passion’ in New Orleans
March 25 at 11:00 am
One of the most interesting programs ever appeared on television this past Sunday for Palm Sunday night. The title was “The Passion of Christ”and, no, it was not set in Jerusalem where the original Passion was set.
|This is a good year to learn democracy
March 18 at 5:21 am
Citizens of the United States of America should learn a lesson this election year - they are not always assured their country always follows the paths of democracy.
|Opera says death penalty not needed
March 10 at 4:36 am
One of the most interesting operas of our time was staged by the New Orleans Opera Association this past weekend.
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Alligator Fest expected to draw more than 20,000 people to Luling - 1494 views
Gear up the taste buds and put on those dancing shoes, the 37th annual Alligator Festival will be held Thursday through Sunday at West Bridge Park in Luling.