|Stricter gun laws may be coming
July 29 at 10:07 am
With the outpouring of shots fired in killings around the world in recent weeks, it seems we may be in for stricter gun laws. It does seem the logical way to reduce the death toll from gunfire is to make it tougher to fire the shots that make it happen.
|River cruises will increase tourism here
March 06, 2015 at 1:13 pm
Colorful cruise ships such as those that have plied European waters for many years are expected to soon be travelling waters of the Mississippi River right between the east and west banks of St. Charles Parish.
|Louisiana needs that offshore royalty
February 13, 2015 at 1:21 pm
Louisiana has been having a major problem along its coast, which has been disappearing at more than the size of a football field every hour.
|Satellite Center broadens education
February 06, 2015 at 1:06 pm
St. Charles Parish has been very creative in the past in the education field. It has always scored as having one of the best systems in the state in teaching our young residents how to read, write and add numbers.
|Our coast needs a lot of attention
January 30, 2015 at 12:41 pm
Louisianaís erosion along the coast needs more attention before it is too late. Itís time to speed up the process so our water wonderland doesnít leave the land behind completely.
|Letís not kill unborn babies
January 23, 2015 at 10:37 am
Hopefully, it is becoming less mainstream to kill human life in our world through abortion. It appears that way in our area at least as an abortion facility planned in May 2013 in the 4600 block of South Claiborne Ave. in New Orleans has yet to get off the ground.
|Driverless vehicles wonít solve problems
January 16, 2015 at 2:29 pm
Itís hard to understand how driverless automobiles will help to relieve our traffic and transportation problems. But that, apparently, is what Google and others are anticipating.
|Donít brand Scalise as a David Duke
January 09, 2015 at 9:27 am
We thought the political days of David Duke, our Ku Klux Klansman of yesteryear, were over when he disappeared from public attention after defeats in several races. One of them was in a runoff for governor against Edwin Edwards in which bumper stickers advertised ďVote for the crook. Itís important.Ē And they elected Edwards.
|Letís get countries n the world together
December 19, 2014 at 9:54 am
The United States needs to push its efforts to get other countries together on disagreements that seem to be tearing the world apart on issues such as creating a Palestinian state before a peace treaty is signed between the two countries. And there are other matters of concern, especially in the Middle East where forces of various views are trying to take control.
|Louisiana politics take a turn
December 11, 2014 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, 2014 at 11:10 am
This weekend in St. Charles Parish, there are two very important things residents can do.
|Itís time to give thanks
November 26, 2014 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.
|Itís almost time to vote again
November 21, 2014 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, 2014 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, 2014 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, 2014 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, 2014 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 adsí 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, 2014 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, 2014 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, 2014 at 10:00 am
According to Mitch Landrieu, the mayor next door, New Orleans is the fastest growing city in America. ďIn just four years, we have created more than 8,000 new jobs. Retail is booming. Property values and sales are strong. And thereís 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.Ē
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