By John Maginnis
Oftentimes, the bright side of many of the year’s top political stories is that they are behind us, and the bad memories will fade with time.
The latest U.S. Census figures indicate that despite all the grandiose talk by Bobby Jindal as to how well the economy in Louisiana compares to that of other states, it’s simply a lie.
In 2009, there were 10,839 people killed in the U.S. due to alcohol impaired driving. And with many people celebrating the New Year this weekend, Sheriff Greg Champagne is warning residents to be on the lookout.
Madison Tully, a 16-year-old from Destrehan who had two life-threatening illnesses, is the first person in the world to be cured of both sickle cell anemia and lupus with a bone marrow transplant. […]
LULING – The 3rd Annual STC Big League Dreams Christmas Baseball Camp will be held on Dec. 28-29 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the West Bank Bridge Park for kids ages 6-14 years old. Campers will be taught the proper fundamentals of fielding, hitting, pitching and base running. The cost of camp is $100 and it will be taught by professional instructor Chris Westcott, Will Harris of the Colorado Rockies, Matt Liuzza of the Toronto Blue Jays, Mike Hollander of the Texas Rangers, Craig Westcott of the San Francisco Giants, Seth Henry of the Tamp Bay Rays, Ryan Schimpf of the Toronto Blue Jays and Alex Edwards of LSU. For more information, call (985)783-5090. Registration forms can be downloaded from the parish calendar at www.stcharlesgov.net.