Kenneth Bourgeois Sr., 58, passed away on June 19, 2011 in an accident in Boutte. […]
Russell J. Valence Sr., 70, a native of Westwego and resident of Paradis, passed away on June 19, 2011. […]
By John Maginnis
More than usual, the recently ended legislative session was distinguished for what was said rather than for what was done, though it took only a few words to accomplish that. Instead, lawmakers spoke volumes, if not always making sense, but enough to fill another annual chapter of the wit and wisdom the Louisiana Legislature.
President Barack Obama’s order to take some 30 million barrels of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve came at a very good time for his administration. It likely will reduce the price of gasoline at the pump just in time for election season.