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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.

Let’s help Rec Dept. develop St. Charles
March 04 at 6:16 am
Residents of St. Charles Parish are getting an opportunity to help design their great parish in ways to make the best use of it for the betterment of its people.

Is our political system becoming dysfunctional?
February 26 at 4:00 am
Politics is getting somewhat out of line, especially nationally where the current presidential election is underway.

Coastal states need more mineral revenue
February 17 at 3:46 pm
President Barack Obama is trying to sidestep our state’s efforts to restore our coast along the Gulf of Mexico when we have given so much to providing oil and gas to fueling our nation. Obama has proposed a budget that would stop Louisiana from getting a greater share of offshore oil and gas revenue beginning in 2017.

Mardi Gras, Lent and then politics
February 05 at 5:44 pm
One of the highlights of the year is now upon us in southeastern Louisiana, a time to put down our cares and join in the revelry of Mardi Gras.

St. Charles Parish to be a travel center
January 29 at 2:41 pm
St. Charles Parish is on its way to a big increase in its part in offering increased and improved air service to the South Central United States of America ,which is somewhat in the center point of air travel in the Western Hemisphere.

Coastal expansion needed in Louisiana
January 22 at 2:35 pm
Disagreements between commercial fishermen and restorers of the Gulf of Mexico coast along the Louisiana shoreline continue to exist.

The Bonnet Carre’ is a needed valve
January 15 at 3:57 pm
St. Charles Parish has a distinction that no other parish or county or section of land in the country has - it contains the valve that can be opened to let the major waterway of our country empty some of its water to help save this land of ours from flooding.

Hello Edwards . . . goodbye Jindal
January 08 at 1:11 pm
As we approach the inauguration of a new governor, John Bel Edwards, for Louisiana on Jan. 11, we also near the end of Gov. Bobby Jindal’s eight year service in that position.


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Luling woman recounts horror of cat shot with arrow
Luling woman recounts horror of cat shot with arrow
For a black cat, Max has incredible luck although what happened to him has evoked outrage and a Luling man charged with animal cruelty.