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It’s time to get rid of Confederate flag
Yesterday at 4:01 pm
Americans and others who favor freedom of the people should take a big step forward by not paying their respect to Confederate flags.

Oyster shells needed to help restore disappearing Louisiana coast
June 19 at 12:07 am
If you eat oysters on the half shell in Southeast Louisiana restaurants in the future, you will be helping to save our state’s valuable Gulf of Mexico coast in the future.

Improvements coming in river bank projects
June 12 at 4:29 pm
East and west banks of the Mississippi River will be getting a tremendous amount of improvements in St. Charles Parish in the months ahead, according to the St. Charles Parish goverment.

Hurricane season is here. Are you ready?
June 05 at 5:27 am
As you have heard, hurricane season has arrived. And it is up to us to calm it down.

Pontchartrain Beach on its way back
May 29 at 3:24 pm
Years ago, when older folks of today were enjoying their youth, there was a thrilling place to go not far away from St. Charles Parish on Lake Pontchartrain.

Louisiana industries need to help restore the coast
May 22 at 8:20 am
John Barry, who was dumped as a member of the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority – East after that organization filed a lawsuit against 97 oil, gas and pipeline companies for destruction of the state coast, wrote an interesting column calling on the industries to change its tune in assisting in coastal restoration.

Is state ignoring its major problem?
May 15 at 11:59 am
Louisiana presents to its citizens a difficult problem.

Should we consider a flat tax again?
April 17 at 11:35 am
Income tax time has come and gone again with few expressions being uttered publicly about the unpopularity of the way we collect taxes. Maybe folks have given up on finding a better way to do it.

Ol’ Man Wigle will be remembered
April 10 at 10:20 am
St. Charles Parish has had residents who were memorable in many ways and one of them just passed away at the healthy old age of 103. We’re sure most people will remember the name attached to this very interesting individual.

Parish gets set for Bridge Run
March 26 at 4:19 pm
The most spectacular structure in St. Charles Parish will be the site of one of its most exciting events of the year Saturday.

Obama should approve Keystone
March 20 at 10:39 am
The future of Keystone XL pipeline is still up in the air after some seven years of controversy over whether or not the mineral transportation facility should be completed from oil fields in Canada to refineries in Texas.

Let’s give Jindal a chance
March 13 at 10:57 am
Will Bobby Jindal be our next president? Don’t hold your breath.

So who is responsible for wetlands damage?
February 27 at 2:31 pm
It was disturbing to learn that a judge has dismissed the suit by the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East for compensation from oil and gas companies because of damages to our coast that occurred during their exploration and development. The law may give them the right to do their work under permits, but it appears that most of those permits required leaving the lands and wetlands they explored in good condition when finished that would not deteriorate the Louisiana coast.

Politics getting heavy in new year
January 17, 2014 at 10:17 am
Unfortunately, the new year of 2014 will become more political as prospective candidates get into action seeking positions in the U. S. Senate and House of Representatives.

Economy of southeast Louisiana set to grow in several directions
May 16, 2013 at 11:56 am
Southeast Louisiana could soon be one of the most productive metropolitan areas in the country.

We can’t let crazies run our lives
April 19, 2013 at 9:24 am
Explosions occurring this week at the Boston Marathon lead us to believe that the president of North Korea is not the only crazy person in the world. Everywhere you go there can be tragedy caused by those who have some inexplicable reason to cause it.


Does dining together unite us?
March 15, 2013 at 9:55 am
Some nice things seem to be coming out of our two-party system this past week. Instead of resistance and antagonisms as appeared in the past, there is friendly chat and nice talk about government business between our divided executive and legislative branches.

Maybe Louisiana can turn it around
March 08, 2013 at 10:54 am
There’s a lot going on in Louisiana politics these days. Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne is seriously planning to run for governor, as we hear. And there is obvious reason for that. He would be a likely winner.


Huey widening nears completion
February 14, 2013 at 10:24 am
It was midnight on a fall evening in 1945 when this writer and other initiates into a social fraternity at Tulane were dropped off on the top of the Huey Long Bridge in Bridge City. Our assignment was to get back to the frat house on Broadway in New Orleans any way we could. No problem. We made it.


Super Bowl great for our area
February 07, 2013 at 10:16 am
Without question, the Super Bowl belongs in New Orleans at least every four or five years. This year’s event has proven that.


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