A small area consisting of only a few streets has seen a concentration of some of the most violent crimes in the parish over the past few years and residents living there say they are fed up with the senseless murders that have taken teen lives.
Freedom of speech is one of the tenets of democracy. It allows us to express the pros and cons of what is going on in the world, helping to educate us and provide solutions to many problems. And it is one of the main means in which we can maintain a stable and peaceful world.
The holidays can be the hardest time of the year for some women, especially those who live with domestic violence.
Shirley Sims, minister at the First Baptist Church in Paradis, has first-hand experience in living in a home with domestic violence. […]
A local youth ministry is taking a stance against abortion, and speaking out against violent anti-abortion protests, with a one-two punch through their “KOA: Knock Out Abortion” mission. […]
On a hot and sunny Sunday afternoon, District 1 Councilman Billy Raymond walked through Meadows Drive and talked to residents in the community about various ways to improve the area. Raymond and residents have been concerned ever since a drive-by shooting occurred there two weeks ago. […]
A new Parents Television Council™ study of Family Hour programming conclusively shows that children watching television during the first hour of prime time are assaulted by violence, profanity or sexual content once every 3.5 minutes of non-commercial airtime. […]