Editorials

  • Tax breaks demand oversight

    Much of Louisiana has watched in recent years as state officials have carved essential money out of higher education to make ends meet.

  • Tax breaks demand oversight

    Much of Louisiana has watched in recent years as state officials have carved essential money out of higher education to make ends meet. Because so much of the state’s spending is protected in the Constitution, higher education and health care...

  • Good job, Black and Gold

    This has been a long season, filled with ups and downs for the Saints and their loyal fans. Monday night, though, was one of the ups.

  • Planning for future battles

    At least one environmental group is recommending a set of local projects in the wake of the 2010 BP oil spill. The local work is among a set of projects the National Wildlife Federation is suggesting to be paid for with BP fine money.

  • Let's hope for the best, Saints fans

    The Saints will once again play football on a national stage tonight.

  • Cheers and jeers

    Keep on working — Bollinger Shipyards has two new dry docks, it announced earlier this week.

  • Welcome and good luck

    This was a long year for Nicholls State University football. An 0-12 season saw the team start out with lopsided losses on the road to Air Force and Arkansas.

Letters to the editor

  • Hollowing our military

    I have previously written about the disastrous impact of “sequestration” on our armed forces.

  • Vote of confidence for Louisiana

    Pulling off successful statewide elections is no easy task — especially those with as much attention and importance as Louisiana’s Congressional races in November and December.

  • Hollowing our military

    I have previously written about the disastrous impact of “sequestration” on our armed forces.

  • Vote of confidence for Louisiana

    Pulling off successful statewide elections is no easy task — especially those with as much attention and importance as Louisiana’s Congressional races in November and December.

  • Come enjoy the new boat launch

    I encourage everyone to use the new, free public boat and kayak launch in Leeville. This launch is conveniently located at the end of old La. 1, at Bayou Lafourche, giving easy access to our bountiful waterways in the southern portion of the parish.

  • Sales tax hike isn’t good for us

    Why is this sales tax not needed? 1. Inflation provides for increases to sales tax revenues. 2. Isn’t it possible that the School Board wants the additional sales tax so it can divert money currently going toward teacher’s salaries?

  • This isn't going to fix Washington

    With so much money spent on ads, it is a shame that the intent was not to inform, enlighten or educate.

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