Editorials

  • How to curb bullying

    We suggest: Curbing bullying requires action from everyone within the community.

  • Mental health should matter to all

    Mental health care could well be the overriding public policy issue of our time. The sad, stunning death of the brilliant comedian and actor Robin Williams is the latest signal event to draw attention to mental illness — and the need for...

  • Setting an example for giving

    Houma-Thibodaux residents have a habit of showing generosity when it comes to helping people who need it, and an inspiring story we published Sunday features some examples of that.

  • New law raises questions

    Officials locally and statewide are raising important concerns about a new law that forces Louisiana justices of the peace and constables to retire when they reach age 70.

  • Cheers and Jeers: Aug. 16, 2014

    Cheers -- Stopping the bullies
    Cheers -- Hall of Fame
    Cheers -- Fitting tribute
    Cheers -- A legendary career

  • Let's see good candidates step forward

    Candidates for political races in Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes will begin signing up next week for this fall's elections, and voters should start paying attention.

  • Curtailing an alarming trend

    Terrebonne Parish officials are right to consider fining owners of homes and businesses that repeatedly set off false alarms.

Letters to the editor

  • Schools are back to the future

    After reading your editorial opinion titled "Change that makes sense," I just had to give you my opinion to your article.

  • What happened on Jan. 1?

    Do you know what happened on New Year's Day this year?

  • Clean water is a critical need

    As deputy chief of the Grand Caillou/Dulac Band of Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw tribe, located in Terrebonne Parish, water is not only an important part of our spiritual connection to the land but is critical to the health our people. It is the basis...

  • Business model is troubling

    This letter is in response to the article “Hooters is more than pretty faces.” The article sends chills down my spine.

  • Americans dislike Obamacare

    As a practicing physician, health care issues are on my mind every day of the week. However, I know that my patients only think about health care issues at two times: when they are paying for it and when they are trying to get it. Everyone pays for...

  • Common Core is untested

    On Monday, Chas Roemer, the president of the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, blamed Louisiana’s poor education ranking (fourth worst in the nation, according to the 2014 national WalletHub.com rankings for the Best and...

  • Obama fiddles while U.S. burns

    Nero fiddled while Rome burned. Obama was fundraising while the Middle East burned.

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