Editorials

  • Make plans to vote on Tuesday

    We are entering the home stretch of the leadup to Election Day.

  • Saints have an excellent opportunity

    The Saints have a big chance tonight to make believers of the national football audience.

  • Have a happy, safe Halloween

    Kids around our area are getting ready for a candy-laden fright fest on Friday night.

  • Saints are answering the critics

    It has been frustrating to watch the Saints play this season. They have looked at times like the team the fans have grown used to seeing over the past several years.

  • Keeping up a healthy trend

    Oil and more oil. BP announced last week that it has made another oil discovery in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. That is a development that could bode well for south Louisiana.

  • Be smart, patient with BP money

    Local officials have said they are being patient as they plan for how to spend any BP oil spill fine money the parishes might get.

  • Cheers and Jeers: Oct. 25, 2014

    If you’re looking for something fun to do today, you don’t have to go far.
    One possibility is the Rougarou Fest, which is taking place from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. today in downtown Houma.

Letters to the editor

  • Why not obey public records law?

    Often I receive complaints from residents stating that the Louisiana Department of Education is not following the Public Records Act.

  • Six-day mail is important

    I’ve rarely witnessed anything like the situation involving the U.S. Postal Service.

  • Vote against amendments

    There’s been a big push to pass amendments 1, 2 and 11 over the past few weeks, but all three — under the guise of helping granny — ultimately hurt all Louisianans, including granny.

  • Term limits for the sake of term limits?

    In the election for the office of Terrebonne district attorney, term limits have become a campaign slogan for the man who once held the office and is trying to get it back.

  • The answer is easy on Landrieu

    Should we re-elect Mary Landrieu?
    Answering the following pragmatic questions makes that decision easy:
    1. Do you want to keep your current insurance?
    2. Do you want to keep your current doctors?

  • Let’s vote Landrieu out of office

    Well, Election Day is right around the corner and Mary Landrieu is far outspending her opponents. Let’s face it: She only has to come to Louisiana at election time. She has a $2.5 million home in D.C. and loves the power crowd. (Louisiana is...

  • Amendment will help Louisiana

    A healthier, happier, wealthier Louisiana is directly tied to the creation of the Department of Elderly Affairs.

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