Editorials

  • West Nile fight continues

    Cajun Mosquito Control has found what its owner calls “little hot spots” or “mini-clusters” of West Nile virus-infected mosquitoes in the Thibodaux-Schriever and Larose-Cut Off areas. That is bad news.

  • Still not time to panic, Saints fans

    The Saints looked terrible on Sunday night. Unlike many of their past performances on national television, this one really stunk.

  • Interstate project gains momentum

    Traveling along U.S. 90 between New Orleans and Lafayette — as many of us do — motorists can see signs proclaiming the road to be the future Interstate 49.

  • Oil and gas is what we do

    If you had a chance to look through it, you probably picked up some excellent information from out annual Oil and Industry section, which was included as part of Friday's newspaper.

  • Cheers and jeers

    Best of the Bayou — If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, you don’t have to go far.
    Downtown Houma is hosting the Best of the Bayou festival.

  • Don't take freedom for granted

    We all enjoy our freedom. Our right to own a handgun. Our right to free speech and a free press, one unencumbered by government. Our right to practice any religion we want without persecution. Our right to vote.

  • If there are problems, fix them

    If there are problems in the Lafourche Parish permitting office, those changes need to be addressed by the Parish Council and the parish’s administration.

Letters to the editor

  • The local heroes in the shadows

    Wow, how time flies. It’s been nine months since the tragedy of Dec. 26.

  • We have a tool America can use

    Have you ever tackled a maintenance job around your house only to go to your toolbox and find that the tool you need is not there?
    So, you end up using a wrench to try and drive a nail into a stud?

  • Meeting the challenge

    Certified teachers. Yes, it is a challenge.

  • Please support U.S. veterans

    Congress does it again. They took a five-week recess in August to campaign and went back to D.C. on Sept. 8. Now another recess days later to campaign.

  • What a confused country we have

    Some believe America is capitalist and greedy, but half of the population is on some type of government assistance.

  • Find out more about convention

    I wanted to write today highlighting the most impressive aspects of the fair tax, urge you to learn more about it and then become an active supporter of adoption of the fair tax.

  • Council going in wrong direction

    The members of Terrebonne Parish Council are inexplicably considering taking action contrary to the direction in which they’ve moved since Katrina.

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