• Victims can offer us a lesson

    Victims can help spread a message that save lives.

  • Become a part of the solution

    The problem of pet overpopulation is real. And it is tragic. Local animal shelters kill an alarming number of homeless and unwanted animals each year. There is simply not enough space for all the animals that end up there.

  • Vote early until next Tuesday

    Early voting began Tuesday across Louisiana.

  • Saints are still in the playoff mix

    There is no doubt that this season has been distressing and disappointing for the Saints and their fans.

  • Amendments present a mixed bag

    Once again, Louisiana voters will face a host of proposed constitutional amendments when they go to the polls on Nov. 4 — or this coming week during early voting. However you feel about these proposed amendments, let your voice be heard by...

  • Ebola preparations make sense

    Local officials have spent some time recently working with state and federal experts on coming up with a plan for how to deal with any Ebola outbreak that might occur.

  • Saints get back onto the field

    The Saints are back in action on Sunday, traveling to Detroit to take on the high-powered Lions.

Letters to the editor

  • Do you still feel safe in America?

    Since President Obama and his administration have lead our country into big government, do you still feel safe?

  • Mary Landrieu deserves support

    Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes are the heart of Louisiana's energy and fisheries industries.

  • Amendments would help La.

    Community hospitals stand ready to treat patients 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Hospitals provide a safe haven for Louisiana's sick at their most vulnerable and life-threatening moments.

  • Changes drive cost increases

    As Louisiana's insurance commissioner, I wanted to take a moment to share my concerns about the rising cost of health insurance facing individuals, families and businesses.

  • Louisiana needs Sen. Landrieu

    Political ads by Congressman Bill Cassidy want us to believe that President Obama is on the ballot for Senate. He will be out of office in two years, but Louisiana will still need a senator with the dedication, passion, leadership, tenure and the...

  • Don't fall for fear-mongering

    Three weeks to go and the Republicans and Tea Party have finally settled on a campaign message for the 2014 midterm elections — fear and loathing.
    The message is decidedly grim and doesn't reflect the truth about America.

  • Don't support Mary Landrieu

    Mary Landrieu is back in Louisiana drumming up votes and money like she does every five and a half years.
    She's all over the paper and news channels telling everyone all the things she tried to do and all the things she wants to do.

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