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.

  • 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.

  • Vote no on sales tax hike

    Here we go again, folks. This time, the fix is in. The Terrebonne Parish School Board and other school officials could not get a property tax passed, so now they are going after our bread and butter with a 0.5 percent sales tax increase.

  • This isn't the time for raises

    Imagine this: You graduate from college with no work experience and land a job starting at $37,909 that consists of only 182 work days, no weekends and includes 10 paid days off. You're also assured annual salary increases throughout your career,...