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August 20, 2008

Sagging britches not the issue once imagined?

Not so very long ago, Lafourche Parish council members anointed themselves the keepers of good fashion sense. As such, the first thing to go in the […]
August 27, 2008

Let’s put a stop to career criminals

Deputy Martha Woods Shareef, a 15-year veteran with the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office, died last week at the hands of what police say is a career […]
September 9, 2008

Gustav was too close for comfort

For years, Tri-parish officials have argued that a direct hit from a hurricane could bring the area to its knees. Year after year, Terrebonne, Lafourche and […]
September 17, 2008

Could Ike, Gustav have been worse?

For years we’ve heard the scenarios. Walls of water – 25 feet and higher – teamed with Category 3 or higher winds steamrolling across the Gulf […]