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SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA’S FORGOTTEN BEACHES

SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA’S FORGOTTEN BEACHES

With 397 miles of coastline, the great state of Louisiana has the third longest coastline in the continental United States, after Florida and California. ...

[Read More...] Rhonda Carlson March 25, 2015
From Military Man To Master Gardener: The Story of Maj. Gen. Erbon Wise

From Military Man To Master Gardener: The Story of Maj. Gen. Erbon Wise

Story and color photos by Angie Kay Dilmore In Southwest Louisiana, a treasure can be found around every turn of the road. One of...

[Read More...] Angie Kay March 25, 2015
SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA BAR GUIDE

SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA BAR GUIDE

A Personal Tour Of 15 Local Bars, 15 Specialty House Drinks And 15 Unique Experiences It’s no secret that Southwest Louisiana knows how to...

[Read More...] Braylin Jenkins March 25, 2015
NOT PUNCHING THE GAS THROUGH THE YELLOW LIGHT

NOT PUNCHING THE GAS THROUGH THE YELLOW LIGHT

I feel eyes upon me. Some percent of you have been following these stories from way back, and others joined recently, and almost all...

[Read More...] Pierre Fontenot March 25, 2015
PLAY NICE

PLAY NICE

As a fan, if you sit anywhere near where coaches and players roam — courtside, sidelines, near a dugout, on ringside or within striking...

[Read More...] Rick Sarro March 25, 2015
NET NEUTRALITY IS NOW A REALITY

NET NEUTRALITY IS NOW A REALITY

On Feb. 26, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved the policy commonly known as “Net Neutrality.” This measure changes the way in which internet...

[Read More...] Vic Wukovits March 25, 2015
UNION DUES FIGHT GOES ON

UNION DUES FIGHT GOES ON

The reshuffling of members and the chair of the House Labor and Industrial Relations Committee has given a new life to the debate over...

[Read More...] Jeremy Alford March 25, 2015
Flashlights Are Not Headlights

Flashlights Are Not Headlights

The Knoxville, Tenn., Police Dept. recently reminded motorists that all vehicles need working headlights for night driving. Included was a recent department photo of...

[Read More...] Chuck Shepherd March 25, 2015
LEAVE THE BULLY

LEAVE THE BULLY

Dear Dr. Archer, I am 47 years old, and I have been married to the same man for 20 years. Before that, I was...

[Read More...] Dale Archer, March 25, 2015
BUFFI’S PEAUX BOYS & HOMECOOKING

BUFFI’S PEAUX BOYS & HOMECOOKING

3620 Gerstner Memorial Blvd., Lake Charles • 337-656-2883   One of the advantages of my Monday-Friday job is that I get taken to lunch...

[Read More...] Mario Pacetti March 25, 2015
THE ENEMY WITHIN

THE ENEMY WITHIN

This article is dedicated to my Muslim friends, former colleagues and students. The call has gone out for followers of ISIS living abroad to...

[Read More...] Michael Kurth March 25, 2015
Good Hearing From Karl

Good Hearing From Karl

A few weeks ago, we told you we heard from Henry Mancuso about charter schools in our parish and what day hoped to accomplish...

[Read More...] Pierre Sez March 25, 2015