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WESTLAKE DINING

WESTLAKE DINING

I grew up in SWLA, from the third grade up until I was 20 years old, and during that time I can only remember...

[Read More...] Mario Pacetti July 25, 2014
TIME OUT FOR CAREGIVERS

TIME OUT FOR CAREGIVERS

The New CARC Respite Center Provides Social Opportunities To The Elderly And  Those With Disabilities • By Brad Goins   Since June of last...

[Read More...] Brad Goins May 14, 2014
‘FEARLESS LITTLE CRAWFISH’

‘FEARLESS LITTLE CRAWFISH’

A New Book Shows How The Crawfish Embodies Key Features Of Cajun Culture      Louisiana Crawfish: A Succulent History of the Cajun Crustacean by Sam...

[Read More...] Brad Goins May 14, 2014
COOKIN’ WITH FIRE

COOKIN’ WITH FIRE

Local Firefighters Really Know How To Dish Out Some Four-Alarm Food • By Angie Kay Dilmore • Photos By Jamie Hartnett   Hard work...

[Read More...] Angie Kay May 14, 2014
IT’S ALWAYS BEEN ABOUT THE KIDS

IT’S ALWAYS BEEN ABOUT THE KIDS

Calcasieu School Superintendent Wayne Savoy Looks Back On Almost 40 Years In Education • By Karla Wall   Calcasieu Parish school superintendent Wayne Savoy,...

[Read More...] Karla Wall May 14, 2014
‘THIS TREMENDOUS PROMISE’

‘THIS TREMENDOUS PROMISE’

Former Local Paula Gant Helps Guide D.C. Through The Transition To Energy Abundance • By Brad Goins   Like millions of Americans, Paula Gant...

[Read More...] Brad Goins May 14, 2014
PEOPLE ARE TALKING ABOUT ME

PEOPLE ARE TALKING ABOUT ME

A few weeks ago, my wife and I were preparing to go to a book sale. As I dressed, she persuaded me to change...

[Read More...] Brad Goins May 14, 2014
BAYOU BALLS: WILD BEAST FEAST REVIEW

BAYOU BALLS: WILD BEAST FEAST REVIEW

This article is a little different from those of weeks past as I’m going to review an event instead of a restaurant. I was...

[Read More...] Mario Pacetti May 14, 2014
MONGOLIAN HOUSE

MONGOLIAN HOUSE

I’ve been to the Mongolian House once before, with Chelsea and my sister, and we had a very good experience, so I decided to...

[Read More...] Mario Pacetti May 14, 2014
SOUTHERN FRIENDLY

SOUTHERN FRIENDLY

We were strangers. They were Them and I was Not Them and it took us less than three minutes to like each other. This...

[Read More...] Pierre Fontenot May 14, 2014
SHOPAHOLIC

SHOPAHOLIC

Dear Dr. Archer, My wife goes on shopping sprees often, spending huge amounts of money and buying things we don’t need. It’s like she’s...

[Read More...] Dale Archer, May 14, 2014
WHY SUCH POOR TURNOUT?

WHY SUCH POOR TURNOUT?

Again we saw really poor voter turnout for tax renewals and Sulphur  municipal elections. Dependin’ on de district, de average wuz about 25 percent...

[Read More...] Pierre Sez May 14, 2014