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The Culinary Year In Review

The Culinary Year In Review

It’s hard to believe that 2014 has already come and gone. Chelsea and I have tried some amazing foods this year in the course...

[Read More...] Mario Pacetti January 22, 2015
Simien Already At Work

Simien Already At Work

Needless to say, the death of James Mayo, who wuz servin’ as District 2 Police Juror, an’ wuz also runnin’ de Civic Center, came...

[Read More...] Pierre Sez January 22, 2015
Our Hats Are Off

Our Hats Are Off

Wow, it is the year 2015, and all is not well. The greatest country in the world has been experiencing some turbulent times lately....

[Read More...] Rocke Fournet January 22, 2015
A Mattering Life

A Mattering Life

Early on I wanted to matter.   As a kid I saw adults living dud lives and swore Not Me.   And then…look how...

[Read More...] Pierre Fontenot January 22, 2015
ESCAPING THE BOOM

ESCAPING THE BOOM

Many Lake Area Residents Looking To Move To More Spacious, Quieter Areas Ahead Of Expansion     The vast majority of Lake Area residents...

[Read More...] Karla Wall January 22, 2015
Keeping A Close Watch On Oil

Keeping A Close Watch On Oil

A decline in the price of oil, in concert with other factors like sluggish individual income tax collections and the use of one-time money,...

[Read More...] Jeremy Alford January 22, 2015
Found It!

Found It!

At a recent art show at Paris’ Palais de Tokyo, Italian artist Sven Sachsalber brought in a large haystack, dropped a needle into it...

[Read More...] Chuck Shepherd January 22, 2015
TRUE BLUE

TRUE BLUE

LCPD Chief Don Dixon On Respect, Excellence And The Challenges Ahead       Don Dixon had to start dealing with the Lake Charles...

[Read More...] Brad Goins January 22, 2015
2014: The Year In Review

2014: The Year In Review

A number of notable events occurred last year, most of them not particularly good. Here is my recap of what I consider the most...

[Read More...] Michael Kurth January 22, 2015
Hoops Take The Stage

Hoops Take The Stage

I know many eyes are still focused on the college football and NFL playoffs, but come January, it’s time to break away from the...

[Read More...] Rick Sarro January 22, 2015
Military Purple Heart, Chapter 1996

Military Purple Heart, Chapter 1996

Once again, it’s time for the Up Fronter’s periodic review of the Military Purple Heart, Chapter 1996. Commander Henry D. Doiron continues to warn...

[Read More...] Brad Goins January 22, 2015
In Danger?

In Danger?

Dear Dr. Archer,  My husband of 18 years had his second affair with his ex-girlfriend in 2007. After playing with her emotions and promising...

[Read More...] Dale Archer, January 22, 2015