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THE WATER WINS

THE WATER WINS

SWLA Is Mostly Unaware Of A Coastal Study That Could Affect Its Future   In mid-April, representatives of the Army Corps of Engineers-New Orleans...

[Read More...] Brad Goins May 14, 2015
SHAMEFUL

SHAMEFUL

The VA Has Failed Yet Again To Provide A Permanent Medical Clinic For Local Veterans. Our Vets Deserve Better Than A Camper. What’s The...

[Read More...] Brad Goins May 14, 2015
AN HONOR AND  A PRIVILEGE

AN HONOR AND A PRIVILEGE

Jarret LeBlanc To Go For Sub-4:00 Mile At McNeese Track Event   McNeese State alumnus Jarrett LeBlanc, who is a qualifier for the 2016...

[Read More...] Brad Goins May 14, 2015
TOO CLOSE TO GETTING GOT

TOO CLOSE TO GETTING GOT

Late Friday afternoon, store still open, but no customers, I hear gulls and rush to get a slice of bread. There I am in...

[Read More...] Pierre Fontenot May 14, 2015
FIVE YEARS IN THE MAKING …

FIVE YEARS IN THE MAKING …

My interest in boxing runs deep. I remember my late grandfather from Italy, who immigrated to the United States and lived in New York...

[Read More...] Rick Sarro May 14, 2015
A HUNTER IS BORN

A HUNTER IS BORN

It was a special day that will always remain etched in the mind of this nine-year-old hunter. It was a day of firsts for...

[Read More...] Rocke Fournet May 14, 2015
RACE FOR HOUSE SPEAKERS

RACE FOR HOUSE SPEAKERS

Although the governor has traditionally enjoyed tremendous influence over whom the House selects as its leader — and even though the gubernatorial contest is...

[Read More...] Jeremy Alford May 14, 2015
HARD-HITTING NUMBERS

HARD-HITTING NUMBERS

In March, offensive lineman John Urschel of the Baltimore Ravens added to his curriculum vitae by co-authoring the latest of his several peer-reviewed academic...

[Read More...] Chuck Shepherd May 14, 2015
PA-D’s

PA-D’s

1541 Martin Luther King/Highway 171 North, Lake Charles, 244-2078 With the influx of all the new industry and home development in this area, we’ve...

[Read More...] Mario Pacetti May 14, 2015
AGE DOESN’T MATTER

AGE DOESN’T MATTER

Dear Dr. Archer, I fell for someone I met on the Internet. I am 33 years old, single, and have no problem getting dates....

[Read More...] Dale Archer, May 14, 2015
REVISITING AN OLD FRIEND: HBO NOW

REVISITING AN OLD FRIEND: HBO NOW

I’m a cable subscriber. We’ve been paying for cable as long as I can remember; and, being a child born in the 70’s, I’ve...

[Read More...] Vic Wukovits May 14, 2015
PRESIDENTIAL RACE: MY CRYSTAL BALL

PRESIDENTIAL RACE: MY CRYSTAL BALL

The 2016 presidential election is 18 months away, yet candidates are already throwing their hats into the ring. At this point, prognostication about who...

[Read More...] Michael Kurth May 14, 2015