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Lessons Of A Lifetime

Lessons Of A Lifetime

It is with a heavy heart we say our farewells to Lake Charles native, Butch Sigler. Some of the most influential people in our...

[Read More...] Rocke Fournet August 22, 2014
You Better Get It While You Can

You Better Get It While You Can

New, Stringent Building Codes Haven’t Slowed The Search For Waterfront Property   There’s a popular notion that at some point in the past, waterfront...

[Read More...] Brad Goins August 22, 2014
Phenomenally Successful

Phenomenally Successful

Local Businesswoman Builds A Flea Market Festival With Professional Marketing By Angie Kay Dilmore   Lake Charles celebrates more than 75 fairs and festivals...

[Read More...] Angie Kay August 22, 2014
Spotlight On Leesville And Vernon Parish

Spotlight On Leesville And Vernon Parish

Vernon Parish prides itself on its citizens’ habit of greeting tourists and other visitors with a warm welcome and old-fashioned hospitality. Such friendliness, in...

[Read More...] Brad Goins August 22, 2014
Fall Festival Guide

Fall Festival Guide

You’ll find world-famous cuisine — gumbo, jambalaya, etoufee, world-class barbecue, German cuisine, and the much-loved carnival midway standbys: funnel cake, corn  dogs, hot dogs...

[Read More...] Karla Wall August 20, 2014
Does Older Mean Wiser?

Does Older Mean Wiser?

The idea that people necessarily grow wise as they grow old baffles me as much as most commonplaces do. I think in vain of...

[Read More...] Brad Goins August 20, 2014
Dog Potty

Dog Potty

Enric Girona recently donated his prototype of a pet commode to the town of El Vendrell, Spain. Owners would train their dogs to use...

[Read More...] Chuck Shepherd August 20, 2014
Edwin Edwards’ Income

Edwin Edwards’ Income

As a requirement for running for Congress in the 6th District, former Gov. Edwin Edwards has filed his financial disclosure statement with the U.S....

[Read More...] Jeremy Alford August 20, 2014
Dairy Barn

Dairy Barn

Not too long ago, the Taco Bell location on Hwy. 171 closed its doors, and re-opened in a brand new location a little bit...

[Read More...] Mario Pacetti August 20, 2014
He Demands A Pre-Nup

He Demands A Pre-Nup

Dear Dr. Archer, My fiancé’s family has  much more money than mine. This was never an issue until we got engaged. Now his parents...

[Read More...] Dale Archer, August 20, 2014
The Louisiana Senate Race: Can Republicans Close The Youth Gap?

The Louisiana Senate Race: Can Republicans Close The Youth Gap?

On Nov. 4, voters in 36 states will go to the polls to choose a U.S. senator. Republicans currently control the House, but Democrats...

[Read More...] Michael Kurth August 20, 2014
School’s Open Wit’ Lots Uf Questions

School’s Open Wit’ Lots Uf Questions

Pierre Sez   Dependin’ on whare you live, kids are either back in school or day will soon be gettin’ back. Az dis school...

[Read More...] Pierre Sez August 20, 2014