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Cowboys Aiming High In 2014

Cowboys Aiming High In 2014

The sting from last year’s playoff loss to Jacksonville State had to feel like being engulfed in a swarm of those South American killer...

[Read More...] Rick Sarro September 5, 2014
Bobcat Lake

Bobcat Lake

It sure is sweet when your best laid plans come together. Bobby George had a dream, and it has now become a reality. He...

[Read More...] Rocke Fournet September 5, 2014
ON ROBIN WILLIAMS

ON ROBIN WILLIAMS

From the beginning, Robin Williams was central to American culture. One reason I know this is that in the mid-1970s, a friend invited me...

[Read More...] Brad Goins September 5, 2014
Will Edwards Get Dem Nod?

Will Edwards Get Dem Nod?

With former Gov. Edwin Edwards more than likely serving as the Democrats’ best hope of seizing the 6th Congressional District, attention is turning to...

[Read More...] Jeremy Alford September 5, 2014
SILENT DISCO

SILENT DISCO

— Werner Purkhart has been running a “silent disco” in Salzburg, Austria, for four years. He was denied renewal of his business permit in...

[Read More...] Chuck Shepherd September 5, 2014
My 50th High School Reunion

My 50th High School Reunion

Fifty years ago, I was one of 872 students who graduated from Arthur Hill High School in Saginaw, Mich. Born in 1946, I and...

[Read More...] Michael Kurth September 5, 2014
LAGNIAPPE MEAT CO.

LAGNIAPPE MEAT CO.

So I decided to revisit the Lagniappe Meat Company in Westlake since it’s been a couple of months since they opened. I don’t stop...

[Read More...] Mario Pacetti September 5, 2014
taking charge

taking charge

Dear Dr. Archer, I am a recently divorced 40-year-old man. The dating scene is nothing like I remember from my college days. It’s like...

[Read More...] Dale Archer, September 5, 2014
Il Son Parti

Il Son Parti

For many years, Evangeline Downs Race Track in Lafayette has used the slogan “Il Son Parti,” which en francais means “there they go.” Well,...

[Read More...] Pierre Sez September 5, 2014
Is Texas Dirtier?

Is Texas Dirtier?

I’m going to tell you a joke. Some people think it’s pretty funny. But I warn you, it’s a dirty joke. Here’s the joke:...

[Read More...] Brad Goins September 5, 2014
The Prodigal Dog

The Prodigal Dog

Two Fridays ago I was writing an Uncle P’s Bedtime Story about Amazing Grace. My dog, Kramer, was around, and near, but I was...

[Read More...] Brad Goins August 22, 2014
Black and Gold Bricks

Black and Gold Bricks

Can you imagine the letdown Saints players and coaches will have once they return to home base and offices in Metairie? The thick, humid,...

[Read More...] Rick Sarro August 22, 2014