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A Healthy Louisiana Hawg

A Healthy Louisiana Hawg

This year’s spring weather flipped the switch from comfortably cool directly to punishing record heat. All of a sudden, daytime highs are flirting with...

[Read More...] Rocke Fournet June 21, 2018
A Dog Named Earl

A Dog Named Earl

Great Depression, middle o’ nowhere, West Texas, times are hard and waste is a sin. Don’t flinch, nor judge too hard, for their doings...

[Read More...] Pierre Fontenot June 21, 2018
Punch Drunk

Punch Drunk

You probably get even more tired than I do of reading about do-nothing Louisiana legislators in this column. Well, I’m here to tell you...

[Read More...] Brad Goins June 21, 2018
Choke

Choke

Hometown Band Takes On Tokyo Story by Justin Morris • Photo by Matthew Ison Dagostino’s. Nate’s. Pourquois Pas. These names will only mean something to...

[Read More...] Justin Morris June 21, 2018
Driving Test Fail

Driving Test Fail

A young driver in Buffalo, Minn., earned an epic fail on her driver’s test when she rammed the car into the examination station before...

[Read More...] admin June 21, 2018
Rewrite Louisiana Constitution?

Rewrite Louisiana Constitution?

The state House of Representatives voted against it and Gov. John Bel Edwards said it’s probably best to wait. But former Gov. Edwin Edwards...

[Read More...] Jeremy Alford June 21, 2018
I-210 Bridge Repair: The Real Cost

I-210 Bridge Repair: The Real Cost

By Michael Kurth A lot of people in this area avoid crossing the I-10 Bridge because of rumors it is in great disrepair and...

[Read More...] Michael Kurth June 21, 2018
Grinding Through The Season

Grinding Through The Season

There’s an NCAA college baseball tournament game to watch at all hours of the day and night over entire weekends. Games are being beamed...

[Read More...] Rick Sarro June 21, 2018
Higher Calling

Higher Calling

A Newfound Dedication Leads A Lake Charles Artist To Great Success In Italy Story By Brad Goins • Photos by Lindsay Johnson & Cocoa Laney...

[Read More...] Brad Goins June 21, 2018
I’m Wishin’ I Had Jessie’s Fish

I’m Wishin’ I Had Jessie’s Fish

It’s been a great spring season this year. So far, so good, as daytime temperatures begin to creep up into the 90s. Lately, we’ve...

[Read More...] Rocke Fournet June 7, 2018
Palmerston The Victory Cat

Palmerston The Victory Cat

  At 10 Downing Street in London, Larry the cat is an institution, charged with chasing away mice and offering pet therapy to any...

[Read More...] admin June 7, 2018
Local Teaching Legend Harry Methvin

Local Teaching Legend Harry Methvin

He runs into a former student, “Mr. Methvin, do you remember when you wrote a hall pass on a scrap piece of 2×4?” His...

[Read More...] Pierre Fontenot June 7, 2018