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Clean Off The Gravel First

Clean Off The Gravel First

Thousands flocked to the annual Roadkill Cooking Festival in Marlinton, W.V., in September. It featured an array of “tasting” dishes — black bear, possum,...

[Read More...] Chuck Shepherd December 1, 2016
Homeland

Homeland

Lake Charles poet Jennifer Reeser’s new poem — a sonnet — was just published by the well-known periodical National Review. I had no idea...

[Read More...] Brad Goins December 1, 2016
MCNEESE FOOTBALL ATTENDANCE

MCNEESE FOOTBALL ATTENDANCE

THE MSU GATE GAME BY RICK SARRO It seems like they just kicked off the 2016 McNeese football season, and now it will come...

[Read More...] Rick Sarro December 1, 2016
End It Now

End It Now

Dear Dr. Archer, For the past two years, I have been in a relationship with a divorced, 46-year-old father of two. I’m 22, have...

[Read More...] Dale Archer, December 1, 2016
Trump Won It Or Hillary Lost It?

Trump Won It Or Hillary Lost It?

The presidential election turned out to be a real shocker. Now President-Elect Donald Trump is busy putting together his cabinet, while the Democrats are...

[Read More...] Michael Kurth December 1, 2016
Run-Off Runs Deep

Run-Off Runs Deep

 *** Hey, dis is Pierre’s brudder-in-law Alfonse. I’m still fillin in for Pierre while he’s recuperatin like a boss from a recent surgery. Get...

[Read More...] Pierre Sez December 1, 2016
Bluefish

Bluefish

629 W. Prien Lake Rd. • Lake Charles • 337-602-6699 During election time, when I was doing my best to ignore the ridiculous behavior...

[Read More...] Mario Pacetti December 1, 2016
Youngsters

Youngsters

It just doesn’t get any better. The only thing that can top catching a trophy fish is being part of a rookie fisherman having...

[Read More...] Rocke Fournet December 1, 2016
Edwards: No Special Session

Edwards: No Special Session

Given the mounting concern over the state’s incoming revenue this fiscal year, several conversations at high levels have been had about a potential special...

[Read More...] Jeremy Alford December 1, 2016
The War of 2016

The War of 2016

What a fatigue of a year. _   _  _  _  _  _  _  _   _   _ It Began With A Clean...

[Read More...] Pierre Fontenot December 1, 2016
MULTI-TASK MASTER

MULTI-TASK MASTER

AFTER DOING EVERYTHING ELSE UNDER THE SUN, LYNN HOHENSEE DECIDED TO HEAD UP TWO PORTS AT ONCE BY ANDREA MONGLER Lynn Hohensee isn’t really...

[Read More...] Andrea Mongler November 30, 2016
God Grant Me

God Grant Me

…the ability to look at a jumble of things that matter and know which matters the most. …the common sense to appreciate the common....

[Read More...] Pierre Fontenot November 18, 2016