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THE GOD SPOT

THE GOD SPOT

My dog, Kramer, trusts me.  I’d like to believe I earned it. She trusted me when she was in youth and vigor, and now,...

[Read More...] Pierre Fontenot August 17, 2016
‘I’m 100 Percent About It’

‘I’m 100 Percent About It’

Rusty Metoyer’s ‘Nouveau Zydeco’ Keeps Old Family Traditions Alive Story By Brad Goins • Photos By Lindsey Janies Of his second zydeco CD, In Due Time, Rusty Metoyer...

[Read More...] Brad Goins August 17, 2016
Lydia Crochet Wins State Literacy Award

Lydia Crochet Wins State Literacy Award

Lydia Crochet is a children’s book author who lives in Lake Charles with her husband, Ray, and rescue dog, Jeanie. Her book “Jeanie the...

[Read More...] admin August 17, 2016
FASHION CHALLENGES

FASHION CHALLENGES

— Beautician Sarah Bryan of Wakefield, England, garnered worldwide notoriety last year when she introduced a wearable dress made of 3,000 Skittles. She returned...

[Read More...] Chuck Shepherd August 17, 2016
Federal Races Slammed With Candidates

Federal Races Slammed With Candidates

On the Nov. 8 ballot in Louisiana, there will be 63 different candidates running in seven federal races for the U.S House and Senate....

[Read More...] Michael Kurth August 17, 2016
CHASING THE NEWS

CHASING THE NEWS

Every two weeks I write a column for Lagniappe. I usually pick a topic and start composing the column in my head about a...

[Read More...] Michael Kurth August 17, 2016
When Will It Stop?

When Will It Stop?

Like most Louisianans, we wuz shocked at de shootin an murder uf Baton Rouge police officers recently. At de time uf dis writin, tree...

[Read More...] Pierre Sez August 17, 2016
10 Cloverfield Lane

10 Cloverfield Lane

By complete serendipity, which is a fancy word for chance or coincidence, I found another film that — like True Detective — mentions Lake...

[Read More...] Brad Goins August 17, 2016
THE PROVING GROUND

THE PROVING GROUND

Fort Polk Celebrates 75 Years As America’s Premier Training Facility For Harsh Conditions By Brad Goins On Dec. 7, 1941, Japan conducted a massive attack...

[Read More...] Brad Goins August 17, 2016
The Compassionate Doc Jeane: Vernon Parish’s Doctor

The Compassionate Doc Jeane: Vernon Parish’s Doctor

By Anne Regan The Jeane family of Vernon Parish has deep roots as cultivators of the land. Their ancestors, along with several million other...

[Read More...] Anne Regan August 17, 2016
A Good Morning For Mourning

A Good Morning For Mourning

My old dog Kramer is dying, been dying all of 2016, cancer, and failing heart. She has several tumors on her right side, just...

[Read More...] Pierre Fontenot August 4, 2016
The Pot Of Gold

The Pot Of Gold

The summer heat is bearing down now as we turn the corner into August. It’s best to pace yourself and pick your spots —...

[Read More...] Rocke Fournet August 4, 2016
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