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The Foundation Of A Slow, Hard Start

The Foundation Of A Slow, Hard Start

I was the child of That man and That woman, in the great random of When and Where, raised up in Those years, under...

[Read More...] Pierre Fontenot February 8, 2019
Apply For Job Then Shoplift Shoes

Apply For Job Then Shoplift Shoes

Dominick Breedlove of Spring Hill, Fla., doomed his chances of landing a job at Kohl’s by getting arrested for shoplifting after his interview. Breedlove...

[Read More...] admin February 8, 2019
Chef Don Gillett Of Freestyle

Chef Don Gillett Of Freestyle

Freestyle Munchies Food Truck Gives A Gourmet Twist To Burgers, Sandwiches And More Chef Spotlight • By Karla Wall After serving as chef in,...

[Read More...] Karla Wall February 8, 2019
“Like Socks On A Rooster”

“Like Socks On A Rooster”

By Jeremy Alford and Mitch Rabalais Among the zaps and zings dinging around the Bayou State’s caverns of political lore are countless phrases and quotes...

[Read More...] Jeremy Alford February 8, 2019
Album Addict

Album Addict

Album Addict is what Steve Belcher calls his booth full of vinyl albums at Cedar Chest Antiques in downtown Lake Charles. He thinks he...

[Read More...] Brad Goins February 8, 2019
Shepherd’s Pie Recipes

Shepherd’s Pie Recipes

I’ve been fortunate enough to make a few trips to New York City in February for the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in Madison...

[Read More...] Karla Wall February 8, 2019
Trash Talk

Trash Talk

Litter In Calcasieu Parish Costs Millions A Year You’re Picking Up The Tab. By Brad Goins The opinion of those in the know is that...

[Read More...] Brad Goins February 8, 2019
Heartbreak Again

Heartbreak Again

The many intriguing story lines for Super Bowl LIII will surely outnumber the number of streets named Peach this or that in the city...

[Read More...] Rick Sarro February 8, 2019
Every Cloud Has A Silver Lining

Every Cloud Has A Silver Lining

That hurt a lot! Our New Orleans Saints were just robbed of a chance to lead our great state and represent us in the...

[Read More...] Rocke Fournet February 8, 2019
Botsky’s

Botsky’s

104 W. Pujo St. • Lake Charles • 491-1155 The Local Grubscape • By Justin Morris It’s strange to me to think that Botsky’s...

[Read More...] Justin Morris February 8, 2019
First-Grader Ryan’s Monster Red

First-Grader Ryan’s Monster Red

It is a new year, and a great time to count our blessings. We have a lot to be grateful for, living the good...

[Read More...] Rocke Fournet January 24, 2019
Lafayette: Chicken City USA

Lafayette: Chicken City USA

Waitr recently published its list of the 20 items residents of Lafayette most often ordered through the service in 2018. You can find the...

[Read More...] Brad Goins January 24, 2019