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GOLDEN SCHOLAR

GOLDEN SCHOLAR

After 51 Years Of Military Service, Career Work And Health Struggles, Al Cochran Claims His Second MSU Degree By Brad Goins   At McNeese State...

[Read More...] Brad Goins May 18, 2016
MY NAME IS CALCASIEU PARISH, AND I HAVE A DRAINAGE PROBLEM

MY NAME IS CALCASIEU PARISH, AND I HAVE A DRAINAGE PROBLEM

Story By Brad Goins • Photos By James Welch   Shortly after 8:30 am on Saturday, April 30, your faithful correspondent was headed out...

[Read More...] Brad Goins May 18, 2016
The Performance Of Her Life

The Performance Of Her Life

My father answered The Call.  I don’t know if they still use that phrase, but in the 1950’s, someone like my father, who was...

[Read More...] Pierre Fontenot May 18, 2016
REAL REALITY

REAL REALITY

The NFL just put on its ultimate reality show in the form of its annual draft. That’s when hundreds of former college football players...

[Read More...] Rick Sarro May 18, 2016
Catching Fish Is Lagniappe

Catching Fish Is Lagniappe

The spring spawn is just about finis. But by no means has the fat lady sung for local anglers. There are still some good...

[Read More...] Rocke Fournet May 18, 2016
Will State Have Money For Judgments?

Will State Have Money For Judgments?

People and businesses hoping to score cash for their legal judgments against the state in the next fiscal year may be dangerously close to...

[Read More...] Jeremy Alford May 18, 2016
Prince: A Strong Case For Physical Media

Prince: A Strong Case For Physical Media

I appreciate music. I was one of those who owned hundreds of CDs in the ‘80s and ‘90s, then started down the path of...

[Read More...] Vic Wukovits May 18, 2016
Specialty License Plate

Specialty License Plate

Amanda Schweickert, 28, was charged with a felony and three driving offenses in Springville, N.Y., when deputies noticed that her rear license plate was...

[Read More...] Chuck Shepherd May 18, 2016
9x CHEATER

9x CHEATER

Dear Dr. Archer, I’ve been married for over 20 years. For most of that time, I thought we had a great marriage. I knew...

[Read More...] Dale Archer, May 18, 2016
MO FUN TO COME

MO FUN TO COME

De mont uf April wuz filled wit lots uf fun for all uf us in Southwest Louisiana. An mos uf de scheduled events happened...

[Read More...] Pierre Sez May 18, 2016
CALL FOR VETS

CALL FOR VETS

On several occasions, the Up Fronter has mentioned the special ceremonies and presentations provided by the Chapter 1996 Military Order of the Purple Heart...

[Read More...] Brad Goins May 18, 2016
Raja’s Curry Kitchen & Grill

Raja’s Curry Kitchen & Grill

I’ve become addicted to Raja’s; I try to go in for their buffet at least once a week. I’m not an expert on their...

[Read More...] Mario Pacetti May 18, 2016
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