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Top 50 Locally Owned Businesses

Top 50 Locally Owned Businesses

The Boom Triumphant  Slumping Oil Prices Weren’t A Serious Threat To The Far-Reaching Boom Of 2016 And Early 2017 By Brad Goins There were...

[Read More...] Brad Goins June 23, 2017
Tender Hearted

Tender Hearted

I bought a little patch of the planet. I grew up country, tried Far Away and Big City, but some part of me Got...

[Read More...] Pierre Fontenot June 22, 2017
Champions Denied

Champions Denied

It’s fun blowing bubbles, I guess. It’s even better sipping on something with bubbles. It’s no fun being on the bubble. The McNeese Cowboys...

[Read More...] Rick Sarro June 22, 2017
Toga Grill

Toga Grill

4439 Nelson Rd. • Lake Charles •337-477-4142 By Mario Pacetti Recently, my friend Sammi Chloun and his family reopened Toga Grill after the completion...

[Read More...] Mario Pacetti June 22, 2017
Stay Healthy, My Friends

Stay Healthy, My Friends

By Danny Garrett This column began in January of this year, and it’s now coming to an end. Throughout its run, I had the...

[Read More...] Danny Garrett June 22, 2017
Get Your Hat On

Get Your Hat On

Think that Johnny Depp and Walter White are the only cool people to wear hats? Don’t you believe it. Back when he was young...

[Read More...] Brad Goins June 22, 2017
Pierre Exits The Stage

Pierre Exits The Stage

A Reminiscence Of Russ Bordelon By Brad Goins For more than 30 years, Russ Bordelon was the voice of Pierre — the Cajun everyman...

[Read More...] Brad Goins June 22, 2017
They’re Never Too Young

They’re Never Too Young

They’re little chips off the old block. It’s so important to expose youngsters to the beauty that Mother Nature has provided for us to...

[Read More...] Rocke Fournet June 22, 2017
Louisiana Had Largest Tax Increase In U.S.

Louisiana Had Largest Tax Increase In U.S.

Louisiana implemented the largest tax increase in the United States in 2016, according to a 50-state survey compiled by the National Conference of State...

[Read More...] Jeremy Alford June 22, 2017
Germs

Germs

Just When You Thought It Was Safe To Go In The Water By Kerri Cooke Summer is synonymous with beaches and bikinis. The hot...

[Read More...] Kerri Cooke June 22, 2017
The Trees Started It, Your Honor

The Trees Started It, Your Honor

Wesley Pettis, 24, charged with damaging 60 trees in West Jordan, Utah, in 2016, was ordered to probation and counseling in March, stemming from...

[Read More...] Chuck Shepherd June 22, 2017
On Aging And Its Alternative

On Aging And Its Alternative

Farewell To Pierre Recently, Cathy and I went to the Golden Nugget to see Three Dog Night, a rock band that was popular back...

[Read More...] Michael Kurth June 22, 2017