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Patience Needed

Patience Needed

The McNeese Cowboys will never be playing basketball in late March or early April in reconfigured football stadiums in Phoenix, Indianapolis, Houston or New...

[Read More...] Rick Sarro April 20, 2017
Pousson’s Seafood

Pousson’s Seafood

5920 Common St., Lake Charles • 337-477-1075 By Mario Pacetti Well, this past year was a complete bust for me with regards to eating...

[Read More...] Mario Pacetti April 20, 2017
‘I’ll Have The $5,000 Burger’

‘I’ll Have The $5,000 Burger’

“I tried the $5,000 hamburger, and it was absolutely worth it,” wrote the apparently straight-faced CNBC reviewer Robert Frank in February, describing his meal...

[Read More...] Chuck Shepherd April 20, 2017
Loan Program For Louisiana Films?

Loan Program For Louisiana Films?

As Republican lawmakers and conservative groups like Americans for Prosperity lobby for an end to Louisiana’s $180-million film tax credit program, some industry players...

[Read More...] Jeremy Alford April 20, 2017
Runoff Election Should Be Interestin

Runoff Election Should Be Interestin

Later dis month, on April 29, voters in Lake Charles will elect a new mayor, an also vote on key city council races. De...

[Read More...] Pierre Sez April 20, 2017
Harold Aymond

Harold Aymond

A Story Of Survival By Kerri Cooke One of the most uncomfortable questions the DMV asks when you get your driver’s license renewed is...

[Read More...] Kerri Cooke April 20, 2017
Botsky’s

Botsky’s

104 W Pujo St, Lake Charles • 337-491-1155 By Danny Garrett I’m not sure you’ve ever wondered what the mammalian symbol imprinted on Botsky’s...

[Read More...] Danny Garrett April 20, 2017
Pure Persistence

Pure Persistence

This is strictly for the birds. Yes, if you’re a diehard turkey hunter, this is your time of the year. The spring turkey season...

[Read More...] Rocke Fournet April 20, 2017
Officer On Deck

Officer On Deck

Former Navy captain and fighter pilot Randy Robb By Scott E. Raymond When Randy Robb watches a pilot perform aerobatics at an airshow, it’s...

[Read More...] Kerri Cooke April 20, 2017
The Four Seasons Of Nature In Louisiana

The Four Seasons Of Nature In Louisiana

Winter A Louisiana winter is like the distant cousin you only see at funerals.  Some brief pleasantries but no sense a long conversation because...

[Read More...] Pierre Fontenot April 20, 2017
Acadiana Table

Acadiana Table

Acadiana Table: Cajun And Creole Home Cooking From The Heart Of Louisiana is a brand new cookbook published by the Harvard Common Press. The...

[Read More...] Brad Goins April 20, 2017
The Versatile Dr. Alan Hinton

The Versatile Dr. Alan Hinton

He Can Raise Bees, Act And Dance And — Just Maybe — Find New Arthritis Treatments By Operating On Pigs By Andrea Mongler If you’ve...

[Read More...] Andrea Mongler April 20, 2017