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‘Coach, Friend, Mentor, Leader’

‘Coach, Friend, Mentor, Leader’

The billboard high above Westlake’s Sampson Street needed to be twice its size if it were to describe what Max Caldarera was to Westlake...

[Read More...] Rick Sarro April 21, 2016
URINARY INCONTINENCE

URINARY INCONTINENCE

Local Physical Therapist Talks About That Embarrassing Little Secret And How To Overcome It By Lydia Crochet   When you sneeze, do you pee...

[Read More...] Lydia Crochet April 21, 2016
The Lullaby Of Cajun French

The Lullaby Of Cajun French

…where the story begins with the author declaring himself a “Token”… _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ In my 20’s...

[Read More...] Pierre Fontenot April 21, 2016
One Step At A Time

One Step At A Time

Being in IT, I work a fairly sedentary job. I sit behind a desk for most of the day hammering away on a keyboard,...

[Read More...] Vic Wukovits April 21, 2016
Grim Outlook For State Government

Grim Outlook For State Government

Two new polls from the University of New Orleans’ Survey Research Center and LSU’s Public Policy Research Lab reveal that the public has serious...

[Read More...] Jeremy Alford April 21, 2016
NYC: Trash Her Train Of Stuff

NYC: Trash Her Train Of Stuff

Homeless New Yorker Sonia Gonzalez, 60, recently became a legend on Manhattan’s West Side by maneuvering a stunning, block-long assemblage of more than 20...

[Read More...] Chuck Shepherd April 21, 2016
TOUGH LOVE

TOUGH LOVE

Dear Dr. Archer, I have a beautiful, smart 22-year-old daughter. We’ve always had a strained relationship; perhaps it’s because I spoiled her too much....

[Read More...] Dale Archer, April 21, 2016
Can The GOP Survive A Contested Convention?

Can The GOP Survive A Contested Convention?

It’s looking more and more likely that no Republican candidate will have the 1,237 delegates necessary to win the nomination before the party convention....

[Read More...] Michael Kurth April 21, 2016
Den Dey Gotcha

Den Dey Gotcha

Dar’s a mobile home commercial dat’s been runnin’ on a Lafayette TV stations for years. It’s de one dat always ends de same …...

[Read More...] Pierre Sez April 21, 2016
What You Might Have Missed

What You Might Have Missed

The Annual Report is the best issue of Lagniappe published during the course of the year. Freelancers, correspondents and downright experts analyze the area’s...

[Read More...] Brad Goins April 21, 2016
WHAT LOUISIANANS WISH OTHERS KNEW ABOUT BOILED CRAWFISH

WHAT LOUISIANANS WISH OTHERS KNEW ABOUT BOILED CRAWFISH

Or, Never Waste A Good Newspaper By Lydia Crochet   Ah, Louisianans. We make it a point to stand out, don’t we? So many...

[Read More...] Lydia Crochet April 6, 2016
FOR THE LOVE OF BREWING

FOR THE LOVE OF BREWING

By Angie Kay Dilmore Beer and music enthusiasts in the Lake Area eagerly await the opening of the revived institution called Rikenjaks Brewing Co....

[Read More...] Angie Kay April 6, 2016
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