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HUNTER WITHDRAWAL

HUNTER WITHDRAWAL

Hunting seasons are winding down. This can be a tough time of year for locals to cope with. The season always closes too soon...

[Read More...] Rocke Fournet February 4, 2016
WHAT ABOUT OUR AREA

WHAT ABOUT OUR AREA

Many in our area are disappointed dat our new governor hasn’t appointed anyone from our area to any boards. De slogan uf “Louisiana First”...

[Read More...] Pierre Sez February 4, 2016
BOOSTING YOUR BRAND ON A BUDGET

BOOSTING YOUR BRAND ON A BUDGET

Peter O’Carroll suggests paying attention to the way your brand is perceived by your customer. “Walk in your front door as a customer would,...

[Read More...] Angie Kay February 4, 2016
YOU CAN COME HOME AGAIN

YOU CAN COME HOME AGAIN

I know it’s Mardi Gras and I’m still writing about McNeese football. I’m well aware we’re deep into the basketball season, and believe me,...

[Read More...] Rick Sarro February 4, 2016
OTIS & HENRY’S AT ISLE OF CAPRI

OTIS & HENRY’S AT ISLE OF CAPRI

One morning recently, I woke up to a message from my brother Marco telling me I needed to go check out a young chef...

[Read More...] Mario Pacetti February 4, 2016
THE RACE FOR BOUSTANY’S SEAT

THE RACE FOR BOUSTANY’S SEAT

In the 4th Congressional District, which is being vacated by Congressman John Fleming of Minden as he prepares to run for the U.S. Senate,...

[Read More...] Jeremy Alford February 4, 2016
SHE JUST WON’T HAVE A KID

SHE JUST WON’T HAVE A KID

Dear Dr. Archer, My sister was married four years ago and is very happy. She’s 38, and my mother is pressing her for grandchildren....

[Read More...] Dale Archer, February 4, 2016
YOU CAN’T ALWAYS GET WHAT YOU WANT

YOU CAN’T ALWAYS GET WHAT YOU WANT

Conversation over brunch, the topic went towards how casual America has become, how rare it is to see men wearing suits…and I, wearer of...

[Read More...] Pierre Fontenot February 4, 2016
MEET MR. UGLY

MEET MR. UGLY

In November in Harare, Zimbabwe, Mison Sere, 42, was the winner of the 4th annual Mister Ugly. Some of his teeth were missing and...

[Read More...] Chuck Shepherd February 4, 2016
COLD CASE FILES:  The 1973 Murder Of Marian Pierce

COLD CASE FILES: The 1973 Murder Of Marian Pierce

A Cold Case Being Investigated By The LCPD By Brad Goins It was early in the morning when the Lake Charles Police received the...

[Read More...] Brad Goins February 4, 2016
‘A GREAT TOUR OF ROOTS MUSIC’

‘A GREAT TOUR OF ROOTS MUSIC’

Way up in New Hampshire, the book reviewers are calling the new volume Way Down in Louisiana a “rich history of Louisiana music.” The...

[Read More...] Brad Goins February 4, 2016
THE SWAMP ANGELS

THE SWAMP ANGELS

IN WWII, A HUNDRED AREA VOLUNTEERS BANDED TOGETHER TO KEEP NAZIS OFF THE SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA COAST BY BRAD GOINS In 1944, Collier Magazine called...

[Read More...] Brad Goins January 21, 2016