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Sugarcane Townes

Sugarcane Townes

By Kerri Cooke If you drive down I-10 east towards Iowa, right before exit 36, the Chloe exit, you will see a billboard announcing...

[Read More...] Kerri Cooke January 18, 2018
Anne Monlezun

Anne Monlezun

By Danny Garrett Welsh native Anne Monlezun moved to Lake Charles with her husband, Dr. Lee J. Monlezun, in the ‘70s. She first taught...

[Read More...] Danny Garrett January 18, 2018
A Draft Class Unlike Any Other

A Draft Class Unlike Any Other

By Rick Sarro The 2017 NFL draft class for the New Orleans Saints was the very best collection of collegiate picks in the franchise’s...

[Read More...] Rick Sarro January 18, 2018
Wishes

Wishes

When I’m bad I wish I was better. When I’m good I wish it would last. When I’m really good I wish it wouldn’t...

[Read More...] Pierre Fontenot January 18, 2018
Things To Be Thankful For

Things To Be Thankful For

Another year has flown by, as we prepare to usher in a new one. It’s time to turn the page and forge into the...

[Read More...] Michael Kurth January 18, 2018
More State Legislators Resign

More State Legislators Resign

By Jeremy Alford and Mitch Rabalais State Rep. Chris Broadwater, R-Hammond, recently became the 10th member of the Louisiana Legislature to resign from his...

[Read More...] Jeremy Alford January 18, 2018
What Will 2018 Be Like?

What Will 2018 Be Like?

Once again it’s time to dust off the ol’ crystal ball and take a look at what the new year may bring. Many significant...

[Read More...] Michael Kurth January 18, 2018
Saddling Up At The Bar

Saddling Up At The Bar

Donna Byrne, 53, of Polk County, Fla., was charged with driving under the influence. But it was her mode of transportation that earned her...

[Read More...] admin January 18, 2018
What If Life Were More Than Traffic?

What If Life Were More Than Traffic?

The most innovative event to hit the Lake Area in many a long day will take place on February 3. Its objective is to...

[Read More...] Brad Goins January 18, 2018
Sunday Brunch At Blue Dog Café

Sunday Brunch At Blue Dog Café

First off, I hope everyone had a good Christmas with their families, and I pray everyone was careful on New Years Eve. A few...

[Read More...] Mario Pacetti January 18, 2018
Nightmare At The North Pole

Nightmare At The North Pole

Every December, I write a column about spoofed Christmas toys. To get some ideas for the column, I give Santa a call at the...

[Read More...] Michael Kurth January 4, 2018
Southwest Louisiana O Gauge Model Railroad Club

Southwest Louisiana O Gauge Model Railroad Club

The Model Railroad Club Is As Timely As It Is Relevant For The Christmas Season By Danny Garrett Model trains and Christmas are complements....

[Read More...] Danny Garrett January 4, 2018