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Ad Man: Peter O’Carroll

Ad Man: Peter O’Carroll

Brad Goins April 20, 2018 Comments Off on Ad Man: Peter O’Carroll

Forty Years of Thinking Outside The Box For Local Advertisers Story By Brad Goins • Photos By Jason Carroll If you wanted to know what’s what in Southwest Louisiana advertising, one of the people

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What’s The Song In That Commercial?

What’s The Song In That Commercial?

Brad Goins April 20, 2018 Comments Off on What’s The Song In That Commercial?

I guess if one were looking for a single symbol of Southwest Louisiana, Community Coffee would do as well as any. Even people who don’t drink it routinely see the logo and coffee dispensers.

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Spring Style

Spring Style

Brad Goins April 5, 2018 Comments Off on Spring Style

In Spring 2018, Comfortable, Casual Clothes Emerge Triumphant By Brad Goins   This spring’s looks are quite a bit more comfortable and casual than those of the last few years. The impression one gets

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The Great Big Eye

The Great Big Eye

Brad Goins April 5, 2018 Comments Off on The Great Big Eye

It’s been a while since the Up Fronter wrote about Southwest Louisiana’s premier surrealist painter: Lafayette’s Amy Guidry. Guidry’s work has appeared in many national magazines. But there’s nothing wrong with making a mention

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What Denial Is All About

What Denial Is All About

Brad Goins March 15, 2018 Comments Off on What Denial Is All About

Just what happens during Lent? For 40 days, you deny yourself a particular pleasure. Ideally, it’s a pleasure that’s holding back your spirituality or quality of life. For instance, if I eat too much

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Ice Station Crawfish

Ice Station Crawfish

Brad Goins March 1, 2018 Comments Off on Ice Station Crawfish

Wild Weather Has Put A Hurt On Crawfish Farmers And Lovers Along The Gulf Coast By Brad Goins The crawfish season in Southwest Louisiana is generally thought to run from mid-January through early July.

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It’s That’s Time Again

It’s That’s Time Again

Brad Goins March 1, 2018 Comments Off on It’s That’s Time Again

Habitual readers of Up Front may have been wondering when the Up Fronter would inform the world of the big annual new and used book sale at Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd. Well,

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Pastels & Coffee

Pastels & Coffee

Brad Goins February 15, 2018 Comments Off on Pastels & Coffee

Local Artist Earnest Courville Has A Unique Approach To Color By Brad Goins When local resident Earnest Courville’s beloved wife was dying of cancer 12 years ago, he spent his long hours in the

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Tiny Thinkers

Tiny Thinkers

Brad Goins February 15, 2018 Comments Off on Tiny Thinkers

M.J. Mouton’s Book Series Teaches Children About Scientists By Brad Goins Southwest Louisiana is an area that’s fertile when it comes to the production of children’s books. Many of these are very readable and

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Spotty Coverage

Spotty Coverage

Brad Goins February 15, 2018 Comments Off on Spotty Coverage

Tuesday, Jan. 16, was a little frustrating for me. Every Louisiana journalist was Tweeting about his or her immense grief about the Saints loss that had taken place more than 24 hours earlier. I

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