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Rip Van Winkle Gardens

Rip Van Winkle Gardens

Scott E. Raymond June 7, 2018 Comments Off on Rip Van Winkle Gardens

Rich In History And Grandeur Story And Photos By Scott E. Raymond When 19-year-old University of Southwestern Louisiana (USL) student Mike Richard first came to work at Rip Van Winkle Gardens in the spring

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Clay Higgins

Clay Higgins

Scott E. Raymond May 17, 2018 Comments Off on Clay Higgins

Profile By Scott Raymond • Photos Courtesy of Congressman Clay Higgins Office On first meeting Louisiana Third District Congressman Clay Higgins at his Lake Charles office, this writer is impressed with his relaxed, self-confident manner

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W. Brent Lumpkin

W. Brent Lumpkin

Scott E. Raymond July 6, 2017 Comments Off on W. Brent Lumpkin

A Conversation With Commercial Real Estate Developer, W. Brent Lumpkin By Scott E. Raymond When I meet commercial real estate investor, developer and broker W. Brent Lumpkin at his downtown Lake Charles office for this

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Vic Stelly

Vic Stelly

Scott E. Raymond November 4, 2016 Comments Off on Vic Stelly

THE LIFE AND CAREER OF A SOUTHERN GENTLEMEN STORY BY SCOTT E. RAYMOND PHOTOS BY JASON CARROLL & SCOTT E. RAYMOND For Victor “Vic” Theodore Stelly, the first memorable impressions were probably set in

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Hal Y’all Doin’

Hal Y’all Doin’

Scott E. Raymond October 21, 2016 Comments Off on Hal Y’all Doin’

STORY BY SCOTT E. RAYMOND PHOTOS BY LINDSAY JANIES A tall and fit-looking 60, when Hal McMillin first greets this writer, he enthusiastically begins the visit by showing some photos of family, friends, colleagues and

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LC STRONG: MARSHALL J. SIMIEN, JR.

LC STRONG: MARSHALL J. SIMIEN, JR.

Scott E. Raymond February 18, 2016 Comments Off on LC STRONG: MARSHALL J. SIMIEN, JR.

Story By Scott E. Raymond Photos By Lindsey Janies “One of the most important things that happened to me was that I left Lake Charles, then I came back,” says Marshall J. Simien, Jr.,

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FULL CIRCLE

FULL CIRCLE

Scott E. Raymond December 3, 2015 Comments Off on FULL CIRCLE

Oliver G. “Rick” Richard, III Story By Scott E. Raymond Photos By Lindsey Janies Rick Richard’s life, when told, unfolds like a best-selling novel of a small-town native’s unlikely road from relative obscurity to

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KAREN LAMBERT CLAPP GO GROUP DIRECTOR

KAREN LAMBERT CLAPP GO GROUP DIRECTOR

Scott E. Raymond November 5, 2015 Comments Off on KAREN LAMBERT CLAPP GO GROUP DIRECTOR

STORY BY SCOTT E. RAYMOND PHOTOS BY LINDSEY JANIES Karen Lambert Clapp, 31, is a home-grown, experienced marketing professional with an accomplished track record of success. Announced by the GO Group (Southwest Louisiana Task

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NIC HUNTER: A CUT ABOVE

NIC HUNTER: A CUT ABOVE

Scott E. Raymond October 1, 2015 Comments Off on NIC HUNTER: A CUT ABOVE

Nic Hunter On Business, Politics And The Future Of SWLA FIRST IN A SERIES OF SWLA VISIONARIES Story By Scott E. Raymond • Photos By Lindsey Janies When first meeting Nicholas E. “Nic” Hunter,

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POISED FOR SUCCESS/ AN INTERVIEW WITH KAY C. BARNETT

POISED FOR SUCCESS/ AN INTERVIEW WITH KAY C. BARNETT

Scott E. Raymond August 20, 2015 0

By Scott Raymond Like a seasoned ballerina, Kay Barnett possesses energy, discipline and poise. Her discipline, she points out, was developed at a very young age through her training in ballet. “I was actually

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