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Meek’s Chef Elvin King

Meek’s Chef Elvin King

Karla Wall March 21, 2019 Comments Off on Meek’s Chef Elvin King

409 W. Prien Lake Rd. • 337-274-6710 Chef’s Spotlight • By Karla Wall   Elvin King, chef at Meek’s Lounge and Bistro in Lake Charles, says his philosophy when it comes to food is quite

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To Serve And Protect

To Serve And Protect

Brad Goins March 21, 2019 Comments Off on To Serve And Protect

New LCPD Chief Shawn Caldwell Has A Keen Focus On The Issues                                            

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Developing The Person, Not Just The Player

Developing The Person, Not Just The Player

Karla Wall March 12, 2019 Comments Off on Developing The Person, Not Just The Player

2018 CHARLES VICKNAIR AWARD WINNER TERENCE CAHEE, II By Karla Wall Lots of readers may not know that Lake Charles College Prep even has a football team. The program was started only four years

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We Love You, Pumpkin

We Love You, Pumpkin

Justin Morris March 7, 2019 Comments Off on We Love You, Pumpkin

A Farewell To Brian Moore By Justin Morris It’s never easy for members of any community to say goodbye to one of their own. For the Southwest Louisiana music community, in many ways, it

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New Season With Familiar Faces

New Season With Familiar Faces

Rick Sarro March 7, 2019 Comments Off on New Season With Familiar Faces

By Rick Sarro It’s very rare for a college baseball team to have two or three players back for a fourth season. The usual culprits come into play: graduation cycles, being a junior college

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The No-Call Fallout

The No-Call Fallout

Rick Sarro February 21, 2019 Comments Off on The No-Call Fallout

You’re not expecting a Super Bowl story out of me, are you? No, I didn’t partake in the Boycott Bowl or shun Super Bowl LIII. I watched the Patriots’ defensive gem of a 13-3

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1910 Restaurant & Wine Bar

1910 Restaurant & Wine Bar

Justin Morris February 21, 2019 Comments Off on 1910 Restaurant & Wine Bar

949 Ryan St. • Lake Charles, LA The Local Grubscape • By Justin Morris It was a beautiful Southwest Louisiana day. It was so beautiful, in fact, that it was genuinely scary. Nature had

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Ride On

Ride On

Brad Goins February 21, 2019 Comments Off on Ride On

These Local Seniors Have No Intention Of Getting Off Their Motorcycles By Brad Goins Bob Phelps Today, 74-year-old Bob Phelps walks with a cane and a decided limp. In 2005, he was driving his motorcycle across an

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Chef Don Gillett Of Freestyle

Chef Don Gillett Of Freestyle

Karla Wall February 8, 2019 Comments Off on Chef Don Gillett Of Freestyle

Freestyle Munchies Food Truck Gives A Gourmet Twist To Burgers, Sandwiches And More Chef Spotlight • By Karla Wall After serving as chef in, and actually owning, some of the area’s top high-end restaurants,

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Shepherd’s Pie Recipes

Shepherd’s Pie Recipes

Karla Wall February 8, 2019 Comments Off on Shepherd’s Pie Recipes

I’ve been fortunate enough to make a few trips to New York City in February for the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in Madison Square Garden. Those trips have created so many great memories,

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