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Elevating The Ordinary

Elevating The Ordinary

Karla Wall January 4, 2018 Comments Off on Elevating The Ordinary

Home Appétit –  Chefs At Home: Amanda Cusey By Karla Wall Chef Amanda Cusey Of The Villa Turns Scrambled Eggs And Toast Into A Rich, Decadent Yet (Fairly) Healthy Breakfast How do you take

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Never Give Up

Never Give Up

Brad Goins January 4, 2018 Comments Off on Never Give Up

My Brother’s Keeper — A Thirty-Year Quest To Bring Two Killers To Justice By Chris Russo Blackwood.  Wildblue Press, Denver, Colorado; 2017; 260 pages; $10.99 A Review By Brad Goins In her first book,

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The Generation Gap

The Generation Gap

Justin Morris January 4, 2018 Comments Off on The Generation Gap

By Justin Morris It’s 6 am, and in any given city in America, the airwaves are all a flutter with those duo-based morning shows that are all peppy, upbeat, zany or whatever variation on

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Jo-El Sonnier

Jo-El Sonnier

Justin Morris December 21, 2017 Comments Off on Jo-El Sonnier

 A New Children’s Book Is Part Of His Effort To Keep Cajun Culture Alive Story By Justin Morris • Photos By David Simpson It’s hard to imagine 65 years of major label recording contracts,

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Keeping Wild Animals Alive … And Wild

Keeping Wild Animals Alive … And Wild

Brad Goins December 21, 2017 Comments Off on Keeping Wild Animals Alive … And Wild

Heckhaven Helps Wild Animals Recover And Return To Their Natural Habitats By Brad Goins Suzy Heck has been in charge of the Heckhaven Wildlife Rehabilitation Center for 30 years. Each year, her operation receives more than 1,000 wild

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Home Appétit

Home Appétit

Karla Wall December 21, 2017 Comments Off on Home Appétit

Chefs At Home: Sammi Chloun • By Karla Wall A Mediterranaean Jambalaya Chef Sammi Chloun Of Toga Grill Shares His Recipe For The Ancient Mid-Eastern Dish Mujadara Order any dish off of the menu

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Doing The Most Good

Doing The Most Good

Danny Garrett December 21, 2017 Comments Off on Doing The Most Good

The Salvation Army In Southwest Louisiana By Danny Garrett The Salvation Army assumes a tangible presence in Southwest Louisiana during the Christmas season. The organization has had a strong foothold in the area for

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Bliss In The Blind

Bliss In The Blind

Humberto Fontova December 15, 2017 Comments Off on Bliss In The Blind

Story And Photos By Humberto Fontova Dogs get this certain look when you pour their food, like cats while eyeing the squirrel at the bird feeder. Clients get it at “business meetings,” but mostly

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Teaching Her Passion

Teaching Her Passion

Brad Goins December 7, 2017 Comments Off on Teaching Her Passion

For Local Colleen Benoit, Teaching WasA Cornerstone Of A Career In Ballet By Brad Goins Born and raised in Lake Charles, Colleen Benoit got her introduction to ballet dancing at the tender age of

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Ember at L’Auberge

Ember at L’Auberge

Mario Pacetti December 7, 2017 Comments Off on Ember at L’Auberge

Recently, I received an invite to Ember’s media night, at which the venue highlighted some of its menu items. I must admit, I’m always thrilled to get the invite from Kerry Andersen, as I

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