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Higher Calling

Higher Calling

Brad Goins June 21, 2018 Comments Off on Higher Calling

A Newfound Dedication Leads A Lake Charles Artist To Great Success In Italy Story By Brad Goins • Photos by Lindsay Johnson & Cocoa Laney When Lindsey Johnson got her bachelor’s in art from McNeese

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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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Fertile Diamonds

Fertile Diamonds

Rick Sarro June 7, 2018 Comments Off on Fertile Diamonds

Five out of eight is a particularly impressive percentage in any sport or endeavor, and especially in the most difficult game of baseball. But in the context of the Louisiana High School State Baseball

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You Are Not Alone

You Are Not Alone

Kerri Cooke June 7, 2018 Comments Off on You Are Not Alone

New Life Counseling Provides Assistance for Unplanned Pregnancies By Kerri Cooke The state of women’s healthcare in America raises the question of whether we, as a society, are doing the best we can to

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Inspirational Jazz

Inspirational Jazz

Brad Goins June 7, 2018 Comments Off on Inspirational Jazz

Mickey Smith, Jr., Uses His Sax Playing And Teaching To Keep Music Thriving In The Community By Brad Goins As a child, Mickey Smith, Jr., didn’t grow up on a steady diet of the

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Spirit-ual Awakening

Spirit-ual Awakening

Justin Morris May 17, 2018 Comments Off on Spirit-ual Awakening

Justin Morris Visits With Yellowfin Vodka Creator Jamison Trouth Story by Justin Morris • Photos by Lindsey Janies While I have long been one to enjoy a tipple of some fine distilled spirits, one thing

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Unclear On The Concept

Unclear On The Concept

admin May 17, 2018 Comments Off on Unclear On The Concept

Even before it opened last year, Apple’s spaceship building in Cupertino, Calif., presented a transparency problem: its glass walls couldn’t be distinguished from its glass doors. Since they moved in, several workers have been

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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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Shopping List Of Must Haves

Shopping List Of Must Haves

Rick Sarro May 17, 2018 Comments Off on Shopping List Of Must Haves

How on earth do the New Orleans Saints top last year’s draft? They don’t. Can’t even come close. That’s not a knock against these 2018 draft picks by any means. There’s no way this

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Two Mothers And Their Legacy of Family, Faith And Baseball

Two Mothers And Their Legacy of Family, Faith And Baseball

Kerri Cooke May 17, 2018 Comments Off on Two Mothers And Their Legacy of Family, Faith And Baseball

By Kerri Cooke  It’s a sunny Friday afternoon when Natalie LeBlanc welcomes me into her impeccably beautiful two-story home. I am immediately struck by pristine white walls, the neutral colors of a tapestry depicting an

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