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An Informative Q & A Session With The Alliance For Positive Growth

An Informative Q & A Session With The Alliance For Positive Growth

Brad Goins July 6, 2017 Comments Off on An Informative Q & A Session With The Alliance For Positive Growth

Curated By Brad Goins Goins: I gather your growth so far has been pretty brisk. Why are people so interested in your group? Is your group meeting some need that has gone unaddressed? APG:

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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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Into The Wild

Into The Wild

Lydia Crochet June 28, 2017 Comments Off on Into The Wild

A Passion For Saving Wildlife Leads Lake Charles Natives Into The African Bush By Lydia Crochet Around the world, animals are losing their habitats and their lives due to environmental degradation. Some species are

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Top 50 Locally Owned Businesses

Top 50 Locally Owned Businesses

Brad Goins June 23, 2017 Comments Off on Top 50 Locally Owned Businesses

The Boom Triumphant  Slumping Oil Prices Weren’t A Serious Threat To The Far-Reaching Boom Of 2016 And Early 2017 By Brad Goins There were two big themes in the reports of this year’s Top

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Toga Grill

Toga Grill

Mario Pacetti June 22, 2017 Comments Off on Toga Grill

4439 Nelson Rd. • Lake Charles •337-477-4142 By Mario Pacetti Recently, my friend Sammi Chloun and his family reopened Toga Grill after the completion of their remodel and expansion. The only thing I ever

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Stay Healthy, My Friends

Stay Healthy, My Friends

Danny Garrett June 22, 2017 Comments Off on Stay Healthy, My Friends

By Danny Garrett This column began in January of this year, and it’s now coming to an end. Throughout its run, I had the pleasure of covering more than seven restaurants within the Lake

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Pierre Exits The Stage

Pierre Exits The Stage

Brad Goins June 22, 2017 Comments Off on Pierre Exits The Stage

A Reminiscence Of Russ Bordelon By Brad Goins For more than 30 years, Russ Bordelon was the voice of Pierre — the Cajun everyman who was the narrator of Russ’ Lagniappe magazine column titled

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Germs

Germs

Kerri Cooke June 22, 2017 Comments Off on Germs

Just When You Thought It Was Safe To Go In The Water By Kerri Cooke Summer is synonymous with beaches and bikinis. The hot weather of Southwest Louisiana makes swimming an ideal activity to

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WE LIKE MIKE

WE LIKE MIKE

Brad Goins June 4, 2017 Comments Off on WE LIKE MIKE

The Stories Of The Six Mike Mascots And The Louisiana Tigers Who Came Before Them By Brad Goins   The LSU Tigers had been around half a century before fans got really serious about

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Ron Yule’s Big Book

Ron Yule’s Big Book

Brad Goins May 25, 2017 Comments Off on Ron Yule’s Big Book

Cajun Dancehall Heyday: A History of Traditional Cajun Music in the Lake Area of Southwest Louisiana and the Golden Triangle of Texas by Ron Yule. (2017, DeRidder, Fiddle Country Publishing, 365 pp.) Review By Brad

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