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THE SCARIES

THE SCARIES

Brad Goins October 16, 2014 0

Looking For Something To Worry About? How About A Rash Of Creepy Diseases?   Perhaps you’re the sort who starts worrying (at least a little) when you here that a serious new disease is

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There’s A Drug For Everything: Being Aware Of The Risks Of Prescription Meds

There’s A Drug For Everything: Being Aware Of The Risks Of Prescription Meds

R.C. Hunter October 1, 2014 0

The United States Department of Justice recently announced that global health care giant, Johnson & Johnson, and its subsidiary, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, was ordered to pay a whopping $2.2 billion to “resolve criminal and civil

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A GODLY MAN

A GODLY MAN

Patricia Broussard October 1, 2014 0

Photo by Terry Robideaux   Big Shoes Are Left To Fill As Judge Tom Quirk Prepares For Retirement After A Legendary Career Louisiana’s primary election is Nov. 4. Along with several new candidates for

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Does Alternative Sentencing Really Work? You Be The Judge

Does Alternative Sentencing Really Work? You Be The Judge

Patricia Broussard October 1, 2014 0

In 1992, Judge Thomas P. Quirk inducted alternative sentencing to Lake Charles City Court where, if circumstances were right, weekly church service attendance was offered to defendants rather than jail and/or fines. Let’s just

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JACOB WATERS: Rising Star With A Mission

JACOB WATERS: Rising Star With A Mission

Rhonda Carlson October 1, 2014 0

Sam Houston High School’s own Jacob Waters started competitive cycling in March of this year. His first USA Cycling race was Race Du Lac in Lake Charles, where he placed third in his class.

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FLYING TIGER FAN

FLYING TIGER FAN

Karla Wall September 22, 2014 0

Local Attorney Larry Roach Talks About His Lifelong Love Of Flying And His LSU-Themed Light Plane • By Karla Wall   “I try to fly at  least once or twice a week,” says local

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A PASSION FOR PEPPERS

A PASSION FOR PEPPERS

Angie Kay Dilmore September 22, 2014 0

Dr. King White Turns Hot Peppers Into A Hot Sauce Hobby Dr. King White piles crimson-colored cayenne peppers into his Cuisinart and presses the puree button. The sharp tangy scent of hot peppers fills

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Cowboys Aiming High In 2014

Cowboys Aiming High In 2014

Rick Sarro September 5, 2014 0

The sting from last year’s playoff loss to Jacksonville State had to feel like being engulfed in a swarm of those South American killer bees. And when the Cowboys had gone through that swarm,

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ON ROBIN WILLIAMS

ON ROBIN WILLIAMS

Brad Goins September 5, 2014 0

From the beginning, Robin Williams was central to American culture. One reason I know this is that in the mid-1970s, a friend invited me over to watch a tape of a stand-up performance by

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SILENT DISCO

SILENT DISCO

Chuck Shepherd September 5, 2014 0

— Werner Purkhart has been running a “silent disco” in Salzburg, Austria, for four years. He was denied renewal of his business permit in July because his parties were too loud. At a silent

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