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LOST AT SEA

Nola Mae Ross October 3, 2013 0

The Lone Survivor Of The Willis Noland Tragedy Tells Lagniappe What Happened That Fateful Night By Jerry Roy as told to Nola Mae Ross This is the first full factual account of the death

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LOUISIANA’S HEALTH PLAN

LOUISIANA’S HEALTH PLAN

Brad Goins October 3, 2013 0

The Basics  By Brad Goins   Each state will have its own version of the new Affordable Health Care plan. If you’re a Louisiana resident, this guide should give you the info you need

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LOUISIANA’S TOP NAVIGATOR

LOUISIANA’S TOP NAVIGATOR

Brad Goins October 3, 2013 0

Brian Burton Of Maplewood Is Heading Up Louisiana’s Navigator Effort By Brad Goins Central to the new health care act will be the role of people who are called “navigators.” These are individuals who

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OBAMACARE: NAVIGATING THE MAZE

OBAMACARE: NAVIGATING THE MAZE

admin October 3, 2013 0

One Thing’s For Sure — The New Health Care Act Is Complicated. This Nuts-And-Bolts Guide Should Make It A Little Easier To Understand  By Alvin Langdon   It’s the biggest story in health care and

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Moss Bluff All-Stars Stampede To Dixie Youth World Series Championship In Eye-Popping Fashion

Moss Bluff All-Stars Stampede To Dixie Youth World Series Championship In Eye-Popping Fashion

Austin Price September 19, 2013 0

It was easy to get wrapped up in the Little League World Series this summer. Coverage was ubiquitous: for a solid month, every TV in every restaurant and bar in the city seemed to

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In Memory of Darrell Derouen

In Memory of Darrell Derouen

Rocke Fournet September 5, 2013 0

We lost a good one, and he will be sorely missed. Leroy, from next door (Cinnamon’s Bakery), delivered the news our good friend and compadré Darrell Derouen had passed away. Darrell was a regular,

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Lagniappe Story Leads To Book Deal

Lagniappe Story Leads To Book Deal

Todd C. Elliott September 5, 2013 0

It’s good to see that “freedom of the press” is still alive in Southwest Louisiana. Without the freedom to publish my story “A Rose By Many Other Names” in a November, 2010, issue of

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Vision Quest – Local Music Legend Jo-El Sonnier’s Grand Idea To Keep Cajun Music And Culture Alive In SWLA

Vision Quest – Local Music Legend Jo-El Sonnier’s Grand Idea To Keep Cajun Music And Culture Alive In SWLA

Karla Wall August 15, 2013 0

“The trail to today’s Cajun music and culture was blazed a long time ago,” muses Cajun music icon Jo-El Sonnier. And Sonnier’s a big part of that “trail” himself. Often called the “King of

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Extreme Dream Fulfilled

Extreme Dream Fulfilled

Brad Goins August 1, 2013 0

In A Grueling 277-Mile Kayaking Of The Colorado River, Roman Ryder Went From Being “Totally Scared” To Having “The Best Feeling”   When it came time to kayak the Granite Rapids of the Colorado

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Russell Tritico, Sr. – A Man for All Seasons

Russell Tritico, Sr. – A Man for All Seasons

Austin Price August 1, 2013 0

Russell Tritico Sr.’s life sounds like the stuff of fiction. A licensed airplane pilot, a former member of the Lake Charles Port Authority board, a current member of the Chennault International Airport Authority board,

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