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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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High-Spirited Brothers

High-Spirited Brothers

Brad Goins July 18, 2013 0

With Louisiana Spirits, Two L.C. Brothers Revitalized The Country’s Handcrafted Rum Industry And Spawned An Unprecedented Business Opportunity By Brad Goins Brothers Trey and Tim Litel grew up in Lake Charles. They both graduated

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Lake Arthur

Lake Arthur

Brad Goins July 11, 2013 0

Window Shop In The Shade, Eat Syrup Cake On The Deck And Buy Wine In A Bank Vault. There’s Lots To Do In Lake Arthur  The latest big development in the small town of

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