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WALNUT GROVE: VISION BECOMES REALITY

WALNUT GROVE: VISION BECOMES REALITY

Kristy Armand July 29, 2014 0

By Kristy Armand What a difference a year makes. A year ago, a few homes were under construction. Commercial buildings were more frames than solid walls. There was much more dirt than grass.  Although

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TIME OUT FOR CAREGIVERS

TIME OUT FOR CAREGIVERS

Brad Goins May 14, 2014 0

The New CARC Respite Center Provides Social Opportunities To The Elderly And  Those With Disabilities • By Brad Goins   Since June of last year, the highly respected local health and social services organization

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‘FEARLESS LITTLE CRAWFISH’

‘FEARLESS LITTLE CRAWFISH’

Brad Goins May 14, 2014 0

A New Book Shows How The Crawfish Embodies Key Features Of Cajun Culture      Louisiana Crawfish: A Succulent History of the Cajun Crustacean by Sam Irwin. Foreword by Marcelle Bienvenu. American Palate (The History Press): Charleston,

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COOKIN’ WITH FIRE

COOKIN’ WITH FIRE

Angie Kay Dilmore May 14, 2014 0

Local Firefighters Really Know How To Dish Out Some Four-Alarm Food • By Angie Kay Dilmore • Photos By Jamie Hartnett   Hard work goes hand in hand with hearty eating. And who knows

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IT’S ALWAYS BEEN ABOUT THE KIDS

IT’S ALWAYS BEEN ABOUT THE KIDS

Karla Wall May 14, 2014 0

Calcasieu School Superintendent Wayne Savoy Looks Back On Almost 40 Years In Education • By Karla Wall   Calcasieu Parish school superintendent Wayne Savoy, who in January announced his retirement after nearly eight years

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‘THIS TREMENDOUS PROMISE’

‘THIS TREMENDOUS PROMISE’

Brad Goins May 14, 2014 0

Former Local Paula Gant Helps Guide D.C. Through The Transition To Energy Abundance • By Brad Goins   Like millions of Americans, Paula Gant can remember spending many hours of her childhood sitting in

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CHANNEL OF CHOICE

CHANNEL OF CHOICE

Matt Young May 6, 2014 0

Why The Port of Lake Charles Is A Key To Our Economic Boom By Matt Young   With the eyes of America now on Southwest Louisiana — and the estimated $62 billion in development

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ON THE BRINK OF THE BOOM

ON THE BRINK OF THE BOOM

Michael Kurth May 6, 2014 0

By Dr. Michael Kurth   By now, pretty much everyone in Southwest Louisiana is aware that this area is on the brink of an economic boom of historic proportions: one that will transform our

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“THIS IS THE BEST DAY OF MY LIFE”

“THIS IS THE BEST DAY OF MY LIFE”

Angie Kay Dilmore May 1, 2014 0

State Police Troop D’s Grant-A-Wish Program Is Making Dreams Come True For Sick Children In Southwest Louisiana By Angie Kay Dilmore   Seventeen-year-old Harrison Veuleman was born with cerebral palsy and has spent most of his

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KEEPING UP WITH  JODY GUIDRY

KEEPING UP WITH JODY GUIDRY

Angie Kay Dilmore April 30, 2014 0

By Angie Kay Dilmore Have you ever marveled at those individuals who seem to squeeze more minutes out of a 24-hour period than the average person? When most people “call it a day,” these

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