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Dog Potty

Dog Potty

Chuck Shepherd August 20, 2014 0

Enric Girona recently donated his prototype of a pet commode to the town of El Vendrell, Spain. Owners would train their dogs to use the station — a hole in the ground with a

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SAVING PAR

SAVING PAR

Austin Price August 11, 2014 0

Doomsday forecasting is one of the great human pastimes. Whether it be old folks grousing about how the obvious immorality and stupidity of youth culture — with particular emphasis on baggy pants and loud

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BARBE BUCS: SEVEN AND COUNTING

BARBE BUCS: SEVEN AND COUNTING

Rick Sarro August 11, 2014 0

Songs are written about winning championships. Movies are made and books are written about titles won. Memories and bonds are forged when players and coaches race onto fields in celebration and trophies are raised

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CAJUN NATION

CAJUN NATION

Brad Goins August 8, 2014 0

If You’re In Southwest Louisiana, You’re In Cajun-Land. Here Are A Few Tips For Appreciating It All   Story By Brad Goins Photos By Jesse Hitefield   Reality television has not been kind to

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THE STORY OF ARSENE LEBLEU

THE STORY OF ARSENE LEBLEU

admin August 8, 2014 0

Deep in the southwest corner of Louisiana lies a region famed in American history as the “Neutral Strip.” This 40-mile-wide stretch of wilderness and marsh land, located principally on land that is in present-day

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CARETAKERS OF THE CALCASIEU

CARETAKERS OF THE CALCASIEU

Karla Wall August 7, 2014 0

The  emergence  of the Lake Area as a major petrochemical and refinery center in the late ‘40s and early ‘50s,  and the phenomenal growth expected over the next few years, are due to one

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CRUISIN’ THE CARIBBEAN

CRUISIN’ THE CARIBBEAN

Michael Kurth August 7, 2014 0

I don’t know what happened in the world in the past two weeks; Cathy and I have been cruising the Caribbean.  To paraphrase Kenny Chesney: No news, no politics, no problems … almost. The

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Louisiana Bad Boys

Louisiana Bad Boys

Brad Goins August 7, 2014 0

By Brad Goins Purple Haze is the name of what’s known by racers as a “outlaw fuel-altered” car. Instead of asking, What’s so unusual about this car? this writer is inclined to ask, What’s

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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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