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LEN PAULEY: MAKING A DIFFERENCE

LEN PAULEY: MAKING A DIFFERENCE

admin November 20, 2013 0

After Losing His 15-Year-Old Daughter Hannah To Suicide In 2011, Len Pauley Is Raising Awareness Of Bullying In An Effort To Save Lives ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————- Everyone knows the saying “sticks and stones may break your  bones,

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PEACEFUL WARRIOR: JOSH QUAYHAGEN

PEACEFUL WARRIOR: JOSH QUAYHAGEN

Karla Wall November 20, 2013 0

Local Martial Artist Spreads Anti-Bullying Message Local mixed martial arts fighting sensation Josh Quayhagen may have made a name for himself by fighting others. But his message to his students and the youths he

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WILL OUSLEY: ARTIST, POET AND ‘FREAK’ OF BAGDAD

WILL OUSLEY: ARTIST, POET AND ‘FREAK’ OF BAGDAD

C. Janet Austin November 20, 2013 3

Lake Charles is on the east side of the Calcasieu River, and Westlake, of course, is on the west side. The Calcasieu River turns into the northwest corner of the lake. Before the river

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EARLY DAYS IN WESTLAKE AND BAGDAD

EARLY DAYS IN WESTLAKE AND BAGDAD

Brad Goins November 20, 2013 0

Westlake began to come into being 200 years ago, when Calcasieu River was called Rio Hondo, and both Texas and the Spanish administrators of the Louisiana territory were laying claim to the lands between

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WENDY COLONNA’S MUSICAL AND PERSONAL ‘RESURRECTION’

WENDY COLONNA’S MUSICAL AND PERSONAL ‘RESURRECTION’

Brad Goins November 7, 2013 0

By Brad Goins Wendy Colonna, one of the best known musicians of our area and of Austin as well, just came within a hair’s breadth of giving up music altogether. She was in the midst

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Mayor Roach Honors Leaders in the Arts

Mayor Roach Honors Leaders in the Arts

admin October 11, 2013 0

On Friday, October 11th, in the Benjamin W. Mount Auditorium at Central School, the Arts Council of SWLA and the City of Lake Charles recognized the contributions of the creative workforce during the annual

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Creative, Collaborative, Local

Creative, Collaborative, Local

Brad Goins October 10, 2013 0

The Beautiful Legacy Of The Lake Charles Civic Ballet Is Poetry In Motion By Brad Goins   As the Lake Charles Civic Ballet moves into its 45th year, it keeps “a very clear vision

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The Last Ride Of Cowboy John, Black Bart And The Infamous Leroy

The Last Ride Of Cowboy John, Black Bart And The Infamous Leroy

Todd C. Elliott October 9, 2013 0

By Todd C. Elliott Nothing lassoed kiddies of the “baby boom” generation like television. Southwest Louisiana children wrangled around their TV sets six days a week to catch a small, Port Arthur-based, NBC-affiliate TV

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Grand Design

Grand Design

Brad Goins October 9, 2013 0

The Great Altar’s Journey To The Cathedral Of The Immaculate Conception  Story By Brad Goins • Photos By Victor Monsour   There was a time — long ago — when it was feared that

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JENNIE FINCH: READY FOR A NEW CHALLENGE

JENNIE FINCH: READY FOR A NEW CHALLENGE

Karla Wall October 4, 2013 0

Former Softball Olympic Medalist Jennie Finch Trained With Local Ironman Dave Park To Prepare for The Aquafor Triathlon in NYC, Then Bested Her Goal Time By 15 Minutes  By Karla Wall      What

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