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Zhen Returns To Lake Charles

Zhen Returns To Lake Charles

Brad Goins April 19, 2019 Comments Off on Zhen Returns To Lake Charles

The group of local artists known as Nancy Melton and Friends are planning a watercolor workshop that will be led by Lian Quan Zhen, who’ll be teaching in Lake Charles April 9 to 12.

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Ultimate Crime Getaway

Ultimate Crime Getaway

Brad Goins April 4, 2019 Comments Off on Ultimate Crime Getaway

New Orleans is always throwing out something good and new and surprising for us. Are you ready for CrimeCon 2019, which is being held in the Crescent City?    If you’re thinking it’s a

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Beer And Wine Delivery, Please

Beer And Wine Delivery, Please

Brad Goins March 21, 2019 Comments Off on Beer And Wine Delivery, Please

After many years of wandering in the wilderness, we’ve all come to a situation we thought we’d never be in: Louisiana going through a year without a budget crisis.  Some thought there’d never be

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To Serve And Protect

To Serve And Protect

Brad Goins March 21, 2019 Comments Off on To Serve And Protect

New LCPD Chief Shawn Caldwell Has A Keen Focus On The Issues                                            

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Local Author’s Thriller Saga

Local Author’s Thriller Saga

Brad Goins March 7, 2019 Comments Off on Local Author’s Thriller Saga

Gail Parker recently published the fourth book in her Hidden 12 Saga. Parker, who was born and raised in Moss Bluff, spent six years writing the saga. The books consistently make use of at

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Update I: King Cake Baby Gets Clothes

Update I: King Cake Baby Gets Clothes

Brad Goins February 21, 2019 Comments Off on Update I: King Cake Baby Gets Clothes

One of our top priorities here in the Up Front editorial offices is to get the really silly story out to the public. It’s rare that we get to follow up on one of

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Ride On

Ride On

Brad Goins February 21, 2019 Comments Off on Ride On

These Local Seniors Have No Intention Of Getting Off Their Motorcycles By Brad Goins Bob Phelps Today, 74-year-old Bob Phelps walks with a cane and a decided limp. In 2005, he was driving his motorcycle across an

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Album Addict

Album Addict

Brad Goins February 8, 2019 Comments Off on Album Addict

Album Addict is what Steve Belcher calls his booth full of vinyl albums at Cedar Chest Antiques in downtown Lake Charles. He thinks he has 5,000 to 6,000 albums for sale at the moment.

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Trash Talk

Trash Talk

Brad Goins February 8, 2019 Comments Off on Trash Talk

Litter In Calcasieu Parish Costs Millions A Year You’re Picking Up The Tab. By Brad Goins The opinion of those in the know is that littering on the area’s roadways has gotten worse in the

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Lafayette: Chicken City USA

Lafayette: Chicken City USA

Brad Goins January 24, 2019 Comments Off on Lafayette: Chicken City USA

Waitr recently published its list of the 20 items residents of Lafayette most often ordered through the service in 2018. You can find the list at The Daily Advertiser site.   The food most

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