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We Deliver

We Deliver

Brad Goins August 16, 2018 Comments Off on We Deliver

Four Women Business Owners Dedicated To Excellence in Service By Madison DeJean and Brad Goins Looking for a company dedicated to excellence in service? You can count on these local women business owners to

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Oh, Was I Right Again?

Oh, Was I Right Again?

admin August 16, 2018 Comments Off on Oh, Was I Right Again?

The Senate Majority Whip — Louisiana’s Steve Scalise — has made it official. He won’t be running for governor of Louisiana. I wrote in this column that he wouldn’t run back when Louisiana journalists

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Bayou Song

Bayou Song

admin August 2, 2018 Comments Off on Bayou Song

From the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Press comes a new book — Bayou Song: Creative Explorations of the South Louisiana Landscape. This spiral-bound book is primarily designed for youths and their teachers. However,

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Organic And Fresh

Organic And Fresh

Brad Goins July 19, 2018 Comments Off on Organic And Fresh

Local Coffee Crafters Explain What Makes Their Grinds Distinctive By Brad Goins A journalist can easily delude himself into thinking that because he works at a magazine he’s somehow at the center of things and

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Lucky Tiles

Lucky Tiles

Brad Goins July 19, 2018 Comments Off on Lucky Tiles

The very first Lake Charles Lucky Tiles Mah Jongg Tournament will take place on Sunday, Sept. 16, at the Lake Charles Bridge Club, 1600 W. McNeese St. Now, this may seem a little early

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A New Homage To Creoles

A New Homage To Creoles

Brad Goins July 5, 2018 Comments Off on A New Homage To Creoles

Down through the years, Lagniappe has run several stories about what exactly a Creole is. I think I might even have written a couple of them. If you think you’d like 335 pages of

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Punch Drunk

Punch Drunk

Brad Goins June 21, 2018 Comments Off on Punch Drunk

You probably get even more tired than I do of reading about do-nothing Louisiana legislators in this column. Well, I’m here to tell you that now — finally — two Louisiana legislators have accomplished

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Higher Calling

Higher Calling

Brad Goins June 21, 2018 Comments Off on Higher Calling

A Newfound Dedication Leads A Lake Charles Artist To Great Success In Italy Story By Brad Goins • Photos by Lindsay Johnson & Cocoa Laney When Lindsey Johnson got her bachelor’s in art from McNeese

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It’s Not Fashionable. It’s Fassionable!

It’s Not Fashionable. It’s Fassionable!

Brad Goins June 7, 2018 Comments Off on It’s Not Fashionable. It’s Fassionable!

In the paragraphs of Up Front, I’ve often praised the intellectual rigor of Attorney General Jeff Landry. But my praise never before soared to the heights it did on April 27, when Landry demonstrated

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Inspirational Jazz

Inspirational Jazz

Brad Goins June 7, 2018 Comments Off on Inspirational Jazz

Mickey Smith, Jr., Uses His Sax Playing And Teaching To Keep Music Thriving In The Community By Brad Goins As a child, Mickey Smith, Jr., didn’t grow up on a steady diet of the

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