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2019 Jean Lafitte:  Karl Lopez

2019 Jean Lafitte: Karl Lopez

admin May 2, 2019 Comments Off on 2019 Jean Lafitte: Karl Lopez

This year’s Jean Lafitte, Karl Lopez, was born and raised in Lake Charles. He graduated from LaGrange High School. He then attended what is now Sowela Technical Community College and graduated with an associate’s

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All Hail The Queen

All Hail The Queen

Danny Garrett May 18, 2017 Comments Off on All Hail The Queen

Miss Contraband 2017 Callie Brevelle’s Crowning Achievement: Six Lifelong Contraband Titles By Danny Garrett  Callie Brevelle of Lake Charles is only 20. Yet she already has a resume that is as full as it

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The Pirate And The Buccaneers

The Pirate And The Buccaneers

Brad Goins May 4, 2017 Comments Off on The Pirate And The Buccaneers

A Local Group Uses The Legend Of Jean Lafitte To Promote SWLA’s Biggest Festival Story By Brad Goins Main Photo by Jason Carroll If we could go back half a century, virtually every American

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