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Rip Van Winkle Gardens

Rip Van Winkle Gardens

Scott E. Raymond June 7, 2018 Comments Off on Rip Van Winkle Gardens

Rich In History And Grandeur Story And Photos By Scott E. Raymond When 19-year-old University of Southwestern Louisiana (USL) student Mike Richard first came to work at Rip Van Winkle Gardens in the spring

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Fertile Diamonds

Fertile Diamonds

Rick Sarro June 7, 2018 Comments Off on Fertile Diamonds

Five out of eight is a particularly impressive percentage in any sport or endeavor, and especially in the most difficult game of baseball. But in the context of the Louisiana High School State Baseball

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You Are Not Alone

You Are Not Alone

Kerri Cooke June 7, 2018 Comments Off on You Are Not Alone

New Life Counseling Provides Assistance for Unplanned Pregnancies By Kerri Cooke The state of women’s healthcare in America raises the question of whether we, as a society, are doing the best we can to

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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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Spirit-ual Awakening

Spirit-ual Awakening

Justin Morris May 17, 2018 Comments Off on Spirit-ual Awakening

Justin Morris Visits With Yellowfin Vodka Creator Jamison Trouth Story by Justin Morris • Photos by Lindsey Janies While I have long been one to enjoy a tipple of some fine distilled spirits, one thing

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Clay Higgins

Clay Higgins

Scott E. Raymond May 17, 2018 Comments Off on Clay Higgins

Profile By Scott Raymond • Photos Courtesy of Congressman Clay Higgins Office On first meeting Louisiana Third District Congressman Clay Higgins at his Lake Charles office, this writer is impressed with his relaxed, self-confident manner

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Two Mothers And Their Legacy of Family, Faith And Baseball

Two Mothers And Their Legacy of Family, Faith And Baseball

Kerri Cooke May 17, 2018 Comments Off on Two Mothers And Their Legacy of Family, Faith And Baseball

By Kerri Cooke  It’s a sunny Friday afternoon when Natalie LeBlanc welcomes me into her impeccably beautiful two-story home. I am immediately struck by pristine white walls, the neutral colors of a tapestry depicting an

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Paddle Royale

Paddle Royale

Brad Goins May 3, 2018 Comments Off on Paddle Royale

TEAM CITGO IS UNDEFEATED AFTER FIVE YEARS OF THE LOCAL DRAGON BOAT RACE. WHAT’S THEIR SECRET? By Brad Goins The sixth annual Dragon Boat Race will take place on Saturday, April 28. The event

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Murder, Mystery, Country Life And Bayou Talk

Murder, Mystery, Country Life And Bayou Talk

Brad Goins May 3, 2018 Comments Off on Murder, Mystery, Country Life And Bayou Talk

The Sound Of Southern Rainbows By Jace Douglas Johnson (Charolais Films, 2017, 449 pages, $18.99) Book Review By Brad Goins In this lavish tale of small town Southwest Louisiana life, Lacassine detective Kip Montet

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Magical Masters

Magical Masters

Rick Sarro April 30, 2018 Comments Off on Magical Masters

I have always been a fan of the Bucket List. I don’t look at it as a check box to the grave. Instead I view it as a macro view of what else is

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