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CAJUN NATION

CAJUN NATION

Brad Goins August 8, 2014 0

If You’re In Southwest Louisiana, You’re In Cajun-Land. Here Are A Few Tips For Appreciating It All   Story By Brad Goins Photos By Jesse Hitefield   Reality television has not been kind to

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THE STORY OF ARSENE LEBLEU

THE STORY OF ARSENE LEBLEU

admin August 8, 2014 0

Deep in the southwest corner of Louisiana lies a region famed in American history as the “Neutral Strip.” This 40-mile-wide stretch of wilderness and marsh land, located principally on land that is in present-day

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CARETAKERS OF THE CALCASIEU

CARETAKERS OF THE CALCASIEU

Karla Wall August 7, 2014 0

The  emergence  of the Lake Area as a major petrochemical and refinery center in the late ‘40s and early ‘50s,  and the phenomenal growth expected over the next few years, are due to one

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Louisiana Bad Boys

Louisiana Bad Boys

Brad Goins August 7, 2014 0

By Brad Goins Purple Haze is the name of what’s known by racers as a “outlaw fuel-altered” car. Instead of asking, What’s so unusual about this car? this writer is inclined to ask, What’s

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WALNUT GROVE: VISION BECOMES REALITY

WALNUT GROVE: VISION BECOMES REALITY

Kristy Armand July 29, 2014 0

By Kristy Armand What a difference a year makes. A year ago, a few homes were under construction. Commercial buildings were more frames than solid walls. There was much more dirt than grass.  Although

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WESTLAKE DINING

WESTLAKE DINING

Mario Pacetti July 25, 2014 0

I grew up in SWLA, from the third grade up until I was 20 years old, and during that time I can only remember going to one restaurant, and it was the home of

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COOKIN’ WITH FIRE

COOKIN’ WITH FIRE

Angie Kay Dilmore May 14, 2014 0

Local Firefighters Really Know How To Dish Out Some Four-Alarm Food • By Angie Kay Dilmore • Photos By Jamie Hartnett   Hard work goes hand in hand with hearty eating. And who knows

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‘THIS TREMENDOUS PROMISE’

‘THIS TREMENDOUS PROMISE’

Brad Goins May 14, 2014 0

Former Local Paula Gant Helps Guide D.C. Through The Transition To Energy Abundance • By Brad Goins   Like millions of Americans, Paula Gant can remember spending many hours of her childhood sitting in

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MONGOLIAN HOUSE

MONGOLIAN HOUSE

Mario Pacetti May 14, 2014 0

I’ve been to the Mongolian House once before, with Chelsea and my sister, and we had a very good experience, so I decided to return to do a review. We went to dinner around

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ON THE BRINK OF THE BOOM

ON THE BRINK OF THE BOOM

Michael Kurth May 6, 2014 0

By Dr. Michael Kurth   By now, pretty much everyone in Southwest Louisiana is aware that this area is on the brink of an economic boom of historic proportions: one that will transform our

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