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Biking In The Lake Area

Biking In The Lake Area

Danny Garrett November 16, 2017 Comments Off on Biking In The Lake Area

By Danny Garrett I had drop handlebars rigged onto my royal blue bike. Before, they were standard flat handlebars: trite and unimaginative; symbols of mediocrity. Everything else about my Retrospec bike was perfect. A capable

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Germs

Germs

Kerri Cooke June 22, 2017 Comments Off on Germs

Just When You Thought It Was Safe To Go In The Water By Kerri Cooke Summer is synonymous with beaches and bikinis. The hot weather of Southwest Louisiana makes swimming an ideal activity to

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Jones Sees An Edwards Presidential Run

Jones Sees An Edwards Presidential Run

Jeremy Alford January 5, 2017 Comments Off on Jones Sees An Edwards Presidential Run

At a meeting hosted on Nov. 14 in Lake Charles by the Southwest Louisiana Republican Roundtable, Calcasieu Clerk of Court Lynn Jones made a bold prediction. “John Bel Edwards is going to end up

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Be Ready To Vote

Be Ready To Vote

Pierre Sez November 4, 2016 Comments Off on Be Ready To Vote

When you go to vote, be shore you are ready. In addition to de long list uf candidates for de U.S. Senate (dar are 24) and president, you will have a long list from

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MY NAME IS CALCASIEU PARISH, AND I HAVE A DRAINAGE PROBLEM

MY NAME IS CALCASIEU PARISH, AND I HAVE A DRAINAGE PROBLEM

Brad Goins May 18, 2016 Comments Off on MY NAME IS CALCASIEU PARISH, AND I HAVE A DRAINAGE PROBLEM

Story By Brad Goins • Photos By James Welch   Shortly after 8:30 am on Saturday, April 30, your faithful correspondent was headed out to pick up a friend who was getting off work.

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SECOND MAJOR LAKE CHARLES PHOTO BOOK

SECOND MAJOR LAKE CHARLES PHOTO BOOK

Brad Goins March 25, 2015 0

For the second time, the prestigious Images of Modern America series has released a book devoted entirely to Lake Charles. This one, titled simply Lake Charles, was authored and collated by Jessica Hutchings. Hutchings,

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INFORMATION CENTRAL

INFORMATION CENTRAL

Brad Goins December 4, 2014 0

If Information Is Power, The New Regional Impact Study Will Make Local Planners Supermen     By Brad Goins   On Nov. 7, Southwest Louisiana was introduced to the Regional Impact Study. The study

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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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LESLEY JACOBS

LESLEY JACOBS

Karla Wall December 4, 2013 0

When 77-year-old Lesley Jacobs, better known to his numerous friends as “Jake,” came to Lake Charles in August of 1956, he didn’t have much. “Everything I owned I carried in a brown paper sack

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