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Harry Truman Methvin

Harry Truman Methvin

Story By Pierre Fontenot Main photo by Liz Anne Mueller. Other images courtesy Vance Perkins and Kara Clayton Bergeron. “I was in his first homeroom class. ...

[Read More...] Pierre Fontenot November 21, 2022
Lake Charles Hosts World LNG & Gas Summit

Lake Charles Hosts World LNG & Gas Summit

Lake Charles will host the 19th World LNG & Gas Series: Americas LNG & Gas Summit & Exhibition from Nov. 1 through 3.  The...

[Read More...] Brad Goins November 21, 2022
The Economics Of Borders

The Economics Of Borders

We are living in uncertain times, with conflicts around the world that could spin out of control.  Most of these conflicts involve disputes over...

[Read More...] Michael Kurth November 21, 2022
Fire & Oak

Fire & Oak

 5656 Nelson Road, Lake Charles Only a few short years ago, Southwest Louisiana was touted as one of the fastest growing regions in the...

[Read More...] Bill Coyne November 21, 2022
Chess Robot Breaks Kid’s Finger

Chess Robot Breaks Kid’s Finger

At the Moscow Open chess tournament, a chess-playing robot apparently became unsettled by a 7-year-old player’s quick move in the game, so it grabbed...

[Read More...] admin November 21, 2022
Slip Sliding Away

Slip Sliding Away

The two highest profile and most notable first-year head football coaches in Louisiana have their teams going in opposite directions. My GPS must have...

[Read More...] Rick Sarro November 21, 2022
The Apple Doesn’t Fall Far From The Tree

The Apple Doesn’t Fall Far From The Tree

… a story for people who want their lives to matter, but mostly, they feel small, and anonymous, wonder if anything sticks… The reaction...

[Read More...] Pierre Fontenot November 21, 2022
They Needed A Bigger Net

They Needed A Bigger Net

A number of residents of the Lake Area and Cameron Parish marveled at recent photos released by the Coastal Conservation Association that showed an...

[Read More...] Brad Goins October 28, 2022
Stellar Beans

Stellar Beans

 319 Broad Street, Lake Charles Every year, my health insurance provider requires me and my wife to visit the phlebotomist. In order to provide...

[Read More...] Bill Coyne October 28, 2022
I’m Drunk. Who Needs Tires?

I’m Drunk. Who Needs Tires?

Laurie Rosser, of Gorseinon, Wales, was stopped while driving on the M4 because his van was missing two tires. Police estimated he had driven...

[Read More...] admin October 28, 2022
In The Cards

In The Cards

It may not be to the exact week or month, but as the McNeese football fortunes were descending in 2018, Incarnate Word began its...

[Read More...] Rick Sarro October 28, 2022
Alien Technology

Alien Technology

Are UFOs Real Or Are We Seeing Military Prototypes?   By Kerri Cooke Halloween is approaching, so now is the best time to ask,...

[Read More...] Kerri Cooke October 28, 2022