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Chef Michael Elliot

Chef Michael Elliot

Golden Nugget Lake Charles Chef Spotlight • By Karla Wall For Michael Elliot, property executive chef at Golden Nugget Lake Charles, cooking is more...

[Read More...] Karla Wall December 5, 2019
Pretty Paper

Pretty Paper

One Local Jewelry Artist Finds A Novel Use For Lagniappe Magazine Covers By Brad Goins Jessica Savoie Martin grew up in Moss Bluff. She’s...

[Read More...] Brad Goins December 5, 2019
Why The Old People Don’t Cry At Funerals

Why The Old People Don’t Cry At Funerals

When I was young, and 75% of the people at a funeral were older than me, I noticed that the older they were, the...

[Read More...] Pierre Fontenot December 5, 2019
“I’ll Take Care Of Those Hornets”

“I’ll Take Care Of Those Hornets”

Dave Schmida, of Sturbridge, Mass., set out determined to get rid of a hornet’s nest three stories high under a corner of his family’s...

[Read More...] admin December 5, 2019
The Re-Election Of Gov. Edwards

The Re-Election Of Gov. Edwards

Louisianans just re-elected John Bel Edwards as their governor. It was a close race that drew a great deal of national attention, including three...

[Read More...] Michael Kurth December 5, 2019
Not Your Grandpa’s Tigers

Not Your Grandpa’s Tigers

We know the cast of characters, but we’ve never seen this LSU before. Yes the Tigers have been unbeaten; ranked No. 1; and run...

[Read More...] Rick Sarro December 5, 2019
Celebration Of Life

Celebration Of Life

The Celebration of Life event, which is slated for Dec. 1, will commemorate musicians who are no longer with us as well as those...

[Read More...] Brad Goins December 5, 2019
A Kansas Wall Hanger

A Kansas Wall Hanger

If you were wishing for some real winter weather, pray no more. Old man winter arrived early this year, with sub-freezing temperatures gripping most...

[Read More...] Rocke Fournet December 5, 2019
The Captain’s Table Of Lake Charles

The Captain’s Table Of Lake Charles

Table Salt By Bill Coyne Lake Charles finally has its very own oyster bar. What makes for a true “oyster bar”?  We can walk into...

[Read More...] Bill Coyne December 5, 2019
Early Voting By The Numbers

Early Voting By The Numbers

More than 89,000 Louisiana residents took advantage of Louisiana’s early voting process on Saturday, Nov. 2, resulting in the largest day-one turnout state election...

[Read More...] Jeremy Alford December 5, 2019
Sky High

Sky High

AREA BUSINESSMEN FIND STRESS RELIEF & BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES IN PILOTING  By Brad Goins Aviation is an ideal topic for a section on business and industry....

[Read More...] Brad Goins December 5, 2019
Much More Than Just A Hunting Dog

Much More Than Just A Hunting Dog

Louisiana’s State Dog, The Catahoula Leopard Dog, Is A True Jack Of All Trades By Karla Wall The Catahoula Leopard Dog — also known as...

[Read More...] Karla Wall December 5, 2019