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House of Colour: Color Analysis

House of Colour: Color Analysis

                  Black is my favorite color. It makes up about 80 percent of my wardrobe, and...

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“An Incredible Journey”

“An Incredible Journey”

Outgoing McNeese President Dr. Daryl Burckel Reflects On Leading McNeese Through Some Of Its Most Difficult Years It’s not such a rare thing that...

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All Things Louisiana

All Things Louisiana  393 Hwy 171, Moss Bluff, 337-884-4440 Moss Bluff, if you haven’t heard, you’re sitting on a little gem when it comes...

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A View From The Top

The leadership baton will soon be handed over to incoming McNeese State University president Dr. Wade Rousse. Another chapter in McNeese’s 85-year history will...

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When War Knocks  On The Door

When War Knocks On The Door

Four Brothers From Zwolle Fought In World War II. Three Of Them Were Killed Within Weeks Of Each Other. This Past Memorial Day, They...

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When You Lose, You Win- Lynn Brossette Talks About  His Weight Loss Journey

When You Lose, You Win- Lynn Brossette Talks About His Weight Loss Journey

American tennis pro Arthur Ashe once offered this motivational advice: “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.”  While that...

[Read More...] admin June 20, 2024
“I’M JUST A BILL…”

“I’M JUST A BILL…”

There aren’t many lessons I remember vividly from grade school, but Schoolhouse Rock’s “I’m Just a Bill,” circa 1976, was, for whatever reason, burned...

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No Pets Left Behind-Never Leave Your Pets To Face A Hurricane Without You

No Pets Left Behind-Never Leave Your Pets To Face A Hurricane Without You

Nearly everyone I’ve talked to who stayed in their homes during Hurricanes Laura or Rita has told me the same thing when I’ve asked...

[Read More...] admin June 20, 2024
Save Me Some Space, Mike

Save Me Some Space, Mike

Lagniappe Founder And Publisher Bob Hartnett Remembers Longtime Columnist And Friend Dr. Mike Kurth On April 30, 2024, I lost a dear friend and...

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An All-Around Great Guy

An All-Around Great Guy

There is so much about autism that most of us simply do not understand. Autistic people are constantly challenging our assumptions about who they...

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50 Years Strong-Cloverleaf Barber And Beauty Supply

Philip Hale, 73, saw a need in the barber world 50 years ago and filled it. It all started when Hale’s aunt, who owned...

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WHAT A SPLENDID SURPRISE

WHAT A SPLENDID SURPRISE

I never wanted to be a mom. I know that can be a controversial thing to say and maybe a little confusing to hear...

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