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SWLA’s Love Of Litigation

SWLA’s Love Of Litigation

SWLA’s Love Of Litigation One of the contributing factors to Louisiana’s high auto insurance rates is litigation. You can’t turn on the TV without...

[Read More...] Kerri Cooke December 9, 2022
Joe’s Pizza And Pasta

Joe’s Pizza And Pasta

1601 Ruth Street, Sulphur Joe’s is back!  OK, to be fair, Joe’s Pizza and Pasta has been back for a little while now. After...

[Read More...] Bill Coyne December 9, 2022
What Happened To The Great Red Wave?

What Happened To The Great Red Wave?

Many political pundits were predicting that the midterm elections would produce a wave of Republican victories — some even predicted a “Red Tsunami” —...

[Read More...] Michael Kurth December 9, 2022
Paddling In A Pumpkin

Paddling In A Pumpkin

Duane Hansen has fulfilled a long-held dream: to paddle the Missouri River in a pumpkin. On Aug. 27, Hansen set out in an 846-pound...

[Read More...] admin December 9, 2022
LSU: From Chumps To Champs

LSU: From Chumps To Champs

Former LSU coach Ed Orgeron had college football’s best Hollywood script going while it lasted. The Cajun born on the bayous of Larose finally...

[Read More...] Rick Sarro December 9, 2022
A Life Of Giving

A Life Of Giving

 Laurelle, my father’s hospice nurse, sits next to Dad, asking questions, “How did you sleep? How often did you wake, and was it because...

[Read More...] Pierre Fontenot December 9, 2022
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