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STOMPIN’ A MUDHOLE

STOMPIN’ A MUDHOLE

Megan Rion of Moss Bluff is a Mud Buggy Racing Phenom By Karla Wall   Local photographer and Moss Bluff resident Megan Rion is...

[Read More...] Karla Wall May 7, 2021
‘It Was A Good Time’

‘It Was A Good Time’

Popular local radio show the Generation Gap recently ran its last edition on KYBS. For five years, “old man” Wes Guidry and “young ‘un”...

[Read More...] Brad Goins May 7, 2021
MOTHERLY INSTINCT

MOTHERLY INSTINCT

An Autism Diagnosis Isn’t Stopping Local Mom Brittany Mitchell By Kerri Cooke If you’ve ever seen the movie Miracles From Heaven starring Jennifer Garner, then you might have an inkling about what...

[Read More...] Kerri Cooke May 7, 2021
Getting The Joy Back

Getting The Joy Back

Southwest Louisiana Economic Development Alliance VP Eric Cormier Talks About Food, His Creole Heritage And Getting His Writing Groove Back By Karla Wall For...

[Read More...] Karla Wall May 7, 2021
I Can’t Reach The Parking Meter

I Can’t Reach The Parking Meter

  Watertown, Mass., recently installed new parking meters with updated technology that make payment easier. But the city is fielding complaints from residents who...

[Read More...] admin May 7, 2021
Area 337

Area 337

2500 Kirkman St. • Lake Charles Cultural diversity brings new elements and opportunities for food, influence, restaurants, experiences and neighbors. Area 337 didn’t knock...

[Read More...] Bill Coyne May 7, 2021
The Safe Months

The Safe Months

A Louisiana meteorologist recently posted this online, “Before y’all go yelling and screaming at me, be warned, the first projected numbers for the 2021...

[Read More...] Pierre Fontenot May 7, 2021
The Curse of The Ramones

The Curse of The Ramones

By Todd C. Elliott The number 42 has great significance. In fact, the number 42 could be the answer to the meaning of life,...

[Read More...] Todd C. March 25, 2021
Too Drunk To Read

Too Drunk To Read

  Bounty Cheramy, 22, smelling of alcohol and swaying back and forth, was arrested and charged with drunk driving after his Mazda allegedly struck...

[Read More...] admin March 25, 2021
Quiet For A While

Quiet For A While

It’s not unusual for me to post three Uncle P’s Bedtime Stories a week on the Eighty-one Facebook page.  It was telling, when a...

[Read More...] Pierre Fontenot March 25, 2021
Verona Italian Restaurant

Verona Italian Restaurant

203 East Nezpique • Jennings, LA There’s been quite a bit of buzz surrounding a new restaurant in Jennings. More often than not, when...

[Read More...] Bill Coyne March 25, 2021
Trump And The Republican Future

Trump And The Republican Future

When Donald Trump spoke to the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), he was largely addressing his core supporters, and he made three things...

[Read More...] Michael Kurth March 25, 2021