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Downtown Revival

Downtown Revival

Life (And Fun) Is Returning To Downtown Lake Charles By Kerri Cooke Nearly two years after the city of Lake Charles and the Southwest...

[Read More...] Kerri Cooke July 16, 2021
Top 50 Locally Owned Businesses

Top 50 Locally Owned Businesses

Abell & Son, Inc. Abell & Son has been serving the Lake Area since 1916. This 105-year-old family-owned business is currently on their fifth...

[Read More...] admin July 15, 2021
An Insane Rage

An Insane Rage

A Lake Arthur Killer Has A Long History Of Mental Illness By Brad Goins Sunday July 17, 1983, was a very bad day for...

[Read More...] Brad Goins July 15, 2021
Maria’s Cocina Mexicana

Maria’s Cocina Mexicana

106 S. Cities Service Hwy • Sulphur, LA Over the last few months, my wife and I, like most of us, have been making...

[Read More...] Bill Coyne July 15, 2021
Federalism And The Federal Debt

Federalism And The Federal Debt

Most discussion of our soaring fed-eral debt (now more than $28 trillion) is focused on financial issues such as how much debt is too...

[Read More...] Michael Kurth July 15, 2021
Double 90th Birthday Party

Double 90th Birthday Party

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[Read More...] Pierre Fontenot July 15, 2021
Is There A Monkey Named Chester?

Is There A Monkey Named Chester?

Staff at the El Paso Zoo in Texas are preparing to press charges against a woman who jumped into a spider monkey exhibit and...

[Read More...] admin July 15, 2021
Flying With The Golden Knights

Flying With The Golden Knights

Behind The Scenes With The US ARMY’S Golden Knights Parachute TEA Story And Photos By Bill Coyne It was a five-year-old kid living just...

[Read More...] Bill Coyne July 15, 2021
Mythbusting Jean Lafitte

Mythbusting Jean Lafitte

Longtime Lake Area residents will know that there are lots of myths about Jean Lafitte circulating out there. A new book from the University...

[Read More...] Brad Goins July 15, 2021
A BIT LESS INTENSE

A BIT LESS INTENSE

Experts Say The 2021 Hurricanes Will Be Active, But Nothing Like 2020 By Brad Goins After Hurricane Delta became the second super-storm to batter...

[Read More...] Brad Goins June 25, 2021
MY NAME IS CALCASIEU PARISH,  AND I HAVE A DRAINAGE PROBLEM

MY NAME IS CALCASIEU PARISH, AND I HAVE A DRAINAGE PROBLEM

By Brad Goins If you want to keep tabs on local flooding, you can’t have an office that’s better suited than mine, with its...

[Read More...] Brad Goins June 25, 2021
Mazen’s

Mazen’s

217 W. College St., Lake Charles, LA Why is it that Mazen’s has a reputation as a special-occasion-only restaurant?  More often than not, I...

[Read More...] Bill Coyne June 25, 2021