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The Ice At The Seashore Is Beachin’

The Ice At The Seashore Is Beachin’

In November, thousands of smooth, egg-shaped ice balls accumulated on a long stretch of beach in Hailuoto, Finland, on the Baltic Sea. The icy...

[Read More...] admin January 9, 2020
Uncle P Answers Santa’s Mail

Uncle P Answers Santa’s Mail

Dear Santa, Can you bring me a new name for Christmas?  My mom stuk me with one of theese stupid made up names and...

[Read More...] Pierre Fontenot January 9, 2020
Cathedral Before And After

Cathedral Before And After

Some people associated with the Immaculate Conception Cathedral in downtown Lake Charles are happy that the recent renovations at the Cathedral are getting nationwide...

[Read More...] Brad Goins January 9, 2020
Umami Japanese Restaurant

Umami Japanese Restaurant

915 East Prien Lake Road, Lake Charles • 337-478-1600 Table Salt • Bill Coyne What is Umami? By definition, Umami is the fifth flavor;...

[Read More...] Bill Coyne January 9, 2020
Battle Tested

Battle Tested

The McNeese Cowboys basketball team spent a good portion of November on the road banking coin playing those annual early season guaranteed money games....

[Read More...] Rick Sarro January 9, 2020
I Spy

I Spy

Is your TV spying on you? Maybe. By Kristian Bland The “internet of things” has been growing rapidly over the past few years, with...

[Read More...] Kristian Bland January 9, 2020
Reason To Rejoice

Reason To Rejoice

There is nothing that is comparable to scoring your first buck. This is a moment that will endure the test of time. Every detail...

[Read More...] Rocke Fournet January 9, 2020
Ben Herrera, 121 Artisan Bistro

Ben Herrera, 121 Artisan Bistro

Chef’s Spotlight By Karla Wall Before Ben Herrera, owner and executive chef of 121 Artisan Bistro, came to Lake Charles in 1998. A native...

[Read More...] Karla Wall January 9, 2020
Accomplishing Dreams

Accomplishing Dreams

Members Of Girlie Girls Gain Self-Esteem And Build Solid Futures By Brad Goins Anita Barker founded the Girlie Girls Mentoring Program on June 1,...

[Read More...] admin December 19, 2019
La Familia … Season One

La Familia … Season One

Over the last 10 years or so, I have come around on this chemistry thing in sports.   Camaraderie in the locker room.Brotherhood, bonding...

[Read More...] Rick Sarro December 19, 2019
School Threats

School Threats

A Lagniappe Roundtable Discussion Threats Since the Columbine High School massacre in 1999 the number of school shootings in the United States has been...

[Read More...] admin December 19, 2019
121 Artisan Bistro

121 Artisan Bistro

121 Dr. Michael DeBakey Dr. •  Lake Charles, LA Table Salt • By Bill Coyne It seems as if Southwest Louisiana gains a new...

[Read More...] Bill Coyne December 19, 2019