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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
‘Good Painting Is Good Painting’

‘Good Painting Is Good Painting’

Though Hurricane Laura Put Edward Cappel’s Painting On Hold, There’s Still “Plenty To Do” By Brad Goins Born and raised in Lake Charles, artist...

[Read More...] Brad Goins March 25, 2021
Ju’Elles Café

Ju’Elles Café

Food From The Soul 1411 Houston River Road, Westlake Have you ever seen or heard about something and really wanted to do it, and...

[Read More...] Bill Coyne March 4, 2021
The Case For Proportional Representation

The Case For Proportional Representation

Our nation has become politically polarized. Despite President Biden’s promise to unify the country, millions of voters in the middle of the political spectrum...

[Read More...] Michael Kurth March 4, 2021
Lake Charles, Meet Babe Ruth

Lake Charles, Meet Babe Ruth

Our story begins in 1921. The St. Louis Cardinals’ Rogers Hornsby was in his first year of major home run hitting. Meanwhile, the New...

[Read More...] Brad Goins March 4, 2021
Sacred Ground

Sacred Ground

‘We Moved Here For That School’ Parents, Alumni Startled By Sudden Proposal Of St. Louis High Relocation Story By Brad Goins • Photos By Chad...

[Read More...] Brad Goins March 4, 2021
Every Tree Has A Story To Tell

Every Tree Has A Story To Tell

Local Artist Creates Beautiful, Functional Furniture From Damaged Wood By Karla Wall I didn’t realize I was an artist until someone told me I was,”...

[Read More...] Karla Wall March 4, 2021
Breaking The Stereotype

Breaking The Stereotype

Artist Della Meredith Doesn’t Use Brushes. She Uses Chainsaws. By Karla Wall Artist Della Meredith of La Porte, Texas, has been an artist most of...

[Read More...] Karla Wall March 4, 2021