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Better Than Nothing

Better Than Nothing

Lake Charles Mayor Nic Hunter is only one of a number of Louisiana figures who are questioning the amount of federal disaster relief recently...

[Read More...] Brad Goins November 19, 2021
The 2021 Hurricane Season

The 2021 Hurricane Season

If I were a declaring type person, I’d declare the 2021 hurricane season over.  (Weather type people play it safer.  To them it’s not...

[Read More...] Pierre Fontenot November 19, 2021
Dream Job Comes To An End

Dream Job Comes To An End

There is an old saying used by those who are fishing on the bayou. “Cut bait.” Simply put, you cut the line. It doesn’t...

[Read More...] Rick Sarro November 19, 2021
Drunk Helps Search For Himself

Drunk Helps Search For Himself

Beyhan Mutlu, 50, who lives in the Bursa province of Turkey, was reported missing after he wandered away from friends while they were drinking....

[Read More...] admin November 19, 2021
Clothing For A Cause

Clothing For A Cause

Bayou Blend Apparel Advocates For Autism Awareness By Kerri Cooke When I walked into Bayou Blend Apparel for the launch party for owner Kaysie...

[Read More...] Kerri Cooke November 19, 2021
Cities Of The Dead

Cities Of The Dead

By Madelaine B. Landry “What could you possibly hope to find in a cemetery?” The women said. “The dead tell no secrets and the...

[Read More...] admin November 19, 2021
The James 710

The James 710

710 Dr. Michael DeBakey Drive • Lake Charles Whenever I venture out to eat with the intent of writing about my experience, I often...

[Read More...] Bill Coyne November 19, 2021
42nd Street: Tapping The Blues Away

42nd Street: Tapping The Blues Away

I was going to write my Lagniappe column about replacing the income tax with a national sales tax and abolishing the IRS, but something...

[Read More...] Michael Kurth October 28, 2021
I’m In Love With An Ash Tray

I’m In Love With An Ash Tray

Kazakhstani body builder Yuri Tolochko, who describes himself as a “sexy maniac,” has told members of the Kazak media that he is having an...

[Read More...] admin October 28, 2021
Spirits Of Louisiana

Spirits Of Louisiana

There will be an evening of “tastings and libations” at the Spirits of Louisiana event at Louisiana’s Old State Capitol at 100 North  Boulevard...

[Read More...] Brad Goins October 28, 2021
The Smell Of Greasepaint, The Roar Of The Crowd

The Smell Of Greasepaint, The Roar Of The Crowd

ACTS Returns to SWLA By Madelaine B. Landry Just like beauty, what is historic varies with the beholder. What does “old, but worth the...

[Read More...] admin October 28, 2021
Cousin Codger, On The Topic Of Work

Cousin Codger, On The Topic Of Work

His daddy had a nightly routine. First, he’d go through the house with a Flit sprayer, and spray the bedrooms with insecticide for mosquitoes,...

[Read More...] Pierre Fontenot October 28, 2021