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Quality Over Quantity

Quality Over Quantity

Enough with the heat already. We are currently suffering through some heat that can hurt you. This is discomfort, Louisiana style, and it will...

[Read More...] Rocke Fournet September 5, 2019
Secrets To My Sanity

Secrets To My Sanity

I avoid politics like I avoided little green peas on my childhood plate.   There’s so much news, it goes so fast, what seemed...

[Read More...] Pierre Fontenot September 5, 2019
A Son Of Confederate Veterans

A Son Of Confederate Veterans

By Pamela S. Thibodeaux I’ll admit I am not a history buff. Facts, figures, dates and events surrounding wars have never been my cup...

[Read More...] admin September 5, 2019
A Season Of Change

A Season Of Change

2019 McNeese Season Preview By Rick Sarro Cover By Jason Carroll of Epic Image – Additional Images courtesy of McNeese Sports Information If you...

[Read More...] Rick Sarro September 5, 2019
Prime Butcher And Brasserie

Prime Butcher And Brasserie

3505 Country Club Rd. • Lake Charles, LA Southwest Louisiana is expanding day by day, and the dining choices that come with this growth...

[Read More...] Bill Coyne September 5, 2019
Recent Events

Recent Events

I usually write my column on a single topic. But several things occurred recently that I believe are worthy of comment.  One is that...

[Read More...] Michael Kurth September 5, 2019
Breaking The Chains

Breaking The Chains

Understanding (And Fighting) The Growing Problem Of Human Trafficking By Karla Wall With the recent arrests resulting from a single case of human trafficking...

[Read More...] Karla Wall September 5, 2019
The Progress Of Jeanie, The Hero Dog

The Progress Of Jeanie, The Hero Dog

For a few years now, Lagniappe has been following the saga of “local canine hero” Jeanie The Three-Legged Dog. There’s a book about her....

[Read More...] Brad Goins September 5, 2019
Marrots Are The New Megetables

Marrots Are The New Megetables

Arby’s has turned the trend toward plant-based “burgers” on its head with the new Marrot: a carrot made out of meat. Arby’s has rejected...

[Read More...] admin September 5, 2019
Longest-Serving Legislator Moves On

Longest-Serving Legislator Moves On

By Jeremy Alford and Mitch Rabalais The end of a legendary era has come to a close, with Senate President John Alario’s decision to not...

[Read More...] Jeremy Alford September 5, 2019
The Brown Bag Café

The Brown Bag Café

2251 Sam Houston Jones Pkwy., Moss Bluff What happens when a talented chef finds himself transplanted into the middle of Moss Bluff? Luckily, for...

[Read More...] Bill Coyne August 15, 2019
Missing A Beat  For The Moon Landing

Missing A Beat For The Moon Landing

How Neil Armstrong Booted A Sulphur Band Off Of National TV By Brad Goins Like many who witnessed the event when it happened, young...

[Read More...] Brad Goins August 15, 2019