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The Water Into Wine Funeral

The Water Into Wine Funeral

So there I am, second row, behind the family, the paternal grandmother of the boy to my left, the maternal grandfather of the boy...

[Read More...] Pierre Fontenot October 17, 2019
Campaigns Push Early Voting

Campaigns Push Early Voting

Louisiana’s early voting period for this fall’s elections runs until Oct. 5. Voters have become more comfortable with this alternative, as evidenced by an...

[Read More...] Jeremy Alford October 17, 2019
Food Trucks

Food Trucks

Fantastic food is not limited to large fully stocked kitchens in buildings with permanent fixtures, decor and a swanky bar off to the side....

[Read More...] Bill Coyne October 17, 2019
Miss Teen America Is Westlake Resident

Miss Teen America Is Westlake Resident

Jillian Elliott of Westlake was recently crowned Miss Teen America 2019. Elliott is a senior at Westlake High School, where she serves as captain...

[Read More...] Brad Goins October 17, 2019
The Motley Crew

The Motley Crew

We are just rounding the corner into October with the relentless heat still topping out in the 90s. If you still are convinced global...

[Read More...] Rocke Fournet October 17, 2019
74-Year-Old Mother Of Twins

74-Year-Old Mother Of Twins

In the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, 74-year-old Mangayamma Yaramati gave birth to twin girls on Sept. 5. Yaramati and her 82-year-old husband...

[Read More...] admin October 17, 2019
What I Know And Don’t Know

What I Know And Don’t Know

As the McNeese Cowboys sit on a 2-3 record and their first 0-2 start in SLC play since 2004, it’s safe to say there...

[Read More...] Rick Sarro October 17, 2019
What Might Impeachment Mean?

What Might Impeachment Mean?

Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the Democrat controlled House of Representatives, recently announced she was launching a formal inquiry into impeaching President Trump. The first...

[Read More...] Michael Kurth October 17, 2019
The Family 9/11

The Family 9/11

Many zip codes away, two parents are signing organ donor forms for their son, age 16.  Friday was innocent, until it wasn’t. Small school...

[Read More...] Pierre Fontenot October 3, 2019
Resting Places

Resting Places

Local photographer and writer Gary Waggoner has just published a hardbound “photo journal” titled Historical Cemeteries Of Imperial Calcasieu. Unless you have a really...

[Read More...] Brad Goins October 3, 2019
Thumbs Up Or Thumbs Down …

Thumbs Up Or Thumbs Down …

Saints’ Season At Stake Let me take a crack at a few headlines you may or may not have seen this week following another...

[Read More...] Rick Sarro October 3, 2019
A Great Time Of The Year

A Great Time Of The Year

Practice Makes Perfect It is a great time of the year. Football games have kicked off, and if you are a fan, this is...

[Read More...] Rocke Fournet October 3, 2019