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BBBS Seeks Mentors

BBBS Seeks Mentors

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Louisiana is recruiting caring adults to pair with youth who are on a waiting list for a mentor....

[Read More...] Brad Goins August 20, 2020
Burmese Python Snakeskin Masks

Burmese Python Snakeskin Masks

Brian Wood, owner of All American Gator Products in Dania Beach, Fla., is taking face masks to a whole new level by fashioning coverings...

[Read More...] admin August 20, 2020
Reaching New Heights

Reaching New Heights

New Phillips 66 LC General Manager Jolie Rhinehart Brings Energy And A Passion For People To Her Job ~ By Karla Wall At the young...

[Read More...] Karla Wall August 20, 2020
Plans In Place

Plans In Place

You know what they say about plans: Get a plan and work the plan. A goal without a plan is just a wish. By...

[Read More...] Rick Sarro August 20, 2020
Optimism By Choice

Optimism By Choice

If I’m thirsty, I drink, if I’m hungry, I eat, but how does one quench pessimism? I feel it, personally, I feel it, locally,...

[Read More...] Pierre Fontenot August 20, 2020
What Do Kids Think About Going Back To School?

What Do Kids Think About Going Back To School?

By Kristian Bland  No one knows exactly how schools are going to work this year. Parents and teachers alike are still trying to wrap...

[Read More...] Kristian Bland August 20, 2020
Don’t Worry, Be Happy!

Don’t Worry, Be Happy!

We deserve some good news. It has been an eventful year, mostly for some very negative reasons. We have been over-flowing with badness and...

[Read More...] Rocke Fournet August 20, 2020
Luna Bar & Grill

Luna Bar & Grill

719 Ryan St. • Downtown Lake Charles • 337.494.5862 I was actually quite hesitant about doing a piece on Luna. Why? Because it seems...

[Read More...] Bill Coyne August 20, 2020
Partners, Friends, Protectors

Partners, Friends, Protectors

A Look At Local Law Enforcement K-9 Units By Karla Wall The recent death of King, the K-9 partner of Cpl. Chris Duhon of...

[Read More...] Karla Wall August 20, 2020
Corona Life

Corona Life

I am sitting in my office with my dog Bandit. He and I have been in semi-self-quarantine for the past three months, which is...

[Read More...] Michael Kurth August 20, 2020
What Daddy Left Behind

What Daddy Left Behind

By Madelaine B. Landry My father left us in 1980, too young at age 62. Daddy wasn’t a wealthy man; so mostly what he...

[Read More...] admin August 6, 2020
Family Matters

Family Matters

In case anyone noticed, I missed the deadline for my last Lagniappe column. Our household has been in a bit of a turmoil recently....

[Read More...] Michael Kurth August 6, 2020