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Tenacious Mudbugs

Tenacious Mudbugs

‘We Ain’t Going Nowhere’ By Madelaine B. Landry The next time you dive into a pile of boiled, spicy crawfish, pause a moment to...

[Read More...] admin June 3, 2021
Miss Leona’s 96th Birthday

Miss Leona’s 96th Birthday

Harry Methvin, a teacher, was “out junking,” when he spied an old one-room schoolhouse.  Lady who lived next door, Miss Leona, had once been...

[Read More...] admin June 3, 2021
Gorilla Scarecrow Versus COVID-19

Gorilla Scarecrow Versus COVID-19

  Residents of Chikuzen Town, Fukuoka Prefecture, in Japan, have constructed a 23-foot-tall “gorilla scarecrow” as a symbol of the power and strength that...

[Read More...] admin June 3, 2021
Red Cardinal Desserts & Café

Red Cardinal Desserts & Café

109 S. Adams St •  Welsh LA I’ve said it a million times: I love Welsh. It’s one of the last remaining towns that...

[Read More...] admin June 3, 2021
Nguyen’s First Novel Published By Knopf

Nguyen’s First Novel Published By Knopf

McNeese MFA graduate Eric Nguyen has just seen his first novel, Things We Lost to the Water, released by the preeminent literary publisher Knopf....

[Read More...] admin June 3, 2021
The New Economics Of The Left

The New Economics Of The Left

If you want to understand the economic policies of the Biden administration, do not dig up your macroeconomics textbook from your college days because...

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STOMPIN’ A MUDHOLE

STOMPIN’ A MUDHOLE

Megan Rion of Moss Bluff is a Mud Buggy Racing Phenom By Karla Wall   Local photographer and Moss Bluff resident Megan Rion is...

[Read More...] Karla Wall May 7, 2021
‘It Was A Good Time’

‘It Was A Good Time’

Popular local radio show the Generation Gap recently ran its last edition on KYBS. For five years, “old man” Wes Guidry and “young ‘un”...

[Read More...] Brad Goins May 7, 2021
MOTHERLY INSTINCT

MOTHERLY INSTINCT

An Autism Diagnosis Isn’t Stopping Local Mom Brittany Mitchell By Kerri Cooke If you’ve ever seen the movie Miracles From Heaven starring Jennifer Garner, then you might have an inkling about what...

[Read More...] Kerri Cooke May 7, 2021
Getting The Joy Back

Getting The Joy Back

Southwest Louisiana Economic Development Alliance VP Eric Cormier Talks About Food, His Creole Heritage And Getting His Writing Groove Back By Karla Wall For...

[Read More...] Karla Wall May 7, 2021
I Can’t Reach The Parking Meter

I Can’t Reach The Parking Meter

  Watertown, Mass., recently installed new parking meters with updated technology that make payment easier. But the city is fielding complaints from residents who...

[Read More...] admin May 7, 2021
Area 337

Area 337

2500 Kirkman St. • Lake Charles Cultural diversity brings new elements and opportunities for food, influence, restaurants, experiences and neighbors. Area 337 didn’t knock...

[Read More...] Bill Coyne May 7, 2021