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Purpose for the Sake of Purpose

Purpose for the Sake of Purpose

Two years ago, I was on the straight road, to purpose.  Two years later, I pulled over to the shoulder.  GPS can get me...

[Read More...] Pierre Fontenot September 20, 2021
A Foundation Of Bowling Balls

A Foundation Of Bowling Balls

David Olson was demolishing the back steps outside his home in Norton Shores, Mich., when he found more than 160 bowling balls buried in...

[Read More...] admin September 20, 2021
Curiouser And Curiouser

Curiouser And Curiouser

A few weeks ago, Louisiana Sen. John Kennedy tried to get federal hurricane relief to SWLA by including provisions for relief in amendment No....

[Read More...] Brad Goins September 20, 2021
A Completely Different Atmosphere

A Completely Different Atmosphere

Tigers Hope To Restore Team Chemistry Of 2019   By Ron Higgins One of Ed Orgeron’s consistent traits in his 102 games as LSU’s head...

[Read More...] admin September 20, 2021
Mr. Gatti’s Pizza/Meek’s Bistro And Lounge

Mr. Gatti’s Pizza/Meek’s Bistro And Lounge

Mr. Gatti’s Pizza  3522 Ryan St., Lake Charles As this edition hits the newsstands, it will be exactly one year since we Southwest Louisianans made...

[Read More...] Bill Coyne September 20, 2021
McNeese Cowboys: Spring Forward to Fall

McNeese Cowboys: Spring Forward to Fall

Story by Rick Sarro  Photo Courtesy of MSU Sports Information McNeese is part of a unique football fraternity as one of a small number...

[Read More...] Rick Sarro September 20, 2021
Lessons From Afghanistan

Lessons From Afghanistan

Many people were shocked at how quickly the Taliban took over the government of Afghanistan once the United States drew down its forces and...

[Read More...] Michael Kurth September 20, 2021
They’re Working It

They’re Working It

Local Mother-Daughter Businesses Are Succeeding By Madelaine B. Landry It’s always good to see women winning in business, especially when a mother and daughter...

[Read More...] admin August 30, 2021
‘A Pretty Crazy Time’

‘A Pretty Crazy Time’

The New Owners Of Boudreaux’s Have Encountered One Unforeseen Obstacle After Another By Brad Goins At the beginning of 2020, husband and wife Jesse...

[Read More...] Brad Goins August 30, 2021
The Value Of Kittens And Worms

The Value Of Kittens And Worms

About a year ago, I wrote a column about two little kittens that Bandit, our 110-pound boxer, found in our backyard. They appeared to...

[Read More...] Michael Kurth August 26, 2021
Roy’s Catfish Hut

Roy’s Catfish Hut

 14688 US-165 • Kinder, LA It’s been a couple of years since I’ve been able to stop at Roy’s Catfish Hut long enough to...

[Read More...] Bill Coyne August 26, 2021
Becoming Uncomfortable In America

Becoming Uncomfortable In America

Am I the only one feeling less at home in America? _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _...

[Read More...] Pierre Fontenot August 26, 2021