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In Memory of Darrell Derouen

In Memory of Darrell Derouen

Rocke Fournet September 5, 2013 0

We lost a good one, and he will be sorely missed. Leroy, from next door (Cinnamon’s Bakery), delivered the news our good friend and compadré Darrell Derouen had passed away. Darrell was a regular,

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On Writing For Lagniappe

On Writing For Lagniappe

Brad Goins September 5, 2013 0

I started working at Lagniappe on the second day of 2000. On the first day of 2000, I sat in my Lake Charles apartment listening to the news that George Harrison had been stabbed

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Lagniappe Story Leads To Book Deal

Lagniappe Story Leads To Book Deal

Todd C. Elliott September 5, 2013 0

It’s good to see that “freedom of the press” is still alive in Southwest Louisiana. Without the freedom to publish my story “A Rose By Many Other Names” in a November, 2010, issue of

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Amazing Grace

Amazing Grace

Pierre Fontenot September 1, 2013 0

She’s on my mind tonight — she being the old song — just notes on a piano, no singing, no need. If there is a more powerful song in the history of all songs,

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Wash Your Vegetables

Wash Your Vegetables

Chuck Shepherd August 15, 2013 0

Carole Longhorn, 66, struck a metal object in her garden in Norfolk, England. Though it looked like a projectile bomb, she decided to take it inside and wash it off in the sink before

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