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Speed Trap Towns

Speed Trap Towns

admin July 19, 2019 Comments Off on Speed Trap Towns

Are You Fast Or Furious? By Cherry Lane It was around 8 pm on a dark April night when my best friend and I exited I-49 near Alexandria and followed the GPS down a

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Sunroof Driving

Sunroof Driving

admin July 8, 2019 Comments Off on Sunroof Driving

Leonard Olsen, 70, was arrested in Lakeland, Fla., for reckless driving after an off-duty sheriff’s deputy filmed him sitting on his sunroof while his Cadillac motored down the road at 40 mph. When Florida

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Stay In A Potato For $200 A Night

Stay In A Potato For $200 A Night

admin June 20, 2019 Comments Off on Stay In A Potato For $200 A Night

  Idahoans embraced the Big Idaho Potato, a 28-foot-long steel-and-plaster potato constructed in 2012 to mark the Idaho Potato Commission’s 75th anniversary. It’s been traveling the country ever since, promoting Idaho’s biggest crop. The

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Enjoying Wine With Alpacas

Enjoying Wine With Alpacas

admin June 6, 2019 Comments Off on Enjoying Wine With Alpacas

In College Station, Texas, the Peach Creek Vineyard is trying out a new concept for its wine-tasting events: wine with alpacas. Teaming up with the Bluebonnet Hills Alpaca Ranch, the vineyard offers customers the

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Born To Fly

Born To Fly

admin June 6, 2019 Comments Off on Born To Fly

After 52 Years As A Pilot, Reagan Cook’s Career Has Been Cleared For Landing  Story By Pamela S. Thibodeaux • Photos By Lindsey Janies If you don’t believe some things are simply meant to be, then

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Burp Out Those Bad Spirits, Mate

Burp Out Those Bad Spirits, Mate

admin May 16, 2019 Comments Off on Burp Out Those Bad Spirits, Mate

Looking for a way to banish evil spirits? Check in to The Lighthouse, near Frome, Somerset, England, where a group called Universal Medicine will help you burp your troubles away. The group, founded by

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2019 Jean Lafitte:  Karl Lopez

2019 Jean Lafitte: Karl Lopez

admin May 2, 2019 Comments Off on 2019 Jean Lafitte: Karl Lopez

This year’s Jean Lafitte, Karl Lopez, was born and raised in Lake Charles. He graduated from LaGrange High School. He then attended what is now Sowela Technical Community College and graduated with an associate’s

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Catch The Contraband, Inmates!

Catch The Contraband, Inmates!

admin May 2, 2019 Comments Off on Catch The Contraband, Inmates!

Outside the North Fork Correctional Unit in Sayre, Okla., Kerri Jo Hickman was arrested for delivering contraband to prison inmates. Hickman employed a T-shirt gun, used by sports team mascots to shoot promotional shirts

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Beer And Marshmallows

Beer And Marshmallows

admin April 19, 2019 Comments Off on Beer And Marshmallows

Smartmouth Brewing Co. in Norfolk, Va., launched a new “magically ridiculous” beer: a limited-edition IPA — with marshmallows. Chris Neikirk, brewery spokesperson, said the beer is “brewed with in-house toasted marshmallows and bulk dehydrated

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The Joy Of Painting … At School

The Joy Of Painting … At School

admin April 4, 2019 Comments Off on The Joy Of Painting … At School

  TV painter Bob Ross has been gone for 24 years. But his inspiration lives on at Madison Middle School in Abilene, Texas, where, on Feb. 7, students in Brady Sloane’s art class donned

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