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Age Really Is Just A Number

Age Really Is Just A Number

Brad Goins October 8, 2021 Comments Off on Age Really Is Just A Number

There is, in Louisiana, a 105-year-old runner, who, says the Baton Rouge Advocate, has “achieved huge success in the 100-plus age group” of track and field athletes. Would you ever have imagined that there

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Curiouser And Curiouser

Curiouser And Curiouser

Brad Goins September 20, 2021 Comments Off on 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. 2210 of the infrastructure bill. But it was not to

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‘A Pretty Crazy Time’

‘A Pretty Crazy Time’

Brad Goins August 30, 2021 Comments Off on ‘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 and Kylee Vidrine had a plan. They would, somehow, acquire

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Support For Opioid Problems

Support For Opioid Problems

Brad Goins August 26, 2021 Comments Off on Support For Opioid Problems

United Way of Southwest Louisiana’s 211 phone line can provide help and resources for those who are suffering from opioid abuse. Call 211; or text the keyword OPIOID to 898-211. The person who answers

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Dance Conservatory Of Louisiana

Dance Conservatory Of Louisiana

Brad Goins August 5, 2021 Comments Off on Dance Conservatory Of Louisiana

New Dance Studio Will Focus On Strength And Variety Of Dancing Styles Story By Brad Goins • Photos by Andrew Fassbender Local dancer and Pilates instructor Katelyn Chargois is opening a new dance studio, the

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Louisiana Law

Louisiana Law

Brad Goins August 5, 2021 Comments Off on Louisiana Law

Since May 9, viewers of the Animal Planet network have had a new show to watch called Louisiana Law. The program “follows the men and women of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries

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An Insane Rage

An Insane Rage

Brad Goins July 15, 2021 Comments Off on An Insane Rage

A Lake Arthur Killer Has A Long History Of Mental Illness By Brad Goins Sunday July 17, 1983, was a very bad day for Lake Arthur, La. The trouble began at 9:30 am, when

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Mythbusting Jean Lafitte

Mythbusting Jean Lafitte

Brad Goins July 15, 2021 Comments Off on Mythbusting Jean Lafitte

Longtime Lake Area residents will know that there are lots of myths about Jean Lafitte circulating out there. A new book from the University of Louisiana-Lafayette Press — Jean Laffite Revealed — is intended

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A BIT LESS INTENSE

A BIT LESS INTENSE

Brad Goins June 25, 2021 Comments Off on A BIT LESS INTENSE

Experts Say The 2021 Hurricanes Will Be Active, But Nothing Like 2020 By Brad Goins After Hurricane Delta became the second super-storm to batter the Lake Area within two months, folks around here found

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MY NAME IS CALCASIEU PARISH,  AND I HAVE A DRAINAGE PROBLEM

MY NAME IS CALCASIEU PARISH, AND I HAVE A DRAINAGE PROBLEM

Brad Goins June 25, 2021 Comments Off on MY NAME IS CALCASIEU PARISH, AND I HAVE A DRAINAGE PROBLEM

By Brad Goins If you want to keep tabs on local flooding, you can’t have an office that’s better suited than mine, with its big window that opens onto Common Street a block south

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