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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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Sam Houston’s Estes Wins Rodrigue Foundation Award

Sam Houston’s Estes Wins Rodrigue Foundation Award

Brad Goins June 25, 2021 Comments Off on Sam Houston’s Estes Wins Rodrigue Foundation Award

A big Up Front congratulations goes out to Adisyn Estes, a student at Sam Houston High School, who just won third place in the junior division of the George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts

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‘It Was A Good Time’

‘It Was A Good Time’

Brad Goins May 7, 2021 Comments Off on ‘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” Stormi Sonnier debated the merits of retro rock songs. Stormi

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‘Good Painting Is Good Painting’

‘Good Painting Is Good Painting’

Brad Goins March 25, 2021 Comments Off on ‘Good Painting Is Good Painting’

Though Hurricane Laura Put Edward Cappel’s Painting On Hold, There’s Still “Plenty To Do” By Brad Goins Born and raised in Lake Charles, artist Edward Cappel says he “always painted.” His mother painted throughout

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Lake Charles, Meet Babe Ruth

Lake Charles, Meet Babe Ruth

Brad Goins March 4, 2021 Comments Off on Lake Charles, Meet Babe Ruth

Our story begins in 1921. The St. Louis Cardinals’ Rogers Hornsby was in his first year of major home run hitting. Meanwhile, the New York Yankees’ Babe Ruth was in his third year of

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Sacred Ground

Sacred Ground

Brad Goins March 4, 2021 Comments Off on Sacred Ground

‘We Moved Here For That School’ Parents, Alumni Startled By Sudden Proposal Of St. Louis High Relocation Story By Brad Goins • Photos By Chad Moreno   For many parents in Lake Charles, Saint Louis

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The Lake Charles Ripper

The Lake Charles Ripper

Brad Goins February 11, 2021 Comments Off on The Lake Charles Ripper

Southwest Louisiana’s Most Notorious Cold Case By Brad Goins It’s often thought that the triumph of the industrial era in Britain was marked by the emergence of a new kind of criminal — Jack

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‘It’s Just A 6’ Update

‘It’s Just A 6’ Update

Brad Goins February 11, 2021 Comments Off on ‘It’s Just A 6’ Update

Moss Bluff native Gavin Trace Simon is an entrepreneur who’s involved with three business ventures and has created two YouTube channels. Simon is also a songwriter, singer and music video producer, and runs his

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Beaten To A Pulp

Beaten To A Pulp

Brad Goins February 11, 2021 Comments Off on Beaten To A Pulp

Laura Dealt SWLA’s Timber Industry A Catastrophic Loss By Brad Goins  When LSU AgCenter’s County Agent Jimmy Meaux says, “we’ve lost a lot of pine trees in the forestry industry,” he’s not exaggerating. While

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