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Every Tree Has A Story To Tell

Every Tree Has A Story To Tell

Karla Wall March 4, 2021 Comments Off on Every Tree Has A Story To Tell

Local Artist Creates Beautiful, Functional Furniture From Damaged Wood By Karla Wall I didn’t realize I was an artist until someone told me I was,” says Sandra Walkin.  But she is an artist, one who’s

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Breaking The Stereotype

Breaking The Stereotype

Karla Wall March 4, 2021 Comments Off on Breaking The Stereotype

Artist Della Meredith Doesn’t Use Brushes. She Uses Chainsaws. By Karla Wall Artist Della Meredith of La Porte, Texas, has been an artist most of her life, and she says she “loves all types of

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Game Changer

Game Changer

Karla Wall January 21, 2021 Comments Off on Game Changer

Lighthouse Bend Resort Will Attract Visitors, New Businesses To Cameron Parish  By Karla Wall By this time next year, Cameron Parish will be home to a recreation destination that will draw fishermen, boaters, families

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Reaching New Heights

Reaching New Heights

Karla Wall August 20, 2020 Comments Off on Reaching New Heights

New Phillips 66 LC General Manager Jolie Rhinehart Brings Energy And A Passion For People To Her Job ~ By Karla Wall At the young age of 14, living in the small town of Elverson,

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Partners, Friends, Protectors

Partners, Friends, Protectors

Karla Wall August 20, 2020 Comments Off on Partners, Friends, Protectors

A Look At Local Law Enforcement K-9 Units By Karla Wall The recent death of King, the K-9 partner of Cpl. Chris Duhon of the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office, has focused the spotlight on

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BACK TO SCHOOL … OR NOT

BACK TO SCHOOL … OR NOT

Karla Wall August 6, 2020 Comments Off on BACK TO SCHOOL … OR NOT

The CPSB Announces Its Plans For The New School Year By Karla Wall The new school year is scheduled to begin next month. But what the new school year will look like in Calcasieu

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Still The Bird Man

Still The Bird Man

Karla Wall March 5, 2020 Comments Off on Still The Bird Man

Bruce Hamilton Brings Pet Playhouse Back For A New Generation Of Kids Story by Karla Wall • Photos by Jason Carroll, Epic Image Bruce Hamilton can boast of many accomplishments in his life. He’s

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Passion For Food, Family, Team

Passion For Food, Family, Team

Karla Wall February 6, 2020 Comments Off on Passion For Food, Family, Team

Chef Daniel Bunker, Lillie’s, Golden Nugget Lake Charles By Karla Wall Ask most professional chefs when and how they learned to cook and to love food, and they’ll talk about standing at the stove

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Cast Iron Pat

Cast Iron Pat

Karla Wall January 23, 2020 Comments Off on Cast Iron Pat

Dream Big Then Make It Happen: Local Cook Pat Darbonne Talks About Appearing On The Today Show By Karla Wall   If you need proof that persistence pays off and that big dreams do come

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Ben Herrera, 121 Artisan Bistro

Ben Herrera, 121 Artisan Bistro

Karla Wall January 9, 2020 Comments Off on Ben Herrera, 121 Artisan Bistro

Chef’s Spotlight By Karla Wall Before Ben Herrera, owner and executive chef of 121 Artisan Bistro, came to Lake Charles in 1998. A native of Boulder, Colo., he was working as a chef in

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