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RICHEST ACREAGE ON EARTH

RICHEST ACREAGE ON EARTH

Karla Wall December 4, 2013 0

From Sulphur Mines To Oil To Salt Brine For Industries, Sulphur Has Been One Of Most Productive Areas In The Nation The wave of exiled Acadians settled in SWLA in the late 1700s. They were followed

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LESLEY JACOBS

LESLEY JACOBS

Karla Wall December 4, 2013 0

When 77-year-old Lesley Jacobs, better known to his numerous friends as “Jake,” came to Lake Charles in August of 1956, he didn’t have much. “Everything I owned I carried in a brown paper sack

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BULLYING IN SWLA: A ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION

BULLYING IN SWLA: A ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION

Karla Wall November 20, 2013 0

Bullying Roundtable: Local Experts Discuss Options Available To Victims And Bullies And Their Families   Bullying has been in the forefront of news in the last couple of years, with several cases of kids committing

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PEACEFUL WARRIOR: JOSH QUAYHAGEN

PEACEFUL WARRIOR: JOSH QUAYHAGEN

Karla Wall November 20, 2013 0

Local Martial Artist Spreads Anti-Bullying Message Local mixed martial arts fighting sensation Josh Quayhagen may have made a name for himself by fighting others. But his message to his students and the youths he

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JENNIE FINCH: READY FOR A NEW CHALLENGE

JENNIE FINCH: READY FOR A NEW CHALLENGE

Karla Wall October 4, 2013 0

Former Softball Olympic Medalist Jennie Finch Trained With Local Ironman Dave Park To Prepare for The Aquafor Triathlon in NYC, Then Bested Her Goal Time By 15 Minutes  By Karla Wall      What

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Vision Quest – Local Music Legend Jo-El Sonnier’s Grand Idea To Keep Cajun Music And Culture Alive In SWLA

Vision Quest – Local Music Legend Jo-El Sonnier’s Grand Idea To Keep Cajun Music And Culture Alive In SWLA

Karla Wall August 15, 2013 0

“The trail to today’s Cajun music and culture was blazed a long time ago,” muses Cajun music icon Jo-El Sonnier. And Sonnier’s a big part of that “trail” himself. Often called the “King of

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