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Barrett Freeland

Barrett Freeland

Kerri Cooke August 5, 2019 Comments Off on Barrett Freeland

To The National Horse Cutting Association World Finals And Beyond By Kerri Cooke My motivation and aspiration is the same, being number one or being number five. So that’s the truth. And my goal

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Bacteria And Viruses And Parasites, Oh My!

Bacteria And Viruses And Parasites, Oh My!

Kerri Cooke July 19, 2019 Comments Off on Bacteria And Viruses And Parasites, Oh My!

What’s In The Water You’re Swimming In? By Kerri Cooke The return of sky-high humidity and heat indexes at 100 degrees means it is time for a beach trip.  Summer months are peak beach

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Bulldog Pepper Jelly

Bulldog Pepper Jelly

Kerri Cooke April 4, 2019 Comments Off on Bulldog Pepper Jelly

Two Sisters And ‘The Jelly With A Bite’   By Kerri Cooke “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” — Virginia Woolf I first became acquainted with Bulldog

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The Orphan Trains

The Orphan Trains

Kerri Cooke January 11, 2019 Comments Off on The Orphan Trains

A Tale Of Too Many Children   By Kerri Cooke “When a child of the streets stands before you in rags, with a tear-stained face, you cannot easily forget him. And yet, you are

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Elmer’s Island Airport Plans Scrapped

Elmer’s Island Airport Plans Scrapped

Kerri Cooke November 16, 2018 Comments Off on Elmer’s Island Airport Plans Scrapped

By Kerri Cooke Elmer’s Island is a 1,145-acre wildlife refuge connected to Grand Isle by a small bridge. Previously named Goat Island, it was renamed after dentist Charles Elmer, who ran a small campground

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You Are Not Alone

You Are Not Alone

Kerri Cooke June 7, 2018 Comments Off on You Are Not Alone

New Life Counseling Provides Assistance for Unplanned Pregnancies By Kerri Cooke The state of women’s healthcare in America raises the question of whether we, as a society, are doing the best we can to

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Two Mothers And Their Legacy of Family, Faith And Baseball

Two Mothers And Their Legacy of Family, Faith And Baseball

Kerri Cooke May 17, 2018 Comments Off on Two Mothers And Their Legacy of Family, Faith And Baseball

By Kerri Cooke  It’s a sunny Friday afternoon when Natalie LeBlanc welcomes me into her impeccably beautiful two-story home. I am immediately struck by pristine white walls, the neutral colors of a tapestry depicting an

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Fishing Guides: What They Do On Their Off Days?

Fishing Guides: What They Do On Their Off Days?

Kerri Cooke March 16, 2018 Comments Off on Fishing Guides: What They Do On Their Off Days?

Local Fishing Guides Discuss Angling As A Profession And Pleasure By Kerri Cooke As I write this story, I am surrounded by pictures and memorabilia depicting various aspects of the Sportsman’s Paradise. There are

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Sugarcane Townes

Sugarcane Townes

Kerri Cooke January 18, 2018 Comments Off on Sugarcane Townes

By Kerri Cooke If you drive down I-10 east towards Iowa, right before exit 36, the Chloe exit, you will see a billboard announcing a new housing development called Sugarcane Townes. The billboard bears

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Positive Growth

Positive Growth

Kerri Cooke October 26, 2017 Comments Off on Positive Growth

Alliance for Positive Growth Meets With Baton Rouge Growth Coalition, Local Elected Officials By Kerri Cooke On Oct. 9, members of the Alliance for Positive Growth and local elected officials met with Larry Bankston, director

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