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PICKING UP THE PIECES

PICKING UP THE PIECES

Kerri Cooke November 19, 2020 Comments Off on PICKING UP THE PIECES

Artists and Volunteers In The Lake Area Team Up To Give Back By Kerri Cooke The Capital One tower in Downtown Lake Charles holds the title as SWLA’s skyscraper. Sure, you have the casino

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Despite Medical Advances, Mental Health Care Lags

Despite Medical Advances, Mental Health Care Lags

Kerri Cooke July 22, 2020 Comments Off on Despite Medical Advances, Mental Health Care Lags

Mental Health Disorders And Treatment By Kerri Cooke Mental illness — what comes to mind when you hear this phrase? Perhaps you associate it with someone exhibiting erratic behavior. After all, when there’s a

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Let There Be Light

Let There Be Light

Kerri Cooke July 16, 2020 Comments Off on Let There Be Light

UV Light As A Method Of Sanitization By Kerri Cooke The current global pandemic has put extra emphasis on how to keep public areas hygienic to reduce the spread of disease. There’s one decontamination

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Louisiana Extends Usage of Cannibas

Louisiana Extends Usage of Cannibas

Kerri Cooke July 16, 2020 Comments Off on Louisiana Extends Usage of Cannibas

By Kerri Cooke Is coronavirus anxiety keeping you from functioning? Louisiana just passed a bill into law that will allow doctors to begin prescribing medical marijuana in August for conditions besides just cancer, seizures,

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Interracial Adoption

Interracial Adoption

Kerri Cooke July 2, 2020 Comments Off on Interracial Adoption

Raising A Black Child In A White Family In 2020 By Kerri Cooke On the popular app TikTok, 18-year-old Cameron Welch describes the unspoken rules that have been instilled in him growing up in

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Dancing Dreams

Dancing Dreams

Kerri Cooke June 18, 2020 Comments Off on Dancing Dreams

Lake Charles Native Gabby Barnes Is A Member Of The Saintsations By Kerri Cooke It takes many people to pull off an NFL football game. While the players on the field of a Saints game

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In China During The COVID-19 Outbreak

In China During The COVID-19 Outbreak

Kerri Cooke June 18, 2020 Comments Off on In China During The COVID-19 Outbreak

Southwest Louisiana Native Speaks From Experience By Kerri Cooke I first met Vickie Peoples five years ago when we were co-workers in Lake Charles. Three years ago she made the decision to go back to

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Stay Hydrated, My Friends

Stay Hydrated, My Friends

Kerri Cooke February 6, 2020 Comments Off on Stay Hydrated, My Friends

Making An Idea Reality: Joseph Tucker And Hydra-Guard Technologies Story By Kerri Cooke ~ Photos By Marlow Mungia In his TEDxLSU talk in 2016 Joseph Tucker said, “As an entrepreneur and inventor, my job is

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Mural Man: Jeremy Price

Mural Man: Jeremy Price

Kerri Cooke January 23, 2020 Comments Off on Mural Man: Jeremy Price

One Artist’s Quest For Beauty, Fulfillment And Opportunity Story By Kerri Cooke • Photos by Chris Brennan You might not know the name Jeremy Price, but I’d be willing to bet you have noticed his

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Elvis Martinez – Part Two

Elvis Martinez – Part Two

Kerri Cooke October 3, 2019 Comments Off on Elvis Martinez – Part Two

Part Two Of A Story Of Second Chances And A Better Life By Kerri Cooke Elvis Martinez had been a child laborer and a fearless migrant in the face of what would have traumatized and even

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