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Earthquakes In Louisiana?

Kerri Cooke December 9, 2021 Comments Off on Earthquakes In Louisiana?

A Rarity But Not Unheard Of By Kerri Cooke With earthquakes recently rattling Alaska and Hawaii, and the never-ending discussion over whether and when California will have a severe earthquake along the San Andreas

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Clothing For A Cause

Kerri Cooke November 19, 2021 Comments Off on Clothing For A Cause

Bayou Blend Apparel Advocates For Autism Awareness By Kerri Cooke When I walked into Bayou Blend Apparel for the launch party for owner Kaysie Bolton’s new Desert Palms shirt collection, the atmosphere was friendly

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Stressed Generation

Kerri Cooke October 28, 2021 Comments Off on Stressed Generation

Millennials Face Health Consequences In Response To Economic Hardship By Kerri Cooke Every generation has its challenges. Tragic world events happen all the time. In the first half of the 20th century, World War I,

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A Look At The Importance Of Local Industry During Good Times And Bad

Kerri Cooke October 8, 2021 Comments Off on A Look At The Importance Of Local Industry During Good Times And Bad

A Year In Review By Kerri Cooke On Aug. 25, the Lake Area Industry Alliance, LAIA, held their first media luncheon since 2019 to discuss the impacts Hurricanes Laura and Delta and COVID-19 have

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What Not To Do For Money

Kerri Cooke October 8, 2021 Comments Off on What Not To Do For Money

By Kerri Cooke Life insurance policies are seen by some as a way to make some quick cash. And there are various ways people have committed life insurance fraud. Disclaimer: Don’t try them. They

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Downtown Revival

Kerri Cooke July 16, 2021 Comments Off on Downtown Revival

Life (And Fun) Is Returning To Downtown Lake Charles By Kerri Cooke Nearly two years after the city of Lake Charles and the Southwest Louisiana Convention and Visitor’s Bureau began marketing the downtown area

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Kerri Cooke May 7, 2021 Comments Off on MOTHERLY INSTINCT

An Autism Diagnosis Isn’t Stopping Local Mom Brittany Mitchell By Kerri Cooke If you’ve ever seen the movie Miracles From Heaven starring Jennifer Garner, then you might have an inkling about what it takes to be a mother to a child with

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Ben Herrera’s Triple Play

Kerri Cooke February 11, 2021 Comments Off on Ben Herrera’s Triple Play

How Ben Herrera Defied COVID-19 And Two Hurricanes To Expand The Local Dining Scene Story By Kerri Cooke • Photos By Chris Brennan Running restaurants is in Ben Herrera’s blood. His love of cooking came from

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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

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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