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STOMPIN’ A MUDHOLE

STOMPIN’ A MUDHOLE

Karla Wall May 7, 2021 Comments Off on STOMPIN’ A MUDHOLE

Megan Rion of Moss Bluff is a Mud Buggy Racing Phenom By Karla Wall   Local photographer and Moss Bluff resident Megan Rion is making a name for herself in a competitive arena that

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MOTHERLY INSTINCT

MOTHERLY INSTINCT

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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Getting The Joy Back

Getting The Joy Back

Karla Wall May 7, 2021 Comments Off on Getting The Joy Back

Southwest Louisiana Economic Development Alliance VP Eric Cormier Talks About Food, His Creole Heritage And Getting His Writing Groove Back By Karla Wall For former American Press reporter and columnist Eric Cormier, now a

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The Curse of The Ramones

The Curse of The Ramones

Todd C. Elliott March 25, 2021 Comments Off on The Curse of The Ramones

By Todd C. Elliott The number 42 has great significance. In fact, the number 42 could be the answer to the meaning of life, the universe and everything else if author Douglas Adams is

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Too Drunk To Read

Too Drunk To Read

admin March 25, 2021 Comments Off on Too Drunk To Read

  Bounty Cheramy, 22, smelling of alcohol and swaying back and forth, was arrested and charged with drunk driving after his Mazda allegedly struck an electronic traffic sign flashing the message, “Drive Sober or

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‘Good Painting Is Good Painting’

‘Good Painting Is Good Painting’

Brad Goins March 25, 2021 Comments Off on ‘Good Painting Is Good Painting’

Though Hurricane Laura Put Edward Cappel’s Painting On Hold, There’s Still “Plenty To Do” By Brad Goins Born and raised in Lake Charles, artist Edward Cappel says he “always painted.” His mother painted throughout

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Sacred Ground

Sacred Ground

Brad Goins March 4, 2021 Comments Off on Sacred Ground

‘We Moved Here For That School’ Parents, Alumni Startled By Sudden Proposal Of St. Louis High Relocation Story By Brad Goins • Photos By Chad Moreno   For many parents in Lake Charles, Saint Louis

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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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Doomsday Hits Home

Doomsday Hits Home

Todd C. Elliott March 4, 2021 Comments Off on Doomsday Hits Home

Lake Charles Grandparents And Their Role In Solving A Mind-Boggling Crime Involving A Death Cult, Missing Children, Zombies And Murder By Todd C. Elliott It was the end of their world as they knew it.

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