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Jeanie, The Three-Legged Therapy Dog: The Interview

Jeanie, The Three-Legged Therapy Dog: The Interview

admin July 19, 2019 Comments Off on Jeanie, The Three-Legged Therapy Dog: The Interview

Louisiana natives are taking over Hollywood this year. Gyth Rigden of Singer, La, was the first runner-up on NBC’s The Voice. Laine Hardy of Livingston, La., won the title of American Idol on ABC’s

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Speed Trap Towns

Speed Trap Towns

admin July 19, 2019 Comments Off on Speed Trap Towns

Are You Fast Or Furious? By Cherry Lane It was around 8 pm on a dark April night when my best friend and I exited I-49 near Alexandria and followed the GPS down a

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Officer,  Educator, Patriot

Officer, Educator, Patriot

Scott E. Raymond July 19, 2019 Comments Off on Officer, Educator, Patriot

Major John Stills, U.S. Army, Retired Story And Photos By Scott E. Raymond Today, Major John Stills, United States Army, (Retired), age 76, has retired twice: once, from the U.S. Army and, secondly, from a

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Just Win Baby

Just Win Baby

Rick Sarro July 8, 2019 Comments Off on Just Win Baby

By Rick Sarro You play to win the game. Winning isn’t everything … It’s the only thing. Winning is not a sometime thing … It’s an all the time thing. You are what your

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2019 Hurricane Forecast

2019 Hurricane Forecast

Brad Goins June 20, 2019 Comments Off on 2019 Hurricane Forecast

Slightly Below Normal Activity Is Likely By Brad Goins When people in the United States start thinking about the chances of bad storms making landfall during hurricane season, they begin with the spring hurricane predictions of Colorado State University. The university

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Young Band Nation

Young Band Nation

Justin Morris June 20, 2019 Comments Off on Young Band Nation

By Justin Morris “Now, you played hard in here, people, and I am proud of every last stinking one of you. So, let’s just give this everything we got. We may fall on our

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Free Spirit

Free Spirit

Karla Wall June 20, 2019 Comments Off on Free Spirit

Chef Ronda Doucet of Cotton Culinary Catering Chef’s Spotlight • By Karla Wall By Karla WallTalking for just a few moments to chef Ronda Doucet, it becomes clear she’s a free spirit. Though she’s

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Born To Fly

Born To Fly

admin June 6, 2019 Comments Off on Born To Fly

After 52 Years As A Pilot, Reagan Cook’s Career Has Been Cleared For Landing  Story By Pamela S. Thibodeaux • Photos By Lindsey Janies If you don’t believe some things are simply meant to be, then

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Yoga In The Lake Area

Yoga In The Lake Area

Brad Goins June 6, 2019 Comments Off on Yoga In The Lake Area

By Brad Goins When Linda Kleinschmidt started teaching yoga in Lake Charles in 1982, the city wasn’t ready for it, and she didn’t dare use the word “yoga.” She called her first yoga class

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Nice Ectomobile!

Nice Ectomobile!

Brad Goins May 16, 2019 Comments Off on Nice Ectomobile!

Louisiana Ghostbusters Say Their Latest Replica Vehicle — Recreated By Stephen Hebert — Is The Best Yet  By Brad Goins Louisiana Ghostbusters, a group based in Lake Charles, are all about paying homage to

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