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Down De Stretch Day Come

Down De Stretch Day Come

Pierre Sez November 10, 2014 0

A few months ago, we used de racin’ term dat usta be de slogan for Evangeline Downs in Lafayette — “Il son partit” — which means dar day go. An’ dat’s what all de

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An’ In Oberlin, Too

An’ In Oberlin, Too

Pierre Sez October 16, 2014 0

We read anudder story recently whar petty small town politics had been goin’ on. Dat wuz in de case uf de mayor uf Oakdale, Rick Smith, who had been cleared uf all sorts uf

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Westlake Politics At A Fever Pitch

Westlake Politics At A Fever Pitch

Pierre Sez October 1, 2014 0

Folks dat have lived in dis area for a while know politics in Westlake haz always been like a cage full uf bobcats. Dem what iz in office ain’t got enough uf a vote

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A Strange Start

A Strange Start

Pierre Sez September 22, 2014 0

De qualifyin’ iz over and now it’s campaign time, wit’ lots of local elections set to be on de Nov. 4 ballot. What wuz strange toward de end uf qualifyin’ wuz de number uf

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Il Son Parti

Il Son Parti

Pierre Sez September 5, 2014 0

For many years, Evangeline Downs Race Track in Lafayette has used the slogan “Il Son Parti,” which en francais means “there they go.” Well, all de candidates for various local offices an’ school boads

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School’s Open Wit’ Lots Uf Questions

School’s Open Wit’ Lots Uf Questions

Pierre Sez August 20, 2014 0

Pierre Sez   Dependin’ on whare you live, kids are either back in school or day will soon be gettin’ back. Az dis school season opens, we have a whole lotta issues dat are

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Schools In Good Shape

Schools In Good Shape

Pierre Sez August 11, 2014 0

By de time mos’ uf you read dis, Calcasieu Parish Schools will have a new superintendent. School boad members are to be commended for de selection process. Now folks, dis selection process wuzn’t an

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PIERRE SEZ

PIERRE SEZ

Pierre Sez August 7, 2014 0

We Bet Money Will Be ‘Found’ Az you’ve seen in da newspapers and on TV in de las’ few weeks, da  Calcasieu Parish School Boad iz rasslin’ wit’ a budget shortage uf $3 million.

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WHY SUCH POOR TURNOUT?

WHY SUCH POOR TURNOUT?

Pierre Sez May 14, 2014 0

Again we saw really poor voter turnout for tax renewals and Sulphur  municipal elections. Dependin’ on de district, de average wuz about 25 percent uf de registered voters. Now notice we sed REGISTERED voters.

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AN’ IN DIS CORNER

AN’ IN DIS CORNER

Pierre Sez March 5, 2014 0

When a boxin’ match starts, de ring announcer says who iz fightin’, whare day are from an’ how much day weigh. Well, we had de qualifyin’ for different offices recently, an’ now de fight

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