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Is It Really All That Bad?

Is It Really All That Bad?

Brad Goins July 2, 2020 Comments Off on Is It Really All That Bad?

In a May 19 article, the Louisiana Budget Project made the bold statement that “Louisiana was less prepared for a recession than any other state in the nation before the COVID-19 pandemic.” The reasons

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KLLR Radio And PushVenue.com

KLLR Radio And PushVenue.com

Brad Goins June 18, 2020 Comments Off on KLLR Radio And PushVenue.com

Some time ago, Killer Websites owner Chad Moreno launched KLLR Radio as a streaming station that gives independent and unsigned artists a worldwide online platform for their music. It’s a free service that enables

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‘Infestation Without Representation’

‘Infestation Without Representation’

Brad Goins April 2, 2020 Comments Off on ‘Infestation Without Representation’

So far, federal efforts to fight the coast-destroying nutria rodent have been isolated to Louisiana. A new bill, co-sponsored by U.S. Rep. Garret Graves, R-Baton Rouge, would expand the effort to include all states

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The Big Book Sale

The Big Book Sale

Brad Goins March 5, 2020 Comments Off on The Big Book Sale

It’s time once again for the Up Fronter to inform all readers that the biggest book sale of the year is coming up fast. The annual book sale at the Episcopal Church of the

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Paving The Road To Opportunity

Paving The Road To Opportunity

Brad Goins February 20, 2020 Comments Off on Paving The Road To Opportunity

CARC needs your help. Since even some longtime residents may not know what this vital community organization does, let’s start with a thumbnail history. Incorporated in 1957, CARC has a history of providing and

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New Master Of Southern Humor

New Master Of Southern Humor

Brad Goins February 6, 2020 Comments Off on New Master Of Southern Humor

After practicing law in Lake Charles for 26 years, Andy Johnson now lives in Baton Rouge. Johnson’s making his first foray into publishing at the age of 63 with his new novel The Otis

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Amazing Adventures With The Generation Gap

Amazing Adventures With The Generation Gap

Brad Goins January 23, 2020 Comments Off on Amazing Adventures With The Generation Gap

A couple of years ago, the Up Fronter wrote a feature story about local DJs Stormi and Wes Guidry, who engineer the Generation Gap show on McNeese station KBYS-FM. I’d heard the two were

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Cathedral Before And After

Cathedral Before And After

Brad Goins January 9, 2020 Comments Off on Cathedral Before And After

Some people associated with the Immaculate Conception Cathedral in downtown Lake Charles are happy that the recent renovations at the Cathedral are getting nationwide attention in the Liturgical Arts Journal.   In a Nov.

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It’s That Time

It’s That Time

Brad Goins December 19, 2019 Comments Off on It’s That Time

It’s once again time to start gathering donations for the area’s largest annual book sale. Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd is collecting new and used books in good condition for the massive sale,

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Celebration Of Life

Celebration Of Life

Brad Goins December 5, 2019 Comments Off on Celebration Of Life

The Celebration of Life event, which is slated for Dec. 1, will commemorate musicians who are no longer with us as well as those who are still very active on the stage. They’ll be

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