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First ‘Swamp Poppa’ Album In 40 Years

First ‘Swamp Poppa’ Album In 40 Years

Brad Goins May 6, 2022 Comments Off on First ‘Swamp Poppa’ Album In 40 Years

If you’ve ever wondered what’s happened to swamp pop legend Tommy McLain — or even whether he’s still alive — you may be interested in knowing that he’s about to release his first new

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Downtown Development District Events

Downtown Development District Events

Brad Goins March 24, 2022 Comments Off on Downtown Development District Events

The folks in charge have worked out the schedule for the big events taking place in Lake Charles’ Downtown Development District this year. Quite a few of these are very much arts-related. Let’s check

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All That Jazz

All That Jazz

Brad Goins March 4, 2022 Comments Off on All That Jazz

Did you know there’s such a thing as the Hip Hop National Championship? There is. There’s also a Jazz National Championship and a Rock Championship. I just learned about all this recently. Before, I’d

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Obsessed Much?

Obsessed Much?

Brad Goins February 11, 2022 Comments Off on Obsessed Much?

Apparently, Lafayette is going ahead with its long fixation on citing and jailing panhandlers. During a six-month period in 2021, Lafayette police issued more than 200 citations for panhandling. One of the men who

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Noah’s Kindness Campaign

Noah’s Kindness Campaign

Brad Goins January 21, 2022 Comments Off on Noah’s Kindness Campaign

A new local effort called Noah’s Kindness Campaign is designed to help area youth respond to tense interpersonal situations with kindness. We can probably get the best idea of the program by seeing what

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Remaking Chennault?

Remaking Chennault?

Brad Goins January 4, 2022 Comments Off on Remaking Chennault?

Chennault Airport is trying to expand by changing the very nature of the business it attracts. In particular, they’re hoping to — eventually — attract the big cargo planes that move around all the

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Pastry Karens Strike L.C.

Pastry Karens Strike L.C.

Brad Goins December 9, 2021 Comments Off on Pastry Karens Strike L.C.

Karens are getting more and more clout — which means they’ve getting seen more and more often on social media. I wouldn’t say they’re exactly taken over. But they’re certainly getting lots of attention.

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Better Than Nothing

Better Than Nothing

Brad Goins November 19, 2021 Comments Off on Better Than Nothing

Lake Charles Mayor Nic Hunter is only one of a number of Louisiana figures who are questioning the amount of federal disaster relief recently allotted to Southwest Louisiana. The total amount of federal relief

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Spirits Of Louisiana

Spirits Of Louisiana

Brad Goins October 28, 2021 Comments Off on Spirits Of Louisiana

There will be an evening of “tastings and libations” at the Spirits of Louisiana event at Louisiana’s Old State Capitol at 100 North  Boulevard in Baton Rouge. Festivities will begin at 6:30 pm on

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Cousin Codger, On The Topic Of Work

Cousin Codger, On The Topic Of Work

Pierre Fontenot October 28, 2021 Comments Off on Cousin Codger, On The Topic Of Work

His daddy had a nightly routine. First, he’d go through the house with a Flit sprayer, and spray the bedrooms with insecticide for mosquitoes, then he’d hit the outhouse. Once done with his doings,

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