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Remember To Enter

Remember To Enter

August 1, 2013, No Comments on Remember To Enter

Everybody has heard the bad news story many times over: an angler saves a few bucks by not entering the STAR tournament, and lo and behold, catches a tagged fish. We’ve even mounted a few potential winners as a constant and painful reminder to said angler. But have no fear; this is the flip »

Extreme Dream Fulfilled

Extreme Dream Fulfilled

August 1, 2013, No Comments on Extreme Dream Fulfilled

In A Grueling 277-Mile Kayaking Of The Colorado River, Roman Ryder Went From Being “Totally Scared” To Having “The Best Feeling”   When it came time to kayak the Granite Rapids of the Colorado River, Roman Ryder was awed, and more than a bit intimidated. Looking ahead at the rapids, he wasn’t at all »

On Clichés

On Clichés

August 1, 2013, No Comments on On Clichés

Wazzup? Hey, is it hot enough for you? I think I wrote another File 13 about clichés a long time ago. But I always say, if something is worth saying once, it’s worth saying twice. Am I right or am I right? Hey, you know, there are two kinds of people in the world: »

Russell Tritico, Sr. – A Man for All Seasons

Russell Tritico, Sr. – A Man for All Seasons

August 1, 2013, No Comments on Russell Tritico, Sr. – A Man for All Seasons

Russell Tritico Sr.’s life sounds like the stuff of fiction. A licensed airplane pilot, a former member of the Lake Charles Port Authority board, a current member of the Chennault International Airport Authority board, a skilled woodworker, a saxophonist, a former restaurant owner and a highly accomplished lawyer, Russell possesses such an astounding array »

I’m Fixing To Write This

I’m Fixing To Write This

July 18, 2013, No Comments on I’m Fixing To Write This

Here’s a question that ran in The Informer column of the American Press on page 3 of the July 3 edition. I quote it verbatim: “What is the status of us giving tanks and planes to Egypt? Are they still fixing to ship them, or have we backed out of it yet?” Is the »

Apps To Make Road Trips Easier

Apps To Make Road Trips Easier

July 18, 2013, No Comments on Apps To Make Road Trips Easier

Everyone needs to take a vacation. This summer, my family and I embarked on a pilgrimage to the place of my birth, where the Wukovits family conducts its tri-annual reunion: South Bend, Ind. While my family and I have taken many a road trip, this one promised to be the longest we’d ever traveled. »

Romano’s

Romano’s

July 18, 2013, No Comments on Romano’s

723 Ryan St., 337-491-1847 This venue occupies the space that has housed restaurants ranging from Asian to gourmet sandwich. It has a huge menu. If is seems a bit familiar, that’s because it comes from Southeast Texas, like Joe’s and Tuscany. There are enough different dishes on the menu here, though, to make it »

A Very Pressing Problem

A Very Pressing Problem

July 18, 2013, No Comments on A Very Pressing Problem

Please stop and think before you dump. Louisiana is a great place to live if you enjoy spending time in the great outdoors. It’s one of the simple pleasures of life to go cross country and just enjoy the view. Whether you enjoy cruising on foot or pedaling up a sweat by bike, it’s »

High-Spirited Brothers

High-Spirited Brothers

July 18, 2013, No Comments on High-Spirited Brothers

With Louisiana Spirits, Two L.C. Brothers Revitalized The Country’s Handcrafted Rum Industry And Spawned An Unprecedented Business Opportunity By Brad Goins Brothers Trey and Tim Litel grew up in Lake Charles. They both graduated from Barbe and both went on to get degrees from LSU. After graduation, they left to pursue different career paths. »

On Nonsense Dialogues

On Nonsense Dialogues

July 18, 2013, No Comments on On Nonsense Dialogues

Let’s begin our brief visit to the world of nonsense dialogues by considering a dialogue that’s absurd but not at all nonsensical. The dialogue comes from the famous scene in the Monty Python movie Life Of Brian when Brian finally has a chance to address his followers and try to convince them he’s not »