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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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Tough But Compassionate

Brad Goins March 4, 2022 Comments Off on Tough But Compassionate

Bob Hardey, Revered Leader Of Westlake, Dies At 66 By Brad Goins Friends and colleagues remember Bob Hardey as a leader who took a no-nonsense approach to making difficult decisions that needed to be

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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?

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

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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Myra the Hippie Chick

Brad Goins January 4, 2022 Comments Off on Myra the Hippie Chick

Even As A Child, Myra Domingue Was A Hippie At Heart By Brad Goins Born in 1958 in Lafayette, Myra Domingue knew at an unusually young age that she wanted to make music. Before she

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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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Brad Goins December 9, 2021 Comments Off on DAREDEVILS OF THE AIR

LOCAL CROP DUSTERS ROUTINELY FACE DANGER Story by Brad Goins • Photos by Eligio Herrera Anyone who wants to be a daredevil in an airplane cockpit need only obtain a job as a crop

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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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‘Law Talk’

Brad Goins December 9, 2021 Comments Off on ‘Law Talk’

New Radio Show To Answer The Public’s Legal Questions  By Brad Goins A new radio call-in talk show will enable listeners to get answers for their legal questions and learn about the big legal issues

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