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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

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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Age Really Is Just A Number

Brad Goins October 8, 2021 Comments Off on Age Really Is Just A Number

There is, in Louisiana, a 105-year-old runner, who, says the Baton Rouge Advocate, has “achieved huge success in the 100-plus age group” of track and field athletes. Would you ever have imagined that there

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Curiouser And Curiouser

Brad Goins September 20, 2021 Comments Off on Curiouser And Curiouser

A few weeks ago, Louisiana Sen. John Kennedy tried to get federal hurricane relief to SWLA by including provisions for relief in amendment No. 2210 of the infrastructure bill. But it was not to

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‘A Pretty Crazy Time’

Brad Goins August 30, 2021 Comments Off on ‘A Pretty Crazy Time’

The New Owners Of Boudreaux’s Have Encountered One Unforeseen Obstacle After Another By Brad Goins At the beginning of 2020, husband and wife Jesse and Kylee Vidrine had a plan. They would, somehow, acquire

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Support For Opioid Problems

Brad Goins August 26, 2021 Comments Off on Support For Opioid Problems

United Way of Southwest Louisiana’s 211 phone line can provide help and resources for those who are suffering from opioid abuse. Call 211; or text the keyword OPIOID to 898-211. The person who answers

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Dance Conservatory Of Louisiana

Brad Goins August 5, 2021 Comments Off on Dance Conservatory Of Louisiana

New Dance Studio Will Focus On Strength And Variety Of Dancing Styles Story By Brad Goins • Photos by Andrew Fassbender Local dancer and Pilates instructor Katelyn Chargois is opening a new dance studio, the

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Louisiana Law

Brad Goins August 5, 2021 Comments Off on Louisiana Law

Since May 9, viewers of the Animal Planet network have had a new show to watch called Louisiana Law. The program “follows the men and women of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries

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An Insane Rage

Brad Goins July 15, 2021 Comments Off on An Insane Rage

A Lake Arthur Killer Has A Long History Of Mental Illness By Brad Goins Sunday July 17, 1983, was a very bad day for Lake Arthur, La. The trouble began at 9:30 am, when

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Mythbusting Jean Lafitte

Brad Goins July 15, 2021 Comments Off on Mythbusting Jean Lafitte

Longtime Lake Area residents will know that there are lots of myths about Jean Lafitte circulating out there. A new book from the University of Louisiana-Lafayette Press — Jean Laffite Revealed — is intended

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