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BACK TO SCHOOL … OR NOT

BACK TO SCHOOL … OR NOT

Karla Wall August 6, 2020 Comments Off on BACK TO SCHOOL … OR NOT

The CPSB Announces Its Plans For The New School Year By Karla Wall The new school year is scheduled to begin next month. But what the new school year will look like in Calcasieu

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‘‘DO I STILL KNOW HOW TO ‘DANGLE A PARTICIPLE?’

‘‘DO I STILL KNOW HOW TO ‘DANGLE A PARTICIPLE?’

Brad Goins August 6, 2020 Comments Off on ‘‘DO I STILL KNOW HOW TO ‘DANGLE A PARTICIPLE?’

After 25 Years, John Latham Goes Back To School By Brad Goins John Latham has long been a local emcee and entertainer. He has a charismatic and irrepressible personality. He’s filled big notebooks with

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SWLA: NOW HIRING

SWLA: NOW HIRING

Brad Goins July 24, 2020 Comments Off on SWLA: NOW HIRING

With Spotty Application Filing, Some Local Businesses Are Coming Up Short Of Workers By Brad Goins Given the number of locals who’ve spent months staying at home during the COVID-19 quarantine, we’d expect to see at least a fairly significant

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It’s Still About The COVID

It’s Still About The COVID

Brad Goins July 16, 2020 Comments Off on It’s Still About The COVID

After all this time, most of the news (around here, anyway) still seems to be about COVID-19. To take one example, at this very time, lots of Louisianans can’t help but be thinking about

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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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The Virus Takes My Barber

The Virus Takes My Barber

Pierre Fontenot June 18, 2020 Comments Off on The Virus Takes My Barber

There’s a truth in that just-found-out moment. There it was, like an ambush, a picture of Reggie, my barber, the picture a family favorite, flattering, but real, there he is, eyes and smile, the

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The Daze of the Lockdown

The Daze of the Lockdown

admin June 18, 2020 Comments Off on The Daze of the Lockdown

Lagniappe’s three lead writers report on their experiences during the lockdown.   CORONAVIRUS NOTEBOOK By Brad Goins Until mid-March, I’d followed the coronavirus story in a curious, and entirely casual, manner. I felt no

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The Economy After The Shutdown

The Economy After The Shutdown

Michael Kurth June 18, 2020 Comments Off on The Economy After The Shutdown

After eight weeks of quarantining and social distancing, it is nice to see some measure of normalcy return as the state begins to relax restrictions on businesses, allowing some to open back up under

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In China During The COVID-19 Outbreak

In China During The COVID-19 Outbreak

Kerri Cooke June 18, 2020 Comments Off on In China During The COVID-19 Outbreak

Southwest Louisiana Native Speaks From Experience By Kerri Cooke I first met Vickie Peoples five years ago when we were co-workers in Lake Charles. Three years ago she made the decision to go back to

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