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Downtown Revival

Downtown Revival

Kerri Cooke July 16, 2021 Comments Off on Downtown Revival

Life (And Fun) Is Returning To Downtown Lake Charles By Kerri Cooke Nearly two years after the city of Lake Charles and the Southwest Louisiana Convention and Visitor’s Bureau began marketing the downtown area

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Top 50 Locally Owned Businesses

Top 50 Locally Owned Businesses

admin July 15, 2021 Comments Off on Top 50 Locally Owned Businesses

Abell & Son, Inc. Abell & Son has been serving the Lake Area since 1916. This 105-year-old family-owned business is currently on their fifth generation of ownership. Specializing in the agricultural industry, the company

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An Insane Rage

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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Flying With The Golden Knights

Flying With The Golden Knights

Bill Coyne July 15, 2021 Comments Off on Flying With The Golden Knights

Behind The Scenes With The US ARMY’S Golden Knights Parachute TEA Story And Photos By Bill Coyne It was a five-year-old kid living just a few miles from Castle Air Force Base in Merced,

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A BIT LESS INTENSE

A BIT LESS INTENSE

Brad Goins June 25, 2021 Comments Off on A BIT LESS INTENSE

Experts Say The 2021 Hurricanes Will Be Active, But Nothing Like 2020 By Brad Goins After Hurricane Delta became the second super-storm to batter the Lake Area within two months, folks around here found

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MY NAME IS CALCASIEU PARISH,  AND I HAVE A DRAINAGE PROBLEM

MY NAME IS CALCASIEU PARISH, AND I HAVE A DRAINAGE PROBLEM

Brad Goins June 25, 2021 Comments Off on MY NAME IS CALCASIEU PARISH, AND I HAVE A DRAINAGE PROBLEM

By Brad Goins If you want to keep tabs on local flooding, you can’t have an office that’s better suited than mine, with its big window that opens onto Common Street a block south

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The Strange Case Of  Bobby Dunbar

The Strange Case Of Bobby Dunbar

Terry L. Jones June 25, 2021 Comments Off on The Strange Case Of Bobby Dunbar

A Missing Child Replaced By Another By Terry L. Jones On Aug. 23, 1912, Percy and Lessie Dunbar loaded up their two young sons and left their Opelousas home for a camping trip at

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Tenacious Mudbugs

Tenacious Mudbugs

admin June 3, 2021 Comments Off on Tenacious Mudbugs

‘We Ain’t Going Nowhere’ By Madelaine B. Landry The next time you dive into a pile of boiled, spicy crawfish, pause a moment to offer thanks to Percy Viosca, “a greatly underappreciated Louisiana naturalist

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STOMPIN’ A MUDHOLE

STOMPIN’ A MUDHOLE

Karla Wall May 7, 2021 Comments Off on STOMPIN’ A MUDHOLE

Megan Rion of Moss Bluff is a Mud Buggy Racing Phenom By Karla Wall   Local photographer and Moss Bluff resident Megan Rion is making a name for herself in a competitive arena that

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MOTHERLY INSTINCT

MOTHERLY INSTINCT

Kerri Cooke May 7, 2021 Comments Off on MOTHERLY INSTINCT

An Autism Diagnosis Isn’t Stopping Local Mom Brittany Mitchell By Kerri Cooke If you’ve ever seen the movie Miracles From Heaven starring Jennifer Garner, then you might have an inkling about what it takes to be a mother to a child with

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