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MREs

MREs

admin November 19, 2020 Comments Off on MREs

When I was a 12-year-old kid living on the West Coast, my best friend and neighbor, Scott, and I were always hanging out and getting into something. Like most adventurous boys, when the mundane

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PICKING UP THE PIECES

PICKING UP THE PIECES

Kerri Cooke November 19, 2020 Comments Off on PICKING UP THE PIECES

Artists and Volunteers In The Lake Area Team Up To Give Back By Kerri Cooke The Capital One tower in Downtown Lake Charles holds the title as SWLA’s skyscraper. Sure, you have the casino

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The Stayers Of Hurricane Laura

The Stayers Of Hurricane Laura

Pierre Fontenot November 19, 2020 Comments Off on The Stayers Of Hurricane Laura

Some admitted feeling brave – until that first tree cracked.  Whole families hid in halls, with pillows and sofa cushions ready to soften the blow, if a tree came through the roof. One family

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‘Don’t Forget Lake Charles’

‘Don’t Forget Lake Charles’

Brad Goins November 19, 2020 Comments Off on ‘Don’t Forget Lake Charles’

In mid-October, The Louisiana Budget Project’s newsletter The Daily Dime ran a story that carried the headline “Don’t Forget Lake Charles.” The headline reflected the thoughts of many in Southwest Louisiana who felt that

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All These Weeks After Hurricane Laura

All These Weeks After Hurricane Laura

Pierre Fontenot November 19, 2020 Comments Off on All These Weeks After Hurricane Laura

What I can’t get over is how ugly it still is, all these weeks after Hurricane Laura. What a hurricane could do in one night, my goodness, those that see what I see, just

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