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Tough But Compassionate

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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The Max

The Max

Bill Coyne January 21, 2022 Comments Off on The Max

1400 National Drive • Westlake, LA Psst. Can you keep a secret? Yeah, it seems that these days, nobody can when it comes to a new restaurant opening its doors in Southwest Louisiana. Although

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Nice Ectomobile!

Nice Ectomobile!

Brad Goins May 16, 2019 Comments Off on Nice Ectomobile!

Louisiana Ghostbusters Say Their Latest Replica Vehicle — Recreated By Stephen Hebert — Is The Best Yet  By Brad Goins Louisiana Ghostbusters, a group based in Lake Charles, are all about paying homage to

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MAN CAMPS IN DE NEWS AGAIN

MAN CAMPS IN DE NEWS AGAIN

Pierre Sez June 4, 2015 0

In de Sunday American Press recently dar wuz three  letters to de editor regardin’ man camps, where workers will eat and sleep while away from large industrial projects in our area. In one letter,

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Westlake Politics At A Fever Pitch

Westlake Politics At A Fever Pitch

Pierre Sez October 1, 2014 0

Folks dat have lived in dis area for a while know politics in Westlake haz always been like a cage full uf bobcats. Dem what iz in office ain’t got enough uf a vote

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WILL OUSLEY: ARTIST, POET AND ‘FREAK’ OF BAGDAD

WILL OUSLEY: ARTIST, POET AND ‘FREAK’ OF BAGDAD

C. Janet Austin November 20, 2013 3

Lake Charles is on the east side of the Calcasieu River, and Westlake, of course, is on the west side. The Calcasieu River turns into the northwest corner of the lake. Before the river

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EARLY DAYS IN WESTLAKE AND BAGDAD

EARLY DAYS IN WESTLAKE AND BAGDAD

Brad Goins November 20, 2013 0

Westlake began to come into being 200 years ago, when Calcasieu River was called Rio Hondo, and both Texas and the Spanish administrators of the Louisiana territory were laying claim to the lands between

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