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Faith & Family

Sally Garner: ‘We pray because God works through people’

About two weeks ago, Sally Garner got a call from her daughter who asked her to pray. Garner’s grandson, a 21-year-old with asthma, didn’t respond ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Wednesday, January 25, 2023 3:48 pm

local

Homeownership assistance program launched for teachers and first responders

Teachers and first responders may qualify for down payment assistance, and the program is not limited to first-time home buyers. Louisiana Housing Corporation has launched ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Friday, January 20, 2023 8:03 am

business

West Cal Port in line for $3M from FEMA

The money is on its way to Baton Rouge. Next stop, West Cal Port. On Tuesday, U.S. Sens.  Bill Cassidy, (R-LA) and John Kennedy (R-La.), ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Thursday, January 19, 2023 7:39 pm

scene

Inaugural event celebrates area’s culinary culture

Area eateries are offering a little extra enticement to bring in diners starting Saturday. Visit Lake Charles, in partnership with the local restaurant community launches ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Thursday, January 19, 2023 7:36 am

Cook of the Week

LC woman using modern technology to share vintage recipes

Lake Charles resident Tabetha Garrison is using today’s technology to collect and share family recipes from the past. The project allows her to pay tribute ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Wednesday, January 18, 2023 8:49 am

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Nungesser: Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off moving to Lake Charles

The 16th annual Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off will be hosted in Lake Charles for the first time since its inception in 2004. Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Tuesday, January 17, 2023 3:38 pm

business

Calcasieu’s abundance of storm-distressed housing may look like a gold mine to some, but house flippers need to know what they’re getting into

Investing in storm-distressed housing has proven lucrative. One Acadiana Parish media source reported a three-fold return on investment in Calcasieu Parish for flipped properties, using ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Tuesday, January 17, 2023 10:34 am

Faith & Family

Business has become a ministry for Clint and Marcia Daniel

In a storefront window at the corner of Alamo and Common Street, a sign advertises “Free Prayer.” It’s not a church. It’s a natural medicine ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Saturday, January 14, 2023 11:36 am

scene

Curioddities: Exhibit at Sulphur’s Henning Museum celebrates odd and unusual

For anyone who has ever longed for a place that celebrates – even embraces – the curious and the odd, look no more. Thursday, Jan. ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Friday, January 13, 2023 2:55 pm

local

Sulphur residents will be able to vote on changes to city charter

City of Sulphur residents will be able to vote on changes to the new city charter in the next election. In the meantime, they can ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Friday, January 13, 2023 1:05 pm

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