Digital Managing Editor, Townsquare Media Lake Charles
‘Tax-Free’ Weekend Isn’t Tax-Free And Isn’t Worth It
"Tax-Free" Weekend is coming up, but it doesn't really mean much here in Louisiana. We'll still be paying one of the highest sales taxes in the country.
The Back-to-School Nightmare Begins
There are a few common miseries every household with school-age kids must endure at this time of year. Here are the highlights.
Sulphur Judge Makes National News Over Christian Drug Treatment Course
Sulphur, LA is making national news over first-time drug offenders' participation in a Christian drug treatment course offered by a local church.
20 Things You Can Buy With The $20k Clay Higgins Secured For Regional Development
Clay Higgins recently secured $20,000 of federal funds for a SWLA development commission. We could buy exactly one Honda Civic with that. Or 666 voodoo dolls.
Four Louisiana Areas Named ‘Least Educated’ In Nation
A recent study of America's 150 most populated metro areas ranked four Louisiana areas among the Least Educated in the nation. None were ranked Most Educated.
Something About The I-10 Bridge Doesn’t Add Up
DOTD says the I-10 bridge will exceed its safe capacity by the year 2040. But what if we told you it was already over capacity two years ago? Like, by a lot.
The Sketchy Science Behind DNA Sketches
Will DNA samples replace sketch artists in the pursuit of criminals? I wouldn't hold your breath.
No Offsite Impact? Our Noses Must Be Lying
We're told the chemical release from CITGO had no offsite impact..so you must not have smelled that smell everyone was smelling when it smelled.
We Need to Stop Listening and Start Talking, Lake Charles
We've got problems, Lake Charles. We need to stop listening to the PR spin and start talking about solutions.
Letter Grades Are Failing Louisiana Students
Giving letter grades to students instead of real numbers has made it harder to excel and harder to fail, but easier than ever to be average.
10 Things That Will Make You Regret Moving To Louisiana
These are the things nobody warns you about before you move to Louisiana.
Cajun Breakfast Cereals
Did you know Louisiana has a bunch of terrific breakfast cereals unique to the region? Probably not, because we just made them up. Hey, we can dream, can't we?