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Ask Mr. Carl

For years I have heard individuals tell me that they know how to use Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Yet when I ask the simplest questions about any of the three, they are mystified. Interviewers...

One interesting fact of American History is that women were operating their own businesses long before an amendment to the Constitution was ratified giving women the right to vote in 1920. In fact Mary...

The Open Door Prison and Re-Entry Ministry helps women in jail who are attempting to change their lives. As a volunteer for the past ten years, I have seen mothers, daughters and grand-daughters from...
Ask Mr. Carl

Well I can’t think of a better gift than a Video that tells your loved one, how you truly feel in your heart on Valentine’s Day! Sometimes it takes that quiet time to put...
Hewitt Conner

A Review of Historic Sites in Southwest Louisiana There are over 600,000 bridges in the United States and they all have something in common: they have a story worth telling. The bridge that 71,000 motorists...

2014 has come to an end, many things have changed, and many things have remained the same. God has allowed me to see 54 years on his earth, with each one bringing a different...
Southwest Louisiana Economic Development Alliance

Many entrepreneurs will tell you that there is nothing more satisfying than seeing their dream of owning a business turn into a reality. Lake area residents who do have a dream of opening their...

Then & Now: A Review of Historic Sites in Southwest Louisiana On the east bank of Sabine Pass, where the Sabine River meets the Gulf of Mexico, stands a stoic nineteenth century lighthouse. With a...

I made a huge soap-opera grade mistake when I was in my later teens. While the behavior was…less than ideal, it was the lies to cover the behavior that led to so much more...
Habitat for Humanity

Southwest Louisiana is fortunate to have a large number of charitable organizations that touch the lives of many residents in the community. One of them is Habitat for Humanity; their mission is seeking to...