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Art of SWLA: The Work of Will Ousley (1866-1953)

World-renowned artist from Bagdad (Westlake) created one-of-a-kind paintings using squirrel tails, soot, and berry juice.

Will Ousley was Willie C. Ousley, born 28 April 1866 in Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia to Thomas and Mollie Ousley. 293 more words

Holly Beach Sand Management (CS-31)

The Chenier Plain shoreline was created with sediment transported by the Mississippi River’s periodic westward oscillation. The swales that characterize the Chenier Plain were created by the deposition of these alluvial sediments, and these same sediments also served to extend the shoreline gulfward and create the area’s expansive mudflats. 331 more words


W. O. Boston High School, Lake Charles, LA

W. O. Boston High School was a fixture in the African American High School community; it endured into the early 1980’s. A thoughtful alumni decided to commemorate its graduates from its inception until its demise. 44 more words

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Meet Mary Clooney, wife of Capt. John Clooney

Mary Ann Kaough Clooney

Born: 4 May 1846

Grand Coteau, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana

Died: 8 Feb 1895

Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana

“The Lake Charles Commercial, 485 more words

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W.O. Boston High School, Lake Charles

Panthers have always been an enigma in the forest. The W. O. Boston  Panthers are now in full form on our site; they can be seen in all of their glory. 42 more words

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