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Obituary: Allen J. "Pummy" Guillotte, Jr.; Services to be held Tuesday, May 22

Allen Joseph Guillotte Jr., a native of St. Mary Parish, longtime former resident of Franklin, and a resident of Kentwood for the past 17 years, passed away at the age of 71 on Thursday, May 17, 2018, at his home. 333 more words

Port Hudson: Federals Close the Escape Route

May 21, 1863 – Major General Nathaniel P. Banks’s Federal Army of the Gulf finally began advancing on Port Hudson, Louisiana, after conducting a series of ancillary operations. 890 more words


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Cajun Music at Mamou

I’m publishing this post on Sunday, but it really describes my visit yesterday to Mamou, Louisiana to enjoy some Cajun music.  Yesterday’s date was May 19, 2018. 1,126 more words

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Terror In the Swamp (1985) - Movie Review

Filmed in 1984 in the actual swampland of Houma, Louisiana under the original title of “Nutriaman”, Terror In the Swamp is a low-budget, regionally produced creature feature. 1,336 more words

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Today is Saturday, May 19 and this post describes what happened yesterday, Friday, between when at the Comfort Inn in Lafayette, I posted Goodbye Texas in the afternoon and when I posted Tempus Fugit around midnight.  457 more words

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Berkeley liberal in conservative Louisiana: Arlie Russell Hochschild's Strangers in Their Own Land

It’s been a rough week in the news, headlined by the ongoing Gaza Strip protests and the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem. Yesterday saw the mass shooting at Santa Fe High School in the Houston area.  2,338 more words