The Jambalaya News

Breast Cancer: A Survivor Story


Rachel Mere was enjoying a relaxing night at home last September, watching TV in bed as her 4-year-old son jumped next to her. She asked him to stop and he came crashing down on her, his elbow bumping her right ...

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Teal Hunting With Santa


Santa Claus sleighed in for yet another hunt with me. Note the man in the middle of the Bel Lodge pic: that’s Santa. We’ve been hunting together since 1968 and much as I love the guy, I’m am sooooo tired ...

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Choosing to Forgive

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When I was growing up, my dad was what you’d call a little rough around the edges. He had been an oilfield roughneck and also worked construction and other outdoor jobs. With five kids, his patience was low and his ...

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Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials

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(20th Century Fox, 2015) Did you ever go into a movie expecting one thing and getting another? That was my experience with The Scorch Trials, the second Maze Runner movie based on the book series. I read the books about ...

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We are SWLA!

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Michael Oler Joins Medical Staff At WCCH   West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital is pleased to announce the addition of Michael Oler, MD, family medicine physician, to its medical staff. Originally from Florida, Dr. Oler is a graduate of Florida State ...

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Crème Brulee

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Hello, everybody! How are you? When the weather gets cooler, I tend to cook more “sit-down” dinners at home, and when I have guests over, I always like to end the meal with a nice dessert. To me, nothing is ...

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