I am incredibly blessed that the fine folks at TSM allow me to do what I enjoy every day. I am married to my high school sweetheart, and he still makes me feel like the prettiest girl in the room (even though I wake up looking like a troll!). I adore him, our three children, and our grand-daughter who calls me "Gigi." I love the beach and spending quiet weekends with my husband at home listening to great country music! I cut my teeth back in the day on Randy Travis, George Strait, The Judds, Reba, and Garth Brooks. However, I am a fan of today's stars like Luke Bryan, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Drake White, and all the other talented musicians paving their own paths.
Cajun Cutie Baking Big Dreams All By Herself!
Five-year-old Evelyn Sigur's baking talents rival those of most folks five times her age, and her big dream is to prove she is the best pint-sized baker of them all. She baked the cupcakes you see in the video for her own birthday on April 16!
It’s Fashion Week In Lake Charles!
Lake Charles Fashion Week 2018 begins Thursday night. The glamorous four-day event at Isle of Capri Casino features talented designers, beautiful models, amazing make-up artists, and all their guests to enjoy runway events and dazzling parties. There's even a competition for designers who vie f…
Take The Kids On A Train Ride!
My mother looks for every opportunity to have fun with and educate her grandchildren. She has decided that a train ride would be a fantastic adventure for them. Did you know you can an Amtrak back and forth from Lafayette to Lake Charles in an afternoon for about $30 per person? What an adventure!
Record Number Of TOPS Graduates & Lawmakers May Change The Rules
Louisiana's Department of Education says a record number of graduates have met the requirements necessary to receive a TOPS award. The news comes as representatives are scheduled to debate bills Thursday that would change the state's scholarship program.
Born After 1/1/1984? You Need This Boater Ed Course!
Louisiana law requires anyone born after 1/1/84 who drives a motorboat with more than 10HP to complete a free boater education course. Two are coming up in Lake Charles.
My Niece Scarlett Is What Autism Looks Like
My niece Scarlett is seven-years-old. She loves animals, drawing, and she has autism. Her parents realized when she was a toddler there may be an issue.
HERPS Exotic & Reptile Show This Weekend: How Do You Pack For That?
The HERP Show is slithering into the Lake Charles Civic Center this weekend, April 14-15. HERP stands for Houston Exotic And Reptile Pets. Breeders and suppliers will pack the place with creepy, fascinating creatures of the benign and venomous varieties.
Don’t Miss The Family Fishing Festival Saturday!
You don't want to miss the Family Fishing Festival Saturday, April 7, at Cameron Prairie National Wildlife Refuge on Highway 27. From 9am until 1pm only, you will be able to fish for bass and catfish in three ponds where that's not allowed except during this event!
Rusty Metoyer To Play Groovin’ At The Grove
Groovin' At The Grove returns to the Lake Area Thursday evening, April 5, from 5:30 until 8:30 with local favorite Rusty Metoyer.
Easter Egg Hunts In SWLA On Saturday
The weather forecast for Saturday, March 31st, calls for sunshine and highs in the 70s. The Easter Bunny will have no trouble hiding eggs for children to find at the multitude of events that are planned throughout southwest Louisiana. Happy hunting!
Mardi Gras Tunes And Their Titles
As with any celebration in south Louisiana, there's music involved! Here's a parade of Mardi Gras tunes and the artists who perform them.
Sulphur Mardi Gras Parade To Roll Thursday
The Sulphur Mardi Gras parade will roll Thursday, February 7th, at 7PM. It was rescheduled due to inclement weather on Saturday.