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  • Causeway tolls going up - So… Y’all ready for this load of crap? On Saturday May 6, tolls for so called safety improvements on the Causeway will officially increase at 4 am. The round-trip cost for toll-tag holders will be $3 and cash customers will pay $5.00 round-trip. Apparently, these additional funds will go directly to critical safety improvements on … Continue reading Causeway tolls going up
  • Bent Over - Note: All blue text on this page is the body text from emails. When we purchased our new camper from Bent’s RV in Metairie, Louisiana, we got a little surprise with it. The surprise, a fee called a “Dealer Prep Fee”. This fee of $450 was pitched to us a fee to cover filling the … Continue reading Bent Over
  • Man kills son’s accused molester - Leon Gary Plauche (November 10, 1945 – October 20, 2014) was a native of Louisiana, known for the 1984 killing of Jeff Doucet, who had kidnapped and sexually assaulted his son, Jody Plauche. The killing occurred at the Baton Rouge Airport on Friday, March 16, 1984, and was captured on camera by a news crew. … Continue reading Man kills son’s accused molester
  • Chicago Tribune columnist wishes for a Hurricane Katrina - Seems that Kristen McQueary of the Chicago Tribune thinks a Katrina related disaster will help bring Chicago out of some slump that it is apparently in. The people of Chicago should run this woman straight out of town! How could anyone wish this on their own city. There is no way she can possibly realize … Continue reading Chicago Tribune columnist wishes for a Hurricane Katrina
  • Fast but not food - Not sure how they could possibly consider this food. Our trip to the local Burger King in Westwego, La. this morning ended in disappointment. There have been commercials advertising 2/$4 croissants. So, we figured we would stop and get a bite for the road as we headed out for a day at the lake. First … Continue reading Fast but not food
  • Nightmare in The House of Seafood - Went across the lake to pick up my daughter this evening. Since we were on the Northshore already, I figured it would be nice to stop at the House of Seafood. It had been better than 10 years since our last visit and we were kind of missing it. Well, it ended up being a … Continue reading Nightmare in The House of Seafood
  • Moreauville to ban Pits and Rots - My email in response to the ordinance to ban pitbulls and rottweilers in the Village of Moreauville, La. To Alderman Penn Lemoine and anyone else it may concern, While I may not live in the village of Moreauville, La, I think it is quite absurd to place in effect, an ordinance to ban these breeds. … Continue reading Moreauville to ban Pits and Rots
  • 2010 Gulf Oil Spill - Katrina? Ha!!! We now have he greatest environmental disaster in our backyard with no end in sight! Eleven workers have been murdered. Millions of gallons of oil have gushed from the Gulf of Mexico and will continue to for many months to come. This oil will most likely be around for many years to come … Continue reading 2010 Gulf Oil Spill
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