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.
Duck & Goose Season Is Open– Changes You Need To Know About Before Hunting
Duck and goose season opened Saturday morning, and hunters loaded up, literally, to sit in the blind to wait for their opportunity to bag their limits. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries' online publication for the 2016-2017 hunting season states there are several major changes,…
Why Are These Tracy’s Favorite Christmas Songs?
I love Christmas music. With the exception of two songs, I enjoy the majority of the festive tunes, but I do have my favorites and I have my reasons!
Christmas Events Happening In The Lake Area Through The Holidays
As you make your list and check it twice before the big day arrives, you may want to take a look at this list we've put together of Christmas events happening in Lake Charles and the southwest Louisiana area. Oh, what fun it would be to take a break from the busy-ness of the season and enjoy an…
Decorated Officer To Speak at Lake Charles’ Veterans Day Observance Saturday
The term "decorated officer" is certainly one that applies to the gentleman chosen to speak at the Lake Charles Mayor’s Armed Forces Commission Veterans Day observance on Saturday. Brigadier General Gary Brito is the commander of the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk.
Six Constitutional Amendments on Nov 8 Ballot– What Do They Mean?
Louisiana voters will be faced with more than just a selection for president on Nov 8. There are six constitutional amendments that can be difficult to understand and decide on with just a few minutes to do so. Here's a list of them in "regular people" terms and what they mean.
The Pumpkin Patch Is Open At Holy Trinity Episcopal Church!
Just in time for decorating, the Pumpkin Patch is open now through October 31 at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Sulphur.
Deadline To Apply For Flood Assistance Is October 13th And What To Do If You’ve Been Denie…
October 13 is the deadline to apply for FEMA assistance if your home or business was affected by the August flooding. Also, officials with FEMA say your claim may still be viable if you've been denied.
Baton Rouge Teen “Lucky To Be Alive” After Rear-Ending Bus, Getting Trapped In Car [VIDEO]
Authorities in Baton Rouge told WBRZ reporter Michael Vinsanau a teenage girl is "lucky to be alive" after she rear-ended a school bus Thursday morning and got trapped in her car.
Classic Cars And Boudin Wars In Sulphur Saturday
Heritage Square in Sulphur will be looking and smelling fantastic on Saturday when the Stars and Stripes Car Show revs up, and the Boudin Wars begin.
West Nile Virus Risk Expected To Rise As Flood Water Recedes
State health officials say the risk of contracting West Nile virus is expected to rise as water from recent flooding across south Louisiana recedes. The year started off relatively slowly in terms of the number of cases. However, that's where the good news stops.
National Farmers Markets Week– There’s One Near You!
It's National Farmers Market Week, and a great time to check out the two farmers markets open weekly in Lake Charles. Also, the USDA provides an easy-to-use database to find one that's even closer to YOU!
Do You Know What The Thin Blue Line Means?
The Thin Blue Line. The symbol has been around for a long time, but do you really know what it means? I wanted to understand more about this image that is appearing more given the recent tragic events. Curiously, there are several ideas about its meaning.