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'Hidden In Plain Sight' exhibit stops in Welsh

'Hidden In Plain Sight' exhibit stops in Welsh

By Welsh Citizen Editor Bengt Lindell WELSH - What could look like an innocent bottle of water...

Memories to last a lifetime

Memories to last a lifetime

 By Lake Arthur Sun Times Editor K'Rees Broussard LAKE ARTHUR - On Wednesday, January 15 time...

Body found in Lake Arthur, investigation continues.

Body found in Lake Arthur, investigation continues.

At approximately 3 pm on Friday, January 31 the body of a white female was found in a shallow...


Leash law now strictly enforced

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Sales tax increase in the can for Welsh?

By Welsh Citizen Editor Bengt Lindell

Could a one-percent sales tax increase be the salvation for the town’s budget woes? The matter was brought up in a discussion at last week’s council meeting held on Tuesday, October 15.
Alderman Bob Owens, who brought up the issue, said that the town could look at a $350,000 deficit at the end of the budget year.

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Class 2 Foootball Playoff Bracket

 

Louisiana High School Association has released an update of the Class 2 Football bracket. Welsh Greyhounds travel to Loreauville Friday, Nov. 29.

Greyhounds demonize Mamou Green Demons

By Welsh Citizen Sports Writer Annie Watkins

Preceding a big win last week for the Greyhounds, they were hoping to have a big offensive showing against the Mamou Green Demons this week, and they did just that.

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A "Swejun" comes to Louisiana pt. 2

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a column about a Swedish Cajun musician, who was going to make his first trip to south Louisiana in order to experience the real deal.
I am happy to report that the “Swejun”, Thor Ahlgren has arrived and he is having a blast so far.
Last Saturday I had the pleasure to meet Thor in person for the first time. He attended Festival Acadiens et Creoles in Lafayette. At the festival he enjoyed our local music scene and played with local musicians at the jam session tent.

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A 'Swejun' comes to Louisiana

By Welsh Citizen Editor Bengt Lindell

Have you ever heard of the Cajun band Alligator Gumbo? Well, I didn’t think so. It’s a Cajun band from Malmö, Sweden.

Surprised? 

What is more surprising to me is that there are actually people involved in the Cajun French Music Association (CFMA) who have heard about them. Not only have they heard about them, the band sent their CD to CFMA. The organization  nominated them for an award in a category for Cajun bands from outside of Louisiana. A decision on the award will be made next summer. 

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