Mudbug Brewery // Locally Inspired Beer

by Betsy Davis, Features Editor Anyone with a craving for some liquid Cajun culture can take a ride down Highway 3185 and indulge their senses at the Mudbug Brewery, a young Thibodaux-based manufacturing and distribution business that’s got something to different to offer even the most curious pallets. The King Cake Ale is one of […]

Nicholls Farmers’ Market // Educating Students

by Adam Doucet, Managing Editor Farmers markets are popping up all over the state as a result of the nation’s switch to fresh, healthier diets. And NICHOLLS STATE UNIVERSITY is no differnet. The Nicholls Farmers’ Market began offering students healthier and fresher food items at the beginning of the Fall 2015 semester and is held […]

Mossy Ridge Farm // Generation To Generation

by Claire LeBeouf, Staff Writer GREG MALBROUGH and his wife Heather took on the challenge to run Mossy Ridge Farm, but they never expected it would become a full-time job. With two generations of farmers behind them, the Malbroughs inherited a passion for farming. Now this third-generation farm located in Houma is one of the […]

Clyde // Electricity at Yale University

by Tanika Burlingame, Public Relations Director/Features Editor Electricity was in Clyde Naquin’s blood. His dad was an electrician. His dad’s dad was an electrician. It was a family legacy. So when he joined the Army Air Force in his early 20s, he was sent to teach cadets at Yale University how to make metal vacuums […]

What does Chu-Chut mean?

By Torri Sepulvado, Special Sections Editor What it is??? A Chu-Chut is a thing. What thing you might wonder? It’s anything you want it to be. A Chu-Chut is the thing that you can’t remember the name of in the middle of a conversation. It is a southern Louisiana saying that, as a transplant, I have […]

“Pops” // A Life of Love and Flight

by Heidi Ohmer, Web Editor Ferol M. Langlois introduced himself with a firm handshake. “Call me Pops. If you ask for me by my first name, no one will know who you’re asking for.” Pops was born March 15, 1923, in Kenner, Louisiana, but moved to Destrehan when he was five years old. His house was […]

Hiram // Hard Work Makes the News

by Harmony Hamilton, Managing Editor Life could be hard in the 1930s and 1940s. One of five children raised by a single mother, Hiram Torres didn’t always have things come easily, so that just meant he worked harder. He worked hard at being a paper boy and then in circulation and all the way up to a […]