There is an old saying that some married couples fight like cats and dogs, meaning that they regularly have heated disputes. In some cases, those repeated disagreements will lead to divorce and even more arguments over who is to get custody of the family’s cats and dogs.
Tractor-trailers are the biggest things rolling down Interstate 10 as it passes through Lake Charles. The big rigs that weigh tens of thousands of pounds more than passenger vehicles are also the most difficult vehicles to maneuver or stop.
Many police stations across the country use the seizing of private property to discourage criminal activity. The practice, called civil forfeiture, is widely accepted as a standard in police tactics.
If you get on Interstate 10 and drive east of Lake Charles for about 220 miles, you will arrive in Bogalusa, Louisiana. The Washington Parish town of about 12,000 is home to rap musician Javarious Scott, better known as JayDaYoungan.
Once upon a time, it was rare for a wife to earn more than her husband. Fifty years ago, career opportunities for women were limited and many chose to be stay-at-home moms, so the instances of wives with higher incomes than husbands were uncommon.
It’s a common sight around Lake Charles: drivers with one hand on the steering wheel and one hand holding a phone to an ear. It’s clear when watching their animated expressions and gestures that they’re enjoying their conversation – and that they’re not paying attention to other vehicles or traffic signs.