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Over the weekend, Lance Lomas lost his life in a ATV accident in St.
Landry Parish; but making this story even more tragic is the eerie
similarity between his death and that of his brother Lon Lomas six months earlier.
Before I broke the story about Congressman Steve Scalise’s attendance at
a white nationalist conference hosted by David Duke’s hate group, I
knew there was one enormous risk: I would likely be handing David Duke a
Never judge a book by its cover or a musician by the case he carries. All while racking up years of acclaim as a fiddler, Berard — who passed away suddenly in early 2014 — was crafting a double disc guitar CD. Judging from his other bands, it would be easy to speculate this would be some sort of contemporary Cajun guitar-fused record.
The windfall in coastal-restoration money Louisiana hopes to gain from
the Deepwater Horizon disaster took at least a $240 million hit last
week when a federal judge ruled that BP spilled 3.19 million barrels
into the Gulf of Mexico, not the 4.19 million claimed by the federal