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The Problem With Contraband Days – [UPDATE]

The annual Louisiana Pirate Festival means different things to different people. And that's a problem.

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Wayne Toups Live In Lake Charles This Saturday April 30

Grammy Award winner Wayne Toups is heading back to the Southwest Louisiana area this weekend.

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Lake Charles Mayor Randy Roach To Walk The Plank Friday To Start Contraband Days [VIDEO]

Pirates will take over the City of Lake Charles this weekend and Lake Charles Mayor Randy Roach will have to walk the plank. Check out the video!

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Is It Time to Rethink Contraband Days? [VIDEO]

For the 58th year, Pirate Jean Lafitte and his band of Buccaneers have taken over the grounds of the Lake Charles Civic Center until May 10. Gator Country knows this two week festival as Contraband Days. But has it run its course?

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Ray Stevens- It’s Me Again Margaret [VIDEO]

I guess you can tell that I'm a big Ray Stevens fan. He is a musical genius and this song was one of his best. Now keep in mind this song was made long before the word "stalker" was installed...

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Get Ready for The Last Big Weekend of Contraband Days

 

 

The Buccaneers will be leaving the City of Lake Charles this Sunday and returning the command to Mayor Randy Roach thus ending Contraband Days 2013. Even though they made us walk the plank when they took over the city, I don't think they will walk the plank when the mayor takes over. Don't seem fair. But anyway there's still a big weekend of Contraband Days left and it's full of fun with great food and entertainment. Check out this weekend's schedule.

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Mayor Randy Roach and Dale Mann Walk the Plank at Contraband Days 2013 [VIDEO]

Yes, we did and I must say that my dive was a little more spectacular, so let me explain why. The wind was blowing and it was really cold, so I started doing a little scheming on how to get out of it...

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Here’s a Little History of Contraband Days in Lake Charles [VIDEO]

With the first weekend of Contraband Days 2013 starting today, I thought it would be a good idea to tell a little history of our festival for some that don't know about it...

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The Contraband Days Battle Begins Today

Yes the Buccaneers will be attempting to take over the City of Lake Charles this afternoon and they will be getting some resistance. I was asked to be a part of firing the cannon and gladly accepted the invitation.

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Jean LaFitte Tells Me I Have to Walk the Plank Too [VIDEO]

I had a visitor this week on the afternoon show and it was Jean LaFitte 2013 Ken Savant. During our conversation about Contraband Days the subject of me firing the cannon this year was mentioned.

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Win $1,000 — Jean Lafites Contraband Up For Grabs Twice Each Day in May

It's that time again. Pirates are poised to take over our city. Jean Lafite and his crew will sail into the familiar waters of Lake Charles and the party begins. You probably know Pirates consume massive amounts of Rum. This makes them a wee bit forgetful. The pirates bad memory means you can win cash. Here's how.

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Look for New Events At the 2013 Contraband Days

The 56th annual Contraband Days will kick off Tuesday, April 30, and will include a new event called Spike ā€™nā€™ Splash.

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