| O-T Lounge|| Navy Cross Award - CharleyLake on 11/11/13 at 8:30 am|
I casually know a veteran that served the same time that I did. He wears the Navy Cross at local ceremonies. I have been unable to document his award (from Viet Nam) and was told that his Social Security number is needed to access his military records. Ideas to follow up are appreciated....
| Money Talk|| Anyone with Partition of Licitation experience? (Plaintiff) - CharleyLake on 6/10/13 at 7:30 pm|
Is it a private or public sale? I have heard both.
Is a lawyer necessary to bid?
Typically how much cash is necessary at the sheriff's sale?
Any other guidance will be appreciated....
| Music Board|| Anyone seen a Vintage Trouble performance? - CharleyLake on 5/30/13 at 6:34 am|
I will see them in San Antonio. Several weeks they were on the Jay Leno show. The lead singer reminded me of Wilson Pickett....
| Outdoor Board|| Identify this songbird - CharleyLake on 5/1/13 at 8:20 pm|
Watched a pair on birdfeeder today. It is about the size of the Eastern Bluebird. The male has iridescent blue on the top of the head. The female is drab and the eyes look like the eyes on a dove. Unable to get a photo. Any ideas?...
| Money Talk|| Schedule K-l Tax Form - CharleyLake on 4/4/13 at 2:04 pm|
What date of the year does yours typically arrive?...
| Money Talk|| Make first settlement offer or not? - CharleyLake on 1/27/13 at 4:03 pm|
Recently I,the plaintiff, had a meeting with the attorney that represents several people in a non-insurance related civil matter. The defendant wished to settle the matter and wanted me to make an offer to avoid litigation. I have no sense real value of a settlement and there are some non-monetary i...
| O-T Lounge|| Unjust Enrichment - CharleyLake on 1/6/13 at 8:29 am|
This is an obligation to make restitution for the reasonable value of benefits that have been recovered and retained. Can anyone recall awards made by the court? Especialy in Louisiana.
Perhaps due to a faulty title search and some company harvested timber on the wrong property or constructed or o...
| Money Talk|| Question for Tiger Lawyers - CharleyLake on 11/16/12 at 6:53 am|
From the time a petition is filed in a Louisiana District Court and the defendant is served, how long will the defendant have to respond "therto as required by law?"...
| Tiger Rant|| Orange Bowl Question - CharleyLake on 11/13/12 at 3:36 pm|
Is there any possibility that LSU could be selected as an at-large team to play Florida State in the Orange Bowl?...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| Louisiana State Prep Leaders - CharleyLake on 9/20/12 at 8:03 am|
Stats are published by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association.
Melvin Jones Rushing 25-406 5TD
Kennon Fontenot Passing 43-66-3 8TD
Trey Quinn Receining 20-520 5TD
Melvin Jones Rushing 11-253 3TD
Kennon Fontenot Passing 20-30-3 5TD
| O-T Lounge|| Boudreaux and Thibodeaux back from the Olympics - CharleyLake on 8/16/12 at 5:43 am|
See story on Olympics Board...
| Olympics Board|| Boudreaux and Thibodeaux at the 2012 London Games - CharleyLake on 8/16/12 at 5:42 am|
Boudreaux, Thibodeaux,and their cousin Fontenot returned safely from the 2012 Olympics.
The events were sold out for the Track and Field finals and they were in the parking lot drinking pints of ale feeling sorry for themseves because no one was selling tickets.
Fontenot told them that they c...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| 2013 recruits available - CharleyLake on 7/22/12 at 7:08 am|
Who is the next to committ to LSU? Name one....
| O-T Lounge|| OT Attorneys: Prescriptive Easements - CharleyLake on 7/21/12 at 7:59 am|
What is the statutory period for prescriptive easements for the State of Louisiana? Thank you....
| Money Talk|| Pipeline right of way. Need legal guidance - CharleyLake on 7/8/12 at 8:58 am|
We(multiple family owners) were recently offered a proposal from a landman that Denbury Resources wanted to construct a pipeline over a parcel of land in rural Calcasieu Parish south of Sulphur, LA. The proposal included a survey which showed an existing ethylene pipeline by a major oil company on ...
| Money Talk|| S & P 500 Index support levels - CharleyLake on 6/4/12 at 7:31 am|
I wanted to make a fund transfer to the S & P Index fund from a cash fund within my 401K plan. I do not understand moving averages. Do I "buy in now?" I saw that the index was 1420 a month ago. Thanks....
| Food and Drink Board|| Fire at Darrells - CharleyLake on 5/6/12 at 8:55 pm|
My cousin told that all of us in Lake Chuck would have to wait 3 to 4 weeks for the Special. ...
| Money Talk|| Consumer Price Index - CharleyLake on 5/5/12 at 7:19 am|
Would someone determine or approximate the percentage that I could expect for a pipeline lease be adjusted upward for the average of 2002 CPI compared to the average for 2012 CPI as measured by the Bureau of Labor Statitics? Thanks in advance....
| Food and Drink Board|| Yet another winner from Deschutes Brewery - CharleyLake on 3/30/12 at 7:30 am|
Last night I tried their Red Chair Northwest Pale Ale. It is a new relese from the brewery. Their label declares that it is a smoother ride if you are not up for a full-on hop assault.
Red Chair will only be out for the spring season but it is available all over Texas. It will be a repurchase...
| O-T Lounge|| Guilty until proven innocent? - CharleyLake on 2/28/12 at 6:33 am|
Last week a family member purchased a women's cloth coat at a local Target Store. After arriving home she noticed five pieces of costume jewelry (with a total value of about $70.00) in a seam at the front of the garment. She immediately returned the items to Target. I inquired as to why the buzz...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| S. I.'s Top 25 Uncommitted Recruits - CharleyLake on 12/17/11 at 10:12 am|
with considerations(of LSU)and predictions.
#3 Collins LSU
#8 Kiel Notre Dame
#9 Spence Maryland
#16 Alford LSU
#18 Howard Florida State
#20 Ward Auburn
#21 Magee Baylor
#24 Alexander Auburn...
| Food and Drink Board|| Keystone Regular Beer - CharleyLake on 12/14/11 at 10:32 am|
I just purchased a Keystone Regular(Premium) 16 oz. sixpack at Spec's Warehouse in Houston for $5.28. Fair to say that "premium" is likely an oxymoron. This product comes in red cans. Have you seen it before? I have only seen the light. I did also make some micro purchases including Abyss that were ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Judged a few new beers recently - CharleyLake on 11/18/11 at 8:32 am|
1. Abita 25th Anniversary Vanilla Doubledog-bought a bottle at Breauxmart for $3.85. Decent, and a lot has been written about this one from you guys.
2. St. Arnold Weedwacker-It is a little on the thin side with a wheat like and clover taste up front. Overall a good summer brew.
| Money Talk|| Need help concerning land value - CharleyLake on 10/20/11 at 2:46 pm|
I recently received a land appraisal of a parcel of land. It was my grandfather's pasture land of 160 acres near Vinton, La. It is currently leased for grazing which is enough to pay the parish tax. The appraisal valued the land at $1500 per acre. I own 1/36th and have been offered a price from a co...
| LSU Ticket Exchange|| Ticker Search in Dallas - CharleyLake on 9/5/11 at 8:40 am|
Arrived on Friday. Saw no offers in hotel lobby. Went to Lot 11 about 2 PM and was suprised to notice very few buyers or sellers. Strolled over to Ticket Source on Collins Avenue about 4 PM. This business was briskly selling tickets for $400 a pair together (400 level), $450 and $500 a pair together...
| Food and Drink Board|| Angelo's Bar-B-Que Fort Worth - CharleyLake on 8/21/11 at 7:09 pm|
Is this place still decent? I though it was pretty solid but I haven't been there since the January 1, 2003 Cotton Bowl. Is there a better choice near the DFW airport area? Thanks....
| Tiger Rant|| Former Tiger Danny LeBlanc - CharleyLake on 7/8/11 at 7:02 am|
Just read in the Lake Charles American Press that Danny "Butch" LeBlanc passed away. Funeral services are pending. He was one of the running backs in 1962, my first game in Tiger Stadium....
| Food and Drink Board|| Quality Beers- Give them a try. - CharleyLake on 6/27/11 at 2:41 pm|
One half of the year has come and gone. I have tried a lot of new beers out there but these are at the top of their styles.
1. Firestone Walker- American Wheat Style
The brewery calls it a fusion with the Belgian
Saison. Unlike any American Wheat I've tasted.
2. Russian River Sanct...
| Food and Drink Board|| Ballast Point Sculpin IPA - CharleyLake on 2/28/11 at 7:15 am|
I am not overly enamoured with this style of hopped-up beer but this one is decent. Most of the West Coast IPA's that I have tasted seem to take the enamel from my teeth. Maybe something balances it. Has anyone else tried this beverage?...
| Money Talk|| 1040 Tax question - CharleyLake on 2/15/11 at 12:46 pm|
I paid Calcasieu Parish property taxes(which are used as a deduction) by a credit card for 2010 as opposed to a personal check. I was charged a "nominal fee" for using the card. Will I be able to get a deduction for this expense? Thanks....