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McNeese is dream come true

By Jim Beam/American Press

McNeese State University is celebrating its 75th birthday this year, and it is the great education institution that visionary

leaders believed it would become that many years ago. The American Press talked about its opening in a Sept. 9, 1939, editorial.

“Monday (Sept. 11, 1939) will be a re ...

News

(Doris Maricle/American Press)

Jeff Davis Parish Library re-opens on same day as original opening

JENNINGS — The public got its first look Monday at the newly renovated Jeff Davis Parish Library following a nearly $500,000

renovation project ...

(Special to the American Press)

Site clearance begins for Sasol project

Site clearance for Sasol’s ethane cracker project is underway, as workers begin the task of prepping the land for construction.

Mike Hayes, Sas ...

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$10M in bonds OK'd for LC Memorial

Of the more than $140 million in local

projects approved by the State Bond Commission Oct. 16, one includes $10

million in

hospital revenue bonds t ...

(American Press Archives)

Funding cuts affecting channel

The Lake Charles River Pilots have announced that the draft of the Calcasieu Ship Channel will be reduced by one to two feet

because of the lack of d ...


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Sports

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LSU sprinter accused of forcible rape

BATON ROUGE — An All-American sprinter on LSU's track team has been arrested after a woman told investigators he allegedly

raped her at an off- ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Losses don't end title hopes for teams

Last Friday featured a host of pivotal games in Southwest Louisiana, with Barbe, LaGrange, Leesville, Iowa, Kinder, Jennings

and Hamilton Christian a ...

(Associated Press)

Reversal of fortunes

For once, LSU won’t have to pretend the Tigers still have a rivalry with Ole Miss.

In fact, it may be the Rebels in danger of looking down thei ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Cowboys have more work to do despite latest win

The name Incarnate Word is unlikely to scare anyone — at least as not as much as an Incarnate Exclamation Point might.

Six turnovers, on the ot ...


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Scene

A still from an upcoming episode of “American Horror Story,” in which DeRidder resident Celise Reech-Harper plays a featured background character. She will appear in two Halloween-theme episodes, set to air on FX on Oct. 22 and 29. (Special to the American Press)<br />

DeRidder resident to offer casting workshop

DeRidder resident Celise Reech-Harper wants to tell you about the time she spent among the rich, famous and undead.

The associate director of the

Be ...

Berenstain Bears coming to Lutcher Theater

The classic Berenstain Bears book series will come to life next week onstage at the Lutcher Theater Center for Performing

Arts. Three books from the ...

Dennis Manuel nails an N to Hootenanny above the barn door. (Frank DiCesare / American Press)<br>

Moss Bluff church will 'raise the roof' for charity Oct. 19

Moss Bluff United Methodist Church will add a special event to their annual Pumpkin Patch Sunday, with a performance worthy

of Roy Clark and Buck Owe ...

The Last Resort Car and Truck Show returns to Jennings this weekend with hundreds of custom-designed cars and classically restored cars, trucks and motorcycles. (Doris Maricle / American Press)

Last Resort Car Show rolls into Jennings

JENNINGS — The Last Resort Car and Truck Show will roll into Jennings this weekend with hundreds of custom-designed and classically restored car ...


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