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Military cuts unfair, reckless

By Jim Beam/American Press

The American military establishment is

once again reducing its size in what many consider a major mistake in

these perilous

times. Caught up in the latest “reduction in force (RIF)” are many

of the men and women who have served with distinction in

Iraq and Afghanistan.

Ending their ...



Leesville to receive $700,000 grant for airport safety

The Leesville Municipal Airport will receive $709,536 in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Leesville, along with eight other ...


Audit finds Cameron not disconnecting water accounts

Sixteen accounts within Cameron Parish Waterworks District 9 were not in compliance with the department’s “disconnect policy,”

with ...

(Special to the American Press)

Attorney in slain pastor case held in contempt of court

A defense attorney in a murder case was held in contempt of court Monday for contacting a grand jury member.

Adam Johnson, who represents Woodrow Kar ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

EDS embraces new technology

In many schools, students are prohibited from bringing electronic devices like iPads or laptops on campus. However, Bishop

Noland Episcopal Day Schoo ...

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(American Press Archives)

Sulphur's Breaux wins gold in Pan Am tourney

Sulphur Golden Tor pitcher Kale Breaux has a gold medal after the USA 18-and-under team was declared the champion of the Pan

American tournament in M ...

(Associated Press)

LSU using numbers to tackle opponents

Linebacker Duke Riley led all LSU tacklers with eight in the Tigers’ 31-0 victory over UL-Monroe Saturday night.

And he promptly lost his start ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Sulphur's Walker Stadium getting facelift

SULPHUR — It hadn’t been renovated since the 1940s until legislation for public funding was passed last November and put the

wheels in mo ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Cowboys making most of their opportunities

It’s not hard to figure out why

McNeese State finds itself ranked sixth in The Sports Network FCS poll

through its first two games. Save for a ...

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Former prisoner of war Jessica Lynch is featured in the South Charleston, W.Va., Christmas Parade. Lynch has landed a lead role in a Christian film. Morgantown-based JC Films is producing

Ex-POW Jessica Lynch starring in Christian film

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Former prisoner of

war Jessica Lynch is enjoying her latest role, starring in a Christian

movie currently

in production.


U2 lead singer Bono. (MGNonline)

Forward-thinking U2 innovating while entertaining

Since U2 stunned the music world by delivering a surprise album at Apple's iPhone 6 unveiling and making it available to a

half-billion iTunes users ...

Bill Foltz and Cori Schlemmer, pastry chefs at L’Auberge Casino Resort, have been named National Showpiece Champions. (Special to the American Press)

Art that tastes as good as it looks

L’Auberge Casino Resort pastry chefs

Bill Foltz and Cori Schlemmer are National Showpiece Champions for their


sugar ...

The Ralph Beard exhibit at the RealArt DeRidder Gallery<span class= features bonsai trees thriving inside containers made of driftwood. (Special to the American Press)" />

Bonsai bonanza at RAD gallery

Texas artist Ralph Beard sees bonsai trees as a living art form.

The master gardener is showcasing his horticultural art through the weekend at Real ...

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