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Two House races in spotlight

By Jim Beam/American Press

Former Gov. Edwin W. Edwards and U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister continue to get national exposure as they run for two of Louisiana’s

six seats in the U.S. House, but it isn’t the kind of publicity that enhances a state’s image.

Edwards, the former four-term governor

who served a pri ...


(American Press Archives)

Westlake Chemical to expand ethane cracker

Westlake Chemical announced Thursday

that it will expand the ethane cracker in its Sulphur plant to bolster

its ethylene production.

The expansion, ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Vitter talks state issues for campaign

While Sen. David Vitter, R-La., began his speech Thursday on federal topics, he quickly changed his talk to state issues as

he revs up his campaign f ...


Beauregard Parish district performances score improves

Beauregard Parish saw its overall performance improve for the last school year, with the state Department of Education giving

the district a B.

The ...


Vernon schools earn top marks from state

Vernon Parish schools received top marks from the state Department of Education earlier this week, with more than 12 of its

18 schools receiving an A ...

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American Press High School Football Scoreboard

The American Press is your No. 1 source for high school football. Click here each Friday night to see how your favorite team is faring on the gri ...

Salvador Perez, the All-Star catcher for the Kansas City Royals wore Victoria's Secret perfume late in the 2013 season, got four hits in a game, and has been spraying himself ever since. The sweet smell of success makes scents for him. (Associated Press)

Perfumed Perez making good scents for Royals

SAN FRANCISCO — Salvador Perez is a player who doesn't want to make a stink.

The upbeat All-Star catcher for the Kansas City Royals wore Victor ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Lagrange peaking at right time

While the District 3-5A football race is up in the air again, the District 4-4A race is taking on a familiar look as LaGrange

makes another late-seas ...

(Associated Press)

Set a spell, take your shoes off

LSU is expecting a bubbling full house for Tiger Stadium Saturday night.

You know, Ole Miss will be there.

The Rebels are more than relevant

again, ...

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Holy Smoke Barbecue Cook-off this weekend in DeQuincy

Good food, family fun, music and friendly competition is the theme for the fifth annual Holy Smoke Barbecue Cook-off and Praise

Festival this weekend ...

LeBleu's Landing is located at 202 Henning Drive in Sulphur. <br>

LeBleu's Landing does boudin well

What do you call a meal consisting of boudin and beer? Cajun breakfast on a Saturday.

If you’re from Louisiana, you’ve

probably heard a ...

LoLo the Clown will be on hand to do face painting and balloon art at the annual Jennings Alive Arts Festival on Saturday. (American Press Archives)

Jennings Alive festival coming to Main Street

JENNINGS — Creative works of art, food, fun and entertainment will fill Main Street on Saturday as the city hosts the 34th annual Jennings Alive



Frightful fun for your family

Haunted Ship

The USS Orleck is hosting its fourth annual Bludd Vessel haunted ship Thursdays to Saturdays through Nov. 1. Gates open at

6 p.m.; the ...

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