Obama administration tightens smog standards

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration took steps Wednesday to cut levels of smog-forming pollution linked to asthma, lung damage and other health problems, making good on one of President Barack Obama’s original campaign promises while setting

Fox given 40 years for killing girlfriend

Judge Clayton Davis on Wednesday sentenced Dwane Edward Fox to the maximum 40 years in prison for killing Mychel Cleaver on Jan. 9, 2013.

A jury in September convicted Fox, 49,

DeQuincy charity grows to help hundreds

DEQUINCY — Since 1981, the Tuesday before Thanksgiving Day has been a labor of love for Sharon Mueller and her family.

More than 30 years ago, Mueller spearheaded a Thanksgiving basket drive at Our Lady of LaSalette Catholic Church that assisted

Hearing set to decide charge for Karey

A judge in state district court on Wednesday scheduled a hearing for next month to consider whether to quash a second-degree murder indictment against a man accused of killing a pastor in church.

Grateful to be playing Thanksgiving week

When the season began, the Vinton Lions were out to prove that 2013 was no fluke.

And when their bus pulled out of Winnfield High School last Friday night, everyone knew they were right.

Dual threat in pocket is must-have

When one looks at the factors behind McNeese State’s 6-5 season, the discussion starts with injuries. But it does not end there.

It’s true that McNeese played most of