Fontenot, 89, retires from CPSO after 37 years

After 37 years of employment at the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office, Lillian Fontenot handed in her keys this week.

“I’m on my first day of retirement, and I don’t know what to do with myself,” Fontenot, 89, said.

Professors urge Kleckley to fight education cuts

A small group of McNeese State University professors and residents hand-delivered a letter to House

City slates action plan meetings

The city will host public hearings and neighborhood meetings later this month to discuss the Lake Charles 2015 action plan. The plan details the city’s application of Community Development Block Grants and Home Investment Partnership Act funds.

Court: Family of teen shot across border can't sue in US

NEW ORLEANS — A U.S. Border Patrol agent who killed a teenager when he fired across the border from Texas into Mexico cannot be sued in U.S. courts by the Mexican teen's family, a federal appeals court ruled Friday.

Ducking the spotlight, some stars decide to skip NFL draft

The hat-and-hug routine with the NFL commissioner that has become a rite of passage for many college football stars on draft night is not for everybody.

The waiting is the hardest part, even for players good enough to be invited to the draft, and some prefer to do it away from

US Olympic wrestling trials headed back to Iowa City

The U.S. Olympic Team Trials is returning to Iowa City, Iowa, in 2016.

USA Wrestling spokesman Gary Abbott told The Associated Press on Wednesday that the meet to set the American team headed to the 2016 Rio Games will be held at the University of Iowa next April.