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Obits published Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Jason Mitchell Brooks, 38, Chaddick Funeral Home

Winnie Leger Coleman, 95, Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home of Iota

Jeanette Marie Cormier, 74, Johnson and Robison Funeral Home

Hubert Fuselier, 84, Ardoin Funeral Home of Elton

Ronald Goins, 57, Fondel Memorial Chapel

Ethel Istre, 79, Matthews & ...



Winter Drive-By event now taking donations

Starting today, residents can donate items to assist the homeless and low- to moderate-income families in Calcasieu Parish

during the third annual Wi ...


LC clerks admit sales to falsify drug tests

Six store clerks pleaded guilty Tuesday in state district court to misdemeanor sale of a product used to falsify a drug screen.

One clerk didn’ ...


Jeff Davis students prepare to take the plunge into Jump Start

JENNINGS — High school students will soon have options that can lead them to the path of high-paying jobs or continuing their

education beyond ...


Judge candidates state their views at forum

Candidates for the two Lake Charles

City Court divisions discussed their views on certain issues and spoke

of their qualifications

during a forum M ...

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Sulphur's Derrick Guillory leads the area in rushing with 1,004 yards.

Area football stat leaders


1) Derrick Guillory, Sulphur: 1,004 yards / 11 TDs / 7.9 ypc / 251.0 ypg

2) Shea Holland, South Beauregard: 854 yards / 9 TDs / 8.3 ypc / ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Holland carries load for South Beauregard

LONGVILLE — The South Beauregard Golden Knights can attribute much of their 4-0 start to their running game.

Leading the way is junior running ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Warriors will find out where they stand in first district game

Basile was expected to be good and is living up to expectations, while Hamilton Christian has exceeded last season’s win total

and is looking t ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Little has gone right for winless Nicholls state

If Stephen King were asked to document Nicholls State’s 2014 football season, he might turn the project down. Too frightening

for human consump ...

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A large crowd was on hand at Prien Lake Park in April for a Movies Under the Stars viewing of the film “Frozen.” (Rick Hickman / American Press)

Families can watch the big screen against the big sky

Movies Under the Stars, hosted by the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury, will begin next month with the “Muppets Most Wanted,”

set for 7 p.m. ...


Cal-Cam Fair to be held at West Cal Event Center

Remember when a big part of the fun of going to the Cal-Cam Fair was walking through the displays of the hand-crafted, the

homegrown and the cleverly ...

Monica Mere and Daniel Bride are Doc and Mrs. Gibbs in the Bayou Players production of ”Our Town.” (Rick Hickman / American Press)

MSU Bayou Players bring back 'Our Town'

In a bow to the past, McNeese State University’s Bayou Players will begin the fall theater season with “Our Town,” the first

theate ...

Attendees of last year's Calca-Chew Food Festival peruse through goodies. (Kirk Meche / Special to the American Press)

Find live music, Cajun cuisine at Calca-Chew Food Fest

The 30th annual Calca-Chew Food Festival will be 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28, in the family center at St. Margaret Catholic

Church, on the corner ...

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