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Obituaries

Obits published Tuesday, December 06, 2016

Barbara Brooks, 88, Fondel Memorial Chapel. Melissa Young Doucet, 27, Johnson Funeral Home. Ellen Dale Fontenot, 63, Matthews and Son Funeral Home. Dorothy Lee Hicks, 87, Johnson Funeral Home. Wendy Reed, Johnson and Robison Funeral Home. Mark Shearer II, 30, Johnson Funeral Home. Thelma Gaspard She ...

News

A ballot with a vote for Donald J. Trump is shown during a statewide presidentia ...

Michigan recount now in doubt; Pennsylvania sets hearing

DETROIT -- Michigan's presidential recount appeared in doubt on Wednesday, two days after it started, after a state appeals court said the Green Party ...

Former astronaut, US Sen. John Glenn is hospitalized in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- An Ohio State official says former astronaut and U.S. Sen. John Glenn has been hospitalized for more than a week.

Hank Wilson with ...

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., flanked by Senate Minority Whip Richa ...

Congress approves biomedical bill as leaders eye adjournment

WASHINGTON -- Congress sent President Barack Obama bipartisan legislation Wednesday to beef up research on cancer and other diseases, battle drug abus ...

Playworld recalls 1,300 slides because of hazard

NEW YORK -- Playworld Systems Inc. is recalling 1,300 slides that are used in school and municipal playgrounds after a defect caused two finger amputa ...


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Sports

McNeese State’s Jasmyn Carswell shoots over Nicholls State’s Jovana  ...

'We're going to make it work': Decimated by injuries, Cowgirls start to move forward

Sitting near the back door of Memorial Gymnasium, Kacie Cryer speaks with a certain resignation in her voice, wondering aloud what other calamities ...

Richard leads Tors to fourth straight win

SULPHUR — After a rocky start to the season, the Sulphur Lady Tors seems to be finding their stride after beating St. Louis Catholic 34-29 Tuesd ...

Washington-Marion's Christian Edwards puts in the shot after grabbing the offens ...

Balanced W-M eases past HCA

Washington-Marion returned to Hamilton Christian and dominated the Warriors in a 75-42 victory three days after finishing third at HCA’s Showdow ...

McNeese guard James Harvey puts up a shot against LSU-Alexandria. (Kirk Meche /  ...

'We've got a ways to go': McNeese tries to build on 13-minute segment against UL-Lafayette

McNeese State freshman Jacob Ledoux got into the paint and converted a layup, swelling his team’s lead to 30-16 against UL-Lafayette — t ...


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Scene

More than cookie sellers, Girl Scouts enter music industry

NEW YORK -- The Girl Scouts of the USA are used to making you smile with sweet cookies, but now they're hoping to soothe your ears with sweet music.

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Light up the Lake parade and fireworks canceled

Despite the area's forecasted rainy weather, Light up the Lake activities scheduled for Saturday will continue as scheduled except for the street and ...

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New 'Hamilton' CD features songs by Alicia Keys, Sia, Usher

NEW YORK -- The Broadway megahit "Hamilton" has already spawned a best-selling cast album, a PBS documentary and a book about its creation. Now it's s ...

The Orange Chicken lunch special came served with an egg roll, rice and the choi ...

Bluefish: A new take on a familiar and memorable favorite

I remember Sunday afternoons as a kid fondly.

We’d stumble out of church, sleepy and content. I’d hold my brother’s hand as we walk ...


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