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Obits published Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Frank Antoine, 78, Combre Funeral Home

Farley Grayson Brown, 93, Hixson Funeral Home of Moss Bluff

Ovie Adam Cormier, 83, Hixson-Sulphur Memorial Funeral Home

Anthony Percy “Tony” David, 47, Miguez Funeral Home

Laura Doyle, 64, Labby Memorial Funeral Home of DeRidder

Twana Ann Duhon ...



Fort Polk hosts job fair for soldiers' spouses

FORT POLK — Jessica Horton is determined to find a job that meets her needs.

“It’s time,” said Horton, an Army veteran who re ...


Jindal sues Obama administration over Common Core

BATON ROUGE (AP) — In a move certain to bolster his national standing with conservatives, Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal sued

the Obama administr ...

(Special to the American Press)

Wounded Jennings police officer recovering

JENNINGS — A Jennings police officer shot in the line of duty in June is expected to go home soon, according to his wife.

Sgt. Ricky Benoit, 54 ...

(American Press Archives)

Westlake to offer settlement

Westlake city officials will meet in executive session today to discuss potential litigation between two city employees.

City attorney John Van Norma ...

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(Rick Hickman/American Press)

New era begins in Cowgirls volleyball

The Cowgirls volleyball program at McNeese State welcomes a new coach and will play on a new court this season.

Ashleigh Fitzgerald looks to continu ...

(Special to the American Press)

Way it should be: Meaningful first games

Oh, sure, LSU could be, say, the

Florida Gators right now. You know, having endured a summer desperate

for football; you’re

ready for the &ld ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Cowboys need depth on D-line

The names and faces might be different, but the story line for McNeese State’s defensive line in 2014 is virtually the same

as their counterpar ...

(Kirk Meche/Special to the American Press)

Look to end two-year playoff drought

Spirits and familiarity between players and coaches are up at Sulphur, with the Tors looking to return to the playoffs after

a two-year absence.

Las ...

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“Past, Present and Future” is the theme of McNeese State University theater’s 75th season. (Special to the American Press)

McNeese State University Theatre Roundup tonight

Gearing up for it’s 75th season, McNeese State University’s theater department will hold its annual Theatre Roundup at 5:30

p.m. today, A ...

Matthew McConaughey, left, and Woody Harrelson from the HBO series

'Modern Family,' Cranston aim at Emmy record

LOS ANGELES  — Like baseball, the Emmy Awards are a game of statistics: Long-running shows are able to pile up TV's top

awards and new rec ...

Comedian Dan Kamin takes the stage as part of McNeese Banners Cultural Series.

Fall Arts Preview: Plan your artsy outings

After an exciting summer, local museums, theatres and other arts venues are gearing up to start the 2014-2015 arts season.

Lake Charles Civic Ballet


(Justin B. Phillips/American Press)

A taste of the East


of Our Lives” played on the television in the dining area of Yank Sing

Chinese Restaurant. The words spoken by late

cast member M ...

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