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Obits published Saturday, January 31, 2015

Geneva B. Bailey, 88, Labby Memorial Funeral Home of DeRidder

Dorothy Broussard, 86, Combre Funeral Home

Chris Patrick Dart, 57, Ardoin Funeral Home of Kinder

Frederick “Fred” Dodd, 89, Reed Funeral Home of Kinder

Marie Myra Dardeau Guillory, 87, Johnson Funeral Home

Ramona Lorene ...


Forensic investigators with LSU FACES Lab search a wooded area Friday at a residence on Matthew Street on Oakdale.

Charges upgraded in missing pregnant woman case

OBERLIN -- An eight-months pregnant Oakdale woman missing since 2011 is believed to have been killed by another woman who

planned to take the baby as ...

Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke (Associated Press)

David Duke considers run against Scalise

WASHINGTON  — Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke says he may run for Congress against the No. 3 House Republican, Steve

Scalise of Loui ...


'Operation Wild Wild East' in New Orleans: 111 drug arrests

NEW ORLEANS — Law enforcement officials in New Orleans are calling it "Operation Wild Wild East."

A joint federal, state and local police opera ...

Karen Champagne, left, and and Angela Alef, members of The People LLC, host an anti-Common Core State Standards town hall meeting in Leesville on Thursday. (Lauren Manary / American Press)

Concerned Vernon parents host anti-Common Core town hall meeting

Evelyn Smith is worried about the way her grandchildren and nieces and nephews are being educated.

“I’m just concerned about the future. ...

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LHSAA tackles great divide

Lowering the number of football state championships, and possibly bringing the select/non-select split to other sports, are

the big items on the agen ...

LSU guard Jalyn Patterson (15) tries to control the ball as he Vanderbilt guard Wade Baldwin IV (4) defends during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game on Saturday in Nashville, Tenn. LSU won in overtime 79-75. (Associated Press)<br />

Basketball might be relevant again at LSU

BATON ROUGE — There had been some hints before.

And you always have to resist the urge to rush to judgment with LSU basketball.

There have eve ...

Former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez, right, listens during his murder trial as defense attorney Charles Rankin, left, looks on, Thursday in Fall River, Mass. Hernandez is charged with killing semiprofessional football player Odin Lloyd, 27, in June 2013. (Associated Press)

Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez goes on trial on murder charges

FALL RIVER, Mass. — With his old team

about to play in the Super Bowl, former New England Patriots star Aaron


went on trial on murd ...


Long, strange schedule ahead

With the Southland Conference moving to a nine-game league slate in 2015, the art of scheduling has become much more abstract.

That fact was demonstr ...

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Photography by Timothy Fontenot will be featured in the new

Photographer brings vision to life

For photographer Tim Fontenot, inside

every landscape is a composition. When he looks at a scene in nature, he

not only sees

the grass, the trees a ...


Masquerade to benefit Solomon's Porch

The revelry of the second annual Masquerade Affair will take place at 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 16, at the Chateau du Calcasieu, 932 Enterprise Blvd., in La ...

The baked chicken dish came with rice and gravy. The mustard greens and baked beans are optional as sides.

Restaurant serves up homegrown classics

I am demanding that all restaurants serving

legitimate soul food — and not “southern cooking” — during lunch hours

put stati ...

“Picasso at the Lapin Agile” cast members are Randy Partin, Gustavo Gutierrez, Kassidy Ortego, Kyle Thorne, Alex Landry, Darby Domingue, Chris Reeves and Rebecca Harris. (Rick Hickman / American Press)<br />

'Picasso at the Lapin Agile' performances start Feb. 4

McNeese State University’s theater department will open its spring season with a production of Steve Martin’s comedy “Picasso

at th ...

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