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Sunday, May 01, 2016
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State budget stuck in neutral

By Jim Beam/American Press

Where is the proposed state budget? Some state senators are getting antsy, fearing a mad rush like the one that took place at the end of the recent special session that created so much havoc. The budget is in the hands of Rep. Cameron Henry, R-Metairie, chairman of the House Appropriations Committee ...

News

Weather washes out local events

A number of events were canceled Saturday morning as the National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for areas throughout Southwest Louisian ...

Melanie Garcia, far left, and Meghan Burgin, far right, hand out programs to gue ...

Derby for Dollars proceeds help children with grief

The Stables at Le Bocage, owned by John and Ginny Henning, will host the fourth annual Derby for Dollars at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, May 7.

The event, whi ...

Life-saving actions recognized after fire

Lake Charles District Fire Chief Chris Carroll said that for most firefighters, their worst on-the-job experiences come while working 12-hour holiday ...

Philip Krausman, 100, says he rides his exercise bike for at least 30 minutes ea ...

World War II veteran celebrates birthday today

Philip Krausman, a World War II veteran and Lake Charles resident, turns 100 today, also the day of his mother’s birthday.

His first memories i ...


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Sports

Did Saints fall for old Nigerian prince gag?

The Saints are hoping their Nigerian doesn’t turn into their nightmare.

After having a solid first two days of the draft, the Saints seemed to ...

Teen takes up hobby of taxidermy

Until about two years ago Blayne Soileau wasn’t much interested in the hobby of taxidermy that dad Alex had been perfecting for several years.

...

Unusually quiet three days for LSU in NFL draft

Well, this is odd.

LSU had as many former Tigers on the podium announcing NFL draft picks for their former pro teams as the program had new players a ...

Lady Mustangs Abby Trahan (11) celebrates after her triple during the 3rd inning ...

Hackberry defends title

SULPHUR — Hackberry shook off a slow start to win its sixth consecutive Class C softball state championship Saturday night, beating Plainvew 10- ...


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Scene

The Tedeschi Trucks Band with special guests Billy F. Gibbons, right, and Jimmie ...

President Obama celebrates jazz at the White House

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are celebrating International Jazz Day a day early with a concert at the White Hous ...

Obamas, Bidens to kick off USO comedy show next week

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are joining their wives next week for a USO comedy show in observance of Military Ap ...

Golden Nugget to feature Creedence Clearwater Revisited

After more than 20 years together, Creedence Clearwater Revisited drummer Doug “Cosmo” Clifford said the group has figured out a formula f ...

Spring Art Walk set for Friday

The Arts Council of Southwest Louisiana will hold its annual Spring Art Walk 5-9 p.m. Friday, April 29, in downtown Lake Charles.

“Nineteen dow ...


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