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Democrats deserted Landrieu

By Jim Beam/American Press

Finding anyone who thinks U.S. Sen.

Mary Landrieu has a shot at winning a fourth six-year term on Dec. 6 is

like looking for

that proverbial needle in a haystack. Her fellow Democrats are

talking a good game, but they have pretty much thrown Landrieu

to the wolves.

The first rejection came whe ...


(Special to the American Press)

Grambling faculty votes no confidence in Warrick

GRAMBLING — The Grambling State University Faculty Senate has voted no confidence in interim President Cynthia Warrick

and has called on the Un ...

Welsh blighte

WELSH — Under an ordinance adopted by the town council in a 4-1 vote Tuesday, property owners will face up to a $500 fine and 30 days in jail fo ...


Chamber of commerce nominations: The deadline for submitting nominations for the Jeff Davis Chamber of Commerce’s annual awards is 4 p.m. Friday ...

KD’s Diner is located on Prien Lake Road, across from Pier 1 Imports. (Bradley Robichaux / American Press)<br>

Local diner closed by fire reopens

KD’s Diner, shut down by a fire for more than a month, has officially reopened. The 23-year-old restaurant, at 240 West Prien

Lake Road, caught ...

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(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Cowgirls look to bounce back from first loss

The McNeese State Cowgirls will be

looking to rebound from their first loss of the season at 7 p.m. today

when they host LSU-Alexandria

in the thir ...

(Special to the American Press)

Cardinals yet to claim quality victory

Lamar football made its comeback in 2010, but it is attempting to use Saturday to mark its arrival.

The Cardinals (7-4, 4-3 Southland) have clinched ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Bucs, Gators enter Round 2

Barbe will be hoping history repeats itself this weekend, while LaGrange will be hoping for a different ending to a familiar script.

No. 7 Barbe (9-2 ...

(Associated Press)

Crass move by Peterson to play victim

If you listen closely to him and his lawyer you would think Adrian Peterson was a victim.

They talk as if it’s the All-Pro running back who has ...

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Junior League member Elisabeth LaMotte decorates a Christmas tree in the Civic Center. (Rick Hickman / American Press)

Mistletoe & Moss named a top 20 event

The Mistletoe and Moss Holiday Market kicks off today for its 22nd year with a new accolade under its belt — a designation

as a Southeast Touri ...

<p><span class=Calcasieu Cinema International will present the 2011 award-winning French film “Les Intouchables” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, in the Business Conference Center. The film is open free to the public.

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Calcasieu Cinema International to screen 'Les Intouchables' tonight

Engaging students and community members

in meaningful discussions about culture is not as easy as it sounds,

especially when

topics are often sensi ...


Mistletoe & Moss: Beloved event returns Nov. 20

The 22nd annual Mistletoe and Moss Holiday Market, presented by the Junior League of Lake Charles and Luna Bar and Grill,

will run 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov ...

Maureen Roe, Pal Ledoux, Leigh Ward and Lori Cooke rehearse a scene for ACTS Theatre’s upcoming “Love, Loss and What I Wore” performances. (Rick Hickman / American Press)<br />

'Love, Loss and What I Wore': A closet full of clothes, stories

ACTS Theatre, 1 Reid St., will present “Love, Loss and What I Wore” — a collection of monologues and ensemble pieces about women, cl ...

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