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McNeese dealing with identity crisis

By Jim Gazzolo / American Press

Matt Viator signed a three-year contract extension with McNeese State, so any talk about his seat as the school’s head football

coach being hot heading into this season can stop right now.

That doesn’t mean their isn’t any pressure on the football program overall, and Viator in p ...


(Rick Hickman/American Press)

CyPhaKids event showcases children's creations

It only took 6-year-old Aspen Kinney a few seconds to figure out how to work the marshmallow shooter.

One of the activities during CyPhaKids

Blast ...

(Special to the American Press)

LC man senior national champion

“I am a record-setting national

champion,” 86-year-old John Poche begins, eyes closed. “I practice five

days a week.. I stay

focu ...

(Doris Maricle/American Press)

Public arts center on the way for Welsh

WELSH — The old Welsh High School home economics cottage is on its way to being transformed into a public arts center.

The Friends of the Welsh ...


Four arrested for stealing windows from helicopter

Four people were arrested Tuesday night after they stole windows from the helicopter displayed at Veterans Memorial Park,

authorities said.

Lake Cha ...

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(Rick Hickman/American Press)

McNeese dealing with identity crisis

Matt Viator signed a three-year contract extension with McNeese State, so any talk about his seat as the school’s head football

coach being hot ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

QBs bail teammates out of trouble, not to get them into it

Yeah, we all get the message.

The charges against three suspended LSU football players were never particularly serious, the circumstances certainly m ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Blazing new football trails

High school football practice gets underway Monday. The first day of practice is a landmark event at established programs

but will be a new one for L ...

(Kirk Meche/Special to the American Press)

Jennings, teammates reinstated

LSU quarterback Anthony Jennings and two teammates are back on the team after the East Baton Rouge district attorney’s office

declined to file ...

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A boy looks on as Louisiana state troopers parade through the West Cal Arena on motorcycles at the 2014 National Night Out in Sulphur. (Rick Hickman / American Press Archives)

National Night Out returns

Coming together to take a stand against crime is the theme for Sulphur’s annual National Night Out community event, set for 6-8 p.m. Aug. 4 at t ...

Bray Harris and Lacey Harrison compete in last year's Mad Hot Ballroom Gala. (Rick Hickman / American Press Archives)

Mad Hot Ballroom: Local celebrities strut their stuff for charity

It’s blazing hot outside, but on

Saturday, it promises to be even hotter inside. That’s the night of the

Mad Hot Ballroom Gala,

when so ...

A plush “Cat in the Hat” toy is displayed next to “What Pet Should I Get?,” the latest book by Dr. Seuss. The book, released 24 years after the author’s death, includes the same pair of siblings featured in Seuss’s 1960 classic “One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.” (Associated Press)

Dr. Seuss book explores what came before 'One Fish Two Fish'

HANOVER, N.H. — Move over mockingbirds and watchmen. There's a new Yent in a tent in town.

Dr. Seuss' new book, "What Pet Should I Get?", featu ...

Former professional wrestler Hulk Hogan, whose real name is Terry Bollea, is taking to Twitter in the aftermath of his thanked fans for his support through a series of tweets this weekend after being released from Wrestling Entertainment Inc. (Associated Press)

Hulk Hogan takes to Twitter after WWE cuts ties

NEW YORK — Hulk Hogan is taking to Twitter in the aftermath of World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. cutting ties with him

amid a report that the ...

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