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Friday, May 26, 2017
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Alex Hickey Columns

Cowboys writer moving on to greener field

By Alex Hickey / American Press

Everyone else is doing it, so why shouldn’t I? Being a sucker for peer pressure, I’ve decided to participate in this year’s most popular activity behind Pokemon Go — saying goodbye to Lake Charles and McNeese State. Like Matt Viator, Brooks Donald Williams and Joanna Hardin b ...

News

In this May 16 2013, file photo, Federal authorities search an apartment in Bois ...

US: Uzbek man serving sentence in terror plot stabbed warden

LOS ANGELES— An Uzbek refugee serving 25 years behind bars for a plot to kill U.S. military personnel or civilians has been charged with stabbin ...

Louisiana House snubs call to keep automatic guns from kids

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana lawmakers have spiked a proposal to keep fully automatic weapons away from young children.

The House voted 61-21 Thursd ...

Members of the choral group Renaissance Southwest are, from left, Emmie Lancon,  ...

Renaissance Southwest to perform at cathedral, Good Shepherd

Music created by centuries of Christian composers to aid in worship services will be performed at two events in Lake Charles. 

A new group, Rena ...

Fort Polk Brigadier General Gary M. Brito (center) cuts the ribbon at American W ...

New wastewater facility opens at Fort Polk

Fort Polk and local officials cut the ribbon Wednesday on a new wastewater treatment plant. The plant, on the south side of the post, can process ...


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Sports

LSU rains down runs on Missouri

From staff reports

HOOVER, Ala. — Cole Freeman went 4-for-4, including a three-run home run through the rain in the eighth inning that sealed t ...

McNeese State's Austin Nelson (43) watches the ball leave the park for a homer d ...

Whoa, Nelly: Nelson HR helps Cowboys advance

SUGAR LAND, Texas — No. 1 McNeese State led most of its first-round Southland Conference Tournament baseball game against No. 8 Lamar, but the C ...

Winning Game 1 at all costs

The top-seeded McNeese State baseball team will begin its postseason against a team it should be familiar with in No. 8 Lamar at 4 p.m. today in the S ...

Week of ease for LSU at tournament

Paul Mainieri and LSU have the luxury of treating the Southeastern Conference Tournament like a vacation before the real bullets start flying next wee ...


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Scene

Cajun music trio Nee de Traditionne is set to perform. (Special to American Pres ...

Fundraiser concert will benefit music museum

A concert and fundraiser to benefit the Music Museum of Southwest Louisiana will be at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 27, in Sloppy’s Downtown.

Cajun ...

Works of Women: Sulphur exhibit features over 200 works by female artists

An opening reception for the exhibit “Works of Women 2017” will be 5-7 p.m. today, May 25, in the Henning Cultural Center, 923 Ruth St. in ...

Help yourself to a free cup of coffee at Havens General Store in Fields. While y ...

Havens General Store: Fields establishment offers old-fashioned, one-stop shopping and dining experience

The Beauregard Parish community of Fields isn’t what you’d call a thriving metropolis. The school, Hyatt High School, closed in 2008. The ...

Canadian connection: Drake meets Celine Dion at Billboards

LAS VEGAS— Even on a record-setting night at the Billboard Music Awards, Drake appeared a bit star-struck in meeting fellow Canadian performer C ...


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