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Did anyone win first debate?

By Jim Beam/American Press

Most political analysts believe Democratic Party nominee Hillary Clinton won Monday night’s first presidential debate. However, supporters of Republican Party nominee Donald Trump aren’t conceding that their man lost. A friend of mine said Wednesday he didn’t think either candidate ...


Economist Scott says most areas in US would envy LC situation

The economic future remains bright for the Lake Charles Metropolitan Statistical Area, with more than $45 billion in industrial projects being built a ...

1 ticket win Louisiana Easy 5 drawing

BATON ROUGE -- Louisiana lottery officials say one ticket won the $70,000 Easy 5 drawing Wednesday night. It was purchased in Lake Charles.

There wer ...

Sentencing delayed for LC man

The sentencing of a Lake Charles man convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend has been delayed.

Mario Jamal Viltz, 36, was found guilty of manslaughter ...

Job, health fair slated

A Community Voice, in conjunction with Southern United Neighborhoods, will host its 25th annual housing, jobs, health care and small business fair 10 ...

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Acadiana test for unbeaten Tors

A week after each escaped with a one-point win in dramatic fashion, Sulphur and Acadiana will meet in Matt Walker Stadium with control of the District ...

High School Notebook: Tors' Walker commits to SLU

Sulphur High senior quarterback Byron Walker announced via Twitter that he has committed to play college football at Southeastern Louisiana University ...

Bounce-back games

For three weeks, the Vinton Lions and the DeQuincy Tigers were riding high, but for the first time this year each team will find out if it has what it ...

Southwest Louisiana High School Prep football 

Prep football this week

Lake Arthur (3-1) at Jennings (4-0)

Two of the best running backs in the area will go head to head tonight when Lake Arthur takes on Jennings. Lake A ...

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Beauregard Parish fair kicks off Tuesday

The 88th annual Beauregard Parish Fair, the state’s oldest running agricultural celebration, will kick off on Tuesday with a parade th ...

Plans set for Jeff Davis Parish Fair

JENNINGS — Livestock, homemade canned goods, plants and handmade crafts are a few of the many things that can be seen during the annual Jeff Dav ...

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'Will & Grace' stars reunite for pro-Clinton video

LOS ANGELES — The stars of "Will &

Grace" are back together in a video that delivers punchlines and a

political message:

Vote for Hillary ...

Maddox Jolie-Pitt, from left, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt attend the 2013 Gover ...

Brad Pitt allegations relate to treatment of son

LOS ANGELES — Allegations Brad Pitt was abusive on a private plane last week relate to the actor's treatment toward his 15-year-old son, sources ...

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