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Mosquito Control has 2 planes for aerial work

By Andrew Perzo / American Press

I am very grateful for the good work being done by the Mosquito Control people. I think I recognize their plane by sight and by sound. I would be interested to know some facts about the plane and Mosquito Control in general. What is the plane, its crew si


Online auction to benefit Family & Youth

Family & Youth is holding its seventh annual eGala Auction through 9 p.m. Oct. 9 to raise funds for its programs.

The auction is put on by the Fa ...

In this frame grab from video, taken Sept. 14, 2016, Sarah Gray with her son Cal ...

Mother uncovers lasting impact of baby son's organ donation

WASHINGTON -- An ultrasound showed one of Sarah Gray's unborn twins was missing part of his brain, a fatal birth defect. His brother was born healthy ...

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office to hold women's safety seminar in October

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office next month will hold a women’s safety seminar at its training academy, at 3958 Mallard Cove Drive.


Louisiana files complaint over federal overtime rule

Louisiana recently joined a group of 21 states in filing a federal court complaint against the U.S. Department of Labor about its new overtime rule. T ...

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Sportman prefers quality over quantity

Philip Tarver just might be the most reasonable sportsman in the area.

He’s never out to get a limit whether it be hunting or fishing. And, he& ...

Lake Area Cup tees off in November

It’s getting to be time for the annual Lake Area Cup matches and Mallard Cove head pro Derek Smith announced the event will be played Nov. 12-13 ...

LSU out of time: Clock expires, nullifying Tigers TD

AUBURN, Ala. — Welcome to summer camp football.

Both teams got to celebrate.

But not everybody was a winner this night.

Some normal rules sti ...

Several stellar individual performances

Which big school athlete had the biggest performance in Week 4?

TN: Sulphur RB J’Cobi Skinner had his second 250-plus-rushing-yard performance ...

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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 ...

In this July 30, 2016, photo, writer J.K. Rowling poses for photographers upon a ...

J.K. Rowling: Harambe isn't part of Harry Potter universe

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has clarified that slain Ohio gorilla, Harambe, is not a part of her fictional universe.

A new feature on Rowling's ...

A Block Off Broadway Community Theatre will present

ABOB to perform 'It's Only a Play' Saturday

JENNINGS — A Block Off Broadway Community Theatre will present Terrence McNally’s “It’s Only a Play” at 2 and 7 p.m. Sat ...

On Go Mex (Devin Dronett / American Press)

On Go Mex brings authentic Mexican to Lake Charles

I’m a huge fan of the ’90s TV show “Frasier.” You might even call me an addict.

I fall asleep to it most nights at volume le ...

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