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Common Core: First Grade

By Kara Carrier / American Press

Editor’s note: This is the second installment of a nine-part Sunday series that will highlight one Common Core standard in English language arts and one in math for grades K-8. This week, first-grade standards are featured.

ellie Dereese, a first-grade teacher at LeBleu Settlement Elemen ...

News

Children’s book authors and illustrators from across the state learn tips on how to succeed in the business of children’s literature Saturday during the Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators Conference at the SEED Center. (Rick Hickman / American Press)

Children's authors learn how to succeed at book conference

Children’s book authors and illustrators from across the state were given tips on how to succeed in the business of children’s

literature ...

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Kleckley, Johns: Jindal budget good starting point

Gov. Bobby Jindal’s proposed spending plan that was unveiled Friday “certainly looks better” than expected, with higher education ...

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Fort Polk rally Tuesday in Leesville

Fort Polk Progress will hold a rally at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, in First United Pentecostal Church, 101 Nolan Trace in Leesville.

The Department of ...

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Common Core: First Grade

Editor’s note: This is the second installment of a nine-part Sunday series that will highlight one Common Core standard in English language ...


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Sports

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Unemployed Bush flames out in Detroit

Reggie Bush was once the toast of New Orleans.

He was the Heisman Trophy-winning running back who rode into town on the back of great expectations.

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Andrew Guillotte slides in safely at home scoring McNeese State’s first run of the first game of Saturday’s doubleheader against Texas-San Antonio. (Rick Hickman / American Press)

Cowboys complete sweep of UTSA

Andrew Guillotte stepped to the plate for the first time Friday struggling with a .229 batting average.

Twenty-seven hours later all was well in his ...

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Cowboys beat Nicholls in OT

The worst-case scenario sometimes forges the best possible outcome.

Forced to play nearly an entire overtime without its two all-everything players, ...

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LSU, Chavis won’t let buyouts be bygones

Gee, but outwardly they always seemed like such a happy couple, one of those perfect second marriages with everything but the picket fence.

 

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Scene

Performing in Assemblé 2015 are, from left, LCCB principal dancer Jaina Ange, John Ieyoub as The King, and LCCB soloist Abigail Milligan. (Danley Romero / Special to the American Press)<br />
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Assemblé fusion of ballet, music, original choreography

The Lake Charles Civic Ballet will present Assemblé 2015, which combines dance with different musicians and artists from the

Lake Area, in Mar ...

Lisa VanWinkle  portrays Pauline and Jeremy VanWinkle appears as John in a scene for this weekend's performance of " />

'Rejected' has simple, powerful message

First Apostolic Church of Moss Bluff will stage “Rejected,” a gospel drama, at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, in the Lake Charles Civic Center&rs ...

Grupo Fantasma won a Grammy Award for its self-produced release, “El Existential.” The Latin genre group will perform at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28 in McNeese’s F.G. Bulber Auditorium as part of the 23rd Banners series. (Special to the American Press)

Banners is back: Acclaimed program kicks off 23rd season

McNeese State University will open its 23rd Banners series with a preview party 6-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, at Isle of Capri.

The series — acclai ...

Leonard's smothered steak dinner comes with rice and gravy, green beans and slices of buttered bread.

Leonard's specializes in soul and comfort food

Winston Churchill once said, “All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice,

honor, duty, mercy ...


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