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St. Theodore Holy Family Catholic holds annual school-wide spelling bee

By Kara Carrier / American Press

St. Theodore Holy Family Catholic School held its annual spelling bee Monday with 35 students in grades 2-8 battling to see

who was the best speller.

To qualify for the school-wide competition, each grade held its own spelling bee and selected the top five spellers. Ashley

Ivey-Atkins, school di ...


The idea behind Rosie’s Place is to create a community for transient female workers in the petrochemical industry. Similar to the concept behind ...

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests:Broderick Vandrez Dicks, 26, 1714 Kirkman St. — two counts of flight ...

OBERLIN — Oakdale native Victoria Marie Perez was 22 years old and eight months pregnant the last time she was seen leaving a hospital in Alexan ...

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Botsky's owner named Louisiana's Restaurateur of the Year

With his hat turned backward, Botsky’s owner Michael Krajicek was in his usual lunch-hour groove Thursday, helping his crew

serve hungry patron ...

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Cowboys block late UNO run

For a terrifying moment Saturday it appeared McNeese State was experiencing a bad flashback.

One game after squandering a 13-point second-half lead a ...

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Cowgirls rout last-place UNO

With the rodeo just days from starting, it was going to be a short homestand. So the Cowgirls made the most of it.

McNeese State shot a blistering 70 ...


Victims of Bountygate, Saints watching Deflategate

Presumably they will get the Super Bowl out of the way today — XLIX, I guess it is — and the NFL can turn its full attention to figuring o ...


Ray Lewis no expert on integrity

As if the NFL hasn’t been punched enough this year, now Ray Lewis has taken a swing at the league.

And during its biggest week, nonetheless.

L ...

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Christopher Swan, Lauren Weinberg, Kayleen Seidle and Todd Berkich star in

'Guys and Doll's coming to Lutcher

New York’s Broadway scene is headed back to the area when the Lutcher Theater in Orange, Texas, presents “Guys and Dolls.”

The Tony ...

Photography by Timothy Fontenot will be featured in the new

Photographer brings vision to life

For photographer Tim Fontenot, inside

every landscape is a composition. When he looks at a scene in nature, he

not only sees

the grass, the trees a ...


Masquerade to benefit Solomon's Porch

The revelry of the second annual Masquerade Affair will take place at 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 16, at the Chateau du Calcasieu, 932 Enterprise Blvd., in La ...

The baked chicken dish came with rice and gravy. The mustard greens and baked beans are optional as sides.

Restaurant serves up homegrown classics

I am demanding that all restaurants serving

legitimate soul food — and not “southern cooking” — during lunch hours

put stati ...

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