Two House races in spotlight

Former Gov. Edwin W. Edwards and U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister continue to get national exposure as they run for two of Louisiana’s six seats in the U.S. House, but it isn’t the kind of publicity that enhances a state’s image.

McNeese is dream come true

McNeese State University is celebrating its 75th birthday this year, and it is the great education institution that visionary leaders believed it would become that many years ago. The American Press talked about its opening in a Sept. 9, 1939, editorial.

Debate didn't change anything

The first debate involving the three major candidates in Louisiana’s U.S. Senate race produced no surprises,

Find money for roads, bridges

Public, business and industry officials are talking about the deplorable condition of Louisiana’s roads and bridges, but don’t look for anything to change for over a year, if even then. Additional revenues are the only answer, and Gov. Bobby Jindal