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Report questions viability of Vernon Parish nonprofit group

By Lauren Manary / American Press

A report released Monday questions the viability of a Vernon Parish nonprofit that experienced a $164,776 net funding loss.

As of Dec. 31, the report says, the

Vernon Community Action Council, its grant funding having dried up, had a

$141,373 shortfall.

The auditor wrote that the deficiency &ldq ...


(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Calcasieu Parish voting precincts updated in preparation for election

Some Calcasieu Parish voters were

recently notified by mail of changes made to their voting districts and

precincts in preparation

for the Nov. 4 e ...


Report questions viability of Vernon Parish nonprofit group

A report released Monday questions the viability of a Vernon Parish nonprofit that experienced a $164,776 net funding loss.

As of Dec. 31, the report ...

(Special to the American Press)

Leesville airport projet moving forward

LEESVILLE — City officials on Monday gave the go-ahead to plans to remove a hill at the municipal airport if more funding

can be secured for th ...


All Baton Rouge students to get free lunches

By The Associated Press

BATON ROUGE — The East Baton Rouge Parish school system will be providing free lunch to its almost 42,000 students, inc ...

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(Associated Press)

Morgan hopes to validate Saints' faith in him

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — Joe Morgan sprinted downfield on an out pattern and caught a deep pass from Drew Brees in stride.

It’s sti ...

(Associated Press)

Byrd off PUP, allowed to practice

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — Safety Jairus Byrd practiced with the New Orleans Saints on Tuesday for the first time since

his signing in Marc ...

Louisiana State's coach  Nick Saban argues a call with field judge Scott Novak in the second quarter in a game against Texas at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2003. (AP Photo)

Playoff is no exact science

It was Nick Saban, back in his LSU days, who noted that maybe a playoff to replace the hated two-team BCS system might not

be the be-all, end-all.

E ...

(Associated Press)

Conti earns her stripes as official

By The Associated Press

Cat Conti never played sports, let alone had any interest in them, when she was growing up in Southern California. She wanted


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NBC announced Wednesday that Allison Williams will play the boy who refused to grow up in NBC's new staging of

Allison Williams headed skyward as NBC's Peter Pan

NEW YORK — NBC has picked its Peter Pan: high-flying "Girls" star Allison Williams.

The network announced Wednesday that Williams will play the ...

Chadwick Boseman, left, and Nelsan Ellis in a scene from

Natchez tourism bureau making ‘Get On Up’ tour map

NATCHEZ, Miss. — Natchez officials are developing a tour map to take visitors to locations where the James Brown biopic “Get

On Up” ...

Ian Ziering,as Fin Shepard battles a shark on a New York City subway in a scene from

Review: 'Sharknado' sequel has bite and lots of laughs

NEW YORK — Don't worry about me. The Sharknado Evacuation map supplied by Syfy network places me, as a resident of Lower

Manhattan, smack in th ...

Robbie Dubois and Angie Savant dance to the sounds of the Twangsters Union at a previous Marshland Festival. (American Press Archives)

Make a mad dash to the Marshland Fest

Put on your rubber boots.

The 25th annual Marshland Festival is back this year.

The event, in the Lake Charles Civic Center, will begin at 5 p.m. ...

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