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Quick Trip clerk Roxana Valverde adjusts the gas price sign numbers at a QT convenient store as gas prices continue to tumble nationwide, in Tolleson, Ariz. The falling price of oil is creating both pain and gain around the globe. (Associated Press)<br />

Quick Trip clerk Roxana Valverde adjusts the gas price sign numbers at a QT convenient store as gas prices continue to tumble nationwide, in Tolleson, Ariz. The falling price of oil is creating both pain and gain around the globe. (Associated Press)

Global oil impact: Who's hurting, happy, hopeful

By The Associated Press

NEW YORK — Oil's plunge is spreading both pain and gain across the globe.

The price of a barrel has fallen by about half since June, punishing the economies of some major exporters. Russia's currency

has nose-dived, for instance, and investors worry Venezuela could default on its debt.

For ...

News

The suspect is described as a slender built, either very light skinned
black man or a very light or dark skinned white man wearing a black
hoodie, black khaki-style pants and blue underwear. He may have slight
facial hair on the chin.

Police: Suspect in convenience store robberies arrested

Authorities arrested a Roanoke man believed to have been responsible for armed robberies of convenience stores in Jennings

and Lake Charles, Jennings ...

(MGNonline)

Board bids adieu to outgoing members

JENNINGS — The Jeff Davis Parish School Board bid farewell Thursday to three board members.

District 10 member Richard McNabb, who served 15 ye ...

JDPJ agrees to pay $434,000 to criminal court fund

JENNINGS — The Jeff Davis Parish Police Jury on Wednesday agreed to pay $434,000 from the parish’s general fund to the criminal court fund ...

Lake Charles police searching for armed robbery suspect

Local authorities are searching for a man believed to involved in three armed robberies of Lake Charles convenience stores.

A black man wearing a gre ...


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Sports

Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps walks into a courthouse for a trial on drunken driving and other charges on Friday in Baltimore. Documents show that the 29-year-old was leaving Baltimore's Horseshoe Casino Sept. 30 when he was pulled over for speeding and crossing the double yellow line on a highway. (Associated Press)

Gold medalist Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI

BALTIMORE — Olympic gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps pleaded guilty to drunken driving on Friday, almost three months

after he was arrested af ...

Former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, center, is taken from the Centre County Courthouse on Oct. 9, 2012, by Centre County Sheriff Denny Nau, left, and a deputy, after being sentenced in Bellefonte, Pa. Sandusky lost a legal battle to restore his $4,900-a-month pension, a benefit that was canceled two years ago after he was sentenced for child molestation

Agency: Jerry Sandusky won't get pension back

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Former Penn State

assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has lost a legal battle to

restore his $4,900-a-month

pension, a ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

LaGrange falls to state champs

The LaGrange Gators gave the

Natchitoches Central Chiefs their best punch early Thursday evening, but

it wouldn’t be enough

as the defending ...

(Associated Press)

Saints right where they expected

This is no joke, the Saints are playing for the playoffs.

It doesn’t matter the record, just the final outcome.

To that end, the Saints find t ...


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Scene

<span class= Rory Partin will perform a selection of big band and Christmas songs at 7 p.m. Friday in the McNeese State University’s Shearman Fine Arts Center. (Photo courtesy of rorypartin.com)" />

Sounds of the season: Enjoy big band music of Partin's Christmas concert

Lake Charles native Rory Partin will perform a selection of big band and Christmas songs at 7 p.m. Friday in the McNeese State University’s Shea ...

The Lake Charles Children's Museum is located downtown on Broad Street. (Photo courtesy of Viral Tourist.com)

Children's Museum ready for Christmas

The Children’s Museum in Lake Charles is helping local children get in the holiday spirit by planning a variety of Christmas events during the n ...

(MGNonline)

Jeff Davis, Allen Parish upcoming Christmas events

Live nativity

OAKDALE — A live nativity and concert will be 6-7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 19-20, at the corner of 13th Street and

Sixt ...

Going's Barbecue Company at 2020 Ruth St. in Sulphur provides a variety of meats and sandwiches at a reasonable price.

New for meat lovers: Going's Barbecue Company

When it comes to tasting barbecue, I don't know that there are two better test subjects in Southwest Louisiana than Troy Lafleur

and myself. Honestly ...


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