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Local shooting leaves man hospitalized

By John Guidroz / American Press

A man was hospitalized after being shot Friday morning at the intersection of 10th Street and 7th Avenue, authorities said.

Lake Charles Police Spokesman Sgt. Richard Harrell said they are unsure of the extent of the victim’s injuries. He said he did not have information on any arrests associ ...



Local shooting leaves man hospitalized

A man was hospitalized after being shot Friday morning at the intersection of 10th Street and 7th Avenue, authorities said.

Lake Charles Police Spoke ...

(Special to the American Press)

LC Fire Department to make station better after wreck

Slowly but surely, another item on the Lake Charles Fire Department’s list of headaches will be resolved.

The recent agreement with the city to ...


SW La. school registration list

Southwest Louisiana schools have announced registration dates for the 2014-15 school year:

A.A. Nelson Elementary: New student registration 8 a.m.-1 ...


Health insurance price increases could top 10 percent for thousands in La.

BATON ROUGE — Thousands of people who

bought health insurance through the marketplace created by the federal

health care overhaul

face price ...

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SLC to use replay

Play it again, Sam. Or Steve. Or Geoff. Or Joan. Or whatever the name of the person in the replay booth happens to be.

Southland Conference coaches a ...

(Associated Press)

Saints hope new camp approach helps come playoff time

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — As New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton and General Manager Mickey Loomis spoke about the opening

of training ca ...

(Associated Press)

Astros' lone shining star

By The Associated Press

OAKLAND, Calif. — Astros first baseman Chris Carter remained one of the hottest hitters in the AL this month after home ...

McNeese State is moving forward with plans to replace the abandoned married student housing with a new home for the men’s and women’s basketball teams. McNeese is the lone state school that does not have an oncampus facility for its basketball teams. However, there is no timetable for the project. (Rick Hickman / American Press)

McNeese's plans for on-campus basketball arena in works

McNeese State is hoping that if it builds it, students will come.

In fact the school is banking on that.

With that in mind, Athletic Director Bruce ...

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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. ...

(Special to the American Press)

ACTS to hold 'Legally Blonde: The Musical' auditions

Artists Civic Theatre and Studio in Lake Charles announces a casting call for its 48th season opener, “Legally Blonde: The


Th ...

Zigler Art Museum, 411 Clara St. in Jennings. (Photo courtesy of Zigler Art Museum)

Zigler Museum to hold summer art camp based on recycling

JENNINGS — The Zigler Art Museum, 411 Clara St., will hold a Summer Art Camp, July 21-25.

The camp will be held at 10-11:30 a.m. at the museum ...

Big Shane, a DeRidder-based hip-hop artist, performs tracks from his album “Mixed Emotions” at the 101 Block Party in Austin, Texas, in May of this year. (Special to the American Press)

Big Shane DeRidder’s budding hip-hop star

Shane Peters is certain fame is within his reach.

“I don’t think it’ll be too long,” he said.

The 26-year-old DeRidder nativ ...

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