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Sunday, March 26, 2017
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Crime

Trial for DeRidder murder rescheduled

By Pamela Sleezer / American Press

The trial of a DeRidder man accused of murdering a woman at a local motel a year ago has been rescheduled for May 15. Beauregard District Attorney James Lestage said the trial of 59-year-old Jackie L. Pruitt was refixed after a medical emergency arose with a witness. “A key witness experienced ...

News

Runoff in race for 3rd Circuit Court judge

A seat on the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeal vacated by James “Jimmy” Genovese, elected to the state Supreme Court in November, will now go t ...

Jennings mayoral race down to Guinn and Segura

JENNINGS — The next mayor of Jennings will be decided in an April 29 runoff between Henry Guinn and Jimmy Segura, the top two vote-getters in Sa ...

Police work at a crime scene at the Cameo club after a reported fatal shooting,  ...

Shooting at Cincinnati nightclub kills 1, injures several

CINCINNATI -- Gunfire erupted inside a crowded nightclub early Sunday, killing one person and wounding more than a dozen others.

There was no indica ...

Westlake renews taxes

Westlake voters decisively approved two sales tax renewals Saturday that, according to Mayor Bob Hardey, represented about 25 percent of the city&rsqu ...


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Sports

Robbie Podorsky hits a home run in McNeese's 11-8 win against Nicholls State on  ...

McNeese moves to 9-0 in Southland play with 11-8, sweep-clinching win against Nicholls

Baseball’s inherent fickleness dictated things would, at some point, get difficult for McNeese State. It’s made winning look rather simp ...

Unexpected opportunity turns career tide

This is not how, or when, I envisioned it ending.

Today’s baseball game against Nicholls State is my last assignment for the American Press. To ...

NISH wins pitchers' duel

By Rodrick Anderson

randerson@americanpress.com

SULPHUR — New Iberia scored the game’s lone run and three Yellow Jackets pitchers combin ...

McNeese second baseman Joe Provenzano applies a tag in the Cowboys' 14-5 win aga ...

McNeese throttles Nicholls, 12-3, moving to 8-0 in Southland play

They came by the tens, congregating in the beer garden along the left field line to watch what has become Lake Charles’ hottest ticket. A base ...


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Scene

Lake Area Ballet Theatre Spring Gala: Performance will celebrate talents of over 50 local dancers

The Lake Area Ballet Theatre’s second Spring Gala is set for 7 p.m. Saturday at the Lake Charles Civic Center’s Rosa Hart Theatre and will ...

Wild Beast Feast: Symphony fundraiser chefs cooking up some down-home goodness

Whet your appetites and get ready for the Lake Charles Symphony’s 17th annual Wild Beast Feast fundraiser on Saturday, March 25 in the courtyard ...

Photo by Devin Dronett 

Maplewood Discount: Home of the Stuffed Burgers

Sulphur’s Maplewood Discount is, well, a convenience store. There are neon beer signs in the windows, aisles of chips and candy, and a wall of r ...

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Butterfly release to benefit Harbor Foundation

The Harbor Foundation will host its second annual butterfly release at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 1, at the Lake Charles Civic Center’s Amphitheate ...


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