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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 ...


ServicesHenning Memorial United Methodist Church, 404 S. Huntington St., Sulphur, 527-5483 — The Branch worship experience, 10:30 a.m. Sundays i ...

Fiction review: “In the Woods,”by Tana FrenchBy Jayme ChampagneSpecial to the American Press“In the Woods,” the debut novel by ...

Sam Houston High honored by NATAMOSS BLUFF — The National Athletic Trainers’ Association has designated Sam Houston High School a “S ...


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 ...

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(Rick Hickman/American Press)

South LC squad hoping to match '08 team - and more

The South Lake Charles 12-year-old All-Stars are on a mission that began in 2008.

That was the year South Lake Charles last qualified for the Little ...

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 ...

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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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