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Early voting begins Saturday

By Doris Maricle / American Press

Early voting begins Saturday for the Dec. 6 elections. Voters can cast ballots 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 22-29, except Sunday,

Nov. 23, Thanksgiving Day and Friday, Nov. 28, at parish voter registrar offices and other designated sites.

In Calcasieu Parish, early ballots can also be cast at the West Ca ...


(American Press Archives)

Early voting begins Saturday

Early voting begins Saturday for the Dec. 6 elections. Voters can cast ballots 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 22-29, except Sunday,

Nov. 23, Thanksgiving Day ...


LC woman indicted on murder charge

A Lake Charles woman was indicted on a second-degree murder charge Thursday in the August shooting death of her boyfriend.

Onzeletta Marie Washington ...


US Supreme Court declines hearing

The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the appeals of two women who were convicted of killing one of their husbands on a

lonely road south of Lake C ...


Money from small settlement earmarked for coast

NEW ORLEANS — Money from the first and only settlement so far in a Louisiana flood board's lawsuit against dozens of

energy companies will be p ...

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(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Pay day lures likes of Lukas

Vinton may be off the beaten path, but the road to Churchill Downs runs through this small Lake Area town Saturday.

Some of the biggest names in thor ...


CFP learns it can't please everyone

Still in its infancy, the esteemed College Football Playoff selection committee is already learning a valuable life’s lesson.

Namely, no good d ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Nwosah's paint play is the difference

It wasn’t the prettiest win the McNeese State Cowgirls will get this season, but they got the win nonetheless Thursday night,

79-70 over winles ...

(Kirk Meche/Special to the American Press)

S. Beauregard plays for first quarterfinal

South Beauregard is 0-7 all-time in the high school football playoffs.

That hasn’t stopped coach Dwight Hudler and the No. 8-seeded Golden Knig ...

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Members of the Pride of McNeese Cowboy Marching Band will perform during McNeese’s Fall Band Spectacular at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21, in the Shearman Fine Arts Performing Arts Theatre. (Rick Hickman / American Press)<br />

McNeese Fall Band Spectacular Concert on stage tonight

McNeese State University’s Department of Performing Arts annual Fall Band Spectacular is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov.

21, in the Shearm ...

Since opening earlier this month, the Nelson Road location has been a hive of activity, serving residents from all over Southwest Louisiana.

LC's newest fast-food franchise serves up good food, cold treats

There are three things in the world that

can cause adults to act like toddlers. The first is paid vacation from a

regular job.

Days on end doing wh ...

Junior League member Elisabeth LaMotte decorates a Christmas tree in the Civic Center. (Rick Hickman / American Press)

Mistletoe & Moss named a top 20 event

The Mistletoe and Moss Holiday Market kicks off today for its 22nd year with a new accolade under its belt — a designation

as a Southeast Touri ...

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Calcasieu Cinema International to screen 'Les Intouchables' tonight

Engaging students and community members

in meaningful discussions about culture is not as easy as it sounds,

especially when

topics are often sensi ...

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