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Legislators discuss state budget troubles at breakfast

By John Guidroz / American Press

Addressing the state’s ongoing budget woes took center stage during Thursday’s legislative breakfast hosted by the Family and Youth Counseling Agency. Several Southwest Louisiana state lawmakers spoke at L’Auberge Casino Resort about the need to find ways to fix years of continued ...

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Obama leaves letter in Oval Office for Trump

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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama pose with President-elect D ...

Trump's big day underway: Tea with Obamas, then the oath

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Spokesman: Police officer shot in New Orleans suburb

MARRERO -- A spokesman says a police officer has been shot in a town outside New Orleans.

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Protesters make their mark on Trump's inauguration

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Sports

Gators get another shot at W-M

With a tendency to play up or down to the level of their competition, this basketball season has been a roller coaster for the LaGrange Gators, who ha ...

Cowboys show glimpse of potential: Shooters display accuracy promised before season

An 11-point lead was whittled to seven and Dave Simmons called timeout.

McNeese State, losers of three consecutive Southland Conference games, requir ...

Iowa's Oakley explains proposals to LHSAA

LAFAYETTE — Iowa Principal Michael Oakley had the opportunity to explain his collection of proposals on the Louisiana High School Athletic Assoc ...

Kalob Ledoux slams a putback dunk in McNeese's 82-72 win against Central Arkansa ...

Hot-shooting Cowboys run past Central Arkansas, 82-27

The first half clock ticked down and Burton Coliseum was restless. Kalob Ledoux, he of one collegiate start prior to Wednesday evening, endured a tr ...


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Scene

Imperial Calcasieu Museum exhibits Joan of Arc photographs

The Imperial Calcasieu Museum’s latest exhibit, “Personal Reflections of Joan of Arc,” contains large-format photographs with inscri ...

In this Feb. 22, 2015 photo, Solange Knowles arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby  ...

Solange Knowles headlines progressive 'Peace Ball'

WASHINGTON -- The main attraction, Solange Knowles, didn't hit the stage until close to midnight, but the 3,000 or so enthusiastic guests packed into ...

Photo by Devin Dronett

The Velvet Pig: On a mission to nourish Southwest Louisiana with fresh, local food

One of the central tables at the Cash and Carry Farmers’ Market is named for a dog.

Nicole Butler always joked that if she ever started a resta ...

Beethoven, Bingo and Bubbly: LC Symphony fundraiser is Saturday

There’s still time to grab tickets to the Lake Charles Symphony’s 5th annual champagne bingo fundraiser, “Beethoven, Bingo and Bubbl ...


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