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Multiple drownings reported near Merryville

By Pamela Sleezer / American Press

A family outing was struck with tragedy Sunday afternoon. An adult male’s body and the body of a male teen were recovered from the Sabine River in Beauregard Parish and authorities were searching for the body of another male teen. Sheriff Ricky Moses stated that deputies responded to a call t ...


Oak tree seen in 'Shawshank Redemption' is knocked down

MANSFIELD, Ohio -- A tree that became a popular attraction for its role in the movie "The Shawshank Redemption" has fallen.

Jodie Snavely, of the Man ...

California man sentenced for trying to aid Islamic State

SANTA ANA, Calif. -- A California man who aspired to join the Islamic State group in Syria and lied to get a replacement American passport to head ove ...

Protesters yell as DNC Chairwoman, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., arrives for ...

'Shame!' Dems' division roils party on Day 1 of convention

PHILADELPHIA -- Angry Democrats heckled outgoing party chief Debbie Wasserman Schultz with boos and cries of "shame!" on Monday as the party tried to ...

EPA moves to regulate climate-warming airliner pollution

WASHINGTON -- The government has found that jet engine exhaust is adding to climate change and endangering human health, and needs to be regulated.

T ...

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Two kickers die in wreck, one injured

By Scooter Hobbs

LSU placekicker Colby Delahoussaye escaped with relatively minor injuries from a one-car accident in Wisco ...

Bregman to make debut

Former LSU All-American Alex Bregman will make his Major League debut tonight at Minute Maid Park with the Houston Astros barely 13 months after playi ...

LHSAA executive committee to meet

The Louisiana High School Athletic Association executive committee will meet at 1 p.m. today at the LHSAA office to discuss Executive Director Eddie B ...

A robin shown photographed on Friday in Southwest Louisiana. 

Drop in hummingbirds, rise in robins

Some area bird watchers have voiced concern about hummingbirds and robins.

Those who have had hummingbirds in their backyard with frequency are notin ...

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Martha Guzman screams as she tries to pose for a photo with zombies at

'Fear the Walking Dead' introduces new cast member

SAN DIEGO -- The newest cast member of "The Walking Dead" spin-off was introduced to the zombie drama franchise in an overwhelming way.

Danay Garcia ...

Hackett's Cajun Kitchen is located at 5614 Gerstner Memorial Blvd., and just so  ...

Hackett's remains a regional favorite

Remember the old Sunny Delight commercials where the kids run home and dig through the refrigerator looking for something to drink? Containers of oran ...

Two new exhibits open at Historic City Hall Arts and Cultural Center

Two new exhibitions are on display at Historic City Hall to intrigue and perplex the mind from now until Oct. 1: “Modern Twist: Contemporary Jap ...

Tupper Museum seeking Jennings High memorabilia

JENNINGS — The Tupper Museum is seeking Jennings High School memorabilia for “Bulldog Palooza,” an upcoming exhibit.

The exhibit, w ...

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