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Missie Perritt speaks on the consequences of substance abuse to Barbe juniors and seniors on Friday at Barbe High School. (Rick Hickman / American Press) 

Missie Perritt speaks on the consequences of substance abuse to Barbe juniors and seniors on Friday at Barbe High School. (Rick Hickman / American Press) 

Barbe students cautioned on effects of impaired driving

By Lindsay Huth / American Press

It was just a few years ago when Missie Perritt proudly looked on as her son Blaine made a three-pointer from half court during a basketball game at Barbe High School, a game in which Perritt said he individually racked up 33 points. On Friday, she stood in that same spot at half court and talked to ...

News

Trial for DeRidder murder rescheduled

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 Ja ...

Colorado weighs strategy for guarding against pot crackdown

DENVER -- Colorado is considering an unusual strategy to protect its nascent marijuana industry from a potential federal crackdown, even at the expens ...

Study: New Orleans tourism records: 10.45M tourists, $7.4B

NEW ORLEANS -- A new study says New Orleans has broken a tourism record set before Hurricane Katrina, with nearly 10.5 million visitors in 2016. The r ...

Senior Minister Meg Barnhouse poses for a photo in a classroom that can be conve ...

Immigrants find sanctuary in growing Austin church network

AUSTIN, Texas -- Senior Minister Meg Barnhouse knows she'll need beds, a dresser, chairs and a mirror to make the classroom at the First Unitarian Uni ...


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Sports

Barbe’s Khalil Jones wins the long jump with a leap of 23 feet, 5 inches d ...

Barbe sweeps Relays

WESTLAKE — It is rare that a track meet comes down to the final event, but it has happened two years in a row at the St. Louis/Taussig Propertie ...

McNeese State pitcher Austin Sanders scattered six hits in a nine-inning victory ...

Fine finish: Cowboys' Sanders goes distance

Twelve minutes after the game ended, Justin Hill approached Austin Sanders.

“What you did,” the McNeese State coach told his starting pit ...

McNeese State men's head basketball coach Dave Simmons enter his 11th season. Th ...

McNeese athletic director Bruce Hemphill updates basketball program

McNeese State athletic director Bruce Hemphill gave an update on the status of the men’s basketball program and coach Dave Simmons to the Amer ...

Kinder cools off Vinton

VINTON — Kinder cooled off the red hot fifth-ranked Vinton Lions with a 5-0 victory Thursday.

Junior right-hander Trent Johnson (2-2) played a ...


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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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