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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 ...


(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Campout for a Cause begins today

A local radio station host believes spending the night in a tent in a parking lot is a small price to pay to help alleviate hunger in Lake Charles.


(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Phillips 66, CCOA volunteers deliver baskets

Devyn Dellafosse, 7, was having a hard time finding the energy she needed Saturday morning and understandably so. She spent most of Friday night ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Cole shows off new home for ministry

Pearl Cole was still getting adjusted to her surroundings Friday morning after a ceremony marking the official opening of

the new Abraham’s Ten ...


Weather prompts earlier kickoff

The threat of an evening thunderstorm has spurred McNeese State University officials to change the time of the Cowboys’ home

football game with ...

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(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Nebraska flaws never improved in McNeese's season

Artistically speaking, it was the perfect ending to an imperfect season.

A period or an ellipsis would not suffice to finish the tale of the 2014 McN ...

(Associated Press)

Bad stretches aside, Saints still control their destiny

Hard as it is to believe, the Saints are still in control of their own season.

Winning just four times in their first 10 games makes things tough, un ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Baggett, Boyd lead Cowgirls

On a day the McNeese Cowgirls honored alumni, current elder statesmen Allison Baggett and Talisa Boyd provided the heroics in a 57-55 win over Souther ...

(Kirk Meche/American Press)

Knights fall to Rayville

LONGVILLE — Rayville scored 36 unanswered points to eliminate South Beauregard 44-26 Friday night in a Class 3A regional-round


The eight ...

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St. Nicholas Center for Children will sell hot chocolate and cookies Nov. 24 during its St. Nick's Sweet Shoppe event. (Rick Hickman / American Press Archives)

Sweet treats at St. Nick's Sweet Shoppe

St. Nicholas Center for Children, 2519 Ryan St., is hosting a fundraiser benefitting United Way of Southwest Louisiana 10

a.m.-3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 24 ...

(Frank DiCesare / American Press Archives)

Reins of Hope to benefit Family and Youth

Unique endeavors and coming up with creative methods to better serve the community are things the Family and Youth Counseling

Agency is known for in ...

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 ...

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