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Jennings police searching for suspect in oxycodone bust

By Doris Maricle / American Press

JENNINGS — A Jennings man was arrested

and a second person is being sought in what police are calling the

city’s largest oxycodone

bust in years.

Gavin Christopher Williams, 25, was arrested Saturday after police received an anonymous tip that two people were selling

drugs at an aba ...



Crime Briefs / Arrest Reports

Two charged with cruelty to juvenile

A DeRidder man and woman were charged with second-degree cruelty to a juvenile after a 5-month-old girl was take ...


Jennings police searching for suspect in oxycodone bust

JENNINGS — A Jennings man was arrested

and a second person is being sought in what police are calling the

city’s largest oxycodone

bust ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Westlake's new mayor talks finances

WESTLAKE — Bob Hardey, a 59-year-old retired instrumentation foreman, was sworn in as the eighth mayor of Westlake on Tuesday night, asking resi ...

(Special to the American Press)

One more LNG plant proposed

Venture Global may have a neighbor on the Calcasieu Ship Channel.  

Waller Marine Inc., a Houston-based engineering and contracting company, is ...

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(Rick Hickman/American Press)

LSU-A proves pesky before McNeese pulls away

f the film didn’t convince McNeese how good LSU-Alexandria is, the Generals were able to do that job on the floor Tuesday

night at Burton Colis ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Indians knock out Peabody

Washington-Marion finally stood up to the bully and escaped with a 68-67 nondistrict win over Peabody, which had beaten the

Charging Indians in two p ...

(Associated Press)

Saints eat up pitiful Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — Drew Brees and the Saints found a cure for their problems — playing the Bears.

Brees threw for 375 yards and three touchdo ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Cowboys open 3-game homestand

LSU-Alexandria is by far the

least-heralded program visiting Burton Coliseum during McNeese State’s

upcoming three-game homestand.

In fact, t ...

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Jeff Davis, Allen Parish upcoming Christmas events

Live nativity

OAKDALE — A live nativity and concert will be 6-7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 19-20, at the corner of 13th Street and

Sixt ...

Going's Barbecue Company at 2020 Ruth St. in Sulphur provides a variety of meats and sandwiches at a reasonable price.

New for meat lovers: Going's Barbecue Company

When it comes to tasting barbecue, I don't know that there are two better test subjects in Southwest Louisiana than Troy Lafleur

and myself. Honestly ...

Zigler Art Museum, 411 Clara St. in Jennings. (Photo courtesy of Zigler Art Museum)

Christmas coming to Zigler Art Museum

JENNINGS — After more than three decades of winter wonderlands and magical holiday displays, Christmas at the Zigler Art Museum

is coming to an ...

Right: TCBY's self-service stations makes it easier to pile on your favorites, free of judgement. Below: The area's newest TCBY is located at 394 Sam Houston Jones Parkway. <span class=" />

TCBY brings back the flavors

It’s hard for me not to think about the 1990s every time I look at a TCBY. In all honestly, that’s a good thing. The 90s were

a pretty aw ...

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