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Obits published Sunday, September 21, 2014

Edward Reagan Ainsworth, 73, King’s Funeral Home

Ethel Batchelor, 94, Reed Funeral Home of Kinder

Alberta Latrell Beloney, 34, King’s Funeral Home

Patrick Jacko, 30, King’s Funeral Home

Joseph William Jones Sr., 84, Hixson-Sulphur Memorial Funeral Home

Philip “Luke&rdquo ...



Bond reduced for suspect in Bourbon St. shooting

NEW ORLEANS  — A judge Friday sharply

reduced the bond for the only person arrested so far in connection with a

June gunfight

on Bourbon ...


Center offers help to those with disabilities

The Calcasieu Business and Career Solutions Center has an initiative that seeks to improve and increase opportunities for people with disabilities who ...


LC man indicted on rape, burglary, firearm charges

A Lake Charles man accused of forcing a woman to perform sex acts was indicted on rape and burglary charges Thursday in state district court.

A grand ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Sowela reports record fall enrollment

For the second consecutive year, Sowela Technical Community College has reported record enrollment, with nearly 3,500 students registering for classes ...

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American Press High School Scoreboard

The American Press is your No. 1 source for high school football.

Click here each Friday night to see how your favorite team is faring on the gridiro ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

One loss that helped create LSU's Golden Age

So here we are again, faced with the annual LSU-Mississippi State game, and one more chance to try to make some kind of sense of the Tigers’ une ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

New coach, same ol' West Monroe awaits Bucs

The training wheels come off Barbe tonight.

After playing its first two games in Lake Charles, a 29-0 win against Washington-Marion and a 34-6 win at ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

W-M, Tors after first win & St. Louis defense faces challenge

Defenses at St. Louis and Washington-Marion will be facing tall orders this weekend.

Washington-Marion (0-2) will host Sulphur (0-2) and running back ...

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Children ride a merry-go-round at last year’s Bon Ton Festival. (American Press Archives)

Bon Ton Festival coming to Carlyss

The Bon Ton Festival in Carlyss — recently named a top 20 September festival by the Southeast Tourism Society — is expected

to draw thous ...

Garland Peck's 2007 C6 LS2-generation Corvette will be on display at the Midnight Fantasies Car, Truck and Bike Lakefront Tour this weekend. (Rick Hickman / American Press)

Car loads of fun: Midnight Fantasies Lakefront Tour this weken

The Midnight Fantasies Car, Truck and Bike Lakefront Tour will be 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday,

Sept. 21, in the Burt ...

Former prisoner of war Jessica Lynch is featured in the South Charleston, W.Va., Christmas Parade. Lynch has landed a lead role in a Christian film. Morgantown-based JC Films is producing

Ex-POW Jessica Lynch starring in Christian film

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Former prisoner of

war Jessica Lynch is enjoying her latest role, starring in a Christian

movie currently

in production.


U2 lead singer Bono. (MGNonline)

Forward-thinking U2 innovating while entertaining

Since U2 stunned the music world by delivering a surprise album at Apple's iPhone 6 unveiling and making it available to a

half-billion iTunes users ...

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