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Obituaries

Obits published Friday, May 26, 2017

Sam Blaney Sr., 82, James Funeral Home. Robert Nathaniel Bracy Jr., 27 King’s Funeral Home. Wilder Joseph Breaux, 90, Miguez Funeral Home of Lake Arthur. Stanley Carol Chapman, 79, Matthews and Son Funeral Home. Una Mayeux Couvillion, 83, Johnson Funeral Home. Durwood Dougherty, 74, Riley Smit ...

News

DeRidder man killed in car accident

A 19 year-old DeRidder man has been killed in an early Friday morning car accident in Topsy, said authorities.

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office ...

This undated photo released by the Alabama Department of Corrections shows death ...

Alabama officials raced clock to execute convicted murderer

ATMORE, Ala. -- Alabama's quest to kill an inmate who spent decades on death row for murder became a high-stakes game of beat the clock after the U.S. ...

In this Sept. 5, 2008 photo, musician Chris Cornell performs on stage during Con ...

Private service, public viewing for Cornell planned Friday

LOS ANGELES -- Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell is being laid to rest Friday at Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles.

Representatives for the ...

In this Feb. 16, 1984 photo, Genene Jones, second right, is escorted into Willia ...

Former Texas nurse accused of killing dozens of kids in '80s

DALLAS -- A Texas nurse who is in prison for the 1984 killing of a toddler has been charged with murder in the 1981 death of an infant, and authoritie ...


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Sports

McNeese State's Robbie Podorsky (1) gets tagged out by Central Arkansas SS #3 at ...

Unbearable: Central Arkansas sends Cowboys into losers' bracket

SUGAR LAND, Texas — The top-seeded McNeese State baseball team took a step back in its quest for a Southland Conference baseball tournament cham ...

LSU rains down runs on Missouri

From staff reports

HOOVER, Ala. — Cole Freeman went 4-for-4, including a three-run home run through the rain in the eighth inning that sealed t ...

McNeese State's Austin Nelson (43) watches the ball leave the park for a homer d ...

Whoa, Nelly: Nelson HR helps Cowboys advance

SUGAR LAND, Texas — No. 1 McNeese State led most of its first-round Southland Conference Tournament baseball game against No. 8 Lamar, but the C ...

Winning Game 1 at all costs

The top-seeded McNeese State baseball team will begin its postseason against a team it should be familiar with in No. 8 Lamar at 4 p.m. today in the S ...


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Scene

Cajun music trio Nee de Traditionne is set to perform. (Special to American Pres ...

Fundraiser concert will benefit music museum

A concert and fundraiser to benefit the Music Museum of Southwest Louisiana will be at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 27, in Sloppy’s Downtown.

Cajun ...

Works of Women: Sulphur exhibit features over 200 works by female artists

An opening reception for the exhibit “Works of Women 2017” will be 5-7 p.m. today, May 25, in the Henning Cultural Center, 923 Ruth St. in ...

Help yourself to a free cup of coffee at Havens General Store in Fields. While y ...

Havens General Store: Fields establishment offers old-fashioned, one-stop shopping and dining experience

The Beauregard Parish community of Fields isn’t what you’d call a thriving metropolis. The school, Hyatt High School, closed in 2008. The ...

Canadian connection: Drake meets Celine Dion at Billboards

LAS VEGAS— Even on a record-setting night at the Billboard Music Awards, Drake appeared a bit star-struck in meeting fellow Canadian performer C ...


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