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Obits published Thursday, December 18, 2014

Eugenia Darlene Donaldson, 60, Johnson and Robison Funeral Home

Mary Geraldine “Jerry” Broussard Doucet, 76, Combre Funeral Home

Carolyn Claire Glynn, 76, Hixson Funeral Home

Virginia Hamilton, 75, Chaddick Funeral Home

Daniel R. Lovett, 73, Hixson Funeral Home of Lake Charles

Nancy ...



Iowa man facing cruelty to juvenile charges

LACASSINE — A 17-year-old Iowa man is facing cruelty to a juvenile charges after a Lacassine High School student was found

with marks and bruis ...

Allen Parish Library to start using collection agency

OBERLIN — The Allen Parish Library board enacted a policy at its December meeting to use a collection agency to help encourage patrons with over ...

Mardi Gras 2015 events announced

Mardi Gras Southwest Louisiana organizers on Wednesday announced the slate of 2015 Carnival events.“Each year our celebration continues to grow, ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Mardi Gras 2015 events announced

Mardi Gras Southwest Louisiana organizers on Wednesday announced the slate of 2015 Carnival events.

“Each year our celebration continues to gro ...

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<span class=DeRidder Dragons football head coach Eric Parmley." />

BREAKING: DeRidder football coach steps down, son to take over

DERIDDER — After nine years at the helm of the DeRidder Dragons, and 32 years in coaching overall, Eric Parmley is calling

it quits.

He will b ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Lemoine named tops in Class 1A

Elton running back Marcus Lemoine led the way for Southwest Louisiana on the 2014 Louisiana Sports Writers Association Class

1A all-state football te ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

McNeese's Everett earns top honor

The Associated Press has recognized a McNeese State offensive lineman as a Football Championship Subdivision all-American

for the second straight yea ...

(Associated Press)

Players know risks, rewards of football

Football is a violent sport.

It is not meant for everyone.

Players are bigger, stronger and faster than ever before, making for greater impacts.

Ev ...

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The Lake Charles Children's Museum is located downtown on Broad Street. (Photo courtesy of Viral

Children's Museum ready for Christmas

The Children’s Museum in Lake Charles is helping local children get in the holiday spirit by planning a variety of Christmas events during the n ...


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 ...

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