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Obits published Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Frank Antoine, 78, Combre Funeral Home

Farley Grayson Brown, 93, Hixson Funeral Home of Moss Bluff

Ovie Adam Cormier, 83, Hixson-Sulphur Memorial Funeral Home

Anthony Percy “Tony” David, 47, Miguez Funeral Home

Laura Doyle, 64, Labby Memorial Funeral Home of DeRidder

Twana Ann Duhon ...


(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Fort Polk Progress gets local support

Almost two weeks after the city began efforts to gather support for Fort Polk Progress, the process has come to an end.

The joint effort garnered ove ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

New year brings improvements to alternative school

The new school year began with quite a few changes to the Calcasieu Parish School Board’s middle and high school alternative

site. Earlier this ...


Fort Polk hosts job fair for soldiers' spouses

FORT POLK — Jessica Horton is determined to find a job that meets her needs.

“It’s time,” said Horton, an Army veteran who re ...


Jindal sues Obama administration over Common Core

BATON ROUGE (AP) — In a move certain to bolster his national standing with conservatives, Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal sued

the Obama administr ...

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(Associated Press)

Bailey's role unknown

NEW ORLEANS — After playing at an elite level for more than a decade, cornerback Champ Bailey enters the final game of the

2014 preseason with ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Bucs begin life without Quinn, Fontenot

The 2014 Barbe Bucs will be a team of transition.

But head coach Mike Cutrera knew this day would come and is optimistic his team will reload even wi ...


Never too early to tweak new playoff

A new era in college football starts today.

When the sports’ biggest division kicks things off, the race to make the first official playoff wil ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

New faces on kicking, return teams

Special teams played a significant role last season in getting McNeese State to the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs

for the first time sin ...

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“Past, Present and Future” is the theme of McNeese State University theater’s 75th season. (Special to the American Press)

McNeese State University Theatre Roundup tonight

Gearing up for it’s 75th season, McNeese State University’s theater department will hold its annual Theatre Roundup at 5:30

p.m. today, A ...

Matthew McConaughey, left, and Woody Harrelson from the HBO series

'Modern Family,' Cranston aim at Emmy record

LOS ANGELES  — Like baseball, the Emmy Awards are a game of statistics: Long-running shows are able to pile up TV's top

awards and new rec ...

Comedian Dan Kamin takes the stage as part of McNeese Banners Cultural Series.

Fall Arts Preview: Plan your artsy outings

After an exciting summer, local museums, theatres and other arts venues are gearing up to start the 2014-2015 arts season.

Lake Charles Civic Ballet


(Justin B. Phillips/American Press)

A taste of the East


of Our Lives” played on the television in the dining area of Yank Sing

Chinese Restaurant. The words spoken by late

cast member M ...

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