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Obits published Saturday, February 28, 2015

JD Brooks, 81, Hixson-Sulphur Memorial Funeral Home

Dorman J. Calcote, 78, Chaddick Funeral Home

Glenn “T-Mike” Dugas, 55, Fondel Memorial Chapel

Alvin Charles Jones Jr., Semien-Lewis Mortuary

Sarah Lavergne, 75, Johnson and Robison Funeral Home

Mary Ruth Grosvenor Locke, 67, Lakesi ...



Democrats caught between Obama, Netanyahu on speech

WASHINGTON — Democrats who are caught

between President Barack Obama and Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu

face an unenviable

choice on Tuesd ...


JDPJ cracks down on trucks parking illegally in Roanoke

JENNINGS — The Jeff Davis Parish Police Jury is cracking down on large trucks illegally parking on Railroad Avenue in Roanoke.

Police Jury Pres ...

Police looking for purse snatchersJENNINGS — Authorities are seeking the public’s help in identifying two white men who snatched a woman&# ...


Lafayette board seeks dismissal of wrongful termination suit

By The Associated Press

LAFAYETTE — The Lafayette Parish School Board’s attorney is asking the court to dismiss a lawsuit former superint ...

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(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Cowgirls crush Lamar

If Jayln Johnson continues pushing McNeese State’s offense at the pace she did on Thursday night, local restauranteurs may have to reassess ...

(Kirk Meche/Special to the American Press)

Trip to Top 28 in Cards for Lacassine

LACASSINE — For the fourth consecutive year the Lacassine Lady Cardinals are headed back to the Top 28 state basketball tournament.

They booked ...


Cowboys try to carry momentum

After suffering through a three-game drought, the McNeese State baseball team is hoping that maybe it found a springboard performance against a r ...

(American Press Archives)

Hot-shooting Cowboys beat last-place Bears

CONWAY, Ark. — McNeese State rolled off 20 straight second half points and Keelan Garrett broke out of a slump with 25 points to help lead the C ...

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Lisa VanWinkle  portrays Pauline and Jeremy VanWinkle appears as John in a scene for this weekend's performance of " />

'Rejected' has simple, powerful message

First Apostolic Church of Moss Bluff will stage “Rejected,” a gospel drama, at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, in the Lake Charles Civic Center&rs ...

Grupo Fantasma won a Grammy Award for its self-produced release, “El Existential.” The Latin genre group will perform at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28 in McNeese’s F.G. Bulber Auditorium as part of the 23rd Banners series. (Special to the American Press)

Banners is back: Acclaimed program kicks off 23rd season

McNeese State University will open its 23rd Banners series with a preview party 6-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, at Isle of Capri.

The series — acclai ...

Leonard's smothered steak dinner comes with rice and gravy, green beans and slices of buttered bread.

Leonard's specializes in soul and comfort food

Winston Churchill once said, “All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice,

honor, duty, mercy ...

(Special to the American Press)

Poetry Out Loud contest Feb. 26 at Central School

The Southwest Louisiana Poetry Out Loud

competition will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, in the Central School

Arts and Humanities

Center’s B ...

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