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Obits published Saturday, August 23, 2014

Judy Richard Bastidas, 70, Lakeside Funeral Home

Elaine Boswell, 94, Hixson Funeral Home

Eugene Cormier, 80, Matthews & Son Funeral Home

Kahlil Sampson Isaiah Dangerfield, 7, James Funeral Home

Miracle Hadnot, infant, King’s Funeral Home

Agnes Leger, 94, Combre Funeral Home

Williams ...


(Lauren Manary/American Press)

Soldiers prepare for deployment with mock explosions, gunfire

FORT POLK — Soldiers with the 1st Battalion, 32nd Cavalry Regiment — set to deploy to Afghanistan this fall — were bombarded

with m ...

(American Press Archives)

Council gives OK to redevelopment of High School Park

The redevelopment of High School Park,

located on the 1700 block of Second Street between Second and Third

avenues, received

some support from the ...


BPPJ committee to action on late audit next month

DERIDDER — The Beauregard Parish Police Jury Personnel Committee took no action during a special called meeting Thursday that

addressed all of ...

(American Press Archives)

Qualifying for elections continues through today for November primary

Qualifying for the Nov. 4 election continued Thursday for candidates seeking public office in Southwest Louisiana. Today is

the last day to qualify.


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(Rick Hickman/American Press

Cowgirls kick open season

McNeese State soccer coach Scooter Savoie is hoping that fresh faces and veteran experience can jell into a winning combination

this fall.

Savoie we ...


Ragin' Cajuns class of Sun Belt Conference

No longer the hunters, the Ragin’ Cajuns are now big game in the Sun Belt Conference.

After three consecutive 9-4 seasons and New Orleans Bowl ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Cryer brings spread offense to Saints

Last fall saw the exit of one of the longest tenured head football coaches in Southwest Louisiana history when St. Louis Catholic’s Mike

Johns ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Offensive line long on experience, short on help

Last year the McNeese State offensive line entered the season as the biggest question mark on the team.

The question was answered emphatically in the ...

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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 ...

Robin Williams, left, and his daughter, Zelda, attend the premiere of

Daughter of Robin Williams faced online abuse

NEW YORK — Robin Williams' daughter has abandoned her online social media accounts in disgust following what she called

"cruel and unnecessary" ...

Josh Ledet. (Michelle Higginbotham / American Press)<br>

'Lake Charles Idol' tryouts Tuesday

KVHP-TV will present “Lake Charles Idol” — a preliminary competition for the “American Idol” auditions — 4-7 p.m. ...

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