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Obits published Monday, September 22, 2014

Ethel Batchelor, 94, Reed Funeral Home of Kinder

William J. Flavin, 85, Johnson Funeral Home

Joseph William Jones Sr., 84, Hixson-Sulphur Memorial Funeral Home

Mary Anita Kraft, Johnson and Robison Funeral Home

Suzanne “Tinee” Lenahan, 61, Labby Memorial Funeral Home

Mary Frances Di ...



Lawyers in defamation case seek settlement

Lonnie Smart’s defamation case against the city of Westlake was scheduled for a hearing in district court Friday but was quickly postponed, ...


Louisiana sixth-best state for business

Louisiana ranked sixth in the Top States for Doing Business in 2014, with Southwest Louisiana leading the pack, according to a national publicati ...


Landrieu blocks bill again

For the second time this summer, U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., blocked passage of a bipartisan Senate bill to impose economic sanctions against ...


Murder defendant's cousin changes testimony

A man who told police in 2011 that his cousin was at Sunlight Manor on the night of a murder changed his story in state district court Friday.

T ...

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(Rick Hickman/American Press)

LSU played more like Paper Tigers

BATON ROUGE — Perhaps there’s a spot waiting at the Heisman awards banquet for Dak Prescott and — who knows? — maybe this ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Streak is over

BATON ROUGE — Maybe Mississippi State is all Dak.

And more.

One thing we did find out Saturday night, the Tigers are not. Or are they?

Sulphu ...

American Press High School Scoreboard

The American Press is your No. 1 source for high school football.

Click here each Friday night to see how your favorite team is faring on the gridiro ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

One loss that helped create LSU's Golden Age

So here we are again, faced with the annual LSU-Mississippi State game, and one more chance to try to make some kind of sense of the Tigers’ une ...

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Children ride a merry-go-round at last year’s Bon Ton Festival. (American Press Archives)

Bon Ton Festival coming to Carlyss

The Bon Ton Festival in Carlyss — recently named a top 20 September festival by the Southeast Tourism Society — is expected

to draw thous ...

Garland Peck's 2007 C6 LS2-generation Corvette will be on display at the Midnight Fantasies Car, Truck and Bike Lakefront Tour this weekend. (Rick Hickman / American Press)

Car loads of fun: Midnight Fantasies Lakefront Tour this weken

The Midnight Fantasies Car, Truck and Bike Lakefront Tour will be 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday,

Sept. 21, in the Burt ...

Former prisoner of war Jessica Lynch is featured in the South Charleston, W.Va., Christmas Parade. Lynch has landed a lead role in a Christian film. Morgantown-based JC Films is producing

Ex-POW Jessica Lynch starring in Christian film

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Former prisoner of

war Jessica Lynch is enjoying her latest role, starring in a Christian

movie currently

in production.


U2 lead singer Bono. (MGNonline)

Forward-thinking U2 innovating while entertaining

Since U2 stunned the music world by delivering a surprise album at Apple's iPhone 6 unveiling and making it available to a

half-billion iTunes users ...

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