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Obits published Saturday, July 4, 2015

Jimmie Ruth Bianchi, 73, Johnson and Robison Funeral Home

David Peter Breaux, Matthews & Son Funeral Home

Calvin Lenard Cooley, 91, Johnson Funeral Home

Lozie Dear, 86, Johnson Funeral Home

Dolores “DeeDee” Fontenot, 66, Reed Funeral Home of Kinder

Harold LeBlanc, 62, King&rsquo ...



Body found in Sulphur canal

A body was discovered in a canal in Sulphur Saturday morning, authorities said.

Sulphur Police spokesman Mel

Estess said police received a call at ...

Congressman John Fleming address the large crowd of community members and leaders during Thursday's appreciation day ceremony in honor of Fort Polk's 1st MEB held in DeRidder. (Pamela Sleezer / American Press)

Leaders pay tribute to soldiers

DERIDDER — Government and business

leaders paid tribute Thursday to the soldiers of Fort Polk’s 1st

Maneuver Enhancement Brigade,

which ...


C-SPAN to send LC teacher to Washington

Lake Charles teacher Danette Manuel is one of 30 educators invited to Washington next week for C-SPAN Classroom’s Educators’

Conference, ...


US drone strike kills Islamic State leader

WASHINGTON — A coalition airstrike in Syria has killed a senior Islamic State leader, who has been responsible for moving fighters and weapons f ...

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Bubba Watson says he's painting over the Confederate flag on his car made popular in

Bubba Watson to remove Confederate flag from 'General Lee'

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — Bubba Watson says he's painting over the Confederate flag on his car made popular in "The

Dukes of Hazzard" tele ...

New Orleans Pelicans center Omer Asik (3) slam dunks over Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond (0) March 4 in the second half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans. (Associated Press)<br />

Pelicans get inside insurance

One day after signing their franchise player, the Pelicans appear to have re-signed his body guard.

Multiple reports say the team has come to terms w ...


Gone fishin' for Fourth of July

On Saturday citizens of the United States celebrate the 239th birthday of this great nation.

To supplement that celebration, residents of Southwest L ...

John Smoltz (MGNonline)

John Smoltz the first HOFer to have Tommy John surgery

When John Smoltz is inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in three weeks he'll be unique — the only player enshrined to

have undergone Tommy ...

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(Photo of Universal Pictures)

Movies Under the Stars remembers the 80s

The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury will showcase 1980s-era films this month with Movies Under the Stars, in Prien Lake Park,

at 3700 West Prien Lake Ro ...

Glazed Confections is located on Ryan Street in the same building as CC's Coffee.

Glazed Confections specializes in bold flavors, unique combinations

I have no room left in my life for another favorite restaurant.

In Lake Charles alone there is already a list of places

where, throughout the week ...


Jennings to host Stars and Stripes celebration today

JENNINGS — The city of Jennings will host its 24th annual Stars and Stripes celebration on Friday, July 3, at the Louisiana

Oil and Gas Park.


(Special to the American Press)

23rd annual Red, White, Blue & You set for Saturday

As it does every year in Southwest Louisiana, Fourth of July will end with a spectacular display over the lake Saturday night.

Lake Charles will host ...

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