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Superdome helped state recover

By Jim Beam / American Press,/a>

“I don’t want to talk about Katrina. I don’t want to talk about insurance. I don’t want to talk about anything but kicking

Falcon butt.”

Those were Harold Johnson’s sentiments

on the night of Sept. 25, 2006, when his New Orleans Saints of the NFL

were returnin ...


Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. (AP Photo)

Sen. Paul: Senate will vote on fed aid to Planned Parenthood

WASHINGTON — The Senate will vote before its August recess on an effort to block federal aid to Planned Parenthood, presidential hopeful Sen. Ra ...


McNeese State announces new degree program

McNeese State University has added a new degree program to reflect the growing needs and changes in health care.

Students can now earn a Bachelor of



LC man accused in Ponzi scheme that netted millions

Lake Charles man John Steven Blount, 54, pleaded guilty to one criminal count of wire fraud following an FBI investigation

into a local Ponzi scheme. ...


Louisiana Industrial Employment Growth Stagnates

EVANSTON — After posting three straight years of manufacturing employment growth, Louisiana industrial jobs dipped slightly in the past year, ac ...

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(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Talent will be on display

Editor’s note: This series is a reporters’ roundtable on local high school sports topics, featuring Warren Arceneaux, Troy

LaFleur and Rh ...

(Associated Press)

Saints remodeling gets re-start

The first year of the Saints big “remodeling” project didn’t go so well.

The front office tinkered with the formula that had won in ...

In this Feb. 12, 2014, photo, Jen Welter puts her helmet on before the start of the Texas Revolution practice at Bradford Crossing Park in Allen, Texas.

Cardinals name woman to training camp coach position

TEMPE, Ariz. — The Arizona Cardinals have hired Jen Welter to coach inside linebackers through their upcoming training camp and preseason.

The ...


Looking ahead: Five things to watch for with Saints

Two years ago the Saints were in the playoffs and one of the NFL’s top teams.

They even won a playoff game on the road.

That gave hope to a ...

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Harper Lee's

Book review: 'Go Set a Watchman' stirs deep passion

“Go Set a Watchman” made a splash this month as the most pre-ordered book on Amazon, and quite possibly the most controversial.

The book ...

Thea Spears helps sort through decorations from past Christmas celebrations at the Zigler Art Museum. The museum is selling the items in advance of its move to its new home in the new Jennings City Hall on North Main Street.m (Doris Maricle / American Press)

Zigler Art Museum to sell Christmas festival decorations

JENNINGS — Ahead of its move to a new location, the Zigler Art Museum will sell decorations from its past Festival of Christmas

celebrations ne ...

View free showings of classic serials from the 1930s and '40s at Calcasieu Serialfest. (Special to the American Press)

Serialfest invites fresh look at classic heroes

Tarzan, Zorro and Superman walk into a museum.

There’s no punchline — that’s just a preview of the Calcasieu Serialfest in Sulphur. ...

(Rick Hickman / American Press Archives)

Festival offers weekend of live music, fried alligator, rib-eye sandwiches

Great food and entertainment is on the menu for the 26th annual Marshland Festival, which is this weekend at the Lake Charles Civic Center.

Gates ope ...

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