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List of entertainment events in Southwest Louisiana

Special to the American Press

The American Press compiles a list of entertainment events scheduled for Southwest Louisiana. The full list is posted online each Wednesday night while a condensed guide is printed each Thursday in our Scene section. The deadline for submission is the Monday before the publication date. To have your ...



La. residents pay more for cigarettes, cars starting today

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana drivers only have to renew their licenses every six years beginning Wednesday, but they’ll have to

pay more when ...

(American Press Archives)

3 volunteer firefighters among 6 Allen Parish men facing arson, burglary charges

OAKDALE — Three volunteer firemen are among six Allen Parish men facing arson and burglary charges for allegedly setting fires

to residential a ...

President Barack Obama, accompanied by Vice President Joe Biden, speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 1, 2015. (AP Photo)

Obama: US embassy in Havana marks 'new chapter' in Cuba ties

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama announced Wednesday that the U.S. and Cuba will reopen their embassies in Havana and Washington, heralding a ...


A crackdown on drinking boaters heading into holiday

BATON ROUGE — Ahead of a long holiday weekend, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is warning boaters about operating vessels whi ...

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July bereft of meaningful sports news

Welcome to July.

It figures to be a long month.

Much longer than the 31 hot, humid and somewhat endless days that the calendar prescribes.

It is de ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Lloyd takes Cowboys volunteer job

Four years at McNeese weren’t enough for Connor Lloyd, though it certainly isn’t because he is on the Bluto Blutarsky or Tommy

Callahan e ...

By Scooter Hobbsshobbs@americanpress.comThree strikes apparently were enough for LSU defensive tackle Trey Lealaimatafao.LSU head coach Les Miles anno ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Golden Nugget's first foray into MMA a success

The Golden Nugget Casino made its first foray into the world of mixed martial arts on Friday and the turnout was about as

good as they could have ask ...

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The Lake Charles Symphony will present

LC Symphony to present 'Cirque de la Symphonie'

The Lake Charles Symphony, in

partnership with First Federal Bank of Louisiana, will present their

2015 Summer Pops production

entitled Cirque de l ...

Children enjoy fresh watermelon juice from a Sugartown melon, the fruit that serves as the centerpiece for the annual Beauregard Watermelon Festival. (Special to the American Press)

Watermelon Fest opens gates today

The signs of summer are everywhere, and for Beauregard Parish residents there is no better way to celebrate the season than with an entire festival de ...

Jarek and Darek perform a strength and hand-balancing act in Cirque de la Symphonie. (American Press Archives)

Civic Center to host summer pops

The Lake Charles Symphony, in partnership with First Federal Bank of Louisiana, will present their 2015 Summer Pops production entitled Cirque de la S ...

(American Press Archives)

Red, White, Blue & You Patriot's Ball June 27

The Mayor’s Armed Forces Commission along with Mayor Randy Roach will host the Ninth Annual Red, White, Blue, and You Patriot’s

Ball on S ...

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