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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 ...


James Groves, area coordinator of the Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child,  loads boxes of toys donated by Southwest Louisiana residents in 2012 into a trailer at The Dwelling Place. Donations for Operation Christmas Child will be accepted through Nov. 19 at 1800 College St. (Rick Hickman / American Press Archives)

Operation Christmas Child recruiting volunteers for 2015

After having a successful year and reaching thousands of children, Operation Christmas Child in Southwest Louisiana is already

making plans for 2015 ...


DeRidder infant on life support; upgraded charges pending

A DeRidder couple charged with second-degree cruelty to a juvenile could face murder charges when the victim dies, authorities


Brittany D. Coo ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Phillips 66 gives Westlake $115k police, fire grant

Westlake’s police and fire departments got an early Christmas present Friday in the form of a $115,000 grant from Phillips


Steve Geiger, p ...


Tebow will lead clinic at Macifest

2007 Heisman Trophy winner and current ESPN college football analyst Tim Tebow will lead a football clinic at 3:30 p.m. April

10 at McNeese State Uni ...

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(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Barbe stuns Washington-Marion

The Barbe Bucs overcame a

fourth-quarter rally and survived overtime Friday night for a stunning

54-51 win over the Washington-Marion

Charging Indi ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Three McNeese players among nation's leaders

If people want to see “Top Five” this weekend, the movie theater won’t be the only place to find it.

The McNeese basketball team ha ...

New Orleans Saints free safety Pierre Warren (42) celebrates with defensive back Terrence Frederick (37) after intercepting a pass intended for Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery (17) during the second half of an NFL football game Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

New-look secondary working

METAIRIE (AP) — Saints cornerback Terrence Frederick and safety Pierre Warren spent offseason practices, minicamp and training

camp working tog ...

Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps walks into a courthouse for a trial on drunken driving and other charges on Friday in Baltimore. Documents show that the 29-year-old was leaving Baltimore's Horseshoe Casino Sept. 30 when he was pulled over for speeding and crossing the double yellow line on a highway. (Associated Press)

Gold medalist Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI

BALTIMORE — Olympic gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps pleaded guilty to drunken driving on Friday, almost three months

after he was arrested af ...

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With police urging any possible sex abuse victims to come forward, two lawsuits pending and more than 15 women making accusations stretching back years, Bill Cosby has little to gain by speaking publicly. (Associated Press)<br />

Bill Cosby's silence may be his best defense at this point

LOS ANGELES — Bill Cosby has the right to remain silent — and that may be his best strategy.

With police urging any possible sex abuse

v ...

<span class= Rory Partin will perform a selection of big band and Christmas songs at 7 p.m. Friday in the McNeese State University’s Shearman Fine Arts Center. (Photo courtesy of" />

Sounds of the season: Enjoy big band music of Partin's Christmas concert

Lake Charles native Rory Partin will perform a selection of big band and Christmas songs at 7 p.m. Friday in the McNeese State University’s Shea ...

The Lake Charles Children's Museum is located downtown on Broad Street. (Photo courtesy of Viral

Children's Museum ready for Christmas

The Children’s Museum in Lake Charles is helping local children get in the holiday spirit by planning a variety of Christmas events during the n ...


Jeff Davis, Allen Parish upcoming Christmas events

Live nativity

OAKDALE — A live nativity and concert will be 6-7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 19-20, at the corner of 13th Street and

Sixt ...

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