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LSU freshman football players face misdemeanors

By The Associated Press

BATON ROUGE — Two LSU freshmen football players face charges, one for allegedly stealing a bicycle outside Middleton Library

and the other for allegedly tossing firecrackers into a campus apartment.

Capt. Cory Lalonde told The Advocate on Monday that Trey Lealaimatafao, 17, of San Antonio, T ...



All Baton Rouge students to get free lunches

BATON ROUGE  — The East Baton Rouge

Parish school system will be providing free lunch to its almost 42,000

students, including

thousands ...

(Special to the American Press)

DeRidder: Some residents think trash cans a waste

Complimentary trash cans for the city of DeRidder might be a waste for some, according to city officials.

During the Monday City Council meeting, Pub ...


Crime Briefs / Arrest Reports

Man arrested for drive-by shooting

A Moss Bluff man was arrested Sunday after an eye-witness placed his truck at the scene of a drive-by shooting, Ca ...

Tena Hester, a role player with Fort Polk and the Joint Readiness Training Center, sets off a simulated suicide bomb to help train the 3rd Brigade Combat Team of the 101st Airborne Infantry Division, a Fort Campbell-based unit set for deployment to Afghanistan this fall. (Lauren Manary / American Press)

Fort Polk provides realistic training for troops set to deploy

Soldiers with Fort Campbell’s 3rd Brigade Combat Team of the 101st Airborne Infantry Division got a glimpse of possible warfare

scenarios durin ...

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(Associated Press)

Conti earns her stripes as official

By The Associated Press

Cat Conti never played sports, let alone had any interest in them, when she was growing up in Southern California. She wanted



LSU freshman football players face misdemeanors

BATON ROUGE — Two LSU freshmen football players face charges, one for allegedly stealing a bicycle outside Middleton Library

and the other for ...


Sterling clipped: Judge OKs $2B sale of franchise

LOS ANGELES — Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the

team to former Microsof ...

McNeese State’s Damion Dixon make a leaping catch for the first touchdown of the game in the first quarter against LSU on oct. 16, 2010, at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge. the Cowboys, who count on money from playing larger Football Bowl Subdivision teams, open the 2015 season at LSU. (American Press Archives) <br />

Like it or not, FBS needs FCS

If you listen to some college football experts tell it, Northwestern State could have an impact on the national championship

picture this season.

Th ...

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Chadwick Boseman, left, and Nelsan Ellis in a scene from

Natchez tourism bureau making ‘Get On Up’ tour map

NATCHEZ, Miss. — Natchez officials are developing a tour map to take visitors to locations where the James Brown biopic “Get

On Up” ...

Ian Ziering,as Fin Shepard battles a shark on a New York City subway in a scene from

Review: 'Sharknado' sequel has bite and lots of laughs

NEW YORK — Don't worry about me. The Sharknado Evacuation map supplied by Syfy network places me, as a resident of Lower

Manhattan, smack in th ...

Robbie Dubois and Angie Savant dance to the sounds of the Twangsters Union at a previous Marshland Festival. (American Press Archives)

Make a mad dash to the Marshland Fest

Put on your rubber boots.

The 25th annual Marshland Festival is back this year.

The event, in the Lake Charles Civic Center, will begin at 5 p.m. ...

(Special to the American Press)

ACTS to hold 'Legally Blonde: The Musical' auditions

Artists Civic Theatre and Studio in Lake Charles announces a casting call for its 48th season opener, “Legally Blonde: The


Th ...

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