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July bereft of meaningful sports news

By Scooter Hobbs / American Press

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 definitely not a Sportsman’s Paradise.

It is the sports month that doesn’t know what it wants to be, and isn’t likely to ever figure ...


(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Southwest Louisiana celebrates

Afternoon showers may have changed the venue for part of Saturday’s Red, White, Blue and You event schedule, but that didn’t

keep hundred ...


3 schools providing free meals

JENNINGS — Students in three elementary schools in Jeff Davis Parish will receive free breakfasts and lunches regardless of

household income wh ...


Kinder going after speeders

KINDER — Police officers will soon patrol state highways in parts of Kinder in an effort to curtail speeding and generate

more revenue.

The pa ...


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 ...

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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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