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Massey sparks Tors in second half to clinch district title

SULPHUR — Sulphur’s Tyler Massey picked the perfect time to score his first goal of the season. His ...

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Jeff Davis Police Jury says no to tax exemption

The Jeff Davis Parish Police Jury on Wednesday voted 6-4 to deny a one-year industrial tax exemption request ...

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Intracoastal Park to close for needed repairs

The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury Facility Management Department will close the playground at Intracoastal Park on Thursday, Jan. ...

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Sally Garner: ‘We pray because God works through people’

About two weeks ago, Sally Garner got a call from her daughter who asked her to pray. Garner’s ...

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Justice Department: LDOC keeps people imprisoned past release dates

The Justice Department announced today it has concluded there is reasonable cause to believe that the Louisiana Department ...

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LSU student fatally hit by a car was raped first, police say

Four people have been charged in the alleged rape of a Louisiana State University student who authorities say ...

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1/25: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff announces arrest list

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Jerranonte Dominique Dwayne Stewart, 23, 878 Link Road — ...

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Jeff Davis School Board spending $5M to repair, replace school roofs

The Jeff Davis Parish School Board will spend more than $5 million to repair and replace aging, leaky ...

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Jim Beam column: Governor’s race is heating up

Louisiana Democrats are apparently having a difficult time deciding on who should run for governor this fall. The ...

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UPDATE: Tornado touches down in Ragley

Tornadoes were confirmed in both Ragley and Baytown, Texas, Tuesday afternoon as a “fairly robust cold front” targeted ...

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Site of Baton Rouge mass shooting, was hosting college party

The nightclub where 12 people were hurt in a shooting early Sunday had advertised a Southern University and ...

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UPDATE: Tornado warning issued for Lake Charles, Sulphur, Moss Bluff

Tornado warnings have been issued for Lake Charles, Sulphur and Moss Bluff as a cold front  — that ...

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Cassidy: Nation’s mounting debt putting programs like Social Security, Medicare at risk

U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy said the nation’s mounting debt — which is putting programs like Social Security and ...

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UPDATE: Expected severe weather leads to several school, agency closures

Tuesday’s threat of severe weather led to the closures of several government agencies, schools and clinics in Southwest ...

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Louisiana auditor says state environmental agency needs more internal controls

By Victor Skinner | The Center Square  The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality’s “ineffective internal audit function” is ...

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1/24: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff announces arrest list

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Kentrell Anthony Williams, 18, 1818 Moss St. ESN12 — ...

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West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital announces early closures ahead of storm

Given the severe weather threat for the area, West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital announces the early closure of some ...

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UPDATE: Lake Charles, DeRidder under tornado watch

Strong winds will develop across the area today as a strong area of low pressure approaches Southwest Louisiana. ...

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State office dismissals for 13 parishes today ahead of storm

Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne said the state offices in 13 Southwest Louisiana parishes will close at 11 ...

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Lacy Lavergne serves others during tax season 

For Lacy Lavergne, 35, the experience of being a volunteer is eye-opening. “To volunteer is to understand the ...