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Bench comes to Iowa’s aid

Iowa flexed its depth in a 78-58 District 4-3A win over St. Louis Tuesday night at McNeese State’s ...

high school basketball

Bucs hammer Broncos on boards, assert themselves in third quarter

MOSS BLUFF — Barbe controlled the boards and the lane Tuesday to beat Sam Houston 59-46 and stay ...

Shelter in place

UPDATE: Six injured in plant explosion

Officials confirmed an explosion and fire at an empty ethylene dichloride storage tank at the Westlake Chemical South ...

Shelter in place

BREAKING: Chemical plant explosion in Sulphur

An explosion at Westlake Chemical South, the former PPG plant in Sulphur, has left a cloud of black ...

i-10 bridge

Task force chairman: Edwards’ proposed budget doesn’t offer enough funding for I-10 bridge

Keith DuRousseau, chairman of the Interstate 10 bridge Task Force, said Tuesday that the state budget plan’s proposed ...

election

Qualifying underway for March 26 election

Qualifying for the March 26 municipal primary election began today and will extend through Friday. In Calcasieu Parish, ...

hurricane laura

FEMA announces extension for Laura, Delta housing

At the request of the state, FEMA is providing about 1,946 households that are survivors of Hurricanes Laura ...

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UPDATE: Payton resigns as coach of New Orleans Saints

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton, whose 15-year tenure with the club included its only Super Bowl championship ...

First Responder of the Week

A deputy and his ‘once-in-lifetime’ partner

Vernon Parish Deputy Ricky Stephens and his Bloodhound K9 Duke have become a formidable force in law enforcement ...

covid-19

Biden administration officially withdraws vaccine rule

The Biden administration has officially withdrawn a rule that would have required workers at big companies to get ...

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Hunting, fishing app the ‘Airbnb for sportsmen’

Hunt and fish for this app. Waitr founder Chris Meaux is backing a new startup that bills itself ...

local business

Names in the News: People shaping the future of Lake Area business

White named interim VP Mona G. White has been named interim vice president for business affairs at McNeese ...

Guest Column

Mark Judson column: Nonprofit theft lessons learned

By Mark Judson A recent news story where a man was charged with stealing large sums of money ...

local

It’s tax time: What to know before you file

File federal income taxes as soon as now through April 18 this year — but don’t get in ...

crime

Woman guilty of fraud barred from doing taxes in Louisiana

A Louisiana woman is barred permanently from working as a tax preparer in Louisiana after she pleaded guilty ...

business

After delays, Lucky Delta set to be torn down

The Lucky Delta property will be cleaned up soon, the police department is monitoring Horridge Street motorists and ...

crime

1/25: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff announces arrest list

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Overy James Bigelow, 27, 2529 Common St. — simple ...

mcneese state basketball

Cowboys look to use home stand to climb Southland standings

Having won three of their last four and already survived the longest road trip of their league play, ...

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Man killed in auto-pedestrian accident

A 33-year-old man was killed Monday night in an auto-pedestrian crash at the intersection of Enterprise Boulevard and ...

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‘We can do better’: Residents say not enough coastal protection in SW La.

At a public hearing Monday, local residents and officials mentioned the lack of coastal protection projects in Southwest ...