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LC Community Band Christmas concert set for Friday

If it’s Christmas music that’s needed to set the holiday mood, hear favorites for free. At 7 p.m. ...

high-school Sports

Garrick leads LCCP to win over W-M to open Showdown in the Lake

Lake Charles College Prep flexed it’s depth early and rode the hot hand of Elijah Garrick late in ...

Nation

Higher food prices worsen hunger crisis for holiday season

Staffers at Bread for the City, a venerable charity in the nation’s capital, thought they were prepared for ...

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Architects working on plans for new Welsh library

Welsh bookworms could soon be able to envision their future library. Jeff Davis Parish Library Director Clare Coleman ...

Cook of the Week

At Two Sisters Pecan House, find mismatched furniture, great food

Carolyn Clark worked in a pharmacy with her late husband, Larry, in Merryville before opening Two Sisters Pecan ...

crime

Shooting at Hookah Lounge injures eight

Lake Charles police are investigating an early Wednesday morning shooting outside of the VVS1 Hookah Lounge that injured ...

McNeese Sports

Home no help, Cowgirls’ losing streak continues in homestand opener

Lynn Kennedy admitted Monday he can’t wait for Christmas. With a two-week break before the holiday, the Cowgirls’ ...

Christmas Time

PHOTO GALLERY: Downtown Christmas lights

Christmas lights at the Lake Charles Civic Center shine bright Tuesday night. (Rick Hickman / American Press)

high-school Sports

Hamilton hosts top tourney

The Hamilton Christian/ Showdown in the Lake high school basketball tournament has expanded this year with the boys ...

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Coast Guard monitoring oil spill response near Lake Charles

The Coast Guard said it is monitoring an oil spill in the vicinity of Calcasieu Point Landing near ...

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high-school Football

Secondary nature, Iowa finds right pieces for defensive backfield

Iowa started the high school football season with a mostly new bunch in the defensive secondary. Now the ...

local

Second Harves, Water’s Edge holding drive-thru food pantry drive

Thanksgiving dinner cost an average of 20 percent more this year than last, according to a report from ...

LSU Sports

Scooter Hobbs column: I’m going to miss conference title games

At the risk of going all grumpy-old-man on you here, some of us still like the idea of ...

National Sports

US advances to round of 16, Pulisic sacrifices body to score

DOHA, Qatar — Christian Pulisic kicked the ball, scored the goal and then crashed into the goalkeeper in ...

Weather Watch

Cold front will push through area tonight

By AnaClare Barras The U.S. National Weather Service of Lake Charles warns of severe weather and flood potential ...

Nation

Interest rates will increase for the first quarter of 2023 

The Internal Revenue Service today announced that interest rates will increase for the calendar quarter beginning Jan. 1, ...

crime

11/29: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff announces arrest list

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Patrick Solomon Stephney, 38, 2131 20th St. — simple ...

crime

Pair of 15-year-olds cited in truck, firearms theft

Two male juveniles are facing several charges after police found them in possession of a stolen vehicle and ...

Road to Recovery

Cameron, Calcasieu awarded FEMA grant money for hurricane recovery

Cameron Parish has been awarded a $2,708,865.90 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for Hurricane Laura repairs. ...

McNeese Sports

McNeese Cowgirls back home tonight to take on Arkansas State

After a rough road trip, the Cowgirls return home looking to get healthy…literally. Injuries and the flu bug ...