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Troopers delivered death notifications to 16 families during Thanksgiving holiday

As family and friends gathered for Thanksgiving festivities, Louisiana State Police troopers investigated multiple fatality crashes throughout the ...

college basketball

Shooting woes Cajuns win as Cowgirls go cold

Sometimes you can’t shoot your way out of trouble no matter how hard you try. A poor afternoon ...

Volunteer of the Week

Felice teaching next generation to give back

Brandi Felice, a Westlake resident, takes pride in her city and the best way she knows how to ...

decommits

Back on the market: Citizen decommits from LSU

Lake Charles College Prep’s TreVonte Citizen, a consensus top ten running back recruit in the country, announced Sunday ...

covid-19

More omicron cases pop up as world rushes to learn more

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Cases of the omicron variant of the coronavirus popped up in countries on opposite ...

crime

11/28: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff announces arrest list

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Nathaniel Wayne Andrus Jr., 51, 2465 La. 387, Iowa, ...

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SW La. school lunch menus Nov. 29-Dec. 3

The following menus for Nov. 29-Dec.3 for area schools have been submitted by supervisors of food services. Menus ...

louisiana-lafayette

New meets old, young Cowgirls introduced to ULL rivalry

For the young Cowgirls everything is a new experience. Several of the McNeese State players even got their ...

Jim Beam

Jim Beam column:GOP critics become experts

Some Republican leaders in the Louisiana Legislature and others in the GOP have apparently decided that they are ...

college football

Bye, bye, Bébé: Orgeron wins final game at LSU

BATON ROUGE — Things couldn’t have looked much more bleak for LSU late against Texas A&M. It bordered ...

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Gene Dark

‘The Brutality of War’: Written over a decade ago, Gene Dark’s memoir about his time in Vietnam is still a compelling read

Gene Dark of Lake Charles doesn’t talk much about his year serving in Vietnam as a U.S. Marine. ...

95th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

‘Celebration Gator’ alerts nation Louisiana is back

The 95th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade featured a taste of Louisiana this year as “Celebration Gator” made ...

basile bearcats

Logansport beats Basile with quick strikes

BASILE — Going into the Class 1A quarterfinals, No. 9 Basile knew it couldn’t give up big chunks ...

Class 1A quarterfinals

Tornado defense stymies Hornets

GRAND LAKE — No. 6 Haynesville dominated possession and field position en route to a 17-0 Class 1A ...

Amos Jones

FAITH & FAMILY: House fire brought him closer to God

Amos Jones is 92, but he vividly remembers the day he cried out to God. It was Labor ...

Christmas lights

Jennings in process of amping up Christmas lights

JENNINGS — Mayor Henry Guinn remembers as a child seeing Christmas lights throughout the town. It was a ...

college football

Orgeron’s dream coming to end, coaching final home game

Not to start any coaching rumors or anything, but FlightAware.com on Thursday night showed a big jet flying ...

crime

Beauregard man charged in father’s death

A Beauregard Parish man has been arrested in connection with the death of his father who was discovered ...

roadwork

Overnight work on underground utilities starts next week

The city of Lake Charles contractors will be performing work on underground utilities from 7 p.m. until 7 ...

Meet Your Neighbor

Carheel working to give people opportunity, skills for employment

McDonald Carheel said he created a quote that he repeats while helping people secure the job of their ...