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McNeese Sports

No laughing matter, Cowboys open SLC against defending champs

There was a time not long ago when Incarnate Word was nothing more than a joke to Cowboys ...

Citgo 6 Freed

Venezuela releases 7 jailed Americans; US frees 2 prisoners

In a rare softening of hostile relations, the White House said Saturday that Venezuela freed seven Americans — ...

local

BREAKING: Woman, three dogs killed in Moss Bluff house fire

State Fire Marshal deputies are investigating a mobile home fire in Moss Bluff on Saturday that killed a ...

Faith & Family

Rosary Around the Lake to be recited in three languages

The Fifth Annual Rosary Around the Lake will be celebrated a little differently this year. On Sunday, Oct. ...

local

Opening of Community Kitchen celebrated

Local community leaders gathered to celebrate the grand opening of the Community Kitchen on Friday. In March, Second ...

scene

Expect carnival rides, games, food and more at Jeff Davis Parish Fair

The 127th annual Jeff Davis Parish Fair will run Oct. 4-8 with fun for the whole family including ...

crime

Two female students accused of battery against teacher

Two female students are facing charges of  battery of a school teacher following a fight at Jennings High ...

Weather Watch

Ian lashes South Carolina as Fla. toll climbs

The U.S. death toll from Hurricane Ian has risen to 17 as Florida authorities on Friday afternoon confirmed ...

education

SW La. school lunch menus Oct. 3-7

The following menus for Oct. 3-7 for area schools have been submitted by supervisors of food services. Menus ...

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Bourbon, Bacon, Brisket and Brims: It’s an evening of eating, drinking and wearing wild hats

Food lovers and bourbon enthusiasts will not want to miss a chance to enjoy a new experience during ...

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education

McNeese Preview Day set for Saturday

McNeese State University will be hosting a Preview Day for prospective students and their families 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. ...

local

PHOTO GALLERY: Stearman Fly-In

More than two dozen Stearman will spend the weekend participating in aviation competitions, flying formations and other events ...

crime

Former CEO of health clinic convicted of Medicaid fraud

A federal jury convicted a former CEO of a health clinic for defrauding the Louisiana Medicaid Program over ...

education

McNeese to offer help with FAFSA applications, present financial aid workshops

The 2023-2024 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) application becomes available online on Saturday, Oct. 1, and ...

crime

Lafayette man pleads guilty to kidnapping in scheme to murder Grindr users

Chance Seneca, 21, of Lafayette pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Judge Robert Summerhays to one count of ...

crime

Man sentenced after performing autopsies using false credentials

A man was sentenced today to 69 months in prison for engaging in a wire fraud scheme. In ...

scene

McNeese MFA program to host horror writer Oct. 1

Halloween is around the corner and McNeese State University’s Master of Fine Arts program in creative writing will ...

high-school Football

Still the one to beat, upstart Rams next to challenge champion Blazers

Last week Lake Charles College Prep showed it was still the team to beat in District 3-3A, opening ...

scene

ABOB returns to stage with ‘Alfred Hitchcock Taught Me Everything I Know’

“Alfred Hitchcock Taught Me Everything I Know” by Pat Cook leads off an exciting month of murder, mayhem ...

LSU Sports

Scooter Hobbs column: Better kick Auburn while its down

Saturday at Auburn would probably be a good time for LSU to get a Southeastern Conference victory. There’s ...