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Bitter taste, Oak Grove nips Hornets in final again

SULPHUR — The Class 1A state championship game went extra innings this time, but the result was the ...

climate change

US launches environmental justice office to protect ‘overburdened, underserved’ communities

By Jack Aldane | Global Government Forum The Biden administration has launched the Office of Environmental Justice, a new ...

college baseball

Cowboys on cusp of title, Hunter HRs lead rout

No need to scoreboard watch when you keep winning. For a second consecutive day the Cowboys powered past ...

college softball

SLC champs, again, Cowgirls off to NCAA Tournament

HAMMOND — McNeese State will return to the NCAA softball tournament after winning its second consecutive Southland Conference Tournament, ...

high school baseball

Rosepine repeat, no doubt who the champ is

SULPHUR — The super seven went back-to-back with Rosepine’s talented group of seniors winning their second consecutive Class ...

high school baseball

Rosepine, Grand Lake play for titles

Rosepine will be rooting for history to repeat itself while Grand Lake will try to flip the script ...

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God’s Pantry sees increase in need

With the cost of food, fuel and other items increasing, many Jeff Davis Parish residents are turning to ...

high school baseball

Lutcher ends Iota’s season

SULPHUR — No. 2 Iota went into the Class 3A semifinals hot, but No. 3 Lutcher quickly cooled ...

Hurricane Recovery

Calcasieu leaders speak of challenges since hurricanes

Four Calcasieu Parish elected officials spoke of the various challenges their departments have faced since Hurricanes Laura and ...

Meet Your Neighbor

Tarek Polite: There’s a sense of working together here

Tarek Polite said he considers Lake Charles more of a home than his hometown of New Iberia, largely ...

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CTC closes out 2021-22 season with ‘BFG — Big Friendly Giant’

This weekend’s performances of “BFG — Big Friendly Giant” will close out the 2021-22 season for The Children’s ...

college baseball

School of Harden knocks, leads rout with six hits, five RBIs

Decision weekend in the Southland Conference started with a knockout. The Cowboys took over sole possession of first ...

LSU Sports

Scooter Hobbs column: Robo-calls have no place in baseball

It’s becoming more and more apparent that more knowledge, more data and computer-driven analysis isn’t always a good ...

high school baseball

Beware Gators, St. Amant eliminates Tors with eight-run outburst in sixth

SULPHUR — No. 4 Sulphur cruised in the early innings, but No. 8 St. Amant exploded for eight ...

college softball

Cowgirls back in SLC title game, overcome six-run deficit, win in extra innings

Special to the American Press HAMMOND — For a second consecutive game, freshman Crislyne Moreno delivered a walk-off ...

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Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band to kick off Downtown at Sundown

For 24 years now, Downtown at Sundown has given Lake Charles a reason to celebrate the diverse culture ...

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Summer Music Festival returning to Good Shepherd Church

By Mary Richardson After a two-year hiatus, the Summer Music Festival at Good Shepherd Episcopal Church will be ...

crime

5/12: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff announces arrest list

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Kayla Ann Harrington, 29, 137 Wanda Lane, DeQuincy — ...

education

Seven candidates up for Calcasieu Parish School Board superintendent

The first three candidates vying to be the next Calcasieu Parish School Board superintendent were interviewed by School ...

high school baseball

Rosepine crushes Many, offense supports Trull’s shutout

SULPHUR — With Braden Trull dealing on the mound and Jake Smith swinging away at the plate, No. ...