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Iowa makes quick work of LaGrange

IOWA — Iowa wanted a fast start Thursday, and got just that with a 22-point first-quarter lead to ...

high school football

Opportunistic Saints convert W-M miscues into points

St. Louis made the most of opportunities created by turnovers, getting three scores from five takeaways in a ...

scooter hobbs

Scooter Hobbs column: LSU still in shock, not awe

Oh, the humanity … And not just LSU. The carnage from that Saturday a year ago sent shock ...

crime

Sulphur High student arrested after threat made

A Sulphur High School student was arrested Thursday after telling a classmate the day before to not go ...

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Escaped inmate

Sheriff: Escapee shot after firing at officers

The hunt for 20-year-old Desmond Louis ended Thursday when he was shot by officers. A news source reported ...

hurricane laura

Governor optimistic about federal hurricane aid for SW La.

Speaking from Washington, D.C., Thursday, Gov. John Bel Edwards expressed optimism that Louisiana will see a sizable share ...

Traffic update

Eastbound lane of I-10 bridge remains closed after fiery crash

Traffic conditions across Southwest Louisiana remained chaotic for most of the day Thursday due to a temporary Interstate ...

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Planning ahead, Broncos make most of extra practice time

Sam Houston sat idle in Week 3, but it wasn’t time for a vacation. Instead, the Broncos took ...

high school football

W-M riding Paul to perfection, St. Louis out to end two-game losing streak

Washington-Marion will be looking to continue its perfect start to the high school football season, while St. Louis ...

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Driven to succeed, Broncos relentless in efforts to improve

MOSS BLUFF — Its been five years since Sam Houston has played in the Louisiana High School Athletic ...

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Wanted: LT to play for LSU, stability eludes Tigers

Earlier this week Ed Orgeron walked into the LSU offensive line’s meeting room. “Who’s going to be our ...

Jim Beam

Jim Beam column:Finally, a feel-good movie

Finding a feel-good movie on television has been difficult for me, and there are probably more ways than ...

Economic development

$21M rice mill should be complete by next harvest

JENNINGS  —  Construction is set to begin later this fall on a new $21 million rice mill at ...

crime

Three more linked to Oakdale bar shooting

OAKDALE — Three more arrests have been made in the Sept. 4 fatal shooting at an Oakdale bar. ...

covid-19

State confirms seventh pediatric death from COVID-19 in fourth surge

The Louisiana Department of Health has confirmed another death of a child during the fourth surge of COVID-19 ...

local business

Jeff Davis hoping to join program designed to attract business

JENNINGS — Jeff Davis Parish has begun efforts to become a Louisiana Development Ready Communities. Administered by the ...

local business

EMS Academy looking for ‘right people in right spots’

College is a wonderful thing, but a four-year degree may not be for everyone. The next three weeks ...

Election Lookahead

Four state amendments await voters Nov. 13

Voters will decide on four amendments Saturday, Nov. 13. The first two are considered major tax reform, or ...

local business

George Swift column: Recovery, rebuilding after storms

By George Swift The Calcasieu Parish Hurricanes Laura and Delta Long-Term Community Recovery Plan is an excellent blueprint ...

Names in the News

Names in the News: People making a difference in the Lake Area

Retired judge joins law firm Judge Ulysses Gene Thibodeaux, retired chief judge of the Third Circuit Court of ...