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Church to present live-action, walk-through nativity

A Houston River Baptist Church tradition is back. HRBC Media Director Peyton Robertson said Journey to Bethlehem, a ...

christmas

Photo Gallery: Oberlin Christmas on Main Street

Oberlin’s annual Christmas on Main Street on Saturday featured vendors, music, a parade and fireworks. (Photos by Doris ...

christmas

Jennings pantry in ‘desperate need’ of restocking

JENNINGS — ’Tis the season for giving and one great way to give back is to help those ...

mcneese state cowboys

Cowboys visit Cowboys, road trip continues at unbeaten Wyoming

It won’t get any easier for the McNeese State men’s basketball team. After Seattle (7-1) beat the Cowboys ...

christmas

Memory Tree memorializes lost loved ones

JENNINGS — The Carnegie Public Library, 303 N. Cary Avenue, is continuing its holiday tradition with a special ...

boys high school basketball

Ware ‘em out: Hamilton gets physical in bounce-back win

MOSS BLUFF — A day after not being able to find a rhythm offensively, Hamilton Christian blitzed Franklin ...

crime

LC man convicted of aggravated rape 

A 28-year-old Lake Charles man was convicted by a jury Friday of aggravated rape of juveniles. In 2015, ...

scene

SW La. weekend events calendar: Here’s what’s happening

Nightlife Golden Nugget, 2550 Golden Nugget Blvd. — Blue Martini: The FUSE Band, 8 p.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday; DJ Fuzzy, ...

Christmas shopping

Holiday House offers gifts, goodies galore this weekend

Shoppers previewed Holiday House beginning Thursday and discovered gifts and goodies galore. Holiday House is a Sulphur Christmas ...

fatal crash

I-210 crash leaves one dead

A two-vehicle crash late Thursday night left one person dead. Lake Charles Police Lt. Jeffrey Keenum said the ...

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Educator of Week

Frederick Atkins: ‘Teaching snuck up on me’

Frederick Atkins, a world history and world geography teacher at Lake Charles College Prep, uses his business savvy ...

crime

12/3: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff announces arrest list

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Tevis Jashawn Andre Walker, 32, 2733 Hinton St. — ...

Dunham

Rusty Warriors can’t get over hump against Dunham

Hamilton Christian did the hard part in its comeback attempt against Dunham but couldn’t convert the freebies in ...

college football

Scooter Hobbs column: Not LSU’s problem

Short answer: I have no idea why Brian Kelly would leave a perfectly good job at Notre Dame, ...

chris grant

Grant replaces Burnett, Southland introduces new commissioner

Three weeks after being on the verge of extinction, the Southland Conference is moving toward the future with ...

covid-19

Utility assistance available for struggling Calcasieu families

The ongoing challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic has some Calcasieu Parish residents grappling with exorbitant utility bills, one ...

Weather Watch

Patchy fog will continue to be an issue through weekend

Patchy areas of dense fog will continue to be an issue over the next several nights in Southwest ...

school threats

Social media post leads to heightened police presence at East Beauregard

An increased law enforcement presence was visible Thursday at the East Beauregard school campus as Sheriff Mark Herford ...

Economic development

Venture Global announces $10B investment in Cameron

Venture Global will invest more than $10 billion in CP2, a new liquefied natural gas facility in Cameron ...

Jim Beam

Jim Beam column:History of minority districts

Blacks who have spoken at public hearings being held prior to the Louisiana Legislature redrawing election lines early ...