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district 4-4a

Chasing the game: N. Vermilion makes W-M play catch-up

By Damian Juneau Special to the American Press Ethan Guidry returned the game’s opening kickoff sparking a three-touchdown ...

college football

Stroll down memory, Lane Orgeron Farewell Tour back where it started

The first stop on the Ed Orgeron Farewell Tour might be the most sentimental for the lame-duck LSU ...

college football

Hunted has become hunter: Old-guard Cowboys chase upstart Cardinals

There was once a time not so long ago in this rivalry when McNeese State was the hunted. ...

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Tors’ time comes, beat Bucs in rivalry game

It was a fast and furious start and finish to the 50th edition of the Barbe-Sulphur football rivalry. ...

jeff davis

Jeff Davis School Board approves one-time pay supplement

JENNINGS — The Jeff Davis Parish School Board voted 8-2 Thursday to approve a one-time pay supplement for ...

court

15-minute deliberation before Vernon man convicted of recruiting prostitutes

A Vernon Parish man was convicted this week in the 30th Judicial District Court for recruiting women into prostitution. ...

crime

Kinder man convicted in double homicide

A Kinder man has been convicted in the 2020 double homicide of an Iowa, La. couple. Scott M. ...

crime

10/22: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff announces arrest list

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Brandy Kamille Dyson, 48, 102 Brahmin Road — direct ...

jennings

More than 500 vehicles expected at Last Resort car show

JENNINGS — A wide range of custom vehicles of all types will be making their way into Jennings ...

scene

SW La. nightlife calendar: Here’s what’s happening

Nightlife Golden Nugget, 2550 Golden Nugget Blvd. — Blue Martini: DJ Fuzzy, 9 p.m.-3:30 a.m. Friday-Saturday; Electric Circus, ...

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Kiwanis of Lake Charles

It’s Spooktacular: Coats for Kids kickoff Oct. 29

By Mary Richardson A trinity of warm coats, family fun, and local beer will take place on the ...

3rd Court of Appeals

DeRidder man convicted of kidnapping will be resentenced on drug charges

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals is ordering a change to part of the sentencing for a DeRidder ...

high school football

Dragons return home to face Bolton

By Daniel Green DERIDDER — The DeRidder Dragons, despite losing possession of the Hooper Trophy, still have a ...

halloween

Happy Halloween: Your thrill guide to fall fests and all kinds of frightening fun

Southwest Louisiana has plenty of Halloween and fall events for children and adults this year, including costume contests, ...

Teacher of Week

Katie Daniel: Favorite thing about teaching art is seeing imaginations on display

SULPHUR — Katie Daniel, art teacher at Our Lady’s School, unexpectedly found her way into the classroom. She ...

covid-19

Parents given quarantine option in Jeff Davis

JENNINGS — The Jeff Davis Parish School Board voted 7-3 Thursday to give parents the choice on whether ...

barbe bucs

Rivalry milestone: 50th edition of Barbe-Sulphur series

Sulphur’s win over Comeaux last week was one step towards its goal of making the playoffs. Its rivalry ...

district 4-3a

Light’em up: Blazers torch Jennings for 60 points

Lake Charles College Prep used big plays Thursday night to roll by Jennings 60-35, remaining perfect in District ...

hurricane laura

Calcasieu wants nearly $4 billion more in relief funds

Calcasieu Parish police jurors passed a resolution Thursday that calls on federal officials to boost the allocation of ...

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Photo Gallery: McNeese Homecoming Parade

Floats line up for the annual McNeese State University Homecoming Parade Thursday afternoon on Ryan Street. The Cowboys will ...