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THREE POINT STANCE: Barbe’s gaining traction

In this edition of the Three Point Stance, staff writers Rodrick Anderson and Warren Arceneaux preview Week 7 ...

deridder dragons

Old rivals: DeRidder, Leesville in another edition of Hooper Trophy

The Hooper Trophy series doesn’t need any added hype, but this year’s edition features both teams entering in ...

college football

Jim Gazzolo column: Cowboys can still achieve goals

It is far from the start it wanted, but it is also far from over. For McNeese State ...

fatal wreck

Kinder man killed in motorized scooter accident

A man riding a motorized scooter was killed after being stuck from behind by a pickup truck on ...

Teacher of Week

Amanda Dougherty: I have built lifelong friendships in teaching profession

Amanda Dougherty is a Sulphur native giving back to the community that raised her. The McNeese State University ...

crime

10/14: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff announces arrest list

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Samantha Michelle Johnson, 30, 3134 Jennifer Lane — drug ...

Jim Beam

Jim Beam column:Time to draw election lines

A joint committee of Louisiana legislators will begin a series of 10 meetings next Wednesday aimed at getting ...

health

Lifelong wellness journey starts by taking the first step 

There is something in the air during autumn that makes a body want to reboot. Whether it’s the ...

COVID-19 vaccines

Jeff Davis, Vernon police juries oppose vaccine mandates

JENNINGS — The Jeff Davis Parish Police Jury joined the Vernon Parish Police Jury on Wednesday in opposing ...

Road to Recovery

LC Housing Authority finally gets insurance money year after Laura

More than a year after Hurricane Laura, the Lake Charles Housing Authority has finally received insurance money and ...

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State trooper charged in fatal crash

A Louisiana Trooper was arrested Wednesday for his involvement in a fatal crash in Jasper County, Texas. Sgt. ...

high school football

LCCP goes for 11th consecutive district win, Iowa tries to remain unbeaten through seven games

A pair of streaks will be on the line in District 4-3A high school football play Friday night ...

Division I District 2

Prep Volleyball: Broncos win creates six-way tie

MOSS BLUFF — Aggressive play at the net helped Sam Houston rally to beat Southside in four sets, ...

college football

Scooter Hobbs column: Fired coach walking

So much for the joy of full stadiums, complete with tailgating, cheerleaders, marching bands, hot boudin and all ...

Business spotlight

Bayou Blend has comfort down to a ‘T’

For the softest T-shirt — ever — head to Bayou Blend in downtown Lake Charles. This is not ...

local business

Economist discusses fate of energy prices

“What’s going to happen to energy prices in the next two years?” That’s just one of the questions ...

southeast tourism society

Mayor honored with tourism leadership award

SPARTANBURG, Ga. — Lake Charles Mayor Nic Hunter is the recipient of the Shining Example Award for Governmental ...

local business

Names in the News: People shaping the future of Lake Area business

Bougard joins  SWLA Law Center The SWLA Law Center is pleased to announce that Andrew “Woody” Bougard is ...

Business News

Russell Richard: Why leadership is so important

By Russell Richard When COVID-19 was announced, no one imagined how it would alter our lives. We did ...

informer

Informer: Mandatory 10-digit dialing in La. begins soon

I have started receiving notices from the phone company about mandatory 10-digit dialing for local calls. Why are ...