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Search committee formed to find new Chamber CEO

The SWLA Chamber/Economic Development Alliance Executive Board has formed a Search Committee Task Force to select a new ...

Local News

41st Avenue of Flags Memorial Day display planned

American flags will line the roads of Orange Grove-Graceland Cemetery, 2023 Broad St., for the 41st Avenue of Flags ...

Teacher of Week

Teacher Beth Mouton: ‘I am here to love them and love them well’

In Beth Mouton’s, 48, classroom, love is the most important element. It is her job to provide students ...

McNeese Sports

LeJeune powers Pokes past UIW

It has not been the best of seasons for Peyton LeJeune. Like the Cowboy offense itself, LeJeune struggled ...

Scene

Downtown at Sundown returns on Friday

The 26th annual Downtown at Sundown concert series begins this Friday. From 6-9 p.m. each Friday until June ...

State News

Bill to put air conditioning, heat in school buses fails

By Maddie Scott | LSU Manship School News Service BATON ROUGE — A Senate bill that would have ...

Sports

Back in the game: Love of hoops lures Lefevre to Grand Lake

When Helen Lefevre coached her final high school girls basketball game on Feb. 27, 2020, she said her ...

McNeese Sports

Cowboys going international

The Bayou Bandits are going international. Head coach Will Wade will be taking his McNeese State Cowboys to ...

Crime

5/23: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff announces arrest list

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Taysean Semaj King, 33, 1141 Mosswood Drive No. 29, ...

weather

Hurricane forecast points to a dangerous 2024 Atlantic season

Jhordanne Jones | Purdue University The 2024 Atlantic hurricane season starts on June 1, and forecasters are predicting ...

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life

Citgo and Bess the Book Bus bring the joy of reading to SW La. students

Special to the American Press Citgo Petroleum Corporation and mobile literacy program, Bess the Book Bus gifted books ...

Local News

Three-car crash on I-210 leaves three dead

A multiple-vehicle collision on Interstate 210 Wednesday evening has left three dead. Lake Charles Police Sgt. Larry Moss ...

Opinion

Jim Gazzolo column: NCAA fails to show SLC love

It may be time for the NCAA softball committee to take a second look, or maybe even a ...

life

PHOTO GALLERY: Rosa Hart Theatre damage

The west side lobby area of the Rosa Hart Theatre at the Lake Charles event center sustained damage ...

Local News

United Way to provide tuition assistance for summer programs

United Way of Southwest Louisiana has awarded its 2024 Summer Impact Grants to seven local nonprofits. These grants ...

Sports

Grand time in Hoover, LSU slams Kentucky

Heading into last weekend, LSU had one grand slam all season. The Tigers have had three since then, ...

Crime

Supreme Court denies writ for man sentenced in beating death of Oakdale man

A filing for a supervisory writ by an Oakdale man convicted of manslaughter after severely beating another man ...

life

City, Mallard Golf Club to offer Kids Golf Clinic

Special to the American Press The city of Lake Charles Partners in Parks Initiative and Mallard Golf Club ...

McNeese Sports

Early start perfect for Cowboys

  Breakfast baseball proved a delicious treat for the Cowboys. Playing the morning game to open the Southland ...

Local News

Cassidy: Arrest warrants for Netanyahu, Gallant ‘outrageous’

The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court announced arrest warrants this week for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin ...