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Iowa looking to keep climbing the ladder

Iowa’s senior group has moved the program forward each season from a regional loss in 2021, quarterfinals in ...

Crime

Former prostitute takes plea deal in Calcasieu’s first fentanyl murder case

The first fentanyl murder case to be prosecuted by the Calcasieu Parish District Attorney’s Office ended in a ...

McNeese Sports

Greedy Cowboys look to share title with fans

It seems only fitting that the Cowboys can claim their first Southland Conference championship in 13 years on ...

Crime

3/1: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff announces arrest list

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Stephanie Nicole Dean, 37, 2432 Mill St. — two ...

Sports

Feb. 29 Southwest La. prep softball scores/stats

Thursday, Feb. 29 Softball Nondistrict Barbe 12 Sulphur 11, 9 inns. SHS 370 000 001 — 11-11-0 BHS 800 ...

Sports

Feb. 29 Southwest La. prep baseball scores/stats

Thursday, Feb. 29 Baseball Nondistrict Pickering 18 LaGrange 6 RECORDS: LaGrange — 1-4. Pickering — 2-3. St. Mary’s 5 Leesville ...

life

Home for retired school crossing guard dedicated after collaborative effort

Wilford Miller, 82,known in the Iowa, Louisiana community as a man of faith, retired school crossing guard and ...

Teacher of Week

VIDEO: Benoit Motors Teacher of the Week surprise

Demetrius Alsandro Gatewood is this week’s Benoit Motors Teacher of the Week.

Teacher of Week

Band director Demetrius Gatewood encourages free-thinking in his classroom

For Demetrius Alsandro Gatewood, 47, music is an intersectional study that plays a crucial role in students’ lifelong ...

McNeese Sports

Streak over as Cowgirls topple HCU

That giant sigh coming from the Legacy Center Thursday night was one of relief. The streak has finally ...

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Politics

Deal reached to avoid partial government shutdown

Congress passed another short–term spending measure Thursday that would keep one set of federal agencies operating through March ...

Business

Whataburger’s LC location opens Monday

At 11 a.m. Monday, March 4, the beloved Whataburger brand returns to Lake Charles as the new location ...

Local News

Sowela Foundation receives $16,000 from Rouses to stock food pantry with dairy products

Students at Sowela Technical Community College will now have access to an expanded food pantry. Through a partnership ...

Crime Brief

2/29: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff announces arrest list

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Jesus Blanco Lugo Jr., 18, 7617 Speck Drive — ...

Business

City of Lake Charles to host free CEO Roundtable featuring Larry Avery

On Wednesday, March 13, from noon -1 p.m., the city of Lake Charles will host a CEO Roundtable ...

life

Art clubs foster creativity for young artists

Special to the American Press   Children and teens who love to create and construct will have fun opportunities ...

Local News

Local man dies after being ejected during crash

An Iowa, La., man died late Wednesday after he was ejected during a crash on Interstate 10, just ...

life

Sowela Foundations recognizes outstanding donors, community partners

Special to the American Press The Sowela Foundation spotlighted exceptional individuals and organizations at its first annual Donor ...

McNeese Sports

Cowgirls head to LSU after win in Houston

Playing power teams has become a staple of the McNeese State softball program, so it is no surprise ...

life

McNeese awards local students CORE scholarships 

Special to the American Press The McNeese State University Black Faculty-Staff Council recently awarded three first-year students the ...