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Sun Belt votes DeBarge POY

Former Barbe High School standout Kyle DeBarge became the third Louisiana-Lafayette baseball player to win Sun Belt Conference ...

Sports

Order restored: Missing elements back in lineup

When the college baseball season was set to begin, Justin Hill said he felt good about his offense. ...

Local News

PHOTO GALLERY: Salvation Army reopens emergency shelter after four-year absence

The Salvation Army of Lake Charles hosted a grand opening dedication Tuesday morning for the new emergency shelter. The ...

Local News

Cassidy highlights need for permitting reform, lower energy costs to compete with China

Special to the American Press U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, R-La., highlighted the need for continued fossil fuel production ...

Local News

Sowela offers short-term training in Jennings

Sowela Technical Community College’s Office of Workforce Solutions will offer two short-term training options this summer at Sowela ...

Crime

5/21: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff announces arrest list

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Barry Dewayne Handy, 45, 1579 Georgia Road, Moss Bluff ...

McNeese Sports

Breakfast baseball for Cowboys

The Cowboys will get an early start to postseason play Wednesday. McNeese State will open up the Southland ...

Local News

Jennings wants to buy former school property for fire station

The city of Jennings is looking to buy the former James Ward Elementary School property on Wilbert D. ...

Politics

Defense rests without ex-President Trump taking the witness stand in his New York hush money trial

Donald Trump’s lawyers rested their defense Tuesday without the former president taking the witness stand in his New York ...

National News

Judge blocks Biden administration from enforcing new gun sales background check rule in Texas

A federal judge has blocked the Biden administration from enforcing a new rule in Texas that would require firearms dealers ...

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life

‘Storytelling’ exhibit features work of Buddy White

Gallery by the Lake’s new exhibition “Storytelling” will feature local artist B. Lee “Buddy” White at the Historic ...

Opinion

Scooter Hobbs column: Wouldn’t hurt LSU to add a win or two

You’ve heard it here before, of course, often somewhat flippantly. But the Southeastern Conference Tournament is about the ...

life

Temporary water service interruption scheduled for Park Drive

Beginning at 10 a.m. today, May 21, water service will be temporarily interrupted for customers living on Park ...

Local News

Clement named interim police juror to fill Tramonte’s seat

The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury unanimously appointed Brent Clement as interim District 15 Police Juror at a May ...

Business

Red Lobster seeks bankruptcy protection days after closing dozens of restaurants

Red Lobster, the casual dining chain that brought seafood to the masses with inventions like popcorn shrimp and “endless” seafood ...

World News

Iran’s president, foreign minister die in helicopter crash at moment of high tensions in Mideast

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and the country’s foreign minister were found dead Monday hours after their helicopter crashed in fog, ...

World News

WikiLeaks founder Assange wins right to appeal against an extradition order to the US

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can appeal an extradition order to the United States on espionage charges, a London court ruled ...

National News

Prosecution rests in Trump’s hush money case, and defense now gets its turn to call witnesses

Prosecutors rested their hush money case against Donald Trump on Monday, turning it over to the former president’s lawyers for ...

National News

Kennedy, Cassidy demand Biden withdraw rule that would transfer $147B in student debt to La. taxpayers

Special to the American Press Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) joined Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.), Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.) ...

Local News

All SW La. school districts support Title IX lawsuit filed against DOE

Every public school district in Southwest Louisiana supports the Title IX lawsuit that was filed against the U.S. ...