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6/21: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff announces arrest list

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Steven Demone Dooley, 38, 215 W. Burton, Sulphur — ...

Local News

Vietnam service members, their families to be honored Saturday

Local unsung heroes from the Vietnam War and their families will be honored Saturday. The event, commemorating the ...

Scene

Starkid Productions comedy coming to ACTS Theatre stage

ACTS Theatre will be bringing the wonder of the Oregon Trail to the stage starting this Friday, June ...

Scene

‘Ain’t Misbehavin’: LCLT opens Fats Waller musical today at Southlake Theater

It’s finally here, the theater performance the public has been savin’ all its love for. The Lake Charles ...

Sports

Scooter Hobbs: Vols start new era of Gorilla ball

The LSU baseball record book should be able to rest easy. The Tigers’ unbreakable record should be safe, ...

Sports

Learning from your mistakes, DeReese seeks to avoid double bogeys

One hole stalled Blake DeReese’s quest to join an elite group at last year’s Lake Charles city championship. ...

Sports

True grit: Joseph’s competitive fire sets path to HOF

EDITOR’S NOTE: Last in a series about nine inductees to be enshrined in the Louisiana Sports Hall of ...

Crime

Judge: More accountability needed for juvenile offenders in SW La.

Jennings City Court Judge Daniel E. Stretcher Sr. discussed plans Thursday to improve the local juvenile justice system ...

State News

House of worship, closed for more than four years, set to reopen Saturday

The COVID-19 stay-at-home order marked the closing of the doors of Good Hope Baptist Church of Westlake. Hurricane ...

Sports

Gumbeaux Gators claim another walk-off win

For the second time in four games, the Lake Charles Gumbeaux Gators won on a walk-off hit Thursday ...

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World News

Tropical Storm Alberto dissipates after heavy rains kill 4

Tropical Storm Alberto, the season’s first named storm, weakened Thursday as it moved inland over northeast Mexico after ...

Local News

Casssidy: Bill would ‘dismantle’ DEI efforts

During a reporter conference call on Thursday, U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., discussed the Dismantle DEI Act. Cassidy ...

McNeese Sports

Fontenot signs with Cowgirls

Continuing a recent trend across programs, McNeese State’s softball team is getting a boost from the return of ...

life

Free summer concert: LCCB presents’ A Night at the Movies’

From da-da-duh-duh, SNAP-SNAP to um-diddle-ittl-um-diddle-l, with  plenty of other music from film, television and cartoons in between, the ...

Sports

Augustus reigns: Challenge launches Augustus on path to greatness

EDITOR’S NOTE: Eighth in a series about nine inductees to be enshrined in the Louisiana Sports Hall of ...

Crime

LC pair sent to prison for federal firearms, drug offenses

Two Lake Charles men have been sentenced in separate cases involving federal offenses. Brendan Alexander Delafose, 28, has ...

Sports

Looking for a few good men, high school officiating group working to recruit, retain

In recent years, the national trend to attract and retain high school sports officials has been on a ...

Crime

6/20: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff announces arrest list

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Leslie James Chapman,  4379 Hecker Road, Iowa, La. — ...

life

PHOTO GALLERY: A magic moment

David LeBouef performs a magic show Thursday for children attending the summer reading program at the McBurney Memorial ...

Crime

Two teenagers charged in robbery in which female was shot

Lake Charles police have arrested two teenagers in a May armed robbery in which a woman was shot ...