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2/3: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff announces arrest list

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Debbie Lynn Rome, 63, 2123 Knight St. — three ...

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Welsh Mardi Gras: Chicken run, parade, street dance planned

The Welsh Mardi Gras Association is kicking off their 4th annual Mardi Gras celebration Saturday with a chicken ...

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Bowling and bourré have kept 100-year-old Lena Larocca Mosca young

A visit with Lena Larocca Mosca and two of her five daughters is a reminder that Lake Charles ...

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Developer plans truck stop, fuel station in Welsh

A local developer is planning to build a new truck stop on the north side of Interstate 10 ...

Sports

Cellar dwellers: Cowboys, Cards fight to get out

With their season plummeting on life support, the Cowboys look to find hope against a rival they have ...

Sports

Revenge on their minds, Cowgirls seek to cut down on mistakes

After suffering a setback last Saturday, the Cowgirls look to respond this week against a pair of teams ...

Sports

Prep sports: What’s on tap for Friday and Saturday

Staff writers Rodrick Anderson and Warren Arceneaux preview the weekend’s high school sports schedule. Which is the most ...

Opinion

Jim Gazzolo column: Cowboys might miss own party

It is time to address the elephant in the Legacy Center. What happens to the McNeese State men’s ...

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House GOP votes to oust Democrat Omar from major committee

The Republican-led House voted after raucous debate Thursday to oust Democrat Ilhan Omar from the chamber’s Foreign Affairs ...

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Work begins on projects to provide fiber optic internet service to Lake Arthur

Work has begun on a $2.5 to $2.8 million project to bring fiber optic internet service to Lake ...

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City Council votes to adopt latest State Uniform Construction Code

The Lake Charles City Council unanimously voted to adopt the latest edition of the State Uniform Construction Code. ...

Sports

Kinder, Oberlin fill vacancies

Two more high school head football coaching positions in Southwest Louisiana were filled on Tuesday. Kinder promoted offensive ...

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PHOTO GALLERY: Brodeo Buckaroos

Local children with special needs participated in the inaugural “BRODEO, Brody Meaux Memorial Rodeo with a Special Touch” ...

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Anita Alexander: ‘Everyone can learn, but we don’t all learn the same’

Anita Alexander, 72, has lived and worked in Southwest Louisiana for the entirety of her life. Since her ...

Sports

Young ones: Iowa RB leads new wave of college recruits

The last two years have seen a meteoric rise for Iowa running back Ronald Young. He went from ...

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McNeese State signs 33 newcomers to football team

After a giant haul in December, Gary Goff put the finishing touches on his first full signing class ...

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2/1: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff announces arrest list

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Casey Alexander Menard, 35, 1801 22nd St. — simple ...

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Nanny arrested for having inappropriate sexual relationship with 15-year-old

A 20-year-old nanny was arrested Tuesday in Jeff Davis Parish for allegedly having an inappropriate sexual relationship with ...

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At the Session: $45M funding bill to entice insurers advances

As Louisiana lawmakers continue to discuss a proposed bill that would allocate $45 million to an incentive program ...

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Cassidy pushes law to criminalize leaks of Supreme Court decisions

U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., has announced the reintroduction of the Stop Supreme Court Leakers Act of 2022. ...