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University UMC to host National Faith and Climate Forum

The National Faith and Climate Forum 2024 will be livestreamed in the Safe Harbor Worship Center at University ...

Crime

4/16: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff announces arrest list

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Dustin Lane Forrester, 26, 1141 Mosswood Drive, Sulphur — ...

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Firefighter, teacher and law enforcement officer honored

Westlake Firefighter Francis “Frank” Hidalgo, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Deputy Dayton LaBorde and Calcasieu Parish School Board teacher Christy ...

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Calcasieu Parish Police Jury launches opioid impact survey

Special to the American Press The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury has released a brief Opioid Impact Survey requesting ...

Crime

BREAKING: Armed gunman who threatened school employees caught

An armed intruder who broke into Jennings High School early Monday and threatened employees with a gun, forcing ...

Local News

Louisiana Lions Camp gets some TLC from Corvais volunteers

Volunteers with Corvias Property Management at Fort Johnson recently spent two Saturdays repairing camp facilities at Louisiana Lions ...

Crime

UPDATE: Manhunt continues for armed intruder who broke into Jennings High

Authorities are continuing their search for an armed intruder who broke into Jennings High School early Monday, threatened ...

Crime Brief

4/15: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff announces arrest list

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Rachel Deshay Jenkins, 29, 2412 Fox Field Road, Westlake ...

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Sabine River residents: ‘You shouldn’t have to live in constant fear that your house is going to be flooded’

People who live along the Sabine River and its tributaries in Southwest Louisiana and East Texas are keeping ...

Crime

UPDATE: Jeff Davis baseball games moved to safer locations

Baseball games for Jeff Davis Parish are being moved to other locations despite an earlier announcement canceling the events. ...

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UPDATE: Jennings High ball game moved as search for gunman continues

Jennings High School will be moving its baseball game against Lake Arthur High School to the city of ...

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BREAKING: Search continues for armed suspect who threatened Jennings High employees

A heavy police presence continues near a wooded area east of Jennings High School and Interstate 10 as ...

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City of Lake Charles unveils Nellie Lutcher mural

Special to the American Press As part of the inaugural Nellie Lutcher Festival, the city of Lake Charles ...

State News

Supreme Court rejects appeal from Black Lives Matter activist over La. protest lawsuit

The Supreme Court on Monday allowed a lawsuit to go forward against a Black Lives Matter activist who led a protest in ...

Local News

Early voting continues through April 20 for upcoming election

Secretary of State Nancy Landry reminds voters that early voting for the April 27 Municipal General Election  will ...

McNeese Sports

Cards sweep McNeese

A long weekend ended in sweeping disappointment for the Cowboys Sunday afternoon. Incarnate Word took advantage of 10 ...

McNeese Sports

Guillory transferring to McNeese

Paris Guillory is coming home. The St. Louis High star who led the Saints to back-to-back State Championships ...

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$30M bond proposition would fund upgrades, new construction at Ward 3 rec center

The Ward 3 Recreation District of Calcasieu Parish has a $30-million bond proposition on the Saturday, April 27, ...

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Sheriff’s Office prepared for possible flooding

Due to the open spillway gates at Toledo Bend Reservoir, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office is taking necessary ...

Business

Names in the News: People shaping the future of Lake Area business

CSE multiple Diamond Award winner LAS VEGAS – CSE Federal Credit Union was among 168 credit unions nationwide ...