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Photo Gallery: Red, White & Boom

The Moss Bluff Civic Club hosted the 3rd annual “Red, White and Boom” Fourth of July celebration Saturday night at First Baptist Church of Moss ... Read more

by American Press Staff, Saturday, July 2, 2022 10:56 pm

Recognition

American Press wins 13 LPA awards

BATON ROUGE — The American Press won 13 news and advertising awards at the Louisiana Press Association’s 2021 Better Newspaper Competition, including a first-place finish ... Read more

by American Press Staff, Saturday, July 2, 2022 4:16 pm

crime

LCPD arrest two for house party at local Airbnb rental unit

Lake Charles Police have arrested two men following complaints of a party at an Airbnb rental unit last Saturday. Officers with the LCPD responded to ... Read more

by American Press Staff, Saturday, July 2, 2022 8:01 am

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Red, White & Boom: An evening of outdoor family fun

By Emily Burleigh The 3rd annual “Red, White and Boom” Fourth of July celebration will be hosted by the Moss Bluff Civic Club and will ... Read more

by American Press Staff, Friday, July 1, 2022 12:37 pm

crime

LC man charged with attempted sexual exploitation

ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. — A Lake Charles man has been charged with attempted first-degree sexual exploitation of a minor and has been extradited to the ... Read more

by American Press Staff, Friday, July 1, 2022 11:40 am

Road to Recovery

Television station will remain downtown

By Emily Burleigh KPLC will continue to operate in downtown Lake Charles after sustaining  severe damage during Hurricane Laura. “This is the only home that ... Read more

by American Press Staff, Friday, July 1, 2022 8:14 am

Weather Watch

Elevated chance of rain, street flooding through Saturday

A tropical disturbance off the coast of Texas will slowly move north/northwest through the next couple of days, bringing elevated rain chances and below normal ... Read more

by American Press Staff, Thursday, June 30, 2022 9:36 pm

Teacher of the Week

Sonja Davis: Doing her part for next generation

By Emily Burleigh Lake Charles Charter Academy teacher Sonja Davis aims to turn her students into well-rounded citizens. Though she is native of Austin, Texas, ... Read more

by American Press Staff, Thursday, June 30, 2022 12:32 pm

education

Head Start program gives children a boost in learning

By Emily Burleigh The Calcasieu Parish School Board offers six Early Childhood Development grant-funded programs for children who live below the poverty line. The skills ... Read more

by American Press Staff, Thursday, June 30, 2022 9:47 am

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Summer staple: McNeese’s newest farm-to-table program incorporates local youth

By Ranna Hebert Everyone’s favorite tasty and thirst-quenching fruit is being sold by the agricultural sciences graduate students this week at McNeese State University. Lovers ... Read more

by American Press Staff, Thursday, June 30, 2022 7:23 am

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