American Press Staff, Author at American Press

education

Land purchased for new St. Louis Catholic High School

Land has been purchased for a new home for St. Louis Catholic High School — the next step in its recovery from the 2020 hurricanes. ... Read more

by American Press Staff, Thursday, December 1, 2022 5:34 pm

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Letter to readers: American Press going to five days a week

By Dan Phelan, American Press publisher Since the founding of the American Press 127 years ago, our organization has printed 47,940 issues. The rough math ... Read more

by American Press Staff, Thursday, December 1, 2022 8:47 am

crime

UPDATE: Shooter identified in Hookah Lounge shooting

Lake Charles Police have arrested a 20-year-old Welsh man in an early Wednesday morning shooting at the VVS1 Hookah Lounge that left eight people injured. Deputy ... Read more

by American Press Staff, Wednesday, November 30, 2022 8:50 pm

crime

Shooting at Hookah Lounge injures eight

Lake Charles police are investigating an early Wednesday morning shooting outside of the VVS1 Hookah Lounge that injured eight people. Deputy Chief F. Fondel said ... Read more

by American Press Staff, Wednesday, November 30, 2022 1:58 pm

#industry

Coast Guard monitoring oil spill response near Lake Charles

The Coast Guard said it is monitoring an oil spill in the vicinity of Calcasieu Point Landing near Lake Charles. Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit ... Read more

by American Press Staff, Wednesday, November 30, 2022 11:45 am

Weather Watch

Cold front will push through area tonight

By AnaClare Barras The U.S. National Weather Service of Lake Charles warns of severe weather and flood potential this afternoon into tonight. National Weather Service ... Read more

by American Press Staff, Tuesday, November 29, 2022 5:09 pm

Nation

Interest rates will increase for the first quarter of 2023 

The Internal Revenue Service today announced that interest rates will increase for the calendar quarter beginning Jan. 1, 2023. For individuals, the rate for overpayments ... Read more

by American Press Staff, Tuesday, November 29, 2022 3:48 pm

crime

Pair of 15-year-olds cited in truck, firearms theft

Two male juveniles are facing several charges after police found them in possession of a stolen vehicle and a stolen firearm during a traffic stop ... Read more

by American Press Staff, Tuesday, November 29, 2022 2:50 pm

Road to Recovery

Cameron, Calcasieu awarded FEMA grant money for hurricane recovery

Cameron Parish has been awarded a $2,708,865.90 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for Hurricane Laura repairs. U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins, R-Louisiana, said the ... Read more

by American Press Staff, Tuesday, November 29, 2022 2:16 pm

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Tiger Woods pays visit to Coushatta golf course

Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana Chairman Jonathan Cernek recently welcomed Tiger Woods to the Coushatta Casino Resort as part of the Notah Begay II Junior Golf ... Read more

by American Press Staff, Tuesday, November 29, 2022 5:15 am

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