Donna Price, Author at American Press

sunday talk

1,500-year-old bald cypress draws visitors to Cat Island National Wildlife Refuge

Mississippi River water levels have fallen to record lows of late, providing an excellent opportunity to take a day trip to view a 1,500-year-old champion ... Read more

by Donna Price, Sunday, November 20, 2022 10:47 am

veterans

Quilts of Valor: Calcasieu Cut Ups Quilt Guild presents ‘thank you’ quilts to area veterans

The Calcasieu Cut Ups Quilt Guild is on a mission. Through the group’s affiliation with the Quilts of Valor Foundation, they are doing their part ... Read more

by Donna Price, Friday, November 4, 2022 1:12 am

sunday talk

The Review Club: Area women’s study group founded in 1893 still going strong

Who doesn’t recall being assigned a book to read by a teacher, and then having to write a report on it — with possibly even ... Read more

by Donna Price, Sunday, October 23, 2022 6:26 pm

scene

Country Club Arts and Craft Fair returns Oct. 7-8

From mayhaw jelly to jewelry, hand-crafted treasures will abound at the St. Luke-Simpson United Methodist Church Country Club Arts and Craft Fair. The event, now ... Read more

by Donna Price, Friday, September 16, 2022 3:58 pm

scene

For the Love of Birds: Onxley spends spare time making houses for his feathered friends

Enchanting. That’s a word that comes to mind when stepping into the front yard of Jim and Cheryl Onxley at 2912 Ernest St. Look in ... Read more

by Donna Price, Thursday, August 4, 2022 11:49 am

local

Tabasco bottle ‘urban myth’ turns out to be true

Shane Bernard kept hearing a persistent rumor. For almost two years the historian and curator at the McIlhenny Company, makers of Tabasco Brand Products, had ... Read more

by Donna Price, Thursday, May 26, 2022 1:23 pm

local

Photo Gallery: A Day at the Lake Charles Gator Pond

A Texas family who stopped by the Lake Charles Gator Pond on N. Lakeshore Drive on Tuesday did not leave disappointed. They spotted two alligators, ... Read more

by Donna Price, Wednesday, May 4, 2022 4:57 pm

bee swarms

Bees on the move

The honey bee may be Louisiana’s state insect, but still—some people don’t like seeing a swarm near their home. Daniel Day is one of 19 ... Read more

by Donna Price, Tuesday, April 26, 2022 5:00 am

Butterfly release

Butterfly release: LC Memorial Hospital event highlights organ, tissue donation

On Friday, approximately 55 painted lady butterflies found a new home in a Lake Charles garden. Lake Charles Memorial Hospital, in partnership with the Louisiana ... Read more

by Donna Price, Saturday, April 23, 2022 5:00 am

local

4-year-old boy’s quick actions help save grandmother

Wednesday, March 30, was supposed to be a quiet day of recovery for 4-year-old Jeremy Mitchell Jr. and his grandmother. It wasn’t. The young boy ... Read more

by Donna Price, Sunday, April 10, 2022 8:56 pm

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