Rick Hickman, Author at American Press

Hurricane Recovery

PHOTO GALLERY: Hurricane Laura remnants

Demolition has begun on the Motel 6 at 1101 West Prien Lake Road, which is owned by Next Level Hospitality. The hotel was heavily damaged ... Read more

by Rick Hickman, Tuesday, June 21, 2022 8:51 pm

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Photo Gallery: Juneteenth Celebration

Outdoor games, food vendors and music fill the Lake Charles Civic Center Amphitheater on Saturday for the Juneteenth Celebration. (Photos by Rick Hickman / American ... Read more

by Rick Hickman, Saturday, June 18, 2022 9:32 pm

Local News

Photo Gallery: Downtown at Sundown

Downtown at Sundown started its 2022 season Friday. This year’s inaugural event featured Grammy winner Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band. In 2010, Carrier ... Read more

by Rick Hickman, Saturday, May 14, 2022 1:37 pm

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Gallery: Stations of the Cross

A live re-enactment of the Stations of the Cross was held Sunday at Consolata Cemetery. The production, hosted by Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic ... Read more

by Rick Hickman, Sunday, April 10, 2022 5:54 pm

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Gallery: ‘Lion King Jr.’ takes center stage

LaGrange High Performing Art students joined forces with Barbe Theatre students this week to put  on “The Lion King Jr.” The cast is performing all ... Read more

by Rick Hickman, Wednesday, April 6, 2022 7:01 pm

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Photo Gallery: Mardi Gras Royal Gala

Kings and queens, royal dukes and duchesses, captains, courtesans and jesters in museum-quality costumes are on full display Monday night at the Lake Charles Civic ... Read more

by Rick Hickman, Monday, February 28, 2022 9:45 pm

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Photo Gallery: Mardi Gras Children’s Parade

The Children’s Parade drew a big crowd to downtown Lake Charles on Sunday afternoon. The Mardi Gras Royal Gala is tonight. See bottom of page ... Read more

by Rick Hickman, Monday, February 28, 2022 6:18 pm

Black History Month

Gallery: Pearl Watson Black History program

Students at Pearl Watson Elementary School take part in a Black History program Friday at the school. (Photos by Rick Hickman / American Press) Read more

by Rick Hickman, Saturday, February 19, 2022 10:21 am

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VIDEO: ‘The Donut Krewe’ : The making of a Nelson’s Donut king cake

Watch the making of a Nelson’s Donuts king cake. (Video by Rick Hickman / American Press) Read more

by Rick Hickman, Wednesday, February 16, 2022 7:15 pm

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Photo Gallery: MLK Parade

The 38th annual MLK Parade makes it’s way down Broad Street  Monday with parade-goers catching plenty of beads, candy, stuffed animals and other treasures. Parade ... Read more

by Rick Hickman, Monday, January 17, 2022 5:17 pm

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