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Kids Create! was held Saturday in downtown Lake Charles. The new family festival featured theater groups, art, music, dance performers and visual arts. (Photos by ... Read more

by Rick Hickman, Saturday, November 12, 2022 3:41 pm


McNeese State Preview Day gives prospective students a sneak peek

McNeese State University’s Preview Day for prospective students and their families was held Saturday in the Ward Memorial Arena in the Rec Complex. Preview Day ... Read more

by Rick Hickman, Saturday, November 5, 2022 5:52 pm


PHOTO GALLERY: OLQH School Fall Carnival

Our Lady Queen of Heaven School hosted its annual Fall Carnival on Sunday complete with music, food, family activities and games. (Photos by Rick Hickman) Read more

by Rick Hickman, Sunday, October 30, 2022 8:21 pm


PHOTO GALLERY: A meal to say thank you

Landmark of Lake Charles staff members Bonnie Darbonne, left, and Jeanette Adams load up meals to be given out to first responders at noon Friday ... Read more

by Rick Hickman, Saturday, October 15, 2022 7:29 am


PHOTO GALLERY: Senior Citizens Bingo

Calcasieu District Attorney Stephen Dwight and ABF Community Development hosted a pre-Halloween senior citizens bingo on Monday at the Lake Charles Civic Center’s exhibition hall. ... Read more

by Rick Hickman, Monday, October 3, 2022 9:01 pm

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PHOTO GALLERY: Friday Night Football

Another wonderful Friday night in Southwest Louisiana. (Photos by Rick Hickman & Kirk Meche) Read more

by Rick Hickman, Saturday, September 24, 2022 8:26 am

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VIDEO & PHOTO GALLERY: Football fever returns

Nighttime football returned to McNeese State University’s Cowboy Stadium on Saturday — and with it tailgating and all the traditional pre-game pageantry. (Photos by Rick ... Read more

by Rick Hickman, Sunday, September 18, 2022 4:36 pm


PHOTO GALLERY: SWAT readiness training

Members of the Lake Charles Police SWAT participate in training exercises near 1100 Enterprise Blvd. in Lake Charles on Thursday. (Photos by Rick Hickman / ... Read more

by Rick Hickman, Friday, September 16, 2022 9:45 am


DraftKings Sportsbook opens in Golden Nugget

Louisiana Senate President Page Cortez, R-Lafayette, places the first bet at the DraftKings Sportsbook Bar & Grill at Golden Nugget Lake Charles on Wednesday. The ... Read more

by Rick Hickman, Wednesday, August 31, 2022 5:22 pm


Photo Gallery: McNeese Football ‘Victory Day’

The McNeese State University football team hosts their inaugural  “Victory Day” in Cowboy Stadium Tuesday to provide cognitively and physically impaired children the opportunity to play ... Read more

by Rick Hickman, Tuesday, August 9, 2022 4:05 pm

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