Rita Lebleu, Author at American Press

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Kind Vibes Only: CPSO hosts one-mile anti-bullying walk

One in five students reported being bullied in 2019. They were made fun of, called names, insulted, the subject of rumors, pushed, shoved, tripped or ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Friday, September 17, 2021 10:21 am

LyondellBasell

Business News

Area LyondellBasell plant receives ISCC PLUS certification

LyondellBasell’s Lake Charles Polyolefins Plant is one of four LyondellBasell U.S. manufacturing locations to obtain the International Sustainability and Carbon PLUS Certification, according to Kara ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 11:02 am

Local Business News

When it comes to headwear, Anne Monlezun and Kevin Mattingly have got you covered

Some people can’t wait to slow down the pace when they reach retirement age, not Anne Monlezun and Kevin Mattingly. She’s opening a boutique to ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 11:00 am

Cook of the Week

Few things please Chloun more than delighting diners with authentic Middle Eastern cuisine

Lake Charles resident Marsha Kuschner says her favorite chef is Jamal Chloun, owner of Toga Grill. “The food is satisfying. I feel good afterwards, and ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Tuesday, September 14, 2021 9:35 pm

9/11 Anniversary

SW La. honors the nearly 3,000 lives lost on 9/11

At 7:46 a.m., a bell rang out at the Patriot Day Ceremony held Saturday, Sept. 11, at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9854 in ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Saturday, September 11, 2021 9:16 pm

Cook of the Week

Barbara Robinson: Proud to be known as ‘The Lunch Lady’

Former DeQuincy Police Chief Michael Suchaneck said one of the best cooks he knows is Barbara Robinson. “She prepares all the summer youth meals here ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Tuesday, September 7, 2021 9:12 pm

Hurricane Ida

Care Help reaches out to battered Southeast La.

Care Help in Sulphur was ready to “pay it forward” two days after Hurricane Ida made landfall at Port Fouchon on Aug. 29. Care Help ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Tuesday, September 7, 2021 4:23 pm

hurricane laura

In the aftermath of Laura, frustration continues

An online news source recently announced that insurance company top execs received total compensation – including big bonuses – of around $20 million in 2020, ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Tuesday, September 7, 2021 4:15 pm

Golden Nugget Concerts

Country musical artist Clay Walker knows SW La. well

Clay Walker said he’s ready to “whip and ride” after a year and a-half of cancelled concerts due to the pandemic. The unapologetically country music ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Friday, September 3, 2021 11:04 am

Cook of the Week

The Bekery offers ‘a little escape from reality’

Rebekah Hoffpauir is a professional who takes her business and the satisfaction of her customers personally — perhaps to the point of being a slave ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Wednesday, September 1, 2021 9:27 am

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