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Project Cypress not a done deal yet

Project Cypress — a facility designed to capture carbon from the atmosphere and store it underground — does not have the greenlight to build in ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Thursday, November 9, 2023 12:12 pm


One-woman show to recount Billie Holiday’s life story

Step right up for tickets to 1959 and the emotionally-charged sounds distinctive of legendary jazz singer Billie Holiday. Thursday, Nov. 9 – Saturday, Nov. 11, ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Thursday, November 9, 2023 10:28 am

Local News

Round three of Louisiana Fortify Homes Program grants opens today

Round three of the Louisiana Fortify Homes Program (FHP) opens at noon on Monday, Nov. 6. Only 750 grants of up to $10,000 are available.  ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Monday, November 6, 2023 9:34 am

Faith & Family

Catholic Charities outreach coordinator: The homeless should be treated with respect

Not all homeless individuals are mentally ill or drug addicted. Sometimes – especially in today’s economy – a major vehicle repair, job loss due to ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Saturday, November 4, 2023 9:26 am

Arena football

Arena football coming back to Lake Charles

Arena Football is back in Southwest Louisiana. The AFL’s Louisiana Voodoo will play six home games beginning in April at the Lake Charles Event Center’s ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Friday, November 3, 2023 3:06 pm


PAR explains Amendments 3 and 4 on the ballot

Decide how to vote on the amendments before stepping into the booth Saturday Nov. 18. In the Wednesday, Nov. 1, edition the American Press covered ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Thursday, November 2, 2023 6:14 am


PAR explains first two amendments on Nov. 18 ballot

The Saturday, Nov. 18 election will, once again, give voters the opportunity to “decipher the amendment legal jargon and cast an informed vote, or resort ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Wednesday, November 1, 2023 6:24 am

mike johnson

Kleckley: Johnson right person ‘to make America a better country and better for the hardworking taxpayer’

It’s a first for the country and a first for the state. The U.S. House of Representatives’ top two leaders have never come from the ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Tuesday, October 31, 2023 2:46 pm

Weekend Talk

Halloween and autism: Tips for a fright-free experience for children (and adults) on the spectrum

Not every person, regardless of age, responds in the same manner to scary Halloween surprises. Children and adults on the autism spectrum are no different. ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Sunday, October 29, 2023 1:56 pm


Men Wear Pink community leaders leading breast cancer fight

A local ambassador for Men Wear Pink is raising awareness and big bucks for American Cancer Society research and support. “If nothing else, I want ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Sunday, October 29, 2023 12:03 pm

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