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‘Oh, the places we’ll go.’ Read Across America celebrated at Barbe Elementary

Students at Barbe Elementary School were read to all day Friday in recognition of National Read Across America ...

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Home for retired school crossing guard dedicated after collaborative effort

Wilford Miller, 82,known in the Iowa, Louisiana community as a man of faith, retired school crossing guard and ...

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Art clubs foster creativity for young artists

Special to the American Press   Children and teens who love to create and construct will have fun opportunities ...

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Sowela Foundations recognizes outstanding donors, community partners

Special to the American Press The Sowela Foundation spotlighted exceptional individuals and organizations at its first annual Donor ...

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McNeese awards local students CORE scholarships 

Special to the American Press The McNeese State University Black Faculty-Staff Council recently awarded three first-year students the ...

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Relay for Life: Survivors, caregivers ‘lighting a way for a cause’

Survivors will be celebrated. Lives lost, remembered. Caregivers will be honored and funds will be raised by Southwest ...

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Calcasieu Parish Police Jury Project Assistance Grant applications open

Special to the American Press The Arts Council of SWLA and the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury have announced ...

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‘Pieces of You’: Exhibit colorful, emotionally explorative

The Gallery by the Lake is opening the colorful and emotionally explorative exhibition “Pieces of You I Stole ...

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Southwest District Livestock Show winners announced

The 2024 Southwest District Livestock Show was held Jan. 30–Feb. 3 at the Burton Complex in Lake Charles. ...

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Community discussion on opioid addiction March 4 in Jennings

Motivational speaker Stephen Hill, who battled substance abuse addiction for more than a decade before becoming sober, will ...

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