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McNeese Hosting Spring Preview Day on Feb. 24 

Special to the American Press High school students and their families are invited to McNeese State University’s Preview ...

Local News

LC dentist and his staff show community some love on Valentine’s Day

Twenty-two years ago, Lake Charles dentist Dr. Harry Castle learned of some area colleagues who were going on ...

life

Valentine’s Day: Two couples share their stories

Falling in love releases a chemical in the brain that causes a sense of euphoria. That’s science, according ...

Local News

Calcasieu Police Jury launches Community Needs Assessment Survey

Are you underemployed? Need help learning to use a computer? Challenged In the search for affordable healthcare or ...

State News

Speaker Johnson invites Louisiana high schoolers to participate in Congressional Art Competition  

Special to the American Press U.S. Speaker Mike Johnson is encouraging all Louisiana high school students with a ...

life

City to host kite-flying fun on Saturday

Special to the American Press On Saturday, Feb. 17, the city of Lake Charles Partners in Parks Initiative ...

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BBBS Foster Grandparent Program needs volunteers

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Louisiana’s Foster Grandparent Program is in need of volunteers. This program was ...

life

PHOTO GALLERY: Jennings Mardi Gras Parade

Parade crowds beg for throws Saturday as a float rolls through downtown Jennings during the city’s annual Mardi ...

life

Fish Fry for Haiti: Annual event helps support school in remote mountain village

By Mary Richardson Generally, the news coming out of Haiti is not good. Criminal gangs rule the cities; ...

Local News

VIDEO: Krewe of Barkus Parade

A parade of costumed pets and their owners makes for a whimsical, carnival atmosphere down Ryan Street Saturday ...

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