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9/11 Annniversary

Gallery: Firefighter challenge

The SWLA Firefighter’s Association hosted the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge this weekend. This year’s event was held in ...

Jim Beam

Jim Beam column:Amendment No. 1 is winner

Louisiana voters will decide the fate of four constitutional amendments on Nov. 13, and No. 1 seems to ...

hurricane laura

Residents taking insurance companies to city court

The wheels of justice are turning in Lake Charles City Court. Two weeks ago, a property owner’s case ...

big brothers big sisters

Coming back stronger: Davison talks BBBS rebound, recovery

Pictures of the hurricane- and later flood-damaged Big Brothers Big Sisters offices on Kirkman Street are grim, but ...

autism awareness

Ruth Sullivan, pioneer in the study of autism, dies at 97

Ruth Christ Sullivan died peacefully this week at age 97. A pioneer in the study of autism, Sullivan’s ...

covid-19

Pfizer booster shots now available to adults at increased risk

Effective immediately, booster shots of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine are available to adults at increased risk, following new ...

local

Driver arrested for drugs after passenger found dead in truck

A Lake Charles woman has been arrested for drug possession after authorities were called because her passenger was ...

Faith & Family

From Moss Bluff to Diitabiki and back again

The faith journey of Carmen Miller began at home. It took her to a small country in South ...

crime

O’Brien sentenced to life for rape of child

A Lake Charles man was sentenced to life on Friday for the rape of a 12-year-old. Eddie Lee ...

crime

Five accused of attempted ATM burglaries

After a three-month investigation, five people have been arrested in relation to a rash of ATM burglaries in ...

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