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legislature

Stine pushes storm victims’ insurance reform package

State Sen. Jeremy Stine, R-Lake Charles, District 27, promised to give storm victims a voice in Baton Rouge ...

crime

7/3: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff announces arrest list

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Claude Allen Winters, 64, 1502 Gieffers St. — public ...

local business

Challenges bring growth: Several new businesses open shop in Moss Bluff

Despite the challenges of workforce issues, supply chain problems and a struggling economy, small business is booming in ...

Jim Beam

Jim Beam column: Democracy, newspapers linked

Newspapers in this country continue to die at the rate of two per week, and no one seems ...

the informer

Informer: Audubon Sugar Institute still active at LSU

Is the sugar mill still operating on the LSU campus near South Stadium? It is. The Audubon Sugar ...

local

A church divided: Split of Methodist denomination already underway

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a two-part series. Members of the United Methodist Church in Southwest ...

local

Photo Gallery: Red, White & Boom

The Moss Bluff Civic Club hosted the 3rd annual “Red, White and Boom” Fourth of July celebration Saturday ...

Recognition

American Press wins 13 LPA awards

BATON ROUGE — The American Press won 13 news and advertising awards at the Louisiana Press Association’s 2021 ...

local

Lamar Salter now officially part of Sowela Tech

The Lamar Salter Campus in Leesville is now officially a branch of the Sowela Technical Community College as ...

crime

LCPD arrest two for house party at local Airbnb rental unit

Lake Charles Police have arrested two men following complaints of a party at an Airbnb rental unit last ...

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