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education

Land purchased for new St. Louis Catholic High School

Land has been purchased for a new home for St. Louis Catholic High School — the next step ...

crime

12/1: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff announces arrest list

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Ronald Wayne Vincent, 45, 2501 Roxanne St., Sulphur — ...

crime

Five Fort Polk soldiers arrested in rape of two women

Five active-duty soldiers assigned to Fort Polk have been arrested and charged with conspiring together to rape two ...

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Letter to readers: American Press going to five days a week

By Dan Phelan, American Press publisher Since the founding of the American Press 127 years ago, our organization ...

Jim Beam

Jim Beam column: Long sounded lot like Trump

While Huey Long was a U.S. senator who had strong control over the Louisiana Legislature in 1934, he ...

scene

LC Community Band Christmas concert set for Friday

If it’s Christmas music that’s needed to set the holiday mood, hear favorites for free. At 7 p.m. ...

crime

UPDATE: Shooter identified in Hookah Lounge shooting

Lake Charles Police have arrested a 20-year-old Welsh man in an early Wednesday morning shooting at the VVS1 Hookah ...

crime

Julian pleads guilty to manslaughter in 2017 downtown LC shooting

Joey Julian, accused in a 2017 fatal shooting at the intersection of Mill and Ryan streets, pleaded guilty ...

Nation

Higher food prices worsen hunger crisis for holiday season

Staffers at Bread for the City, a venerable charity in the nation’s capital, thought they were prepared for ...

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Architects working on plans for new Welsh library

Welsh bookworms could soon be able to envision their future library. Jeff Davis Parish Library Director Clare Coleman ...

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