Local News

Jim Beam column: New constitution is tough sell

The late-Gov. Edwin W. Edwards made it clear during his 1971 and 1972 campaign for governor that the ...

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The Informer: Rare cases of people being infected with bird flu

Is bird flu just an animal thing — or can people catch it? Although avian (bird) influenza (flu) ...

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Mayor: Iowa will join Summer Food Service Program despite initial concerns

Iowa will be participating in the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury Summer Food Service Program for an 11th year, ...

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PHOTO GALLERY: Salvation Army reopens emergency shelter after four-year absence

The Salvation Army of Lake Charles hosted a grand opening dedication Tuesday morning for the new emergency shelter. The ...

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Cassidy highlights need for permitting reform, lower energy costs to compete with China

Special to the American Press U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, R-La., highlighted the need for continued fossil fuel production ...

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Sowela offers short-term training in Jennings

Sowela Technical Community College’s Office of Workforce Solutions will offer two short-term training options this summer at Sowela ...

Crime

5/21: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff announces arrest list

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Barry Dewayne Handy, 45, 1579 Georgia Road, Moss Bluff ...

McNeese Sports

Breakfast baseball for Cowboys

The Cowboys will get an early start to postseason play Wednesday. McNeese State will open up the Southland ...

Local News

Jennings wants to buy former school property for fire station

The city of Jennings is looking to buy the former James Ward Elementary School property on Wilbert D. ...

Politics

Defense rests without ex-President Trump taking the witness stand in his New York hush money trial

Donald Trump’s lawyers rested their defense Tuesday without the former president taking the witness stand in his New York ...

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