Winkelhimer, the painting squirrel who got her start in Jennings, is now part of the Ripley's Believe It Or Not family.
A new documentary highlights a unique aspect of "America's pastime" — women who thrive in a male-dominated sport. Read more
JENNINGS — It was all about planning for life after high school Monday as 800 Jeff Davis Parish juniors and seniors got a head start on future college and career paths during the annual college and career fair. Read more
Rain or shine, a pack of runners will be hitting the dirt trails at Sam Houston Jones State Park at 8 a.m. on Oct. 19 for the seventh annual Danimal, a 50K— that’s 31.069 miles — ultramarathon. Read more
Candidates John L. Gott and Mark Herford will face one another in a run-off election to determine the next Beauregard Parish sheriff, according to unofficial results from the Secretary of State’s Office. Read more
The faith of the masses was on display Sunday as Mayor Nic Hunter and the Most Rev. Bishop Glen John Provost led the public in prayer in conjunction with Rosary Coast to Coast taking place across the U.S. and across the world. Read more
There will be a runoff in the House District 37 seat between Troy D. Romero and Shalon Latour. Romero received 40 percent of the vote, or 4,940 votes. Latour, a Calcasieu Parish police juror for District 10, received 33 percent of the vote, or 4,106 votes. Fellow challenger Marion “Butch” Fo… Read more
With Election Day now 24 hours away, Eddie Rispone and his camp have been busy making appearances across the state in an attempt to garner last-minute votes in the race for governor of Louisiana. Read more
Local law enforcement agencies preparing for President Donald Trump's rally in Lake Charles this evening aren't expecting a refund for the expenses associated with a major security detail. Read more
The Autism Society of Southwest Louisiana is seeking volunteers to assist the organization with sorting through thousands of donated Mardi Gras beads this weekend. Read more
Flanked by his family, gubernatorial candidate Congressman Ralph Abraham made a campaign stop in Lake Charles Tuesday morning to meet with supporters ahead of President Donald Trump's rally here on Friday. Read more
Governor John Bel Edwards made a campaign stop in Lake Charles on Tuesday as part of his statewide election tour week. Local educators and public officials rallied at Luna Bar and Grill as he laid out his plans for continued investment in public education and continued prosperity. Read more
"Just when I thought our country couldn't be more polarized, this happens," U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy said of Congress' impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. Read more
A.A. Nelson Elementary celebrated its newly renovated "Nelson News Network" newsroom on Thursday. The renovations are a result of the Junior League of Lake Charles' Branch Out and Grow Educational Grant, which allowed the school to upgrade its news desk, computer, camera, lighting and software. Read more
The Beauregard Parish Gothic Jail will make its national debut this month when a Netflix film featuring the local legend is released on Oct. 18. Read more
Sowela Technical Community College recently broke its enrollment record with 4,035 students this semester. With 650 more students than this time last year, Chancellor Neil Aspinwall said the school has seen a 20 percent increase since 2018 and a 27 percent increase since 2017. Read more
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