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Local writer hopes to bring more South La. literature

Local author and Eunice native Jason P. Reed shared selections from his published and unpublished works at the ...

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Opening of new Vinton library celebrated

Special to the Daily News The new Calcasieu Parish Vinton Library at 1601 Loree Street celebrated its opening ...

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Living on the edge, Broncos on playoff bubble

By Warren Arceneaux American Press MOSS BLUFF — Sam Houston will be on the playoff bubble heading into ...

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Tors score twice in fourth quarter to beat New Iberia

SULPHUR — Running back Garrison Burgess and quarterback Gage Trahan broke the century mark on Friday as the ...

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DCFS plans hiring fair on Wednesday

The Department of Children and Family Services is holding a hiring fair 9 a.m.-noon Wednesday, Nov. 2, at ...

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Broncos look to take advantage of late season nondistrict game

Nondistrict games late in the season are usually a headache. It can be a struggle to find a ...

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Arts in the Park slated Saturday in Maplewood

By Emily Burleigh American Press Arts in the Park will be returning to Maplewood Middle School Saturday, Oct. ...

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Deal allows easier transfer of credits for nursing students

By Emily Burleigh American Press Southwest Louisiana nursing students now have more versatile higher education options. SOWELA Technical ...

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Donald Greenwood is the king of car show jambalaya

the festival experience. At the Sulphur Stars and Stripes car show held last week, the jambalaya was second ...

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Calcasieu school system teaching good digital citizenship habits

By Emily Burleigh American Press The Calcasieu Parish School District makes it a priority to ensure that Southwest ...

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Lt. Gov. recognizes Cal-Cam Fair 100th year, pageant winners announced

Turning 100 is a big deal, and the birthday celebration began for the Cal Cam Fair on Oct. ...

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Former educator Harry Methvin remembered by Police Jury

Friends and family attended the Thursday Calcasieu Parish Police Jury meeting to receive official condolences on the passing ...

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Westlake honors former Mayor Dan Cupit

Westlake City Council, administration and law enforcement honored the passing of former Westlake Mayor Dan Cupit with a ...

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Westlake expands development district

At the Monday Westlake City Council meeting, members voted to extend the city’s economic development district to include ...

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Prep Volleyball: Sam Houston’s five-set win over Sulphur creates three-way tie in Div. I, District 3

SULPHUR — Sam Houston forced a three-way log jam at the top of the Division I, District 3 ...

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Supplemental pay for school employees OK’d

The Calcasieu Parish School Board voted to approve supplemental pay for 4,633 employees at Tuesday’s monthly board meeting. ...

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‘HEALTHY MEALS IN MINUTES’: WCCH Hospital program outlines better way to eat

West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital Cafeteria Conference room filled quickly for a free, healthy cooking demonstration Tuesday. Doris McKinney ...

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Wienermobile coming to Stars and Stripes Classic Car Show

See the “Wienermobile.” Grab a hot dog. Those are just two of the reasons to bring the family ...

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SC3 receives $250,000 grant from BCBS Foundation

Sulphur Christian Community Coalition (SC3) is putting grant monies where their mission is. The local, grassroots nonprofit is ...

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Gold medalist recognized by Sulphur, City approves more properties for demolition

By Rita LeBleu Southwest Daily News Jake Brown, a Sulphur High School student, was recognized for winning gold ...