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U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

By Casey Harper | The Center Square United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today released the following statement ...

teaching

Amber Petroski: Teaching children to be free thinkers

By Emily Burleigh American Press Lifelong Lake Charles resident Amber Petroski makes it a point to teach her ...

track and field

National stage: SW La.’s Spooner, Goodly bring home championships

A pair of Southwest Louisiana track and field standouts got a chance to go to Track Town USA ...

mcneese state university

Campus to expand, McNeese agrees to property swap

By Ashlee Lhamon Special to the American Press Thanks to a property swap between the McNeese State University ...

college football

What’s ahead for Cowboys, season of transition

By Jim Gazzolo Special to the Daily News The new football season is 73 days away, but there ...

Venture Global

La. Bucket Brigade raises environmental concerns over Venture Global

By Ranna Hebert Residents surrounding Venture Global’s Calcasieu Pass Facility say they are concerned over what they claim ...

crime

Teacher inappropriately touched student during tutoring session

By Emily Burleigh  American Press Former Sulphur High School teacher Alan B. Million, 40, was arrested on Monday and ...

Community

When a wound won’t heal

By Ken Thomas, MD, family medicine physician with West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital The body is a complex system ...

Community

Land use and zoning board appointment could be short-lived

Sulphur City Council members made good time addressing the 38-item jam-packed agenda at the Monday meeting that included ...

Community

Drainage lateral debris removal progressing

Calcasieu Parish Director of Engineering and Public Works Allen Wainwright reported on the status of debris removal from ...

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Weather Watch

‘Abnormally hot weather’ expected to continue in SW La.

The “abnormally hot weather” Southwest Louisiana has experienced this week is expected to continue throughout the weekend. Montra ...

crime

Sulphur man pleads guilty to vehicular homicide

A 30-year-old Sulphur man arrested earlier this year in a bicycle-vehicle hit-and-run that left a 15-year-old dead pleaded ...

crime

UPDATE: Both DeQuincy attempted armed robbery suspects captured

Two suspects wanted for attempted armed robbery in DeQuincy are now in custody after a two-day manhunt, according ...

Community

Repairs allow vehicle access to Sabine Pass Lighthouse

Special to the Daily News The road to the Sabine Pass lighthouse is open, but in dry weather ...

high school rodeo

LaVergne locks up saddle bronc championship

SULPHUR — He started his rodeo career two years ago and is already a state champion. DeQuincy freshman ...

High School Sports

LHSAA redefines ‘select’ school, SW Louisiana reaction mixed

By Warren Arceneaux American Press After years of principals voting down changes to the sports landscape, the Louisiana ...

high school sports

SW La. keeps tournaments, Softball, baseball, swimming and boys basketball remain

It was a clean sweep Wednesday afternoon for Southwest Louisiana. The Louisiana High School Athletic Association Executive Committee ...

hurricane season

‘Every storm different’: National Weather Service says pay attention, be prepared

This hurricane season, don’t look at only a single hurricane model to make a determination. Don’t trust “keyboard ...

local

Sulphur High grad killed in wreck hours after commencement

A Sulphur High School graduate was killed Saturday, hours after her commencement celebration, in a two-vehicle crash at ...

parks and recreation

Center Circle pool will close for rebuild, SPAR to hold meeting for community input on redesign

Center Circle pool will close this summer to begin demo and construction of a new space and water ...