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Westlake starts demo of damaged residential properties

By Rita LeBleu Southwest Daily New The Westlake City Council started the process for demolishing residential properties that ...

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Voice of reason: Grant brings SLC back from near collapse, looking to future

By Jim Gazzolo American Press It didn’t take long for Chris Grant to find out that when he speaks ...

Community

Sam Houston Jones State Park back up and running

By Emily Burleigh American Press After 20 months of hurricane recovery, repairs and renovations, Sam Houston Jones State ...

Community

Death sentence: Second jury sentences trooper’s killer to death

After one hour of deliberations, the jurors in the penalty phase of Kevin Daigle’s first-degree murder conviction unanimously ...

College Sports

Orioles call: Ardoin gets call from Baltimore in 4th round

By Warren Arceneaux American Press Sam Houston graduate and Texas star Silas Ardoin didn’t have to wait long ...

Community

AT&T expanding fiber, cellular coverage, Council concerned with safety of Maplewood Drive construction

The Sulphur City Council received a report on the roll out of AT&T fiber, including how some households ...

Community

Public gives input on Center Circle Park redesign

About 50 residents took Sulphur Parks and Recreation up on its invitation to help influence the design of ...

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Clophus named 9th grade principal, Sulphur native wants all students to find success

Katherine Clophus, Ed. D., has been named principal of Sulphur High School 9th grade campus. The Sulphur native ...

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Sulphur community activist Randy Hebert honored

Sulphur Mayor Mike Danahay proclaimed Tuesday “Randy Hebert Day” in honor of the longtime community activist. “In every ...

College Sports

Schedule 3.0: Lamar’s sudden return forces SLC to make a few more changes

By Jim Gazzolo Special to the American Press McNeese State finally has its football schedule set. After scrambling ...

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Head Start staff must be vaccinated, but will get $3,000 bonus in return

By Emily Burleigh American Press All Head Start staff members, volunteers and contractors whose activities involve contact with ...

Community

Blue jeans added to School Board uniform policy

By Emily Burleigh  American Press An amendment to the Calcasieu Parish School Board’s dress code policy was approved ...

Community

Missing DeQuincy man found alive

By Pamela Sleezer American Press A missing DeQuincy man was found alive Tuesday morning in a densely wooded area ...

Community

School supplies for many Calcasieu public students covered

By Emily Burleigh American Press The Calcasieu Parish School Board will once again be providing basic school supplies ...

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Sulphur man convicted of molestation accuses juror of bias

The appeal of a Sulphur man accused of molesting a 6-year-old girl has been remanded back to the ...

Community

SPAR board selects Koelzer as new director

Special to the Daily News The Sulphur Parks and Recreation Board of Commissioners has selected Laurie Koelzer to ...

News

Abelias: Tough and beautiful

By Heather Kirk-Ballard LSU AgCenter Horticulturist Flowering ornamental shrubs that require little to no effort are a prized ...

Community

Trial set for former Calcasieu deputy accused of rape

By Pamela Sleezer American Press The trial of a former Calcasieu Parish deputy charged with rape is expected to ...

Community

Area cities, towns receive funds for projects

By Jim Beam American Press Cities and towns in Southwest Louisiana have received funds for local projects in ...

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Big impact: Fontenot’s bat powers Broncos

Don’t tell Sam Houston’s Brylie Fontenot she can’t do something. “That motivated me so much,” Fontenot said. “When ...