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City of Sulphur event is Christmas at its merriest

Christmas Under the Oaks celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. The city of Sulphur’s premiere holiday event combines ...

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Man accused of murder captured in Sulphur

By Doris Maricle American Press OAKDALE – A man wanted in connection with the shooting death of an ...

College Sports

Blocked: Tigers go 99 yards, Seminoles come up big

By Scooter Hobbs American Press NEW ORLEANS — Well, that was a short coaching honeymoon. Few were expecting an ...

Community

Life-saving technology: Local woman credits app for quick response after accident

Pamela Dennis credits an app, the quick response of local law enforcement and a prayer for her rescue ...

High School Sports

Tors dominate on both sides in season opener

SULPHUR — Seniors Peyton Lemaire and Gage Trahan helped lead Sulphur to a dominating 42-8 win over Washington-Marion ...

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Cajun Classic Horse Show to showcase Racking horse events

The first-ever horse and horsemanship show of its kind in Southwest Louisiana is happening this weekend in Sulphur. ...

High School Sports

Sulphur volleyball overcomes opening-set jitters for win

SULPHUR — The Sulphur Tors overcame a first-set loss to beat Iota 3-1 (18-25, 25-15, 25-19, 25-18) on ...

Community

Woman of Distinction: Local business owner Mildred Rodriguez receives honor

Sulphur small business owner Mildred “MIlle” Rodriguez, MS., LPC-S, has been named a Woman of Distinction. Her small ...

High School Sports

Host Tors score late to beat St. Louis

SULPHUR — After a sluggish first half, Sulphur put together a late game-winning drive and the defense held ...

High School Sports

No mistake, it’s time to be physical, Sulphur, St. Louis want to flex their muscles in jamboree

If there is such a thing as a perfect time to make a mistake and correct it, it ...

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Updated schedule for SPOT Therapy/Navarre Auto Group Jamboree

Friday, Aug. 26 Spot Therapy and Navarre Auto Group Jamboree at Sam Houston High School Vinton vs. Pickering, ...

Community

Sulphur man faces vehicular homicide charge

Special to the Daily News A Sulphur man has been charged with DWI and vehicular homicide after a ...

Community

Meet the candidates: 3 of 5 Westlake Council seats to be decided in Nov.

In Westlake, citizens will be voting to fill three council seats in November. In Division A they’ll choose ...

Community

‘Substantially complete’ State, local officials on hand to celebrate finish of I-10 widening project

By Emily Burleigh American Press Gov. John Bel Edwards, Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Secretary Shawn D. ...

Community

Stine: Teacher pay raise ‘big win’ during session

Insurance companies will pay a stiffer penalty when they don’t pay claims in a timely manner. That’s just ...

College Sports

QB battle resumes, Kadum and Ransom healthy again

By Jim Gazzolo Special to the American Press With the opening scrimmage successfully in the books, the Cowboys ...

Community

LAPAW in dire need of fosters, donations

Special to the Daily News DEQUINCY — Dana Frye, the one-woman show behind LAPAW Rescue, said the organization ...

College Sports

Taking flight, Cowboys give Air Raid test run

By Jim Gazzolo Special to the American Press On a day of first impressions, the Cowboys showed both ...

Community

Debate continues on whether to record Sulphur Council meetings

Two youth teams were recognized for hard-won wins and two motions fell flat at the Monday, Aug. 8, ...

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Meet the candidates: Perez, Wilrye in race for next Westlake police chief

Southwest Daily News asked candidates for Westlake Police Chief for answers to two questions that might help Westlake ...