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Sterlington overpowers Westlake

By Warren Arceneaux American Press WESTLAKE — For a half, Westlake played as well as it could and ...

property taxes

Sheriff announces property tax payment methods

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Tony Mancuso said 2021 property tax notices are currently being mailed.  Taxpayers can choose to ...

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Despite challenges, Sulphur forging ahead

Sulphur is rebuilding. The city may not be where it was before March 2020, nevertheless, signs of growth ...

election

Stine wins state Senate seat

By John Guidroz Republican Jeremy Stine will take over the open District 27 state Senate seat following Saturday’s ...

election

Tax renewal benefiting Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office passes

A parishwide sales tax renewal for the Calcasieu Law Enforcement District was approved by voters Saturday. “I want ...

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Maplewood Middle launches inaugural Arts in the Park

It’s not often a public school plans an event of this scale. But with an ideal setting across ...

Local schools

New instruments on way for band students

By Marlisa Harding Band students within the Calcasieu Parish school system will be receiving new instruments after a ...

local business

Names in the News: People shaping the future of SW La. business

Williams named supervisor CSE Federal Credit Union has named Logan Williams business development supervisor. Williams brings more than 10 ...

education

Photo gallery: Sulphur High celebrates STEM Day

Sulphur High School celebrated National STEM Day on Monday, highlighting the importance of teaching and learning science, technology, ...

high school football

LHSAA football playoff pairings

Bidistrict playoffs Class 5A No. 32 Slidell at No. 1 Zachary No. 17 East Ascension at No. 16 ...

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Archbishop Chapelle Chipmunks

Broncos’ season ends, unforced errors costly against Chapelle

MOSS BLUFF — No. 7 Sam Houston had a chance to even its Division I regional playoff match ...

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COVID hospitalizations decline, pediatric vaccine will be available soon

West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital officials reported that COVID hospitalizations are on the decline and plans are underway for ...

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Residents still not satisfied with Sulphur water quality, City says they are making progress

Some residents say water is no better in Sulphur. A few contacted the Southwest Daily News by email or phone ...

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New transportation hub, Savage partners with KCS to build Mossville railport

Supply chain disruption is in the news. In Mossville, there is an operation that will provide a critical ...

college football

No work of art, Colonels call on reserves Granier, Guggenheim to beat Cowboys

By Jim Gazzolo Special to the Daily News In a microcosm of the entire football season, the Cowboys ...

district 3-5a

Tors ground out victory, head into playoffs on four-game win streak

SULPHUR — Sulphur won the ground game on both sides of the ball Friday to beat District 3-5A ...

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Etienne scores six TDs to lead Jennings over Westlake

By Damian Juneau Special to The American Press JENNINGS — Jennings broke open a tied game at halftime ...

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Résumé building: Jennings, Westlake have playoffs in mind

It is all about playoff seeding this week. Westlake is trying to hold on to a first-round home ...

COVID-19 vaccines

La. attorney general files suit challenging mandates

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry has filed a lawsuit against what he calls Joe Biden’s misguided and unconstitutional ...

local business

Seven SW La. lawmakers named ‘most valuable’

By Jim Beam Seven Southwest Louisiana Republican legislators were among 40 state lawmakers named to the Louisiana Association ...