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Education

Deleon awarded Corvias Foundation scholarship

The Corvias Foundation has awarded a college scholarship worth up to $50,000 to high school senior Aimee Deleon, ...

High School Baseball

Eagles cap historic season with second straight Class 2A crown

By Daniel Green | BWS Sports SULPHUR — A dominating season ended in dominating fashion. Senior Ethan Frey struck ...

High School Baseball

Pirates claim second straight Class C state title

By Daniel Green | BWS Sports SULPHUR — Baseball games aren’t won or lost in the first inning. But ...

High School Baseball

Indians fall in extra innings to defending champ Choudrant, 5-4

By Daniel Green | BWS Sports Don’t tell the No. 11 Anacoco Indians they are too young to make ...

High School Baseball

Simpson, Hicks advance to Class C seminoles; Pitkin falls

BWS Sports Not errors, nor having to move to a different field could deter the ninth-seeded Simpson Broncos ...

High School Track & Field

Vernon Parish brings home 14 golds from state track meet

By Daniel Green | BWS Sports BATON ROUGE — If you happen to drive through Vernon Parish over the ...

Crime

Anacoco man shoots girlfriend in hand while she slept

An Anacoco man is facing a charge of attempted second-degree murder after Vernon Parish authorities say he confessed ...

High School Baseball

Rosepine posts quarterfinal sweep of Mangham

BWS Sports ROSEPINE — The top-ranked Rosepine Eagles needed only two games to dispose of the eighth-seeded Mangham ...

High School Softball

Marrero heading to Hendrix College to play softball

By Daniel Green | BWS Sports ROSEPINE — As a sophomore new to Rosepine High School, Aaliyah Marrero was ...

High School Baseball

Addison shines in leading Hornbeck back to state tournament

By Daniel Green  |  BWS Sports EVANS — Hornbeck’s Brayden Addison had himself quite a day Saturday afternoon. ...

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High School Softball

Lady Indians fall short of state title

By Daniel Green | BWS Sports SULPHUR — For the second straight year, the Anacoco Lady Indians found ...

High School Baseball

Indians pull away late in knocking off Florien, 16-3

BWS Sports FLORIEN — For the first five innings, it was nip and tuck. But the sixth inning ...

High School Softball

Harrisonburg edges past Lady Hornets in extra innings

By Daniel Green | BWS Sports SULPHUR — The ebb and flow of sports can be quite crazy sometimes. ...

High School Golf

Lady Eagles finish sixth in state golf tournament

BWS Sports LAFAYETTE — For the first time in school history, Rosepine High School was represented at the ...

Opinion

OUR VIEW: Keep public notices public

If one Louisiana legislator has his way, many Louisianans could lose access to public information related to the ...

High School Baseball

Rosepine sweeps past Pine into state quarterfinals

BWS Sports ROSEPINE — The top-ranked Rosepine Eagles knocked off No. 16 Pine by sweeping a best-of-three series ...

Local

‘The more people talk about suicide the better’

Last year, 35 lives were lost to death by suicide in Calcasieu Parish. Already in 2022,13 suicide deaths ...

State

Louisiana tourism industry recovering quicker than expected

Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser presented his State of Tourism address on Monday, announcing over 41 million visitors came ...

Business

Whataburger breaks ground in Leesville

Fast food restaurant Whataburger has broken ground on its latest franchise at 1309 South 5th St. in Leesville. ...

Local

Officials stress preparedness for upcoming hurricane season

By John Guidroz During Hurricane Preparedness Week, local emergency preparedness officials and forecasters are stressing that residents keep ...