NEWS

10/22/2021 - 5:00am
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — In an abrupt change, the White House is floating new plans to pay for parts of President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion social services and climate change package, shelving a proposed big increase in corporate tax rates though also...

SPORTS

Tigers, Hounds ready for ‘Battle of Jeff Davis Parish’
10/22/2021 - 5:00am
LAKE ARTHUR — It’s time for the normal bloodletting. It’s that time of the year when families are divided and for a week some will not speak to each other. That’s right — it’s time for the Tiger-Greyhound battle once again. While it is a district...

EDITORIAL

10/20/2021 - 5:00am
Each year 200,000 homicides occur worldwide among youth 10-29 years of age, which is 42 percent of the total number of homicides globally each year according to the World’s Health Organization (WHO). WHO’s website also states youth violence is a...

COMMUNITY

10/22/2021 - 5:00am
Calendar Guidelines Items for Community Calendar must be submitted during regular weekday business hours at least two weeks prior to the day of the event. Events run in the order of their posted dates and ONLY AS SPACE ALLOWS. Events more than two...

OBITUARIES

Clara ‘Claire’ Ann Wendrock Dupre’
10/20/2021 - 5:00am
Clara “Claire” Ann Wendrock Dupre’, 80, passed away Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021, due to complications from COPD. A graveside service will be held at Oaklawn Cemetery in Welsh at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021, with Rev. Monica Monk officiating. She was...