TOP HEADLINES

NEWS

12/14/2018 - 12:00am
MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) — Virgin Galactic’s tourism spaceship climbed more than 50 miles high above California’s Mojave Desert on Thursday, reaching for the first time what the company considers the boundary of space. The rocket ship hit an altitude of...

SPORTS

12/14/2018 - 12:00am
BASILE - Wednesday’s showdown between Iota and Westminster in the final game of the night of the Basile Tournament was over pretty much before it even got started. Iota went on a 9-0 run in the first two minutes of the game and never looked back in...

EDITORIAL

12/14/2018 - 12:00am
Last month’s elections are not quite over. In two states that chose Democratic governors, Michigan and Wisconsin, Republican-controlled legislatures are trying to nullify the results by passing bills in lame-duck sessions that handcuff the incoming...

COMMUNITY

12/14/2018 - 12:00am
Audit: Louisiana State Police can’t show how it spent $2.4M NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana state audit says the state police agency hasn’t been able to provide proof that it spent $2.4 million policing the French Quarter last year. News outlets...

OBITUARIES

12/14/2018 - 12:00am
It’s with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of Kyung Soon Boonperm announces her passing from this life on Dec. 13, 2018 at the age of 57.   Funeral services for Kyung Soon Boonperm, 57, of Lake Charles will be held at Matthews and Son...