NEWS

09/27/2020 - 12:00am
BATON ROUGE (AP) — Nearly 160,000 people in Louisiana may have missed out on the $1,200 individual payments that Congress authorized earlier this year because of the coronavirus outbreak. The Louisiana Department of Revenue said the IRS is mailing...

SPORTS

09/23/2020 - 5:00am
(AP) - A person with knowledge of the punishment tells The Associated Press that at least three NFL head coaches have been fined $100,000 for violating the league’s rules that they wear face coverings on the sideline. The person, who spoke on...

EDITORIAL

T-shirt masks and barbed wire
09/27/2020 - 12:00am
Sometimes when my mind cannot focus on one train of thought, or I do not have enough thoughts on a topic to commit to a full column, I throw together a little lagniappe of topics. Since that seems to be my problem again this week, here is a gumbo of...

COMMUNITY

Grilled, fresh lobster is the ultimate treat
09/27/2020 - 12:00am
There is no denying that lobsters are an interesting looking species. It’s difficult to imagine that someone first had the inclination to catch and cook these well-armored crustaceans. However, as those who have dined on lobster can attest, lobsters...

OBITUARIES

Thelma Jean Conner Schexnider
09/27/2020 - 12:00am
LAKE ARTHUR - A Mass of Christian burial for Thelma Jean Conner Schexnider, 84, of Lake Arthur was held at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020 at 2 p.m. A gathering of family and friends was held at Matthews and Son Funeral...