LAKE CHARLES – McNeese State's first trip to the postseason in four years didn't turn out as planned as the No. 6 national seed Cowboys dropped a 31-10 decision to Jacksonville State in Cowboy StadiumMore >> LAKE CHARLES – McNeese State's first trip to the postseason in four years didn't turn out as planned as the No. 6 national seed Cowboys dropped a 31-10 decision to Jacksonville State in Cowboy StadiumMore >> Locals filled up Prien Lake Park for the PurpleStride Lake Area 2013 walk to raise awareness for pancreatic cancer. Over 100 walkers participated in the walk including pancreatic cancer survivors andMore >> Locals filled up Prien Lake Park for the PurpleStride Lake Area 2013 walk to raise awareness for pancreatic cancer.More >> Source: Calcasieu Parish Central Library It looks like a normal computer lab now, but soon it's going to turn into something completely different. The Calcasieu Parish Central Library just received a $24,000 grant to build an innovation studioMore >> It looks like a normal computer lab now, but soon it's going to turn into something completely different.More >> A local architect is being remembered for his dedication to helping preserve history. A big group of close friends and family were on hand Saturday as "Friends of Central School" dedicated the Joseph "Joe"More >> A local architect is being remembered for his dedication to helping preserve history. A big group of close friends and family were on hand Saturday as "Friends of Central School" dedicated the Joseph "Joe"More >> The following story has been released by the Fort Polk Public Affairs Office:by Chuck CannonFor 17-year-old Houston native Jack Jones, an assignment with the U.S. Navy at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, seemed ideal. "ItMore >> World War II veteran Jack Jones discusses his experience during the attack on Pearl Harbor.
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A large group of fishermen, environmentalists and concerned citizens gathered beside a shrimp boat dock in Biloxi on Wednesday to remember the victims of the BP oil rig explosion, and lament the ongoing impact of that disaster which happened one year ago.More >> One year after the BP oil spill in the Gulf, tourism related businesses on the Mississippi Gulf Coast are still struggling to recover their losses. Most business owners are cautiously optimistic that things will be better this year, but they know nothing is certain.More >> Louis Skrmetta is hoping for a busy summer season for Ship Island Excursions. Opening day, the family ferry business took more than 500 visitors to the island. That's good news, since last year his business was down by about 60 percent because of the oil spill.More >> The director of the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality says she's pleased with the response and clean-up of the oil on this week's one year anniversary of the BP oil spill. Trudy Fisher says the biggest challenge still remaining is perception.More >> Just one day before the one year anniversary of the Gulf oil spill, NOAA announced that the last area of federal waters has reopened to fishing. The last 1,041 square miles of Gulf waters immediately surrounding the Deepwater Horizon wellhead is now open to commercial and recreational fishing.More >> Clean-up crews contracted by BP are making progress clearing the tar balls and waste oil from Cat Island. The oil giant recently purchased a portion of the island from private owners.More >> Many individuals and businesses along the Mississippi Gulf Coast continue to wait for final payments for costs and damages as a result of the BP oil spill. AJ Giardina spoke with a few individuals who say the Gulf Coast Claims Facility is using delay tactics in sending out checks.More >> Removing all the oil from Mississippi's barrier islands is a bit like chasing a moving target. As soon as one section of beach is cleaned, the dynamics of wind and waves take over, shifting sand to reveal new sections of tar balls and oil patties.More >> Use the numbers below to contact the Deepwater Horizon Incident Joint Information Center on matters regarding the oil slick in Gulf of Mexico: Report oiled shoreline or request volunteer information:More >>