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  • Hometown Patriot - Homer Doty, Jr.

    Hometown Patriot - Homer Doty, Jr.

    Thursday, August 21 2014 5:55 AM EDT2014-08-21 09:55:58 GMT
    Homer Doty, Jr. says he signed up for the Navy during World War 2, because he didn't want to carry a gun in the Army. He was assigned to the U.S.S. Staunch, a mine sweeper that rode ahead of the big ships as they headed to Iwo Jima, Okinawa and the Philippines."The big ship had no protection from the submarines," said Doty. "We had the gear to detect submarines underwater. The big ships sat deep in the water. We didn't have to worry about running over those mines because we only setnine feet ...More >>
    Homer Doty, Jr. says he signed up for the Navy during World War 2, because he didn't want to carry a gun in the Army. He was assigned to the U.S.S. Staunch, a mine sweeper that rode ahead of the big ships as they headed to Iwo Jima, Okinawa and the Philippines."The big ship had no protection from the submarines," said Doty. "We had the gear to detect submarines underwater. The big ships sat deep in the water. We didn't have to worry about running over those mines because we only setnine feet ...More >>
  • City of LC decides to reschedule proposed sales tax election

    City of LC decides to reschedule proposed sales tax election

    Thursday, August 21 2014 12:26 AM EDT2014-08-21 04:26:04 GMT
    As a result of a recent change in state law regarding the tax election process, the City of Lake Charles has decided to reschedule the proposed December sales tax election for next October.More >>
    As a result of a recent change in state law regarding the tax election process, the City of Lake Charles has decided to reschedule the proposed December sales tax election for next October. More >>
  • Austin-based marketing firm to help with lakefront development

    Austin-based marketing firm to help with lakefront development

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:38 PM EDT2014-08-21 03:38:26 GMT
    After failed attempts to develop the lakefront, the City of Lake Charles has decided to employ a marketing firm to do help do the job. But as KPLC's Lee Peck reports, they'll first have to determine what the lakefront can support.More >>
    After failed attempts to develop the lakefront, the City of Lake Charles has decided to employ a marketing firm to do help do the job. But as KPLC's Lee Peck reports, they'll first have to determine what the lakefront can support.More >>

Final scores for SWLA games:

 

Lafayette - 7

Barbe - 55, FINAL

 

Carencro - 22

Sulphur - 14, FINAL

 

Sam Houston - 0

New Iberia - 28, FINAL

 

LaGrange - 19

Eunice - 7, FINAL

 

Washington-Marion - 28

Crowley - 21, FINAL

 

DeRidder - 36

Leesville - 7, FINAL

 

Westlake - 18

South Beauregard - 20, FINAL

 

Iowa - 34

Iota - 20, FINAL

 

St. Louis - 14

Jennings - 30, FINAL

 

Mamou - 6

DeQuincy - 48, FINAL

 

Kinder - 35

Lake Arthur - 0, FINAL

 

Welsh - 27

Vinton - 17, FINAL

 

Oakdale - 20

Bunkie - 7, FINAL

 

Menard - 20

Rosepine - 42, FINAL

 

East Beauregard - 30

Hamilton Christian - 20, FINAL

 

Merryville - 48

Elton - 21, FINAL

 

Basile - 58

South Cameron - 19, FINAL

 

Oberlin - 48

Grand Lake - 14, FINAL

 

Many - 20

Pickering - 23, FINAL

 

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