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Posted Jul 2, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Maxine, a barred owl, and her handler Ellen Dacy from Shangri-La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center in Orange, Texas, visited the Sulphur Regional Library on Monday, June 29.

Updated Jun 30, 2015 at 9:13 AM

At McNeese, the teachers learned about agriculture, food and natural resources to enhance the student learning experience of agricultural science subject matter for their classrooms back home, according to Dr. Chip LeMieux, department head.

Posted Jun 20, 2015 at 10:30 AM

The McNeese State University Honor Roll for the 2015 spring semester has been announced. The honor roll lists undergraduate students earning at least a 3.0 or B average while carrying 12 or more semester hours.

Posted Jun 14, 2015 at 12:30 PM

The program, called Didgeridoo Down Under, is a high-energy, Australian-themed show that features the didgeridoo, which is usually a hollowed-out tree trunk known for its otherworldly sound.

Posted Jun 13, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Lance Sefcik, a management major at McNeese State University from Georgetown, Texas, has won the college division of the 3rd annual SEED Center Business Pitch Competition at McNeese.

Posted Jun 12, 2015 at 5:00 PM

Care Help of Sulphur is preparing to assist more than 425 Sulphur students between Pre-K and high school during their annual Back to School Program.

Updated Jun 4, 2015 at 12:06 PM

Smart girls who are interested in STEM subjects — science, technology, engineering and math — are being bombarded by comments and experiences that those subjects just aren’t for them. It’s a growing problem that women who work in those fields are...

Posted Jun 2, 2015 at 4:00 PM

SOWELA Technical Community College held its first Student Honors Ceremony in May, to recognize outstanding students at the College and to announce recipients for the McNeese Transfer Scholarship Award.

Posted May 28, 2015 at 5:00 PM

The McNeese State University Autism Program is sponsoring a three-week summer camp for children ages 3-9 that runs from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday through Friday June 8-26.

Updated May 28, 2015 at 9:00 AM

The Louisiana House agreed Wednesday to the main planks of a Common Core compromise, appearing to quiet the controversy over the education standards for the legislative session.

Posted May 24, 2015 at 2:30 PM

She was named 2015 Miss SHS, 2015 SHS Student of the Year, runner-up for Calcasieu Parish High School Student of the Year, the City of Sulphur's Dare to be Different student and the 2015 SHS Spring Court Queen. Bailey also received the 2014 Honesty...

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