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Posted Sep 14, 2014 at 1:30 PM

Charlie Company and Easy Company have joined the 1st Battalion (Airborne), 509th Infantry Regiment to add increased capability to what is known throughout the U.S. Army as the toughest opposing force unit.

Posted Sep 7, 2014 at 2:30 PM

You're at work going about your usual business — as a Soldier, that may mean going on patrol with your squad or heading to a nearby depot for a resupply — when suddenly, you find yourself separated from your group. You are in an...

Updated Aug 22, 2014 at 8:09 PM

Qualifying for the upcoming fall election ended on today, August 22. The Open Primary/Congressional Election will be held on Tuesday, November 4, and the Open General/Congressional Election will be held on Saturday, December 6. All qualifying...

Updated Aug 20, 2014 at 7:05 PM

Qualifying for the upcoming fall election began today and will officially end Friday, August 22.

Updated Aug 18, 2014 at 10:54 AM

Qualifying for the upcoming fall elections will begin Wednesday, August 20, and end Friday, August 22. All candidates for local municipal races will qualify through their parish Clerk of Court. The Calcasieu Parish Clerk of Court is located at 1000...

Updated Aug 17, 2014 at 4:59 PM

It has been about 12 years since West Nile virus, the mosquito-borne disease was, first identified in Louisiana, but this year the chikungunya fever has made its presence known.

Updated Aug 17, 2014 at 8:12 AM

Sulphur resident Mitch Redd has announced his candidacy for 14th Judicial District Court Judge, Division A, a division designated to become a Family Court in January 2015. Election Day for the position is slated for November 4.

Updated Aug 12, 2014 at 9:32 PM

A lawsuit related to the fatal shooting of a dog named Arzy during the arrest of two men in the Southwest Daily News parking lot back in April has been filed in federal court against the former Sulphur police officer involved – Brian Thierbach...

Posted Aug 10, 2014 at 12:00 PM

After sub-par conditions in single Soldier barracks were revealed in 2007 — including excessive mold and mildew, faulty equipment, peeling paint and other deterioration — Congressional and Army leadership took a closer look at these...

Posted Aug 4, 2014 at 10:30 AM

The badge recognizes infantrymen who show a mastery of critical tasks that allow them to locate, close and destroy the enemy with gun fire and maneuvers, and repel an enemy assault with gun fire in close combat.

Updated Aug 1, 2014 at 1:39 PM

The hall of fame was established in 2004 to honor men and women who serve or served their community and state in the honorable professions of law enforcement, the judiciary, criminal justice, civil service and other related fields.

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