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Lillie Ray Levy – American Press

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www.americanpress.com – obitsamericanpress – 2023-08-25 05:30:56

SUMMARY: Lillie Ray Levy, a resident of Lake Charles La., passed away at the age of 75 after battling cancer. She had attended Lake Charles City Schools before graduating from Lake Charles High School in 1965. Levy went on to attend LSU and graduated with a degree in Elementary Education. She taught for the New Orleans School Board and later moved to Jacksonville, Florida, where she taught for the Duval County School System until her retirement in 2011. Levy is survived by her brother and nephews. A funeral service will be held at Johnson Funeral Home in Lake Charles. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to various charities.

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Smith’s big hits help Gumbeaux Gators sweep DH from Rougarou – American Press

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www.americanpress.com – Rodrick Anderson – 2024-06-16 14:45:13

SUMMARY: The Lake Charles Gumbeaux Gators swept a doubleheader against the Baton Rouge Rougarou on Saturday, improving their record in the Texas Collegiate League. Jake Smith (Rosepine HS/Louisiana Tech) was pivotal, hitting a go-ahead three-run home run in the first game and executing a walk-off RBI bunt in the second. The Gators overcame a 3-0 deficit in the first game with a six-run fifth inning. The second game went into extra innings, with the Gators winning 4-3. Pitchers Travis Phelps and Hayden Harmon secured wins in their respective games. The teams face off again at Golbsy Field in Baton Rouge tonight.

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Scooter Hobbs: ACC-SEC challenge may be the future of CWS – American Press

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www.americanpress.com – Scooter Hobbs – 2024-06-16 11:15:16

SUMMARY: The 2024 College World Series features only teams from the ACC and SEC, marking the first time since 1948 that only two conferences are represented. The SEC missed setting a new record with Georgia's loss, leaving four SEC and four ACC teams in contention. The ACC boasts only two national championships, while the SEC aims to secure its fifth different champion in the last five years. With Oklahoma and Texas joining the SEC and the Pac-12's decline, the future dominance of college baseball seems likely to be contested between the SEC and ACC. The article concludes with a prediction that the Tennessee-North Carolina game could determine the national champion.

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Jim Beam column:Pet project system is unfair – American Press

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www.americanpress.com – Jim Beam – 2024-06-15 06:43:55

SUMMARY: Jim Beam criticizes the Louisiana Legislature's funding of pet projects, which he argues is unfair and arbitrary. A city councilman inquired about accessing such funds after learning that lawmakers are spending $92.7 million on various local projects, some of which include golf courses, schools, courthouses, and nonprofits. Legislators, primarily from the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees, have significant influence over these allocations. Various organizations, including Bridge House Corp. and the Baton Rouge Art Gallery, receive substantial funds, raising questions about the criteria for selection. Beam suggests it's time to reform or abolish this system.

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