McNeese parenting classes begin tonight

The McNeese State University Autism Program will host three parenting workshops this fall, with the first one scheduled for 5:30 p.m. today in Baker Auditorium at Farrar Hall.

Westlake High marks 100 years

School pride and tradition are normally a given at most high schools, especially during homecoming week. But Westlake High School is taking its homecoming celebration up a notch this year in honor of the school’s 100th anniversary.

Proposed cell tower draws debate

The push for improved cellphone service collided with the push for historic preservation at Wednesday’s Lake Charles City Council meeting. The focus was on the possible construction of a 220-foot cellphone monopole with support equipment within

Calcasieu murder convictions upheld

The 3rd Circuit of Appeal on Wednesday upheld the murder convictions of two Calcasieu Parish men in separate slayings and vacated and upheld parts of a third man’s case.

Calcasieu murder convictions upheld

The 3rd Circuit of Appeal on Wednesday upheld the murder convictions of two Calcasieu Parish men in separate slayings and vacated and upheld parts of a third man’s case.

Mauricio Garcia Cumbrera fatally shot both his wife, Anna Cumbrera, and stepdaughter, Julia Landry, on the evening of Sept.

LC clerks admit sales to falsify drug tests

Six store clerks pleaded guilty Tuesday in state district court to misdemeanor sale of a product used to falsify a drug screen. One clerk didn’t attend.

The clerks were issued misdemeanor