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Vonceil Sittig: Serving God as a church hostess

Vonceil Sittig uses her talents — some might call it using her giftings from God — to minister ...

crime

BREAKING: LCPD sergeant charged with stalking, malfeasance

A Lake Charles Police sergeant has been arrested for stalking and malfeasance in office. Chief Deputy Franklin Fondel ...

Weather Watch

Localized flooding possible this weekend

An upper-level disturbance slowly moving west will cause storms to spread throughout Southwest Louisiana this weekend and into ...

scene

SW La. nightlife calendar: There’s always something to do

Nightlife Crying Eagle, 1165 E. McNeese St. — River Katz, 7-10 p.m. Friday; Lake Charles’ Got Talent, 7-10 ...

local

Central Library to close for painting project

Central Library, located at 301 W. Claude St., will be closed on Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 6-7, in order to ...

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Lake Charles’ Got Talent: Contestants will take the stage Saturday

Along with brewing their own beer – about 20 on tap – the Crying Eagle Brewing Company is ...

Local News

$69M more in FEMA grants awarded in SW La.

Another $69 million in disaster relief for Hurricanes Laura and Ida have been granted by the Federal Emergency ...

fort polk

$77M project to improve Fort Polk housing

Corvias, the property management company charged with overseeing Fort Polk housing, announced this week that it would be ...

scene

Black Heritage Gallery opens exhibit of works by Brandon V. Lewis

The Black Heritage Gallery will be premiering their new exhibition “Visual Griot: The Art of Brandon V. Lewis” ...

LSU Sports

Scooter Hobbs column: Kelly pulls back curtain just a tad

Brian Kelly has yet to call a single play at LSU and already the Tigers’ new coach is ...

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high-school Football

Good hands: Levi gives Bucs game-breaker

No matter what the situation is, Barbe senior wide receiver Jamaal Levi is going to do his best. ...

Local News

SPAR official ousted in Police Jury vote

Six structures were slated for demolition and Calcasieu Parish Police Jury members adopted a resolution at their Thursday ...

Local News

CPSB transportation director keeps things moving along

Calcasieu Parish School Board Transportation Director Aaron McDonald came to Southwest Louisiana to attend McNeese in the fall ...

Epidemic

Biden administration declares monkeypox public health emergency

President Joe Biden’s administration officially declared the monkeypox outbreak a public health emergency on Thursday during a media ...

crime

LC man sentenced for illegal possession of firearm

A Lake Charles man was sentenced Thursday to 84 months in prison for illegal possession of a firearm. ...

crime

8/4: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff announces arrest list

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Kurt Robinson, 58, 6335 E. Opelousas St. — domestic ...

crime

BREAKING: Homicide cause of death for man discovered in 11th Street home

The death of a man found in a home at 1118 11th St. on Wednesday has been ruled ...

hurricane season

Forecasters trim hurricane season outlook a bit, still busy

This hurricane season may be a tad quieter than initially projected, but it is still likely to be busier ...

local

Portion of La. 14 will be designated Marion ‘Butch’ Fox Memorial Highway

A portion of La. 14 through Jeff Davis Parish will be designated to the late Marion “Butch” Fox, ...

high-school Football

Fearsome foursome: Relentless D-line key to Iowa defense

IOWA –  Iowa’s defensive line is short on size but relies on experience, technique and energy to make ...