News Briefs

Published 9:48 am Sunday, July 20, 2014

Temporary Piccadilly kitchen open in LC

Piccadilly has opened a temporary location at 425 Seventh St. to serve customers until its new restaurant opens.

“The Lake Charles community has been a wonderful supporter of Piccadilly for many years,” Jay Chauvin, regional manager for Piccadilly Restaurants, said in a news release.

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“We want to maintain our presence there in any way possible for our loyal guests while anticipating the opening of our full-service restaurant.”

The location serves breakfast 6-10:30 a.m. and lunch 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m., for dine-in and takeout. Catering is also available.

Vitter staff to meet with people July 23

JENNINGS — Staff members for U.S. Sen. David Vitter, R-La., will meet with residents 3-4 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, in the Jeff Davis Council on Aging, 210 South State St.

Those unable to attend can call Vitter’s Acadiana office in Lafayette at 337-993-9502. The office, at 2201 Kaliste Saloom Road, Suite 201, is open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Deepwater Horizon center opens in LC

Deepwater Horizon Claims Administrator Patrick A. Juneau announced the opening of a Claimant Assistance Center in Lake Charles.

“As we continue to process claims across the five-state region, we are constantly looking at ways to better serve the claimants,” Juneau said.

“With the reduction in walk-in traffic in Bridge City, Texas, we determined we could better serve the southwest region of the state with opening this new Claimant Assistance Center in Lake Charles and closing the Bridge City location.”

The new location is at 3620 Gerstner Memorial Drive, Suite L. The telephone number is 562-5182.

Juneau said that in addition to filing a claim at the center, people can file online at