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education

On Campus: SW La. students recognized

Irwin named to dean’s list MANCHESTER, N.H. — William Irwin of Lake Charles has been named to Southern New Hampshire University’s fall 2022 dean’s list. ... Read more

by Crystal Stevenson, Monday, January 30, 2023 11:24 am

business

Names in the News: People shaping the future of Lake Area business

Visit Lake Charles recognized The Louisiana Travel Association awarded Visit Lake Charles with three Louey Awards during the associations’ annual Louey Award celebration in New ... Read more

by Crystal Stevenson, Sunday, January 29, 2023 5:05 am

Hurricane Recovery

Additional $7.1M in Hurricane Laura money allocated to SW La.

The Federal Emergency Management Association is awarding an additional $7.1 million in federal grants for hurricane recovery efforts in Southwest Louisiana. The funding is made ... Read more

by Crystal Stevenson, Friday, January 27, 2023 5:05 pm

Weather Watch

Heavy rainfall, severe thunderstorms possible Sunday

Heavy rainfall and strong to severe thunderstorms are possible on Sunday as an area of low pressure moves into Southwest Louisiana. The National Weather Service’s ... Read more

by Crystal Stevenson, Friday, January 27, 2023 3:42 pm

20-Year Anniversary

Tragedy remembered: On Feb. 1, 2003, the Space Shuttle Columbia was destroyed during re-entry, killing all seven crew members onboard

NASA marked the 20th anniversary of the space shuttle Columbia catastrophe with somber ceremonies and remembrances during its annual tribute to fallen astronauts on Thursday. ... Read more

by Crystal Stevenson, Friday, January 27, 2023 5:12 am

Weather Watch

Isolated showers expected to return Saturday

After a cool end to the week, a warming trend is forecast to begin Saturday, with temperatures remaining 5 to 10 degrees above normal through ... Read more

by Crystal Stevenson, Thursday, January 26, 2023 2:51 pm

crime

1/25: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff announces arrest list

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Jerranonte Dominique Dwayne Stewart, 23, 878 Link Road — aggravated assault with a firearm; possession of ... Read more

by Crystal Stevenson, Wednesday, January 25, 2023 1:34 pm

Weather Watch

UPDATE: Tornado touches down in Ragley

Tornadoes were confirmed in both Ragley and Baytown, Texas, Tuesday afternoon as a “fairly robust cold front” targeted the Gulf Coast, spawning severe thunderstorms and ... Read more

by Crystal Stevenson, Tuesday, January 24, 2023 5:44 pm

Local News

UPDATE: Tornado warning issued for Lake Charles, Sulphur, Moss Bluff

Tornado warnings have been issued for Lake Charles, Sulphur and Moss Bluff as a cold front  — that is bringing along with it severe thunderstorms ... Read more

by Crystal Stevenson, Tuesday, January 24, 2023 5:14 pm

Weather Watch

UPDATE: Expected severe weather leads to several school, agency closures

Tuesday’s threat of severe weather led to the closures of several government agencies, schools and clinics in Southwest Louisiana as residents hunkered down in preparation ... Read more

by Crystal Stevenson, Tuesday, January 24, 2023 1:34 pm

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