Emily Burleigh, Author at American Press

Teacher of the Week

Krystal Smith: Being an educator is her calling

Krystal Smith, 39, played “a lot of school” when she was growing up. Her favorite childhood game is now a reflection of the career she ... Read more

by Emily Burleigh, Friday, April 12, 2024 5:00 am

tornado

Tornado destroys South Elton Court homes

A EF-2 tornado touched down in Lake Charles Wednesday morning, destroying homes east of McNeese State University. National Weather Service Office of Lake Charles Meterologist ... Read more

by Emily Burleigh, Wednesday, April 10, 2024 2:43 pm

sowela

Sowela, US Coast Guard team up with Direct Enlistment Program

Sowela Technical Community College students in four different programs now have a new employment opportunity following graduation. Sowela and the United States Coast Guard signed ... Read more

by Emily Burleigh, Wednesday, April 10, 2024 9:00 am

weather

Potential for tornadoes, all modes of weather tonight, tomorrow

There is potential for strong tornadoes and all modes of severe weather tonight and Wednesday morning through mid-afternoon, said Storm Warning Coordinator Doug Cramer. Southwest, ... Read more

by Emily Burleigh, Tuesday, April 9, 2024 1:55 pm

housing

Housing assistance program opens office in LC

Households affected by the hurricanes of 2020 and 2021 can now receive re-housing assistance. Last month, Endeavors — a San Antonio-based national service organization that ... Read more

by Emily Burleigh, Tuesday, April 9, 2024 7:01 am

GreenPal app

GreenPal app launches in LC connecting homeowners with mowing services

Lake Charles residents now have access to an app that connects homeowners with local lawn care professionals. GreenPal was founded in 2012 in Nashville by ... Read more

by Emily Burleigh, Monday, April 8, 2024 1:39 pm

McNeese presidential search

UPDATE: Three of four semi-finalists for McNeese president have SW La. ties

The McNeese State University Presidential Search Committee has selected four semi-finalists for the job. McNeese’s current president Daryl Burckel is set to retire on June ... Read more

by Emily Burleigh, Thursday, April 4, 2024 4:46 pm

mcneese state university

BREAKING: McNeese Presidential Search Committee narrows candidate list to four

The McNeese State University Presidential Search Committee has selected four semi-finalists. McNeese’s current president Daryl Burckel is set to retire on June 30. He is ... Read more

by Emily Burleigh, Thursday, April 4, 2024 3:59 pm

GATOR

School choice bill advances despite opposition of school boards

School boards throughout Southwest Louisiana oppose the Louisiana Giving All True Opportunity to Rise (La GATOR). However, on Tuesday the bill advanced out of the ... Read more

by Emily Burleigh, Wednesday, April 3, 2024 7:11 am

Chennault Air Show

Blue Angels to make their return for ‘rock your socks off’ 2025 air show

The U.S Navy’s Blue Angels will be returning to Lake Charles to headline the 2025 Chennault International Airshow.  Mary Jo Bayles, airshow executive director, announced ... Read more

by Emily Burleigh, Tuesday, April 2, 2024 6:09 pm

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