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education

McNeese to honor Calcasieu teachers at Saturday’s basketball doubleheader

Calcasieu Parish teachers will be honored at the McNeese State basketball games Saturday. This day of teacher appreciation stems from the partnership between the Calcasieu ... Read more

by Emily Burleigh, Friday, January 13, 2023 1:03 pm

scene

It’s about to get wild and furry: State’s ‘oldest and coldest’ festival will be in full swing this weekend

This weekend, Cameron Parish will celebrate and honor the Hunting and Wildlife Industry with the 64th annual Louisiana Fur and Wildlife Festival. This long-time tradition ... Read more

by Emily Burleigh, Friday, January 13, 2023 12:24 pm

Teacher of the Week

Rachel Mahoney’s students have taught her to be flexible, adaptable

Lake Charles native Rachel Mahoney, 27, has learned quite a lot in her five years as an educator. One of the most significant things that ... Read more

by Emily Burleigh, Thursday, January 12, 2023 8:33 am

local

Flights halted across nation; LC Regional, Chennault not affected

Flights across the United States were halted due to a failure with the Federal Aviation Administration’s Notice to Air Missions (NOTAM) system early Wednesday morning. ... Read more

by Emily Burleigh, Wednesday, January 11, 2023 4:02 pm

education

Castille elected president of Calcasieu School Board

The Calcasieu Parish School Board elected Russel Castille, District 12, as president Tuesday at its first meeting of 2023. Castille was nominated by Billy Breaux, ... Read more

by Emily Burleigh, Wednesday, January 11, 2023 9:33 am

Volunteer of the Week

Chris Trahan flying sky-high with Pilots for Patients

Over the span of a decade, Christohper “Chris” Trahan, 71, volunteered his time, plane and piloting skills to complete 98 Pilots for Patients missions. For ... Read more

by Emily Burleigh, Tuesday, January 10, 2023 8:06 am

scene

Breaux’s work explores creative costuming on display in New Orleans at first light on Fat Tuesday

The Magic of Mardi Gras will be cast at the Historic City Hall Arts and Cultural Center starting Saturday, Jan. 7, until Saturday, March 18, ... Read more

by Emily Burleigh, Friday, January 6, 2023 11:55 am

scene

Monster Truck Nitro Tour ‘Glow Show’ rolls into town

The “Monster Truck Thunder” will be striking in Lake Charles this weekend. On Saturday, Jan. 7, the Monster Truck Nitro Tour “Glow Show” will be ... Read more

by Emily Burleigh, Thursday, January 5, 2023 11:48 am

Hurricane Recovery

City awarded $2.9M in FEMA funding for generators

The city of Lake Charles received $2,945,000 in Federal Emergency Management Agency funding for the Lake Charles Generators Project. This $2.94 million will be distributed ... Read more

by Emily Burleigh, Thursday, January 5, 2023 10:52 am

Teacher of the Week

It’s no cliche: Desormeaux says she was born to teach

Stephanie Desormeaux, 46, believes that teaching is in her blood. “I feel like its cliche saying I believe I was born to teach, but it ... Read more

by Emily Burleigh, Thursday, January 5, 2023 10:11 am

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