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Fall Arts Preview

‘You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown:’ A good time for all ages

This fall, McNeese Theatre will be presenting their iteration of the stage musical “You’re a Good Man, Charlies Brown,” which will premiere on Wednesday, Oct. ... Read more

by Emily Burleigh, Tuesday, September 13, 2022 11:06 am

Fall Arts Preview

Biomimicry: Changing the world of design

“Nature’s Blueprint: Biomimicry in Art and Design” will be coming to the Historic City Hall Arts and Cultural Center on Friday, Nov. 11. This exhibition ... Read more

by Emily Burleigh, Tuesday, September 13, 2022 7:08 am

Local News

Volunteering ‘fills my heart’

Nannette Vincent plays an indispensable role in the various Sulphur Senior Center activities. As a partner for the elderly, Vincent volunteers her time to help ... Read more

by Emily Burleigh, Monday, September 12, 2022 5:45 am


Grandparents walk runway at SWLCA event

The Southwest Louisiana Charter Academy hosted the “SWLCA Grand Fashion Show” during their 2022 Grandparents’ Day Event. “We always like to do something unorthodox, something ... Read more

by Emily Burleigh, Saturday, September 10, 2022 6:28 am


Council defers vote on agreement with African American Chamber of Commerce

The Lake Charles City Council voted to defer two major ordinances at Wednesday’s meeting. The first item that was deferred was an ordinance that would ... Read more

by Emily Burleigh, Thursday, September 8, 2022 10:40 am

Teacher of the Week

Carolyn Nabours: The kindergarten teacher who couldn’t stay retired

Carolyn Nabours began her 40th year of teaching in August at the Southwest Louisiana Charter Academy. Nabours is a proud Southwest Louisiana native, and hails ... Read more

by Emily Burleigh, Thursday, September 8, 2022 9:13 am


New program will encourage success in at-risk students

McNeese State University Athletics, in partnership with the Calcasieu Parish District Attorney’s Office and Calcasieu Parish School Board, have launched a new program called “Rowdy ... Read more

by Emily Burleigh, Thursday, September 8, 2022 6:48 am

Volunteer of the Week

Jim Rock: Having opportunity to help others an honor

Jim Rock believes that volunteerism is “simply the sharing of one’s time and talent for the benefit of others.” For Rock, his talent primarily stems ... Read more

by Emily Burleigh, Monday, September 5, 2022 5:30 am


Calcasieu schools amp up security: ‘Complacency can be our greatest enemy’

The Calcasieu Parish School Board is making efforts to amp up school security with administrators recently attending a Safety and Security summit to strengthen the ... Read more

by Emily Burleigh, Sunday, September 4, 2022 5:20 am


Chomping at the bit: LC Symphony unleashes Gators on Geaux

After 20 years, the Lake Charles Symphony is rebooting the public art display “Gators on the Geaux.” “We felt like it was time to have ... Read more

by Emily Burleigh, Friday, September 2, 2022 9:44 pm

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