Marlisa Harding, Author at American Press

Traffic update

Eastbound lane of I-10 bridge remains closed after fiery crash

Traffic conditions across Southwest Louisiana remained chaotic for most of the day Thursday due to a temporary Interstate 10-Calcasieu River bridge closure. The closure began ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Thursday, September 23, 2021 8:18 pm

Teachers of the Week

Field of education plays major role in Broussard household

The household of Aaron and Amy Broussard is a family of educators. Aaron is a math teacher at South Cameron High School in Grand Chenier ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 4:43 pm

Volunteer of the Week

Pair has passion for civic engagement

The 337 Vote Project is a voters rights and advocacy organization founded by Kennedy Green, 23, and Breon Robinson, 25, both of Lake Charles. While ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Sunday, September 19, 2021 8:18 pm

scene

Christian Youth Theater opens season with ‘Adam’s Family’

Christian Youth Theater returns this season with three new shows. “The last show we had was in January 2020…It was a very hard for the ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Sunday, September 19, 2021 5:36 pm

calcasieu parish school board

School Board extends COVID-related sick leave policy

Calcasieu Parish School Board members approved an extension of the COVID-related Emergency Paid Sick Leave policy. The extension was unanimously approved and grants up to ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Friday, September 17, 2021 11:35 am

Local Business News

Disaster assistance request for SW La. makes it to budget

A formal request for supplemental disaster assistance for Hurricanes Laura, Delta and Zeta recovery has finally made it to the White House’s budget, U.S. Sen. ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 11:09 am

Volunteer of the Week

Allison Cart: A safe haven for stray animals

Allison Cart has rescued more than 50 animals in her lifetime. From household dogs and cats to wild raccoons and possums, there’s no animal that ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Sunday, September 12, 2021 8:28 pm

9/11 Anniversary

Students born after 9/11 pay tribute on 20th anniversary

The Young Republicans Club at Sam Houston High School honored the victims of Sept. 11 on Saturday by holding signs in front of the school ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Saturday, September 11, 2021 8:44 pm

calcasieu parish school board

It’s a news season for St. John Elementary students

Students at St. John Elementary School enjoyed their first PE classes in their brand-new gymnasium this week. Originally scheduled to be completed last October, progress ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Thursday, September 9, 2021 8:37 pm

Hurricane Ida

Update: Calcasieu School Board halts all hurricane recovery construction projects

All hurricane recovery construction projects within the Calcasieu Parish School Board have been temporarily halted. The lack of FEMA reimbursement is the cause of the ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Wednesday, September 8, 2021 8:49 pm

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