Marlisa Harding, Author at American Press

education

COVID closures continue to impact childcare providers

Louisiana Policy Institute for Children recently announced survey results from early childhood education providers painting a moderately improved outlook for services that were greatly impacted ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Sunday, January 23, 2022 7:03 pm

economy

Cassidy touts SW La. benefits of infrastructure bill

U.S. Sen.  Bill Cassidy, R-Louisiana, recently announced a $643,360,450 allocation for the state from the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. The allocation will help ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Friday, January 21, 2022 11:11 am

Weather Watch

Below-freezing temperatures expected throughout weekend

Below-freezing temperatures are expected to move into the area Friday and persist throughout the weekend. Despite the freezing temperatures, winter precipitation is not anticipated in ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Thursday, January 20, 2022 7:54 pm

Teacher of the Week

Tanika Randle: Bringing technology to life for her students

Tanika Randle, head STEM teacher at Lake Charles Charter Academy, brings technology to life each day with her students. Drawing on her experience as a ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Thursday, January 20, 2022 11:28 am

Weather Watch

Area braces for blast of cold

Frigid weather is expected to move into the region late Thursday night and into Friday morning. Currently there is only a low chance of freezing ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Wednesday, January 19, 2022 10:45 pm

education

Students get hands-on science lesson on health care

Stefanie Viator, a fourth-grade teacher at Our Lady School, transformed her classroom last week into a hospital operating room to give her students a hands-on ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Sunday, January 16, 2022 10:56 am

economy

Cassidy critical of Biden’s energy policies

U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-Louisiana, strongly criticized President Joe Biden’s energy policies this week, decrying the policies as “backward, anti-American and anti-national security.” Biden’s camp ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Friday, January 14, 2022 7:01 pm

Teacher of the Week

Sara StCyr: From being a scientist to teaching science  

Sarah StCyr, a science teacher at W.W. Lewis Middle School, transitioned from being a scientist to teaching science and found the greatest joy. Graduating from ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Thursday, January 13, 2022 9:02 am

covid-19

S.J. Welsh, LeBlanc Middle schools closed today due to COVID

S.J. Welsh Middle School in Lake Charles and LeBlanc Middle School in Sulphur are closed today and Thursday due to COVID-19 illness and exposure. One-third ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Wednesday, January 12, 2022 6:11 am

Volunteer of the Week

Ozane: No one will fall through the crack

Roishetta Sibley Ozane, co-founder of the Vessel Project, is committed to ensuring that no one falls through the cracks when in need. In less than ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Monday, January 10, 2022 5:00 am

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