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Cassidy touts passage of No Surprises Act

U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-Louisiana, is celebrating the recent passage of the No Surprises Act. Effective Jan. 1, the act prohibits surprise medical billing when ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Thursday, January 6, 2022 3:35 pm

Teacher of Week

Erin-Beth Carter finds fit with Acton Academy philosophy

Erin-Beth Carter, co-founder of Acton Academy Lake Charles, has always had a passion for teaching. Growing up surrounded by teachers, a career in a typical ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Thursday, January 6, 2022 6:37 am


Schools try to strike balance with COVID

As public school students return to campuses this week, school leaders are working to balance the Louisiana Department of Health’s recent new guidance regarding COVID-19 ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Wednesday, January 5, 2022 8:47 am

Volunteer of the Week

Alexandra Williams: Parents greatest influences

Alexandra Williams, a Lake Charles native, has devoted much of her life to serving young people in her local church. She credited her parents as ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Monday, January 3, 2022 5:00 am

Top 10 Stories of 2021

Top 10 Stories of 2021: CPSB enrollment drops

The Calcasieu Parish School Board reported a loss of 3,000 students last January most likely due to hurricane-damaged homes. As a result of the drop ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Saturday, January 1, 2022 3:28 pm

Teacher of Week

For Heather Koonce, teaching a lifelong dream

Heather Koonce, a history teacher at Vinton Middle School, set her sights on becoming a teacher when she was a child and has never looked ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Thursday, December 30, 2021 11:56 am

Volunteer of Week

Letter to Santa brings Christmas magic to Westlake girl

By Marlisa Harding Postal workers in Westlake worked together this week to make one little girl’s Christmas dreams come true. The United States Post Office’s ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Monday, December 27, 2021 5:56 am


Father and daughter take on 26.2-mile Antarctic Ice Marathon

Local father daughter John Hixson and Lauren Phillips recently completed the Antarctic Ice Marathon. Hand-in-hand the two made it to the finish line of the ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Sunday, December 26, 2021 11:24 am


Charter schools announce new leadership

Lake Charles Charter Academy and the Lake Charles Charter Schools will welcome new leadership when school resumes next month. Lake Charles Charter Academy’s long-time principal Pamela Quebodeaux will assume the ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Thursday, December 23, 2021 1:05 pm


Redistricting roadshow, Tour gives residents chance to provide feedback on boundaries

Louisiana legislators will be tasked with creating new redistricting maps and boundaries in 2022. Based on census data gathered in 2020, new boundaries will be ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Monday, December 20, 2021 5:00 am

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