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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program

VITA recruiting volunteers for tax assistance program

United Way of Southwest Louisiana is gearing up for its annual Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. Facilitated by a team of trained volunteers, VITA provides ... Read more

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


Moss Bluff, Starks students charged after threats

Two Calcasieu Parish students were arrested and charged with terrorizing this week. In two unrelated incidents, a 13-year-old Moss Bluff Middle School student was arrested ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Friday, December 17, 2021 5:00 am

Educator of the Week

Former pro athlete Kjellsten: Teaching was backup plan

Alex Kjellsten, a coach and teacher at Saint Louis Catholic High School, never knew he would wind up in the classroom but has found that ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Thursday, December 16, 2021 5:00 am

calcasieu school board

Pay supplement on way for Calcasieu school employees

Teachers and personnel within the Calcasieu Parish School Board will receive a one-time sales tax supplement on their next pay check. The motion was unanimously ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Wednesday, December 15, 2021 7:47 am

Volunteer of Week

Calling all volunteers: Salvation Army bell ringing season begins

Salvation Army red kettles are a Christmas staple throughout the community. The sound of bells ringing can be heard in front of department stores and ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Monday, December 13, 2021 5:05 am


Breaking: Voters approve both Calcasieu schools tax renewals

Saturday’s voters approved two tax renewals benefiting public education in Calcasieu Parish. A 10-year 9.52 mills property tax renewal was approved with 79 percent of ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Saturday, December 11, 2021 9:49 pm

School performance

‘Simulated’ school performance scores released

The Calcasieu School Board recently released Simulated School Performance Scores regarding the progress of students and schools during the 2020-2021 school year. While the number ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Friday, December 10, 2021 9:51 pm

Teacher of Week

Conrad creating the future of her dreams

By Marlisa Harding American Press Missy Conrad, a Westlake High School special education teacher, has found a second start in life with her career in ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Thursday, December 9, 2021 5:15 am

Dec. 11 Election

Passage of CPSB’s two tax renewals ‘crucial’

This Saturday’s ballot in Calcasieu Parish features two 10-year tax renewals that affect the parish’s public schools. A half-cent sales tax renewal up for vote ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Tuesday, December 7, 2021 8:10 pm

Educator of Week

Frederick Atkins: ‘Teaching snuck up on me’

Frederick Atkins, a world history and world geography teacher at Lake Charles College Prep, uses his business savvy every day in the classroom. With a ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Friday, December 3, 2021 4:49 pm

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