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A.A. Nelson students rally around ill classmates

Students and faculty at A.A. Nelson Elementary School celebrated two students fighting serious illnesses on Wednesday with Purple and Gray Day. Purple and gray clothing ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Wednesday, December 1, 2021 8:45 pm

Volunteer of the Week

Felice teaching next generation to give back

Brandi Felice, a Westlake resident, takes pride in her city and the best way she knows how to do this is by giving back. “My ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Monday, November 29, 2021 5:34 am

95th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

‘Celebration Gator’ alerts nation Louisiana is back

The 95th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade featured a taste of Louisiana this year as “Celebration Gator” made its debut down the parade route. The ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Sunday, November 28, 2021 5:00 am

Teacher of the Week

Nicole Doucet treasures feedback from students — past and present

Nicole Doucet, a sixth through eighth grade math teacher at Our Lady Immaculate Catholic School in Jennings, absolutely loves her job. She joined the OLI ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Thursday, November 25, 2021 3:19 pm

gov. john bel edwards

New $11M housing program for LC

Gov. John Bel Edwards announced an $11.3 million dollar housing program Monday to aid Lake Charles’ recovery from last year’s storms. The $11.3 million is ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Tuesday, November 23, 2021 5:00 am

Volunteer of the Week

Volunteers provide the daily meals at Open Door Biker Church

Mary Doucet, Evelyn Fontenot, Dot Linscombe and Katy Vincent are Sulphur residents who volunteer their time cooking and serving daily meals to community members through ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Monday, November 22, 2021 5:00 am


Tonight: ‘Cinderella’, Westlake High Theatre bringing classic rags-to-riches tale to life

Westlake High Theatre will present “Cinderella” for one night only tonight, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. Based on the classic fairy tale, Thursday’s production will ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Thursday, November 18, 2021 12:45 pm

Educator of the Week

Darren Ortego: I just felt something drawing me to go into education

Darren Ortego, the Jennings Elementary School Teacher of the Year, will spare no effort to reach his students. The sixth-grade math teacher came to the ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Thursday, November 18, 2021 10:00 am


Cassidy: Infrastructure bill guaranteed to help La.

U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-Louisiana, is celebrating the passage of the $1.2 trillion, bi-partisan infrastructure bill signed on Monday by President Joe Biden. The bill ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Tuesday, November 16, 2021 9:51 pm

Volunteer of Week

Mandy Thomas: So many opportunities to get plugged in

Mandy Thomas, a Sulphur resident and City Council representative, believes finding time to volunteer is an essential part of life no matter how busy one’s ... Read more

by Marlisa Harding, Monday, November 15, 2021 6:27 am

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