Rita Lebleu, Author at American Press

housing

Two new housing developments will cater to seniors nearing or in retirement

Two modern, affordable housing developments broke ground in Lake Charles this week. One hundred and seventeen of the 261 units are designed especially for seniors ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Friday, May 17, 2024 4:56 pm

lng

Another lawsuit filed challenging Biden’s LNG ‘pause’

A conservative Louisiana think tank and its legal arm are the latest to challenge President Joe Biden’s pause on new Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) export ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Friday, May 17, 2024 11:06 am

sulphur

Rate hikes for utilities approved in Sulphur

The Sulphur City Council approved rate increases for utilities and the capital improvement fee at its Monday meeting, and Public Works Director Austin Abrams gave ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Thursday, May 16, 2024 12:47 pm

Starks Mayhaw Festival

Starks Mayhaw Festival: Don’t miss out on your free biscuit with jelly

What’s better than a warm buttered biscuit with mayhaw jelly? A FREE warm buttered biscuit with mayhaw jelly. Get one Saturday, May 18, 8 a.m. ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Thursday, May 16, 2024 9:48 am

Torndaoes

NWS confirms multiple tornadoes touched down in SW La.

Tornadoes ripped through Calcasieu Parish and traveled east to join forces with another storm system Monday afternoon. The next morning, an ATF officer pulled off ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Tuesday, May 14, 2024 4:59 pm

Sulphur tornado

PHOTO GALLERY: Sulphur tornado destruction

The largest area of storm damage in Sulphur on Tuesday was at and near Walmart, 525 N. Cities Service Highway Road. The Murphy Gas USA ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Tuesday, May 14, 2024 1:54 pm

Faith & Family

Maplewood UMC celebrating 80 years as storm repairs continue

This month, Maplewood United Methodist Church of Sulphur turned 80. Last week, it celebrated the beginning of construction on a new 3,000-square-foot multi-use building. A ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Sunday, May 12, 2024 9:59 am

port of lake charles

Port of LC now 10th on list of busiest ports

The Port of Lake Charles is moving up the list of the nation’s busiest ports. Hovering around 12 or 13 at the beginning of the ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Friday, May 10, 2024 5:53 pm

scene

CTC’s ‘The Hobbit’: ‘A classic that continues to connect generations’

Join daring dwarves, a wacky wizard, and a somewhat reluctant and humble hobbit as they begin their quest to recover ancient treasure at Westlake High ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Friday, May 10, 2024 1:30 pm

salvation army

Salvation Army emergency housing shelter now rebuilt and operational again

Nothing much goes on around 3020 Legion Street during the day, but at 4:30 p.m., the scene shifts. Men, women and children can be seen ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Friday, May 10, 2024 6:40 am

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