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local business

New Lake Charles Business Innovation Center to focus on small business

Small business is the backbone of the local economy. This week, Southwest Louisiana business owners are receiving the focus they deserve and the services they ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Tuesday, May 16, 2023 7:06 am

Faith & Family

Stacy Guillory-Ross: ‘Sometimes you have to wait for answers to prayers’

Growing up, Stacy Guillory-Ross was taught not to question God. But those formative years is when that mustard seed of faith was planted. Like the ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Saturday, May 13, 2023 8:24 am


Nungesser: State, SW La. tourism numbers on the rise

Louisiana tourism numbers are picking up sooner than projected, including numbers right here in Southwest Louisiana where not only the pandemic pounded the market, but ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Friday, May 12, 2023 7:16 am


‘From the Ashes’ : Photos, artifacts and video bring Historic City Hall visitors back in time to the Great Fire of 1910

A fire destroyed the Lake Charles City Hall built in 1903. To find out about that fire, visit the “new” City Hall built in 1911 ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Thursday, May 11, 2023 3:34 pm


‘Spring Opulence’ : New Artisans’ Gallery exhibit hangs through June 17 at Historic City Hall

Make a special trip downtown to visit. Visit the next time you’re downtown. Visit on Saturday morning and drop by the Charleston Farmers Market. Just ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Thursday, May 11, 2023 7:29 am

Spelling Bee

Sulphur 13-year-old headed for Scripps National Spelling Bee

Kai Richardson, a 13-year-old student at Maplewood Middle School, is the winner of the CBS Lake Charles Regional Spelling Bee. Sulphur City Council honored his ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Wednesday, May 10, 2023 10:54 am

Cook of the Week

Iona ‘Nonie’ Perkins: ‘The kitchen is my favorite place’

Iona “Nonie” Perkins Parker of DeQuincy did not know how to cook when she married her late husband, Hansel. She was 19. He was 23. ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Wednesday, May 10, 2023 7:58 am

local business

Embracing the cold: Cryotherapy a game-changer in wellness industry

Cryotherapy of Lake Charles members and guests are capitalizing on the healing and wellness benefits of quick exposures to sub-zero temps. “Cryotherapy is not just ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Tuesday, May 9, 2023 8:35 am


New tax report shows where all the money in Calcasieu goes

The Alliance for Positive Growth (APG) has pulled together information to help Calcasieu Parish citizens track around $700 million in property tax dollars paid and ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Sunday, May 7, 2023 7:39 am

Faith & Family

Dr. Kenneth Parks receives 2023 LDA Humanitarian Award

Local dental specialist Dr. Kenneth W. Parks is the recipient of the Louisiana Dental Association Humanitarian Award for 2023. He received the honor for his ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Saturday, May 6, 2023 11:53 am

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