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i-10 bridge

DOTD wants to move on I-10 toll bridge now

The state Department of Transportation and Development is ready to get the go-ahead for a new, tolled Calcasieu River-Interstate 10 bridge. State Rep. Les Farnum, ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Wednesday, October 18, 2023 7:56 am

Matilda Stream

Philanthropist and conservationist Matilda Stream dies at 99

World-renowned art collector, architectural preservationist, philanthropist and lover of the land Matilda Gray Stream has died. She was 99. In 2007, Louisiana Public Broadcasting named ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Tuesday, October 17, 2023 2:48 pm

Environmental Summit

Honoré to be guest speaker at this week’s environmental summit in Sulphur

Micah 6:8 Mission is hosting the first event of its kind in Southwest Louisiana Wednesday and Thursday in the Sulphur West Cal Event Center. The ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Tuesday, October 17, 2023 4:41 am

Faith & Family

FBCA’s Miranda Vinson: Obeying orders to enlarge the tent

First Baptist Christian Academy (FBCA) started as a Mother’s Day Out program over 40 years ago. About three years ago, Miranda Vinson became principal of ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Monday, October 16, 2023 1:01 pm


ELECTION RESULTS: Calcasieu Police Jury seats decided

Voters in Calcasieu Parish District 1 chose Darby Quinn over Reath Chauvin for the police jury according to results from the Secretary of State’s office. ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Saturday, October 14, 2023 11:12 pm


ELECTION RESULTS: Guillory will be Calcasieu’s next sheriff

There’s a new sheriff in town. Calcasieu Parish voters hit the polls on Saturday to name Gary “Stitch” Guillory, no party, as their next sheriff. ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Saturday, October 14, 2023 10:40 pm


Tellurian requesting 3 more years to finish LNG export plant in Carlyss

Tellurian is asking for three more years to finish the Driftwood LNG export plant in Carlyss. “The request for an extension is simply a “just ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Friday, October 13, 2023 2:59 pm


Sulphur mayor, council address water discoloration issue

Two important concerns – water discoloration in the western part of the city and an unstriped Maplewood Drive – were addressed at the Sulphur City ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Friday, October 13, 2023 1:02 pm


One big downtown party: 2023 Chuck Fest poised and ready to rock Lake Charles this Saturday

Chuck Fest returns for a full day for one of the biggest music, art, food and culture experiences in the Lake Area. This year, the ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Thursday, October 12, 2023 8:14 am

Salt Cavern

Salt dome cavern not ‘past the point of no return’

Nothing the Office of Conservation has seen at the Sulphur Salt Dome thus far indicates the cavern “is past the point of no return,” according ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Tuesday, October 10, 2023 6:36 pm

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