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flooding

Sabine River residents: ‘You shouldn’t have to live in constant fear that your house is going to be flooded’

People who live along the Sabine River and its tributaries in Southwest Louisiana and East Texas are keeping a close watch on the river. The ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Monday, April 15, 2024 4:38 pm

#industry

New EPA rules will affect area industries

Southwest Louisiana chemical plants are on the list of more than 200 plants in the U.S. that will be required to reduce toxic emissions of ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Saturday, April 13, 2024 4:54 pm

railroad days

Louisiana Railroad Days Festival rolls into DeQuincy

The Louisiana Railroad Days Festival and runs through Saturday, April 13 in DeQuincy at the Railroad Museum Park.        Today the festival opens ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Friday, April 12, 2024 11:31 am

tourism

Visiting Lake Charles: Area’s popularity is a $35M boost for economy

Meetings can be productive. In 2023, Visit Lake Charles hosted 173 of them in Calcasieu Parish, generating an estimated economic impact of over $35 million ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Friday, April 12, 2024 8:02 am

Trafficking

SWLA Abolitionists, South LC Fit Body Boot Camp team up

Work out at Fit Body Boot Camp in South Lake Charles this week and see results beyond improving muscle strength and boosting endurance. Fight for ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Thursday, April 11, 2024 11:50 am

hurricane season

Busy hurricane season predicted

The hurricane season starts June 1. It could be really busy. Colorado State University hurricane forecaster Phil Klotzbach predicts 23 storms, 11 hurricanes and five ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Monday, April 8, 2024 4:29 pm

McLeod Series

McCleod Series, Hector San Miguel Memorial Fund team up to focus on future of journalism

This summer CBS reported on a news outlet that found a way to fund investigative journalism. Stories on elected officials’ conflicts of interest, and the ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Monday, April 8, 2024 6:42 am

Faith & Family

Holy Humor Sunday: Church service aims to make hearts merry

A merry heart, according to a verse in Proverbs, really does the spirit, soul and body good. The Mayo Clinic says, “It’s no joke,” laughter ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Saturday, April 6, 2024 7:51 am

sulphur

Sulphur considers price hikes for water, sewer service, trash pickup

The Sulphur City Council will meet Monday, April 8, for its regular meeting. On the agenda – increasing the price of water, sewer service, trash ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Friday, April 5, 2024 6:17 am

cyphacon

CyPhaCon 2024: Largest fan-run Pop Culture Convention in the state set for this weekend

The largest fan-run Pop Culture Convention in the state happens this weekend, April 5-7 at the Lake Charles Event Center. It’s so big – with ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Thursday, April 4, 2024 6:24 am

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