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Jo-El Sonnier

‘Musical genius’ Jo-El Sonnier dies after Llano Country Opry performance

Grammy-winning singer-songwriter and accordionist Joe-El Sonnier performed for the final time Saturday at the Llano Country Opry in Llano, Texas. He died later that evening. ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Monday, January 15, 2024 5:29 pm

Faith & Family

Winter Warming Center to open Sunday

Beautiful. That is the word Joanne Coleman, SC3, used more than once to describe the community’s response to helping meet the needs of the homeless ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Saturday, January 13, 2024 11:09 am

Sacred Heart

Sacred Heart Church added to ‘endangered places’ list

Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church and Convent, 610 Louisiana Avenue, has been added to the Louisiana Trust for Historic Preservation List of Most Endangered ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Saturday, January 13, 2024 9:05 am


Tax changes in store for all income earners

The Internal Revenue Service has announced Monday, Jan. 29, as the start of the tax season. That is the day the IRS will start accepting ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Friday, January 12, 2024 4:53 pm

Local News

‘The Time is Now’: Lake Area set to honor MLK

Martin Luther King Jr. commemorative events kick off in the Lake Area beginning at 7:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 12, with a prayer breakfast at L’Auberge ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Thursday, January 11, 2024 6:11 am

Top 10 Stories of 2023

Top 10 stories of 2023: Port Wonder is coming to life

Few have seen anything like the iconic Port Wonder design taking shape on the lakefront. Randy Goodloe, a Lake Charles architect selected for the project ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Saturday, December 30, 2023 2:44 pm

Top 10 Stories of 2023

Top 10 stories of 2023: SW La. loses beloved meteorologist

Ben Terry, the beloved morning and midday KPLC-TV meteorologist, died on Aug. 13 after a years-long battle with colon cancer. He was 40 and a ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Saturday, December 30, 2023 2:42 pm


Jen Kober taping Netflix standup special at Southlake Theater on Friday, Saturday

When Netflix producers asked Jen Kober where she wanted to film her standup special, she could have said Los Angeles or New York City. She ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Wednesday, November 22, 2023 2:08 pm

Faith & Family

Women persevere in launching their Women’s Wilderness Ministry

Two young women with a heart for the homeless were initially disappointed when a camping trip that would allow them to share the Gospel didn’t ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Saturday, November 18, 2023 8:13 am

calcasieu parish police jury

Proposed parish budget shows decrease

The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury Budget Committee heard the administrative presentation of the proposed Parish’s Fiscal Year 2024 Budget Thursday. The proposed budget for 2024 ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Friday, November 17, 2023 11:21 am

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