Oil leases

Biden offshore drilling proposal would allow up to 11 sales

President Joe Biden’s administration on Friday proposed up to 10 oil and gas lease sales in the Gulf ...

Faith & Family

Pastor Bares: ‘Gospel is all around us’

Anyone who has ever heard the Rev. Weldon Bares in person or online, read his newspaper column, “liked” ...

crime

New charges for Leesville man who chained fiancé in bedroom

A Leesville man charged with handcuffing and chaining his mentally impaired fiancé in a bedroom for days against ...

crime

Vernon Parish searching for shooting suspect

The Vernon Parish Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man they believe is responsible for shooting another man ...

life

SW La. nightlife calendar: There’s always something to do

Nightlife Crying Eagle Brewing, 1165 E. McNeese St. — Dead Matadors, 7-10 p.m. Friday; Bluesiana Red, 7-11 p.m. ...

scene

Red, White & Boom: An evening of outdoor family fun

By Emily Burleigh The 3rd annual “Red, White and Boom” Fourth of July celebration will be hosted by ...

crime

LC man charged with attempted sexual exploitation

ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. — A Lake Charles man has been charged with attempted first-degree sexual exploitation of a ...

Business

Coushatta Tribe to get high-speed internet

The Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana has received a nearly $366,000 federal grant to help bring high-speed internet to ...

Road to Recovery

Television station will remain downtown

By Emily Burleigh KPLC will continue to operate in downtown Lake Charles after sustaining  severe damage during Hurricane ...

local

Mosquitoes in Jeff Davis test positive for West Nile

Mosquitoes in Jeff Davis Parish near the Lacassine area have tested positive for West Nile virus, according to ...

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