COVID-19 Local Coverage

Local Closures

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LAKE ARTHUR — Public basketball and tennis courts in Lake Arthur are closed as of Wednesday in an effort to stop the spread of the coronavirus and encourage social distancing.

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Meal sites in Calcasieu Parish announced Monday they would be discontinuing feeding services for students 18 and younger in response to Gov. John Bel Edward's "stay-home-order." On Sunday evening, however, Beth Scioneaux, Louisiana Department of Education acting superintendent, sent an email…

JENNINGS — The Southwest Louisiana Veterans Cemetery has postponed interments and opening of its administrative office in response to the coronavirus outbreak.

Vinton Mayor Kenneth Stinson has announced that as of Monday, March 23, the lobby will be closed for walk-in traffic. The drive-thru will be open as will the drop box. Those who need help with permits, work orders or traffic citations, are asked to call or use the through drive-thru and ask …