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Drainage lateral debris removal progressing

Calcasieu Parish Director of Engineering and Public Works Allen Wainwright reported on the status of debris removal from ...

Weather Watch

‘Abnormally hot weather’ expected to continue in SW La.

The “abnormally hot weather” Southwest Louisiana has experienced this week is expected to continue throughout the weekend. Montra ...

crime

Sulphur man pleads guilty to vehicular homicide

A 30-year-old Sulphur man arrested earlier this year in a bicycle-vehicle hit-and-run that left a 15-year-old dead pleaded ...

crime

UPDATE: Both DeQuincy attempted armed robbery suspects captured

Two suspects wanted for attempted armed robbery in DeQuincy are now in custody after a two-day manhunt, according ...

Community

Repairs allow vehicle access to Sabine Pass Lighthouse

Special to the Daily News The road to the Sabine Pass lighthouse is open, but in dry weather ...

high school rodeo

LaVergne locks up saddle bronc championship

SULPHUR — He started his rodeo career two years ago and is already a state champion. DeQuincy freshman ...

High School Sports

LHSAA redefines ‘select’ school, SW Louisiana reaction mixed

By Warren Arceneaux American Press After years of principals voting down changes to the sports landscape, the Louisiana ...

high school sports

SW La. keeps tournaments, Softball, baseball, swimming and boys basketball remain

It was a clean sweep Wednesday afternoon for Southwest Louisiana. The Louisiana High School Athletic Association Executive Committee ...

hurricane season

‘Every storm different’: National Weather Service says pay attention, be prepared

This hurricane season, don’t look at only a single hurricane model to make a determination. Don’t trust “keyboard ...

local

Sulphur High grad killed in wreck hours after commencement

A Sulphur High School graduate was killed Saturday, hours after her commencement celebration, in a two-vehicle crash at ...

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parks and recreation

Center Circle pool will close for rebuild, SPAR to hold meeting for community input on redesign

Center Circle pool will close this summer to begin demo and construction of a new space and water ...

local

Sulphur motorcyclist succumbs to injuries received in crash 

A 27-year-old Sulphur man injured in a May 6 crash at the intersection of Enterprise Boulevard and Broad ...

high school baseball

Beware Gators, St. Amant eliminates Tors with eight-run outburst in sixth

SULPHUR — No. 4 Sulphur cruised in the early innings, but No. 8 St. Amant exploded for eight ...

city of sulphur

Water main break leads to boil advisory for parts of Sulphur

Due to a water main break water pressure in certain areas may dip below the required levels. The ...

local

Officials stress preparedness for upcoming hurricane season

By John Guidroz During Hurricane Preparedness Week, local emergency preparedness officials and forecasters are stressing that residents keep ...

high school softball

All roads lead to Sulphur: Iowa, Sam Houston seek titles

The goal is the same this weekend for Sam Houston and Iowa: win a state championship. The postseason ...

high school baseball

Broncos survive late scare

By Warren Arceneaux American Press MOSS BLUFF — San Houston held on in a tense seventh inning of ...

high school baseball

One-hit wonders, Tors escape scrappy Northshore

SULPHUR — It is not often a team wins with a lone hit on its stat line, but ...

crime

Westlake man accused in rape of child

A Westlake man has been arrested for first-degree rape and sexual battery. Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Kayla ...

westlake

Moratorium on manufactured housing in southeast portion of Westlake

The Westlake City Council voted to approve a moratorium on manufactured housing in one area of the city. ...