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Boil advisory lifted

The precautionary boil advisory for the affected areas in the city of Sulphur has been rescinded. Water samples ...

High School Track

Life father, like daughter: Trahan signs with McNeese

Sulphur High School senior Bridget Trahan will follow in her father’s footsteps as a McNeese State athlete this ...

3rd Circuit Court of Appeal

Conviction upheld for man who killed Moss Bluff jogger, but errors found in sentencing

The conviction for a Moss Bluff man who pleaded guilty in the 2020 death of a man who ...

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Job fair set for May 3 in Westlake

The Louisiana Workforce Commission and the Calcasieu Parish American Job Center will host a job fair 8 a.m.-noon ...

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Boil advisory issued for parts of Sulphur

Due to a contractor breaking a water line, water pressure in certain areas may have dipped below the ...

easter

Hop on over to these SW La. Easter events

Southwest Louisiana will become the Easter Bunny’s playground this week with several family friendly spring festivals planned throughout ...

Weather Watch

Strong storms possible today, Wednesday

Strong to severe storms are possible today and Wednesday in Southwest Louisiana as upper-level disturbances move northeast out ...

crime

Westlake woman accused of attempted murder

A Westlake woman has been arrested for attempted murder after a man told neighbors someone was trying to ...

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Finding hope in times of trouble subject of Jehovah’s Witness program

Special to the Southwest Daily News Diagnosed with cone dystrophy at birth meant Daria Bergeron would have to ...

Community

Redistricting led to confusion in City Council seat election

On Saturday, the Sulphur election didn’t go as smoothly as possible. The city made some redistricting changes based ...

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Laurie Koelzer named interim Sulphur Parks Executive Director

Laurie Koelzer is currently serving as Interim Executive Director of Sulphur Parks and Recreation (SPAR). “I plan to ...

high school softball

Broncos’ Dibbley does it all, throws one-hitter, hits winning HR

By Warren Arceneaux American Press MOSS BLUFF — Lexi Dibbley pulled double duty for the Sam Houston Broncos, ...

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Help with water bills available in Calcasieu

Calcasieu Parish residents may be eligible for financial assistance for their water and wastewater bill expenses through the ...

crime

Sulphur woman accused of cruelty after boy found naked inside home covered in feces

A Sulphur woman was arrested Monday afternoon after a welfare check on a 5-year-old child with special needs ...

Community

Vinton honors science teacher Kacie Wing

Vinton City Council held its monthly meeting Tuesday. City Clerk Justin Siittig announced April 2 as the date ...

easter

City of Sulphur to host Easter Egg Hunt April 16

Special to the Daily News Imagine the excitement of children scurrying to gather their share of 10,000 to ...

Community

City ends exception for Post Oak trailer park, Sulphur Twisters, choir and boys soccer team honored

The Sulphur City Council held its Monday meeting in a temporary FEMA trailer in front of the old ...

Community

Henry receives 2022 DeQuincy Chamber of Commerce Civic Service award

DeQuincy Police Department Chaplain Randy Henry was named the 2022 DeQuincy Chamber of Commerce Civic Service Award recipient ...

Community

WCCC honors local businesses, Sowela growing, No. 1 community college in La.

The West Cal Chamber of Commerce honored Lisa Reed, Flock of Five owner, for customer service and spotlighted ...

Community

Westlake council appoints Brown mayor pro tem

The Westlake City Council approved the appointment of Kenny Brown as mayor pro tem at the monthly meeting ...