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City, parish opening warming stations for homeless

The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury, the City of Lake Charles and Sulphur Christian Community Coalition will be opening warming stations for the homeless. United Way ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Thursday, December 22, 2022 10:00 am


Cooking is Carl Vincent’s way of serving others

Carl Vincent was asked, “If you could have anybody prepare a meal for you, alive or dead, who would you choose and what would you ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Wednesday, December 21, 2022 10:21 am


‘True Mayor of North Sulphur:’ Wilmer Dugas recognized for decades of service

At the Monday Sulphur City Council meeting, Council Member Joy Abshire referred to him as the “True Mayor of North Sulphur.” She was talking about ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Friday, December 16, 2022 11:00 am


Internet outage causes havoc in SW La.

SOS. That was found in the upper right hand corner of many AT&T-served cell phone screens Thursday morning. Service was off beginning at around 8:30 ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Friday, December 16, 2022 7:00 am


Horseshoe Casino opens

Late Monday morning until well after noon, eastbound traffic – mostly Texas plates – was backed up onto the interstate before the I-10 Calcasieu River ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Tuesday, December 13, 2022 9:03 am


McMillin to serve as Westlake’s next mayor

In Westlake, it was Hal McMillin over Michael Bergeron as the winner of the  mayor’s race, according to unofficial results from the Louisiana Secretary of ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Monday, December 12, 2022 7:42 am


Moss Bluff native in quarterfinals of Greatest Baker Competition

Moss Bluff native and resident Terri Fontenot, Terri Bakes Academy, has qualified for the quarterfinals of the Greatest Baker Competition. Winners will be announced at ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Friday, December 9, 2022 8:24 am


Singer Gloria Gaynor makes a shopping stop in Sulphur

Disco might be done; Gloria Gaynor is not. Best known for the enduring “I Will Survive,” the disco queen was in Sulphur Friday to do ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Monday, December 5, 2022 9:43 am


Joseph Larvadain: ‘Helping people is just the right thing to do’

Thank God for Good Samaritans, and, thanks to Walton Baggett of DeQuincy for sharing this “good news” story. Good Samaritan Joseph Larvadain said, “I didn’t ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Saturday, November 26, 2022 9:00 am


Sulphur woman being inducted into Miss Rodeo America Hall of Fame

On Sunday, Dec. 4, Judy Gremillion Gill will take her place in the Miss Rodeo America Hall of Fame. Her induction and the coronation of ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Friday, November 25, 2022 9:00 am

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