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Former educator Harry Methvin remembered by Police Jury

Friends and family attended the Thursday Calcasieu Parish Police Jury meeting to receive official condolences on the passing of Harry Methvin of DeQuincy. Roger Marcantel, ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Sunday, October 23, 2022 9:00 am

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Westlake honors former Mayor Dan Cupit

Westlake City Council, administration and law enforcement honored the passing of former Westlake Mayor Dan Cupit with a procession on Tuesday. Cupit died Wednesday, Oct. ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Saturday, October 22, 2022 11:00 am

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Westlake expands development district

At the Monday Westlake City Council meeting, members voted to extend the city’s economic development district to include the soon-to-open Horseshoe Casino, and the Council ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Saturday, October 22, 2022 9:00 am

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Supplemental pay for school employees OK’d

The Calcasieu Parish School Board voted to approve supplemental pay for 4,633 employees at Tuesday’s monthly board meeting. This payment is an annual sales tax ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Wednesday, October 19, 2022 11:00 am

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‘HEALTHY MEALS IN MINUTES’: WCCH Hospital program outlines better way to eat

West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital Cafeteria Conference room filled quickly for a free, healthy cooking demonstration Tuesday. Doris McKinney was one of about 40 participants. She ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Wednesday, October 19, 2022 9:00 am

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Wienermobile coming to Stars and Stripes Classic Car Show

See the “Wienermobile.” Grab a hot dog. Those are just two of the reasons to bring the family out to the City of Sulphur’s 12th ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Tuesday, October 18, 2022 9:00 am

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SC3 receives $250,000 grant from BCBS Foundation

Sulphur Christian Community Coalition (SC3) is putting grant monies where their mission is. The local, grassroots nonprofit is the recipient of a Blue Cross Blue ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Monday, October 17, 2022 9:00 am

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Gold medalist recognized by Sulphur, City approves more properties for demolition

By Rita LeBleu Southwest Daily News Jake Brown, a Sulphur High School student, was recognized for winning gold in representing Southwest Louisiana as a member ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Sunday, October 16, 2022 9:00 am

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Inspired to create: Local photographer Lauren Quibodeaux to be national columnist

Sulphur native and resident Lauren Quibodeaux was inspired to become a photographer when she became “a girl mom,” she said. “I enjoyed taking photos of ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Saturday, October 15, 2022 9:00 am

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Charlie Wayne Band part of lineup for Vinton Heritage Festival

It’s back. Don’t miss the fun at the Vinton Heritage Festival today from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. at 1200 Horridge St. in Downtown Vinton. “After three ... Read more

by Rita Lebleu, Monday, October 10, 2022 2:47 pm

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