Sulphur Police Chief Lewis Coats sent out a reminder this week to residents in Sulphur to obey school zones as children return to classrooms this week. - Credit: SDN / Photo Credit

city of sulphur

SPD chief Coats retires, Larry Guillotte named acting chief

Days after the Sulphur City Council approved Mayor Mike Danahay’s recommendation for Lewis Coats to continue as Chief ...

ham radio

Local Ham radio operators to participate in national exercise

Special to the Southwest Daily News Ham radio operators from the Southwest Louisiana Amateur Repeater Club will participate ...

supreme court

U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

By Casey Harper | The Center Square United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today released the following statement ...

teaching

Amber Petroski: Teaching children to be free thinkers

By Emily Burleigh American Press Lifelong Lake Charles resident Amber Petroski makes it a point to teach her ...

mcneese state university

Campus to expand, McNeese agrees to property swap

By Ashlee Lhamon Special to the American Press Thanks to a property swap between the McNeese State University ...

Venture Global

La. Bucket Brigade raises environmental concerns over Venture Global

By Ranna Hebert Residents surrounding Venture Global’s Calcasieu Pass Facility say they are concerned over what they claim ...

crime

Teacher inappropriately touched student during tutoring session

By Emily Burleigh  American Press Former Sulphur High School teacher Alan B. Million, 40, was arrested on Monday and ...

Community

When a wound won’t heal

By Ken Thomas, MD, family medicine physician with West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital The body is a complex system ...

Community

Land use and zoning board appointment could be short-lived

Sulphur City Council members made good time addressing the 38-item jam-packed agenda at the Monday meeting that included ...

Community

Drainage lateral debris removal progressing

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

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