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KPLC Lake Charles
National Association of Peace Education hosts annual conferenceThe National Association of Peace Education held their 18th annual conference S
National Association of Peace Education hosts annual conference
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 9 hours ago
The National Association of Peace Education held their 18th annual conference Saturday morning in Lake Charles. The theme for this weekend's conference was keepers of the peace in our homes, schools and communities. Panelists from local schools,... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
LCPD holds recruitment SaturdaySaturday morning a large crowd came out to the Civic Center for Lake Charles Po
LCPD holds recruitment Saturday
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 10 hours ago
Saturday morning a large crowd came out to the Civic Center for Lake Charles Police Department's recruiting day. The department held a PT test that consisted of running, push ups, and sit ups. If individuals passed the test then they would be... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
McNeese soccer squares off with Northwestern State Sundaylink on the soccer schedule page. Fans can also receive in-game updates by fol
McNeese soccer squares off with Northwestern State Sunday
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 12 hours ago
link on the soccer schedule page. Fans can also receive in-game updates by following @McNeeseSoccer on Twitter and by liking the McNeese Sports page on Facebook. All home games are free of admission courtesy of the Lake Charles Americ... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
'Great Strides' hosts 5K walk for Cystic Fibrosisgrove to raise money for those battling Cystic Fibrosis. Saturday morning's ev
'Great Strides' hosts 5K walk for Cystic Fibrosis
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 12 hours ago
grove to raise money for those battling Cystic Fibrosis. Saturday morning's event had a kids corner for children where the Lake Charles Fire Department was out showing off their fire truck. There was also a jambalaya cook off, and live music from... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Car enthusiasts flock to Midnight Fantasies car showhundreds of vehicles and bikes from across the country. It takes place from 10
Car enthusiasts flock to Midnight Fantasies car show
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 15 hours ago
hundreds of vehicles and bikes from across the country. It takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday at the Lake Charles Civic Center. Admission is $10 for adults and kids ages 10 and under get in for free. Money collected from this... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
6th annual Run with the Nuns kicks off Saturday morningChristus St. Patrick Hospital's 6th annual Run with the Nuns kicked off Saturda
6th annual Run with the Nuns kicks off Saturday morning
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 17 hours ago
Christus St. Patrick Hospital's 6th annual Run with the Nuns kicked off Saturday morning at the Lake Charles Civic Center Amphitheatre. Hundreds of bikers led the 96-mile charity ride, escorted by the Blue Knights and local law enforcement agencies.... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
FOX 8 Football Friday Prep Scores: Sept. 23, 2016Curtis Christian 26, Brother Martin 9 Kaplan 34, E.D. White 18 Kinder 48, Wes
FOX 8 Football Friday Prep Scores: Sept. 23, 2016
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
Curtis Christian 26, Brother Martin 9 Kaplan 34, E.D. White 18 Kinder 48, Westlake 7 Lake Arthur 33, Rosepine 14 Lake Charles College Prep 15, South Cameron 12 Landry/Walker 40, Chalmette 10 Leesville 41, Pineville 21 Live Oak 56, St.... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
'Run with Nuns,' 'Midnight Fantasies' happening at Civic Center this weekendGrab the kiddos because it's a fun-filled weekend in downtown Lake Charles. No
'Run with Nuns,' 'Midnight Fantasies' happening at Civic Center this weekend
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted yesterday
Grab the kiddos because it's a fun-filled weekend in downtown Lake Charles. Not only are there two events going on here in downtown, but both of them are at the Lake Charles Civic Center. The weekend kicks off at 9 a.m. Saturday at the amphitheater... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Man facing racketeering charges indicted on federal charges related to shooting of Texas judgeat L'Auberge. Authorities say Onyeri and two others used an unauthorized bank c
Man facing racketeering charges indicted on federal charges related to shooting of Texas judge
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted yesterday
at L'Auberge. Authorities say Onyeri and two others used an unauthorized bank card to rack up $13,000 in charges at two Lake Charles Walmart stores. Onyeri is also suspected in the November 2015 shooting of Travis County, Texas, Judge Julie... Read more
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Southwest Daily News
Sulphur native raises a glass to success with sudsground was broken on the 10-plus acre site that is home to the Crying Eagle Bre
Sulphur native raises a glass to success with suds
Southwest Daily News / Posted yesterday
ground was broken on the 10-plus acre site that is home to the Crying Eagle Brewing Company at 1165 E. McNeese Street in Lake Charles. It’s about a mile from the McNeese University campus. The venue offers live music, gumbo cook-offs and food... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Police look for man who allegedly exposed himself to womensuspected of exposing himself to several women. The Baton Rouge Police Departm
Police look for man who allegedly exposed himself to women
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted yesterday
suspected of exposing himself to several women. The Baton Rouge Police Department is searching for Scotty Thompson, 47, of Lake Charles. Investigators said he exposed his genitals to different women on the afternoon of September 5 on Laurel Street... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Franklin woman sentenced in federal wire fraud caseLAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - Federal prosecutors say a 42-year-old Franklin woman h
Franklin woman sentenced in federal wire fraud case
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - Federal prosecutors say a 42-year-old Franklin woman has been sentenced to 24 months in prison for stealing more than $61,500 from the company where she worked. U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley said in a news release... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Fun-filled weekend at Lake Charles Civic CenterGrab the kiddos because it's a fun-filled weekend in Downtown Lake Charles. No
Fun-filled weekend at Lake Charles Civic Center
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted yesterday
Grab the kiddos because it's a fun-filled weekend in Downtown Lake Charles. Not only are there two events going on here in downtown but both of them are at the Lake Charles Civic Center. Starting with Christus Saint Patrick Hospital's annual Run... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Aggressive RaccoonsGood Morning. John and Britney here with a look at what's coming up on 7News Su
Aggressive Raccoons
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted yesterday
Good Morning. John and Britney here with a look at what's coming up on 7News Sunrise. A Lake Charles woman may go blind in one eye after a knife attack. Starting today, blood donated at LifeShare Blood Centers will be tested for the Zika virus. The... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Fun-filled weekend at Lake Charles Civic CenterGrab the kiddos because it's a fun-filled weekend in Downtown Lake Charles. No
Fun-filled weekend at Lake Charles Civic Center
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted yesterday
Grab the kiddos because it's a fun-filled weekend in Downtown Lake Charles. Not only are there two events going on here in downtown but both of them are at the Lake Charles Civic Center. Starting with Christus Saint Patrick Hospital's annual Run... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Former Lake Charles Mayor Edward Watson diesLAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - A former mayor of Lake Charles has died after sufferin
Former Lake Charles Mayor Edward Watson dies
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 2 days ago
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - A former mayor of Lake Charles has died after suffering from heart disease for many years. Johnson Funeral Home confirms that Edward Sweeney Watson died Wednesday in his home, surrounded by his family. He was 73. Watson... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Local customers react to latest Blue Bell recallother popular flavors are safe, but the company is still taking its precautions
Local customers react to latest Blue Bell recall
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 2 days ago
other popular flavors are safe, but the company is still taking its precautions. "We're told there shouldn't be any in the Lake Charles area that have those code dates, but just to be sure we're going to remove it from the shelves to double check,"... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Former LC Mayor Ed Watson's hand in bringing in Chennault boosted local economyThe family of former Lake Charles Mayor Ed Watson, as well as current Mayor Ran
Former LC Mayor Ed Watson's hand in bringing in Chennault boosted local economy
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 2 days ago
The family of former Lake Charles Mayor Ed Watson, as well as current Mayor Randy Roach, are remembering him not only as a fun-loving guy, but also one of the people who played a critical role in bringing Chennault Industrial Airport to the... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Lake Charles woman accused of stabbing woman in faceA Lake Charles woman is charged with attempted second-degree murder after she s
Lake Charles woman accused of stabbing woman in face
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 2 days ago
A Lake Charles woman is charged with attempted second-degree murder after she stabbed the victim multiple times in the face and upper body, authorities said. Kimberly Denise Celestine, 38, was in a physical altercation another woman on Sept 16, said... Read more
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Southwest Daily News
You Should Know: 5 Fall festivals planned for Southwest Louisianayou think of food, music and dancing. Well the annual Calca-Chew Food Festival
You Should Know: 5 Fall festivals planned for Southwest Louisiana
Southwest Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
you think of food, music and dancing. Well the annual Calca-Chew Food Festival at St. Margaret’s Family Life Center in Lake Charles offers all that and more! Representing the best of both our parish and our delicious Cajun cuisine, the festival... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
LCPD: Residents sleeping during drive-by shooting on Rose StreetThe residents were asleep at the time. Bullets struck the home, but no one was
LCPD: Residents sleeping during drive-by shooting on Rose Street
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 2 days ago
The residents were asleep at the time. Bullets struck the home, but no one was injured, said Deputy Chief Mark Kraus, Lake Charles Police Department spokesman. The shooting happened around 3:24 a.m. A witness described the vehicle as a... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Free car seat safety checks offered this weekend for National Child Passenger Safety Weektimes are listed below: 3609 Veterans Blvd., Metairie 70065 13325 S. Airline
Free car seat safety checks offered this weekend for National Child Passenger Safety Week
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 2 days ago
times are listed below: 3609 Veterans Blvd., Metairie 70065 13325 S. Airline Hwy., Gonzales 70737 Billy Navarre Honda (Lake Charles Area) 1310 E. College St., Lake Charles 70605 Walker Automotive (Alexandria Area) 1616 MacArthur Dr.,... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Fall arrives with a return of summer heat and humidityaverage low this time of year should be in the upper 60s with temperatures runn
Fall arrives with a return of summer heat and humidity
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 2 days ago
average low this time of year should be in the upper 60s with temperatures running about 8 to 10 degrees above average in Lake Charles, although there were some locations well north of I-10 that briefly dipped into the upper 60s this morning. The... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Marine and former FBI agent gives back to the communityAfter serving in Vietnam, this week's Hometown Hero went on to serve in the FBI
Marine and former FBI agent gives back to the community
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 2 days ago
After serving in Vietnam, this week's Hometown Hero went on to serve in the FBI here in Lake Charles. This public servant is now helping the less fortunate have a warm coat for the winter. It was the mid 1960s and the war in Vietnam was escalating.... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
'Trading Time and Trading Tours' ordinance allows firefighters to divvy up OT hoursRight now, the Lake Charles Fire Department can force their employees to work 7
'Trading Time and Trading Tours' ordinance allows firefighters to divvy up OT hours
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 3 days ago
Right now, the Lake Charles Fire Department can force their employees to work 72 straight hours. But an amendment to that policy was made Wednesday by Lake Charles City Council members that will help divvy up some of those overtime hours between... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Wildcats hope SFA game is a turning pointsaid head coach Ken Collums. “It’s a conference game,” said Allen. “SFA is com
Wildcats hope SFA game is a turning point
KTXS Abilene / Posted 3 days ago
said head coach Ken Collums. “It’s a conference game,” said Allen. “SFA is coming off a huge win over McNeese State in Lake Charles and so if we pull this one out, I feel like it will really get the train rolling.” The Wildcats and Lumberjacks... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Former Lake Charles Mayor Ed Watson has diedFormer Lake Charles Mayor Ed Watson died on Wednesday after a lengthy illness.
Former Lake Charles Mayor Ed Watson has died
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 3 days ago
Former Lake Charles Mayor Ed Watson died on Wednesday after a lengthy illness. He was 73 years old. Watson was instrumental in the creation of the Chennault Industrial Airport, which has helped contribute to the area's economy. Watson testified... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
CONSIDER THIS: Keep Southwest Louisiana open for businessHello, I'm Dr. Daryl Burckel, the president of the Lake Charles Harbor and Term
CONSIDER THIS: Keep Southwest Louisiana open for business
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 3 days ago
Hello, I'm Dr. Daryl Burckel, the president of the Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District's Board of Commissioners. We're living in exciting times. Southwest Louisiana has experienced an unprecedented amount of capital investment in new projects.... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Houma-Thibodaux had nation's second-worst economy last year, new report says2.5 percent, on average, in 2015. Louisiana's eight metro areas include two of
Houma-Thibodaux had nation's second-worst economy last year, new report says
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 3 days ago
2.5 percent, on average, in 2015. Louisiana's eight metro areas include two of the nation's fastest-growing economies, Lake Charles and Baton Rouge, and two of its fastest-shrinking, Houma-Thibodaux and Lafayette, another community heavily... Read more
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FOX Business
Understanding Energy Transfer Equity Lp In Just 3 Charts64% of the total. At first glance, that might seem odd, given that Energy Tran
Understanding Energy Transfer Equity Lp In Just 3 Charts
FOX Business / Posted 3 days ago
64% of the total. At first glance, that might seem odd, given that Energy Transfer Equity has a larger ownership stake in Lake Charles LNG and owns a greater percentage of Sunoco LP's units. However, the reason Energy Transfer Partners supplies... Read more
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FOX Business
Understanding Energy Transfer Equity Lp In Just 3 Charts64% of the total. At first glance, that might seem odd, given that Energy Tran
Understanding Energy Transfer Equity Lp In Just 3 Charts
FOX Business / Posted 3 days ago
64% of the total. At first glance, that might seem odd, given that Energy Transfer Equity has a larger ownership stake in Lake Charles LNG and owns a greater percentage of Sunoco LP's units. However, the reason Energy Transfer Partners supplies... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Groundbreaking for new mental health hospital brings in much-needed changeLake Charles Memorial Health System broke ground on a new mental health facilit
Groundbreaking for new mental health hospital brings in much-needed change
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 3 days ago
Lake Charles Memorial Health System broke ground on a new mental health facility Wednesday morning. Phase one will add 32 beds for patients. Lake Charles Memorial Hospital currently has only 40. This comes as a blessing to many who are often turned... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
2 Louisiana metro areas grow fast in 2015, 2 shrink fasteight metropolitan areas included two of the nation's fastest growing economies
2 Louisiana metro areas grow fast in 2015, 2 shrink fast
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 3 days ago
eight metropolitan areas included two of the nation's fastest growing economies and two of its fastest shrinking in 2015. Lake Charles' economy grew 8.3 percent, third fastest in the nation according to numbers released Tuesday by the federal... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
'Movies Under the Stars' returns in Octoberseries. Free movie screenings will take place at 8 p.m. on Fridays in October
'Movies Under the Stars' returns in October
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 3 days ago
series. Free movie screenings will take place at 8 p.m. on Fridays in October at Mallard Junction and Prien Lake Parks in Lake Charles. This October, Movies Under the Stars features feisty birds on swine patrol, a true life story about a football... Read more
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11 News Houston
Louisiana rock band robbed at gunpoint in San Antonioforget after playing a show at The Amp Room. The band was packing up the traile
Louisiana rock band robbed at gunpoint in San Antonio
11 News Houston / Posted 3 days ago
forget after playing a show at The Amp Room. The band was packing up the trailer and getting ready to head back home to Lake Charles, Louisiana until the unthinkable happened. “This guy just comes up and opens the door and puts a gun to my head... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Heroin and opioid epidemichours straight of overtime. Well, firefighters know that schedule firsthand. KP
Heroin and opioid epidemic
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 3 days ago
hours straight of overtime. Well, firefighters know that schedule firsthand. KPLC's Candy Rodriguez explains how tonight's Lake Charles City Council meeting could give firefighters a break. In weather, a beautiful day ahead with plenty of sunshine... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Louisiana rock band robbed at gunpoint in San Antonioforget after playing a show at The Amp Room. The band was packing up the traile
Louisiana rock band robbed at gunpoint in San Antonio
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 4 days ago
forget after playing a show at The Amp Room. The band was packing up the trailer and getting ready to head back home to Lake Charles, Louisiana until the unthinkable happened. “This guy just comes up and opens the door and puts a gun to my head... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
SPECIAL REPORT: There are affordable resources for children with autismlittle discouraged too," said Simon. With a new, unexpected diagnosis, the Sim
SPECIAL REPORT: There are affordable resources for children with autism
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 4 days ago
little discouraged too," said Simon. With a new, unexpected diagnosis, the Simons didn't know what help was available in Lake Charles. "We really didn't know where to turn; there wasn't a whole lot of resources that we knew about," said Simon.... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Police release identity of suspect who robbed Kinder McDonald's with hammerreleased the identity of the suspect who robbed the Kinder McDonald's with a ha
Police release identity of suspect who robbed Kinder McDonald's with hammer
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 4 days ago
released the identity of the suspect who robbed the Kinder McDonald's with a hammer on Monday. Quinton Papillion, 24, of Lake Charles was arrested overnight by Conroe police. .Kinder Police Det. Rocky Fontenot said once Papillion is transported... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Channel guide to watch Mississippi State's game vs. UMass– WDKA (My TV) Louisiana Alexandria – Cox Sports TV Baton Rouge – Cox Sports
Channel guide to watch Mississippi State's game vs. UMass
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 4 days ago
– WDKA (My TV) Louisiana Alexandria – Cox Sports TV Baton Rouge – Cox Sports TV Lafayette – KXKW (ASN), Cox Sports TV Lake Charles – Cox Sports TV New Orleans – KWBJ-8 (Youtoo America), Cox Sports TV Shreveport – KTEV (Youtoo America), KPXJ... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
2 Louisiana metro areas grow fast in 2015, 2 shrink fasteight metropolitan areas included two of the nation's fastest growing economies
2 Louisiana metro areas grow fast in 2015, 2 shrink fast
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 4 days ago
eight metropolitan areas included two of the nation's fastest growing economies and two of its fastest shrinking in 2015. Lake Charles' economy grew 8.3 percent, third fastest in the nation according to numbers released Tuesday by the federal... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Update: Murder victim from TWU; arrest affidavit releaseda TWU student, met her alleged murderer at Fry Street Public House the night be
Update: Murder victim from TWU; arrest affidavit released
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
a TWU student, met her alleged murderer at Fry Street Public House the night before she was found dead near Grapevine Lake, according to an arrest affidavit released Tuesday morning. Charles Dean Bryant, 30, of Haslet, went with Vandagriff,... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Caddo commissioner talks trip to South Africaof becoming a sister city with Durban. So why South Africa? Cawthorne says the
Caddo commissioner talks trip to South Africa
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 4 days ago
of becoming a sister city with Durban. So why South Africa? Cawthorne says the economic growth is too much to ignore. "In Lake Charles, Louisiana, there's a South African company by the name of Sasol Petrochemicals who recently finished $8 billion... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Potential Isle of Capri owner meets with Westlake officialsthose..." But before that can happen, research will need to be done to underst
Potential Isle of Capri owner meets with Westlake officials
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 5 days ago
those..." But before that can happen, research will need to be done to understand the casino market between Houston and Lake Charles. "We will be doing some consumer research...will be one of the first steps that we take, making sure we... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Murder victim from TWUidentified as a murder victim Monday, five days after her body was found partia
Murder victim from TWU
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
identified as a murder victim Monday, five days after her body was found partially dismembered and burned near Grapevine Lake. Charles Dean Bryant, 30, of Haslet, is in Grapevine police custody on a $1 million bail bond. He is charged with... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Chateau du Lac resident complains of crime, roaches, black moldA resident of Chateau du Lac in Lake Charles said he's speaking for others who
Chateau du Lac resident complains of crime, roaches, black mold
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 5 days ago
A resident of Chateau du Lac in Lake Charles said he's speaking for others who are afraid of getting evicted. Randall Andrus has a long list of complaints - there are live roaches - and pest control is inadequate. "Ten-14 seconds he's here (the... Read more
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cmt.com
Jennifer Nettles Announces To Celebrate Christmasshows have been added to her schedule starting Dec. 8 in Nashville and continui
Jennifer Nettles Announces To Celebrate Christmas
cmt.com / Posted 5 days ago
shows have been added to her schedule starting Dec. 8 in Nashville and continuing to Tallahassee, Florida, on Dec. 9 and Lake Charles, Louisiana, on Dec. 10. Tickets for the new dates go on sale Friday (Sept. 23). Here is the complete track... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Expect delays on I-10 W out of Ascension Parishtailgate at LSU football game3 arrested for allegedly starting fight during tai
Expect delays on I-10 W out of Ascension Parish
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 5 days ago
tailgate at LSU football game3 arrested for allegedly starting fight during tailgate at LSU football game Three men from Lake Charles were arrested on LSU's campus for allegedly starting a fight at a tailgate party during the football... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Finalists announced for National Toy Hall of Fametailgate at LSU football game3 arrested for allegedly starting fight during tai
Finalists announced for National Toy Hall of Fame
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 5 days ago
tailgate at LSU football game3 arrested for allegedly starting fight during tailgate at LSU football game Three men from Lake Charles were arrested on LSU's campus for allegedly starting a fight at a tailgate party during the football... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
East Baton Rouge Parish begins Private Property Debris Removal programtailgate at LSU football game3 arrested for allegedly starting fight during tai
East Baton Rouge Parish begins Private Property Debris Removal program
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 5 days ago
tailgate at LSU football game3 arrested for allegedly starting fight during tailgate at LSU football game Three men from Lake Charles were arrested on LSU's campus for allegedly starting a fight at a tailgate party during the football... Read more
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