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KPLC Lake Charles
CPSB Bond Electionit's time to show our school spirit! Every week we will be showcasing the amazi
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 9 hours ago
it's time to show our school spirit! Every week we will be showcasing the amazing students and teachers across Southwest Louisiana. This week our spirit school is Vinton High School. And the Junior League of Lake Charles' annual... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
SPIRIT SCHOOL: Vinton High Schoolschool is Vinton High School in Calcasieu Parish. 'Spirit School' is an opport
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 10 hours ago
school is Vinton High School in Calcasieu Parish. 'Spirit School' is an opportunity to showcase our high schools across Southwest Louisiana. From sports to student body organizations, to ace teachers that make a difference in a child's life --... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Tiny House Movementguilty on charges relating to a May 2015 incident. It comes as no surprise to
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted yesterday
guilty on charges relating to a May 2015 incident. It comes as no surprise to hear the recent storms that have impacted Southwest Louisiana, threw off the balance in our ecosystem. But now those changes are hurting an important bird here in the... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Touchdown Live Top 7 List - Playoffs: 2nd RoundTwo-A-Days. Now, every week of the regular season, KPLC's Brady Renard will pos
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted yesterday
Two-A-Days. Now, every week of the regular season, KPLC's Brady Renard will post his TDL 'Top 7 List' of the best teams in Southwest Louisiana. He'll also hand out the best team performance each week according to expectations coming in. We present... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Heck Haven needs fish to feed pelicansIt comes as no surprise to hear the recent storms that have impacted Southwest
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted yesterday
It comes as no surprise to hear the recent storms that have impacted Southwest Louisiana threw off the balance in our ecosystem. Now, those changes are hurting an important bird here in the Pelican State. Suzy Heck has been running Heck Haven, a... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Rare cranes from Canada, Wisconsin, Maryland, in LouisianaRichard Dunn, says Tuesday was a big day. He brought the rare, endangered birds
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted yesterday
Richard Dunn, says Tuesday was a big day. He brought the rare, endangered birds to the Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge on the southwest Louisiana coast and across the state from New Orleans, where three cranes hatched and were introduced to the... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Rare cranes from Canada, Wisconsin, Maryland, in LouisianaRichard Dunn, says Tuesday was a big day. He brought the rare, endangered birds
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
Richard Dunn, says Tuesday was a big day. He brought the rare, endangered birds to the Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge in southwest Louisiana. They came from New Orleans, where three cranes hatched and were introduced to the others. He says it... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Southerly winds returned today with little impact on our weather; strong cold front arrives Saturdayin the 70s, but temperatures will fall rapidly behind the front. By Sunday morn
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted yesterday
in the 70s, but temperatures will fall rapidly behind the front. By Sunday morning, lows will be in the 40s across most of Southwest Louisiana. Afternoon highs on Sunday will likely not get out of the 60s despite abundant sunshine! Monday morning... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
Rare cranes from Canada, Wisconsin, Maryland, in LouisianaRichard Dunn, says Tuesday was a big day. He brought the rare, endangered birds
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted yesterday
Richard Dunn, says Tuesday was a big day. He brought the rare, endangered birds to the Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge in southwest Louisiana. They came from New Orleans, where three cranes hatched and were introduced to the others. He says it... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Gradually warming up later this week, but a strong cold front arrives Saturdayin the 70s, but temperatures will fall rapidly behind the front. By Sunday morn
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 2 days ago
in the 70s, but temperatures will fall rapidly behind the front. By Sunday morning, lows will be in the 40s across most of Southwest Louisiana. Afternoon highs on Sunday will likely not get out of the 60s despite abundant sunshine! Next week... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Pleasant fall weather continuesTemperatures are near seasonal normal for this time of year, starting out in th
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 3 days ago
Temperatures are near seasonal normal for this time of year, starting out in the lower 50s across most of Southwest Louisiana as skies cleared overnight. Winds are light out of the northeast and will continue to provide a comfortable feel through the... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Nice weather most of this week, another cold front arrives this weekendA weak cold front moved through Southwest Louisiana Sunday and this will keep t
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 3 days ago
A weak cold front moved through Southwest Louisiana Sunday and this will keep temperatures near seasonable levels through most of the week. However, a warming trend begins by the end of the week ahead of the next cold front. Temperatures will be... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Deputy Chief Mark Kraus officially withdraws from consideration to be Baton Rouge police chiefconfirmed. In September, Kraus was named one of 12 finalists for the position
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 4 days ago
confirmed. In September, Kraus was named one of 12 finalists for the position but told KPLC he had no plans to leave Southwest Louisiana. "The purpose in testing there was to practice for when the position becomes available in Lake Charles",... Read more
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Business Wire
DXC Technology Announces Plans to Establish Digital Transformation Center in New Orleanswe have at LED FastStart®. From Benteler Steel/Tube in Northwest Louisiana to C
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
we have at LED FastStart®. From Benteler Steel/Tube in Northwest Louisiana to CenturyLink in Northeast Louisiana, Sasol in Southwest Louisiana, RoyOMartin in Central Louisiana, GE in New Orleans and many, many others, FastStart has proven its... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
The search for escaped psychiatric patient continuesoffice say this will be one of the most significant economic development announ
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 4 days ago
office say this will be one of the most significant economic development announcements in Louisiana history. Churches in Southwest Louisiana prayed and collected money for First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas yesterday. Meanwhile,... Read more
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Beauregard Daily News
Operation Christmas Child in SWLAThousands of people in Southwest Louisiana (SWLA) will be looking beyond their
Beauregard Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
Thousands of people in Southwest Louisiana (SWLA) will be looking beyond their own wish lists this month and packing shoebox gifts for boys and girls around the world as part of Operation Christmas Child. For many of the children, it will be the... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Bridge repairs could keep it closed for monthsLAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A southwest Louisiana bridge over the Vermilion River cou
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 5 days ago
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A southwest Louisiana bridge over the Vermilion River could be closed to traffic for more than half a year as the city of Lafayette works on emergency repairs. Lafayette Consolidated Government is poised to hire Huval &... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
SWLA Vietnam Veterans share their stories with LPBthe state of Louisiana. LPB says they have close to 250 signatures, over 40 of
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 5 days ago
the state of Louisiana. LPB says they have close to 250 signatures, over 40 of those came from Vietnam Veterans here in Southwest Louisiana. "I was on the USS Maddox when the boats came out and attacked us," said veteran Clifford Gillespie. So... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
TOUCHDOWN LIVE: First round of playoffsfootball teams. The Louisiana High School Athletic Association football playof
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 6 days ago
football teams. The Louisiana High School Athletic Association football playoffs open tonight. Twenty-two teams from Southwest Louisiana made the playoffs. If you're at our Game of the Week, Centerville at Merrvyille, use our SnapChat... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Fantastic weekend weather aheadGrab a coat on your way out the door this morning as temperatures are in the 40
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 7 days ago
Grab a coat on your way out the door this morning as temperatures are in the 40s for most all of Southwest Louisiana, but with lighter winds there is not much of wind chill to factor in. A few clouds early on will give way to increasing sunshine this... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
SPIRIT SCHOOL: Oakdale High Schoolschool is Oakdale High School in Allen Parish. 'Spirit School' is an opportuni
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 7 days ago
school is Oakdale High School in Allen Parish. 'Spirit School' is an opportunity to showcase our high schools across Southwest Louisiana. From sports to student body organizations, to ace teachers that make a difference in a child's life --... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
More economic growth coming to Southwest Louisianahere with a look at what's coming up on 7News Sunrise. It's been more than two
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 7 days ago
here with a look at what's coming up on 7News Sunrise. It's been more than two months since Hurricane Harvey tore through Southwest Louisiana but areas are still working to repair damage caused by the storm. See how state officials are dealing... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Repairs continue on Vernon Lake dam seriously damaged during HarveyIt's been over two months since Tropical Storm Harvey made its way through Sout
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 7 days ago
It's been over two months since Tropical Storm Harvey made its way through Southwest Louisiana but areas are still working to repair damage caused by the storm. Vernon Lake has been lowered to 12.5 feet below pool stage. Rodney Mallett, with The... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Repairs continue on Vernon Lake dam seriously damaged during HarveyIt's been over two months since Tropical Storm Harvey made its way through Sout
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 7 days ago
It's been over two months since Tropical Storm Harvey made its way through Southwest Louisiana but areas are still working to repair damage caused by the storm. Vernon Lake has been lowered to 12.5 feet below pool stage. Rodney Mallett, with The... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Clouds slowly clear with cool temperatures sticking aroundAfter some light showers moved through Southwest Louisiana overnight, rain has
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 8 days ago
After some light showers moved through Southwest Louisiana overnight, rain has come to an end but pesky clouds and north breezes will continue to make for a chilly morning. Temperatures will remain in the lower 50s through mid-morning with a damp... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Flea Festdocumentary shot and produced by a Sulphur man will make its official debut on
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 8 days ago
documentary shot and produced by a Sulphur man will make its official debut on Veterans Day. It's not being shown in Southwest Louisiana, but there's a move to make that happen. Plus, the newest hospital in Lake Charles will be celebrated... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Touchdown Live Top 7 List - Playoffs: 1st RoundTwo-A-Days. Now, every week of the regular season, KPLC's Brady Renard will pos
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 8 days ago
Two-A-Days. Now, every week of the regular season, KPLC's Brady Renard will post his TDL 'Top 7 List' of the best teams in Southwest Louisiana. He'll also hand out the best team performance each week according to expectations coming in. We present... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Showers likely tonight with temperatures remaining cool through the weekendtonight. The bulk of the rain will pass to our north, but we could still very e
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 9 days ago
tonight. The bulk of the rain will pass to our north, but we could still very easily get some showers that come across southwest Louisiana. This is also one of those odd days where we do not heat up through the day. We will only continue to... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
"No Greater Love" documentary petition for showing in SWLAproduced by a Sulphur man, makes its official debut on Veterans Day, Saturday,
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 9 days ago
produced by a Sulphur man, makes its official debut on Veterans Day, Saturday, November 11, 2017. It's not being shown in Southwest Louisiana, but there's a move to make that happen. While "No Greater Love" has been shown in Lake Charles before,... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Here is the latest Louisiana news from The Associated Press at 6:40 a.m. CSTlisted in stable condition. SULPHUR, La. (AP) - Two California contractors are
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 9 days ago
listed in stable condition. SULPHUR, La. (AP) - Two California contractors are dead after falling from a helicopter in southwest Louisiana. Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's spokeswoman Kim Myers says it happened about 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in Sulphur.... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
2 contractors dead after falling from helicopter in La.SULPHUR, La. (AP) - Two California contractors are dead after falling from a he
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 9 days ago
SULPHUR, La. (AP) - Two California contractors are dead after falling from a helicopter in southwest Louisiana. Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's spokeswoman Kim Myers says it happened about 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in Sulphur. Myers says both men were working on... Read more
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KTVN Reno
2 contractors dead after falling from helicopter in La.SULPHUR, La. (AP) - Two California contractors are dead after falling from a he
KTVN Reno / Posted 9 days ago
SULPHUR, La. (AP) - Two California contractors are dead after falling from a helicopter in southwest Louisiana. Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's spokeswoman Kim Myers says it happened about 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in Sulphur. Myers says both men were working on... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Here is the latest California news from The Associated Press at 5:40 p.m. PSTBoth men are still on the lam. SULPHUR, La. (AP) - Two California contractors
KTVN Reno / Posted 9 days ago
Both men are still on the lam. SULPHUR, La. (AP) - Two California contractors are dead after falling from a helicopter in southwest Louisiana. Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's spokeswoman Kim Myers says it happened about 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in Sulphur.... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
SPECIAL REPORT: An in-depth look at the Kayouche Couleewhich drains water from the coulee into the English Bayou, were not operating d
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 10 days ago
which drains water from the coulee into the English Bayou, were not operating during Harvey. Polk said due to how much rain Southwest Louisiana received, the pumps were operating at max capacity. "We were pumping Thursday before the storm even hit... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
SPECIAL REPORT: An in-depth look at the Kayouche Couleewhich drains water from the coulee into the English Bayou, were not operating d
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 10 days ago
which drains water from the coulee into the English Bayou, were not operating during Harvey. Polk said due to how much rain Southwest Louisiana received, the pumps were operating at max capacity. "We were pumping Thursday before the storm even hit... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Southwest Louisiana's Veterans Day events announcedSouthwest Louisiana knows how to honor veterans. The following is a list of Vet
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 11 days ago
Southwest Louisiana knows how to honor veterans. The following is a list of Veteran's Day activities going on in the area: Lake Charles: Lake Charles Mayor’s Armed Forces Commission will host the City’s annual Veterans Day observance activities at... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Stranded passenger trainadoption through the Calcasieu Parish Animal Shelter. Plus, early voting for t
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 11 days ago
adoption through the Calcasieu Parish Animal Shelter. Plus, early voting for the Nov. 18 election continues today. And a Southwest Louisiana school will be recognized at a national level for its hard work today. In weather, temperatures in the... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Fight the bite: How you can protect yourself from mosquitoesIt may be November, but those pesky mosquitoes are still around and that’s beca
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 11 days ago
It may be November, but those pesky mosquitoes are still around and that’s because it seems like here in southwest Louisiana we have to fight them year-round. And sometimes, these insects can carry dangerous diseases with them. Diseases such as the... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Barbe swim teams sweep 5A district titleshave earned 5A district titles in boys, girls, and the overall divisions. The
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 13 days ago
have earned 5A district titles in boys, girls, and the overall divisions. The combined team earned 1052 points at the Southwest Louisiana Swim League's District Championships resulting in a first place trophy for its 6th year. Lafayette High... Read more
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Beauregard Daily News
Firearm felon in custodyfrom Ward, who is a convicted felon. The stolen firearms were obtained from nu
Beauregard Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
from Ward, who is a convicted felon. The stolen firearms were obtained from numerous burglaries in multiple parishes in southwest Louisiana. As part of this continuing investigation, deputies are requesting that anyone who may have purchased... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
La. Medicaid contracts up for considerationit's time to show our school spirit! Every week we will be showcasing the amazi
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 14 days ago
it's time to show our school spirit! Every week we will be showcasing the amazing students and teachers across Southwest Louisiana. This week our spirit school is Lake Arthur High School. And Apple users can rejoice! The latest iPhone... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
SPIRIT SCHOOL: Lake Arthur High Schoolis Lake Arthur High School in Jeff Davis Parish. 'Spirit School' is an opportu
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 14 days ago
is Lake Arthur High School in Jeff Davis Parish. 'Spirit School' is an opportunity to showcase our high schools across Southwest Louisiana. From sports to student body organizations, to ace teachers that make a difference in a child's life --... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Convicted felon accused of selling stolen firearmsSheriff's Office chief of detectives. The stolen firearms were obtained from nu
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 15 days ago
Sheriff's Office chief of detectives. The stolen firearms were obtained from numerous burglaries in multiple parishes in Southwest Louisiana. Deputies from the Beauregard Parish Sheriff’s Office, the Beauregard/DeRidder Narcotics Task Force and... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Drainage plans for Calcasieuupholds the Energy Department decisions approving three projects to export liqu
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 15 days ago
upholds the Energy Department decisions approving three projects to export liquefied natural gas, including one here in Southwest Louisiana. Time is running out to meet a big deadline for revamping drainage plans in Calcasieu Parish. The... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Less rain ahead as the unseasonable warmth continuesAfter yesterday’s deluge of heavy rain fell across Southwest Louisiana, the cha
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 15 days ago
After yesterday’s deluge of heavy rain fell across Southwest Louisiana, the chances are a little lower today although some widely scattered showers will make a return visit later this morning and afternoon. Temperatures are starting off extremely... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Touchdown Live Top 7 List - Week 10Two-A-Days. Now, every week of the regular season, KPLC's Brady Renard will pos
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 15 days ago
Two-A-Days. Now, every week of the regular season, KPLC's Brady Renard will post his TDL 'Top 7 List' of the best teams in Southwest Louisiana. He'll also hand out the best team performance each week according to expectations coming in. We present... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Missing Baton Rouge man last seen over a month ago in DusonAuthorities in southwest Louisiana are looking for a man from Baton Rouge who h
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 15 days ago
Authorities in southwest Louisiana are looking for a man from Baton Rouge who has been missing for over a month. Duson Police Chief Kip Judice says Gene Eichelberger was last seen in Duson on September 26. Eichelberger is from Baton Rouge, but had... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Missing Baton Rouge man last seen over a month ago in DusonAuthorities in southwest Louisiana are looking for a man from Baton Rouge who h
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 15 days ago
Authorities in southwest Louisiana are looking for a man from Baton Rouge who has been missing for over a month. Duson Police Chief Kip Judice says Gene Eichelberger was last seen in Duson on September 26. Eichelberger is from Baton Rouge, but had... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Missing Baton Rouge area man last seen over a month ago in DusonAuthorities in southwest Louisiana are looking for a man from the Baton Rouge a
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 15 days ago
Authorities in southwest Louisiana are looking for a man from the Baton Rouge area who has been missing for over a month. Duson Police Chief Kip Judice says Gene Eichelberger was last seen in Duson on September 26, 2017. Eichelberger is from the... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Missing Baton Rouge area man last seen over a month ago in DusonAuthorities in southwest Louisiana are looking for a man from the Baton Rouge a
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 15 days ago
Authorities in southwest Louisiana are looking for a man from the Baton Rouge area who has been missing for over a month. Duson Police Chief Kip Judice says Gene Eichelberger was last seen in Duson on September 26, 2017. Eichelberger is from the... Read more
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