Chandler Watkins

Born and raised in Little Rock, Arkansas, Chandler is excited to be in Lake Charles covering the news that matters to you. Chandler graduated from the University of Central Arkansas in December 2017 after studying broadcast journalism and public relations. She worked for the student-run news station, News 6, as a reporter, anchor, and even news director! In her free time, you can find Chandler exploring Southwest Louisiana, watching sports, or trying out all the amazing Cajun food.

Recent Articles by Chandler

Text-to-911 now available in Calcasieu Parish

  Smartphone apps tracking users locations, even when apps are closed

  Local OHSEP reacts to ITC fire

  Attorney General’s Office holds sexual assault workshop for local law enforcement

  Lake Charles Police make several arrests on weapons charges

  Lake Area volunteers pack 30,000 meals for Rise Against Hunger

  Scammers selling fake gold in Lake Charles for gas money

  Senator Cassidy weighs in on President Trump’s proposed 2020 budget

  Law enforcement investigating vehicle burglaries in three SWLA towns

  Audit shows Housing Authority of Lake Charles may have violated state constitution

  City Council approves resolution reevaluating US 171 & Moeling Street intersection

  Safety around Mardi Gras

  Louisiana to become second state in U.S. to have veterans centers on all college campuses

  Development along riverside causes controversy

  The reality of being a first responder: EMTs and Paramedics

Beauregard Parish remembers Marquita Wright

  Erdace Apartments move opening date to summer

  Grandparent scam: One Lake Area man warns others of scam call

  Tips for living a heart healthy life

  Sulphur Police launch ‘Operation Safe Sulphur’