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.
The Calcasieu Parish Public Safety Communications District launched the initiative Wednesday, making Calcasieu the sixth parish in the state and the first in Southwest Louisiana to have this capability.
At Wednesday night’s meeting, the Lake Charles City Council approved a resolution requesting the Department of Transportation and Development to reevaluate the intersection at US 171 and Moeling Street.
Governor John Bell Edwards and the Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs announced plans to have veterans centers on every college campus in Louisiana by the fall 2019 semester. This would make Louisiana the 2nd state in the U.S. to do so.
Last week the Lake Charles City Council voted 4 to 3 approving a conditional use permit for a marine and construction on and off loading facility at an area along the Calcasieu River, just off of Enterprise Boulevard and Gieffers Street.
Parademics and EMTs play an important role in the community: they are the first responders who deliver crucial, some times life-saving care on the scene of accidents or disasters. So what does it take to become one of the most depended-upon professions?