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 Beauregard Parish Sheriff’s Office as a whole is a great department,” Councilman Williams said. “I worked over there for many years. They have good men and women over there, but here lately, there’s been some issues.”
Across Southwest Louisiana, our first responders worked hard to keep our holidays merry and bright, away from their homes and families. DeRidder Police were treated to a little piece of home though; one dispatcher treated them to a home cooked breakfast.
“A car was traveling full speed and entered the ferry, hit our safety gate, and entered the ship channel," Tammy York with DOTD said. "They didn’t stop, there were no skip marks on the surface of the ferry.”