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  • Hands Helping Peru all day Saturday at LC Civic Center

    Hands Helping Peru all day Saturday at LC Civic Center

    Sunday, June 4 2017 11:23 AM EDT2017-06-04 15:23:49 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    Mudslides and flooding in Peru this year have caused unbearable living conditions for people there. But right here in Lake Charles, those originally from Central and South America have come together with Hands Helping Peru. It’s hoped a daylong event Saturday, June 3 will help ease pain for those struggling in Peru. Peru is a country of rich culture and tradition - from native dances to food. Two children demonstrated folk dances... "The dance is called Marinar...

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    Mudslides and flooding in Peru this year have caused unbearable living conditions for people there.  But right here in Lake Charles. those originally from Central and South America have come together with Hands Helping Peru. It’s hoped a daylong event Saturday, June 3 will help ease pain for those struggling in Peru. Peru is a country of rich culture and tradition - from native dances to food. Two children demonstrated folk dances... "The dance is called Marinar...

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  • Major progress visible on permanent Veterans Clinic

    Major progress visible on permanent Veterans Clinic

    Thursday, May 18 2017 8:13 PM EDT2017-05-19 00:13:39 GMT

    It's the culmination of a lot of time, effort and paperwork extending from Lake Charles to Washington D.C. and one man who's been involved throughout is Lake Charles Mayor Randy Roach who says it's gratifying to see it finally happening. "We've been talking about a VA clinic now for many, many years and to actually see it coming out of the ground and to see it taking form, taking shape, you see the patient rooms, see where the doctors are going to be, you know it's really g...

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    It's the culmination of a lot of time, effort and paperwork extending from Lake Charles to Washington D.C. and one man who's been involved throughout is Lake Charles Mayor Randy Roach who says it's gratifying to see it finally happening. "We've been talking about a VA clinic now for many, many years and to actually see it coming out of the ground and to see it taking form, taking shape, you see the patient rooms, see where the doctors are going to be, you know it's really g...

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  • $143 million Cameron Interstate Pipeline station dedicated

    $143 million Cameron Interstate Pipeline station dedicated

    Wednesday, May 17 2017 9:04 PM EDT2017-05-18 01:04:29 GMT

    Sempra LNG and Midstream officially unveiled its $143-million dollar pipeline expansion.  It's the line that will soon transport natural gas to the liquefaction project underway in Hackberry.  It's considered an asset to the local economy and plans to send gas around the world, The Cameron Interstate Pipeline Holbrook Compressor Station is located north of Sulphur at 1500 Holbrook Park Road.  The company and guests gathered to celebrate the expansion pr...

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    Sempra LNG and Midstream officially unveiled its $143-million dollar pipeline expansion.  It's the line that will soon transport natural gas to the liquefaction project underway in Hackberry.  It's considered an asset to the local economy and plans to send gas around the world, The Cameron Interstate Pipeline Holbrook Compressor Station is located north of Sulphur at 1500 Holbrook Park Road.  The company and guests gathered to celebrate the expansion pr...

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  • $300,000 check from Palermo part of settlement with DeRosier

    $300,000 check from Palermo part of settlement with DeRosier

    Tuesday, May 16 2017 8:11 PM EDT2017-05-17 00:11:34 GMT
    Joseph R. Palermo Jr. (KPLC Archives)Joseph R. Palermo Jr. (KPLC Archives)

    A Sulphur businessman has written a $300,000 check as part of an agreement that settles long running legal battles with the State of Louisiana and Calcasieu District Attorney's Office. The newly inked deal between Joe Palermo and John DeRosier was signed May 12. Palermo's most recent legal troubles with the state were underway in 2014 when search warrants were executed on various businesses as the state investigated allegations of corrupt business activities. In 2015 a plea de...

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    A Sulphur businessman has written a $300,000 check as part of an agreement that settles long running legal battles with the State of Louisiana and Calcasieu District Attorney's Office. The newly inked deal between Joe Palermo and John DeRosier was signed May 12. Palermo's most recent legal troubles with the state were underway in 2014 when search warrants were executed on various businesses as the state investigated allegations of corrupt business activities. In 2015 a plea de...

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  • I Wanna Know: Sirens

    I Wanna Know: Sirens

    Many people are asking what the alarm was that sounded across downtown Lake Charles on Sunday night. KPLC viewers reported that the siren could be heard as far as 13th St. Dick Gremillion, Calcasieu DirectorMore >>
    Many people are asking what the alarm was that sounded across downtown Lake Charles on Sunday night. KPLC viewers reported that the siren could be heard as far as 13th St.More >>
  • I Wanna Know: Sending treats to troops

    I Wanna Know: Sending treats to troops

    It's that time of year when a lot of people are thinking about what they can do to send a little bit of home to our troops overseas. Eighth graders at St. Margaret School are planning to do their partMore >>
    It's that time of year when a lot of people are thinking about what they can do to send a little bit of home to our troops overseas.More >>
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