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  • I Wanna Know: Why don't they cut the grass?

    I Wanna Know: Why don't they cut the grass?

    Thursday, August 17 2017 9:01 PM EDT2017-08-18 01:01:31 GMT

    High grass and weeds can be hiding places for pests like rodents and snakes, and they can breed mosquitoes. That's why Lake Charles resident Raymond LeDay wants to know why billion-dollar company Entergy doesn't cut its grass. The Southeast corner of Highway 171 and Fitzenreiter Road is a large tract of land. Much, if not most of it, is owned by Entergy.

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    High grass and weeds can be hiding places for pests like rodents and snakes, and they can breed mosquitoes. That's why Lake Charles resident Raymond LeDay wants to know why billion-dollar company Entergy doesn't cut its grass. The Southeast corner of Highway 171 and Fitzenreiter Road is a large tract of land. Much, if not most of it, is owned by Entergy.

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  • 'Important meeting' on I-10 Calcasieu River Bridge set for Aug. 3 in Lake Charles

    'Important meeting' on I-10 Calcasieu River Bridge set for Aug. 3 in Lake Charles

    Thursday, July 27 2017 9:18 PM EDT2017-07-28 01:18:57 GMT

    For years we've heard about the need for a new I-10 Calcasieu River Bridge. There is a time line and an upcoming public meeting is part of the process of determining what will happen and when. Though the discussion is usually about a new I-10 bridge, the proposed project includes improvements between I-10 and 210 interchanges. The bridge has safety issues because of how steep it is, congestion,  no shoulders and short entrance ramps that don't meet today's design ...

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    For years we've heard about the need for a new I-10 Calcasieu River Bridge. There is a time line and an upcoming public meeting is part of the process of determining what will happen and when. Though the discussion is usually about a new I-10 bridge, the proposed project includes improvements between I-10 and 210 interchanges. The bridge has safety issues because of how steep it is, congestion,  no shoulders and short entrance ramps that don't meet today's design ...

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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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