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  • Lower oil prices helping motorists, hurting LA's tight budget

    Lower oil prices helping motorists, hurting LA's tight budget

    Friday, December 26 2014 5:24 AM EST2014-12-26 10:24:02 GMT
    Friday, December 26 2014 5:39 AM EST2014-12-26 10:39:55 GMT
    Good Friday morning to you! Britney Glaser here with a look at what's in store on today's Sunrise:*While falling oil prices are a treat at the gas pump, they are wreaking havoc on Louisiana's already tight budget. We'll talk about how much of the state's general fund is linked to energy production and what lower oil prices will mean for the state's budget forecast.*Today is a big day for firefighters in Calcasieu Parish's Ward 6. They will get a huge delivery: a custom-built truck that has be...More >>
    Good Friday morning to you! Britney Glaser here with a look at what's in store on today's Sunrise:*While falling oil prices are a treat at the gas pump, they are wreaking havoc on Louisiana's already tight budget. We'll talk about how much of the state's general fund is linked to energy production and what lower oil prices will mean for the state's budget forecast.*Today is a big day for firefighters in Calcasieu Parish's Ward 6. They will get a huge delivery: a custom-built truck that has be...More >>
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  • Catching up with former KPLC senior reporter Flora Roberts

    Friday, May 25 2018 11:21 PM EDT2018-05-26 03:21:37 GMT
    (Source: Maranda Whittington/KPLC)(Source: Maranda Whittington/KPLC)
    (Source: Maranda Whittington/KPLC)(Source: Maranda Whittington/KPLC)
    For 16 year viewers learned the ins and outs of seniors here in Southwest Louisiana thanks to our stations very own senior reporters.  A few weeks ago, we caught up with one of them, but where are the rest?  7News  found Flora Roberts, and discovered just what's keeping her busy these days.  "They always tell me they recognize the voice," said Roberts. The voice behind the stories of Southwest Louisiana seniors belonged to that of Flora Roberts.&...More >>
    For 16 year viewers learned the ins and outs of seniors here in Southwest Louisiana thanks to our stations very own senior reporters.  A few weeks ago, we caught up with one of them, but where are the rest?  7News  found Flora Roberts, and discovered just what's keeping her busy these days.  "They always tell me they recognize the voice," said Roberts. The voice behind the stories of Southwest Louisiana seniors belonged to that of Flora Roberts.&...More >>
  • Time capsule buried to mark end of Lake Charles Sesquicentennial Celebration

    Time capsule buried to mark end of Lake Charles Sesquicentennial Celebration

    Friday, May 25 2018 10:55 PM EDT2018-05-26 02:55:05 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    The city buried a time capsule at the final event of the year-long Sesquicentennial Celebration in Lake Charles. A time capsule was buried on the grounds of 1911 Historic City Hall. The items buried include letters from various officials, a video message and highlight video, a McNeese football mini-helmet, and several books on the city's history. The capsule is slated for opening at the city's bicentennial celebration in 2067.  The burial of the time capsule official...More >>
    The city buried a time capsule at the final event of the year-long Sesquicentennial Celebration in Lake Charles. A time capsule was buried on the grounds of 1911 Historic City Hall. The items buried include letters from various officials, a video message and highlight video, a McNeese football mini-helmet, and several books on the city's history. The capsule is slated for opening at the city's bicentennial celebration in 2067.  The burial of the time capsule official...More >>
  • Send us your Memorial Day pictures

    Send us your Memorial Day pictures

    Friday, May 25 2018 9:41 PM EDT2018-05-26 01:41:00 GMT
    (Source History.com)(Source History.com)

    Memorial Day is Monday, May 28.

    Send us a picture of the veteran you wish to honor and we'll feature it on our website.

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    Memorial Day is Monday, May 28.

    Send us a picture of the veteran you wish to honor and we'll feature it on our website.

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