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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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    Passenger dies after SUV collides with log trucks in Beauregard Parish

    Passenger dies after SUV collides with log trucks in Beauregard Parish

    Friday, December 15 2017 8:23 AM EST2017-12-15 13:23:43 GMT
    (Source: Raycom)(Source: Raycom)

    A Leesville resident is dead following a three-vehicle crash Thursday night in Ragley, according to Louisiana State Police.

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    A Leesville resident is dead following a three-vehicle crash Thursday night in Ragley, according to Louisiana State Police.

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  • With Mallard Cove moving, what's next for Chennault?

    With Mallard Cove moving, what's next for Chennault?

    Thursday, December 14 2017 11:38 PM EST2017-12-15 04:38:19 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    Big changes are planned at Chennault International Airport.  "Four or five years ago the head of the airport's division of the FAA came to me and said what are you going to do about the golf course," said Chennault International Airport's Executive Director, Randy Robb.  Mallard Cove Golf Course has been hindering growth and expansion for Chennault for years, but just last week Lake Charles City Council approved a cooperative agreement between the city, the airpo...More >>
    Big changes are planned at Chennault International Airport.  "Four or five years ago the head of the airport's division of the FAA came to me and said what are you going to do about the golf course," said Chennault International Airport's Executive Director, Randy Robb.  Mallard Cove Golf Course has been hindering growth and expansion for Chennault for years, but just last week Lake Charles City Council approved a cooperative agreement between the city, the airpo...More >>
  • Residents off Nelson Road complain about mail delays

    Residents off Nelson Road complain about mail delays

    Thursday, December 14 2017 9:18 PM EST2017-12-15 02:18:58 GMT

    It's not unusual to hear complaints about the U.S. Postal Service in our area. The latest comes from a neighborhood off Nelson Road where residents say they no longer get daily delivery. "Whether snow, sleet or rain or whatever it   should be delivered," said Terry Bellard, who lives at Smith Village mobile home community. Residents say their mail is no longer delivered regularly.

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    It's not unusual to hear complaints about the U.S. Postal Service in our area. The latest comes from a neighborhood off Nelson Road where residents say they no longer get daily delivery. "Whether snow, sleet or rain or whatever it   should be delivered," said Terry Bellard, who lives at Smith Village mobile home community. Residents say their mail is no longer delivered regularly.

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