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Horse owners to take precautions against equine heat stress

Horse owners to take precautions against equine heat stress

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Summer means hot, humid weather in Louisiana, and according to the LSU AgCenter in Baton Rouge, horse owners need to take steps to ensure their horses stay cool and comfortable this summer, and at the Stables of LeBocage in Lake Charles, they’re doing just that. More>>

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Three arrested in connection with Sulphur hotel shooting

Three arrested in connection with Sulphur hotel shooting

Amber Trahan (left), ElJerico Bartie (right) Amber Trahan (left), ElJerico Bartie (right)
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Arrests have been made in Saturday night's shooting at the Super 8 Hotel in Sulphur. Lake Charles Police said it's related to a drive by shooting that occurred on Friday.  More>>

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  • McNeese connects students to businesses in Southwest Louisiana

    McNeese connects students to businesses in Southwest Louisiana

    Sunday, July 27 2014 8:30 PM EDT2014-07-28 00:30:29 GMT
    (Source: MGN Online)(Source: MGN Online)
    McNeese State University is proving its connecting students to big business in Southwest Louisiana thanks to a grant from the Economic Development Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce. The grant funds the second year of a five-year grant awarded to McNesse in 2013. University faculty said the grant will help solve local workforce issues through innovation. “The question people ask all the time is what is ...More >>
    McNeese State University is proving its connecting students to big business in Southwest Louisiana thanks to a grant from the Economic Development Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce. The grant funds the second year of a five-year grant awarded to McNesse in 2013. University faculty said the grant will help solve local workforce issues through innovation. “The question people ask all the time is what is ...More >>
  • 25th annual Marshland Festival

    25th annual Marshland Festival

    25th annual Marshland Festival

    Saturday, July 26 2014 5:36 PM EDT2014-07-26 21:36:33 GMT
    Put your rubber boots on. The 25th annual Marshland Festival is in full swing at the Civic Center.The festival raises money for the youth in Hackberry. Currently it benefits 15 different youth organizations.More >>
    Put your rubber boots on. The 25th annual Marshland Festival is in full swing at the Civic Center.The festival raises money for the youth in Hackberry. Currently it benefits 15 different youth organizations. More >>
  • Calcasieu students learn new technology skills

    Calcasieu students learn new technology skills

    Thursday, July 24 2014 9:00 PM EDT2014-07-25 01:00:16 GMT
    Calcasieu students are learning about new technology at the 2014 Tech Camp.More >>
    Calcasieu students are learning about new technology at the 2014 Tech Camp.
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  • Two Sulphur grads spend summer 'driving4acause'

    Two Sulphur grads spend summer 'driving4acause'

    Two Sulphur grads spend summer 'driving4acause'

    Thursday, July 24 2014 4:54 PM EDT2014-07-24 20:54:06 GMT
    With brochures in hand and T-shirts to sell, two Sulphur teens were all about spreading their mission.More >>
    With brochures in hand and T-shirts to sell, two Sulphur teens were all about spreading their mission.More >>
  • Groundbreaking held for new fire station in Ward 6

    Groundbreaking held for new fire station in Ward 6

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 12:38 PM EDT2014-07-22 16:38:40 GMT
    The groundbreaking ceremony for a new fire station in Ward6 took place Monday.More >>
    The groundbreaking ceremony for a new fire station in Ward 6 took place Monday.
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  • Berken named Farmer of the Year by JDBA

    Berken named Farmer of the Year by JDBA

    Monday, July 21 2014 3:20 PM EDT2014-07-21 19:20:58 GMT
    The Jeff Davis Business Alliance recently named Donald Berken the 2014 Farmer of the Year.More >>
    The Jeff Davis Business Alliance recently named Donald Berken the 2014 Farmer of the Year.More >>
  • Calcasieu libraries announce programs for July 27-August 2

    Calcasieu libraries announce programs for July 27-August 2

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:45 AM EDT2014-07-21 15:45:36 GMT
    Various Calcasieu Parish Public Library locations have announced the following programs for July 27-August 2:More >>
    Various Calcasieu Parish Public Library locations have announced the following programs for July 27-August 2:More >>
  • Neon Trees next in Liquid Society lineup

    Neon Trees next in Liquid Society lineup

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:20 AM EDT2014-07-21 15:20:22 GMT
    Neon Trees will perform in the next installment of the Liquid Society concert series at L'Auberge Casino Resort Lake Charles with a performance Thursday night.More >>
    Neon Trees will perform in the next installment of the Liquid Society concert series at L'Auberge Casino Resort Lake Charles with a performance Thursday night.More >>
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness of SWLA hosts first annual Family Fun Day

    National Alliance on Mental Illness of SWLA hosts first annual Family Fun Day

    National Alliance on Mental Illness of SWLA hosts first annual Family Fun Day

    Sunday, July 20 2014 3:44 PM EDT2014-07-20 19:44:19 GMT
    They turned fighting for a cause into a fun day in the sun as the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Southwest Louisiana, also known as NAMI, spend an afternoon sharing their mission with the public for the first time.“They got everyone involved and everyone is excited about it,” said local supporter Bess Thomas.The event was held at Pinederosa Park in Westlake Saturday afternoon and featured a barbecue cookout along with family friendly games and even dancing. NAMI of SWLA Executive Dire...More >>
    They turned fighting for a cause into a fun day in the sun as the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Southwest Louisiana, also known as NAMI, spend an afternoon sharing their mission with the public for the first time.“They got everyone involved and everyone is excited about it,” said local supporter Bess Thomas.The event was held at Pinederosa Park in Westlake Saturday afternoon and featured a barbecue cookout along with family friendly games and even dancing. NAMI of SWLA Executive Dire...More >>
  • Flyway Byway making progress in Jeff Davis Parish

    Flyway Byway making progress in Jeff Davis Parish

    Thursday, July 17 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-07-18 01:11:58 GMT
    Tourism officials in Jefferson Davis Parish say they are making progress on the Flyway Byway project.More >>
    Tourism officials in Jefferson Davis Parish say they are making progress on the Flyway Byway project.More >>
  • Marshland Festival set for July 25-26

    Marshland Festival set for July 25-26

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 6:57 PM EDT2014-07-16 22:57:10 GMT
    The Marshland Festival will be held July 25-26 at the Lake Charles Civic Center.More >>
    The Marshland Festival will be held July 25-26 at the Lake Charles Civic Center.More >>
  • Children's Museum announces July events

    Children's Museum announces July events

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 4:49 PM EDT2014-07-01 20:49:17 GMT
    (Source: The Children's Museum)(Source: The Children's Museum)
    The Children's Museum has announced the following events for the month of July:More >>
    The Children's Museum has announced the following events for the month of July:More >>
  • Students ease first-day-of-school nerves with back-to-school haircuts

    Students ease first-day-of-school nerves with back-to-school haircuts

    Students ease first-day-of-school nerves with back-to-school haircuts

    Saturday, July 26 2014 6:08 PM EDT2014-07-26 22:08:23 GMT
    With live music and scissors in hand, stylists from The Odyssey Salon in Lake Charles were hard at work giving some students new looks for the new school year.“At the salon, we feel like we’re day makers every day,” said salon owner April Aquillard. “So, making their day to go back to school makes us feel even better.”Aquillard along with her colleague and stylist Randy Fountain gave two young girls new looks who are both making a big change this school year; 14-year-old Alexia Barrow of Sulp...More >>
    With live music and scissors in hand, stylists from The Odyssey Salon in Lake Charles were hard at work giving some students new looks for the new school year.“At the salon, we feel like we’re day makers every day,” said salon owner April Aquillard. “So, making their day to go back to school makes us feel even better.”Aquillard along with her colleague and stylist Randy Fountain gave two young girls new looks who are both making a big change this school year; 14-year-old Alexia Barrow of Sulp...More >>
  • Calcasieu Parish Police Jury encourages residents to head outdoors for National Park and Recreation month

    Calcasieu Parish Police Jury encourages residents to head outdoors for National Park and Recreation month

    Calcasieu Parish Police Jury encourages residents to head outdoors for National Park and Recreation month

    Friday, July 25 2014 9:31 AM EDT2014-07-25 13:31:20 GMT
    The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury teamed up with the National Recreation and Park Association, also known as the NRPA, to challenge residents to get out and visit a parish park and recreation facility for National Park and Recreation month.“If you’re from Louisiana, you’re going to spend a lot of time outdoors,” said resident Albert Malveaux, who was spending his Thursday afternoon fishing at Riverwood Park in Westlake. “Unless, you’re just an indoor person.”CPPJ P...More >>
    The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury teamed up with the National Recreation and Park Association, also known as the NRPA, to challenge residents to get out and visit a parish park and recreation facility for National Park and Recreation month.“If you’re from Louisiana, you’re going to spend a lot of time outdoors,” said resident Albert Malveaux, who was spending his Thursday afternoon fishing at Riverwood Park in Westlake. “Unless, you’re just an indoor person.”CPPJ P...More >>
  • Calcasieu Parish ‘Leader In Me’ teachers host training session for school year

    Calcasieu Parish 'Leader In Me' teachers host training session for school year

    Calcasieu Parish 'Leader In Me' teachers host training session for school year

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:18 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:18:28 GMT
    The first day of school is fast approaching and some Calcasieu Parish teachers are teaching at a “Leader in Me” school for the first time and they’re already getting prepared.“Our vision and our goal are to create leaders one child at a time,” said J.D. Clifton Elementary principal Pamela Bell.A special training session was hosted by Calcasieu Parish principals and teachers who volunteered their time to help their fellow colleagues for the start of the new school year.“We have representatives...More >>
    The first day of school is fast approaching and some Calcasieu Parish teachers are teaching at a “Leader in Me” school for the first time and they’re already getting prepared.“Our vision and our goal are to create leaders one child at a time,” said J.D. Clifton Elementary principal Pamela Bell.A special training session was hosted by Calcasieu Parish principals and teachers who volunteered their time to help their fellow colleagues for the start of the new school year.“We have representatives...More >>
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