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  • Local business named one of nation's fastest growing

    Local business named one of nation's fastest growing

    Friday, August 29 2014 7:33 PM EDT2014-08-29 23:33:25 GMT
    A local business in Lake Charles was named one of the fastest growing private companies in the nation .Advanced Office Products began more than 20 years ago, and it steadily grew. It was listed on the Inc. 5,000 list with the nations fastest growing businesses.More >>
    A local business in Lake Charles was named one of the fastest growing private companies in the nation .Advanced Office Products began more than 20 years ago, and it steadily grew. It was listed on the Inc. 5,000 list with the nations fastest growing businesses. More >>
  • UL Lafayette student to attend seminar in Vatican City

    UL Lafayette student to attend seminar in Vatican City

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 3:26 PM EDT2014-08-27 19:26:31 GMT
    Allison McCormick. (Source: Ragin' Cajun Catholics Student Ministry)Allison McCormick. (Source: Ragin' Cajun Catholics Student Ministry)
    University of Louisiana at Lafayette student Allison McCormick will attend the Pontifical Council of Culture's International Seminar "Sport is for Man" on September 1-3 in Vatican City.More >>
    University of Louisiana at Lafayette student Allison McCormick will attend the Pontifical Council of Culture's International Seminar "Sport is for Man" on September 1-3 in Vatican City.More >>
  • KPLC's John Bridges to speak at library program

    KPLC's John Bridges to speak at library program

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 12:58 PM EDT2014-08-27 16:58:03 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    KPLC's own longtime Sunrise co-anchor, John Bridges, talk about his "Louisiana Traveler" segments at an upcoming library event.More >>
    KPLC's own longtime Sunrise co-anchor, John Bridges, talk about his "Louisiana Traveler" segments at an upcoming library event. More >>
  • U.S. Air Force brass band to perform at McNeese

    U.S. Air Force brass band to perform at McNeese

    Monday, August 25 2014 4:20 PM EDT2014-08-25 20:20:08 GMT
    United States Air Force Band of the West logo. (Source: Facebook)United States Air Force Band of the West logo. (Source: Facebook)
    The United States Air Force Band of the West will hold a free concert at McNeese State University on August 30.More >>
    The United States Air Force Band of the West will hold a free concert at McNeese State University on August 30. More >>
  • Lake Charles pilot appointed to Pilotage Fee Commission

    Lake Charles pilot appointed to Pilotage Fee Commission

    Monday, August 25 2014 1:15 PM EDT2014-08-25 17:15:41 GMT
    (Source: MGN Online)(Source: MGN Online)
    Lake Charles pilot Brett Palmer has been appointed to the Pilotage Fee Commission by Gov. Bobby Jindal.More >>
    Lake Charles pilot Brett Palmer has been appointed to the Pilotage Fee Commission by Gov. Bobby Jindal. More >>
  • Calcasieu libraries announce programs for Aug. 31-Sept. 6

    Calcasieu libraries announce programs for Aug. 31-Sept. 6

    Monday, August 25 2014 12:40 PM EDT2014-08-25 16:40:54 GMT
    (Source: MGN Online)(Source: MGN Online)
    Various Calcasieu Parish Public Library locations have announced the following events for Aug. 31 to Sept. 6:More >>
    Various Calcasieu Parish Public Library locations have announced the following events for Aug. 31 to Sept. 6:
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  • Benefit held for Jennings police officer while on duty

    Benefit held for wounded Jennings officer

    Benefit held for wounded Jennings officer

    Monday, August 25 2014 12:15 AM EDT2014-08-25 04:15:19 GMT
    Ricky Benoit (Source: Facebook)Ricky Benoit (Source: Facebook)
    An auction benefit was held in honor of Jennings police officer Ricky Benoit, who was shot in the neck while responding to a domestic disturbance call late June."It's very emotional," said Jennings Police Chief Todd D'Albor. "This is an officer that was out doing his job and it hit us in the heart."The annual J-Town Showdown Golf Tournament gave all proceeds from their yearly benefit to the Jennings Police Association, Inc., who's giving it all to the Benoit family towards his recovery. Benoi...More >>
    An auction benefit was held in honor of Jennings police officer Ricky Benoit, who was shot in the neck while responding to a domestic disturbance call late June."It's very emotional," said Jennings Police Chief Todd D'Albor. "This is an officer that was out doing his job and it hit us in the heart."The annual J-Town Showdown Golf Tournament gave all proceeds from their yearly benefit to the Jennings Police Association, Inc., who's giving it all to the Benoit family towards his recovery. Benoi...More >>
  • McNeese celebrates Howdy Rowdy Week

    McNeese celebrates Howdy Rowdy Week

    Friday, August 22 2014 7:16 PM EDT2014-08-22 23:16:35 GMT
    (Source: McNeese State University)(Source: McNeese State University)
    The fall 2014 semester begins August 25 at McNeese State University. To welcome back students, McNeese will host several on-campus activities from August 24-29.More >>
    The fall 2014 semester begins August 25 at McNeese State University. To welcome back students, McNeese will host several on-campus activities from August 24-29. More >>
  • Fort Polk Progress: Leaders rally behind Fort Polk

    Fort Polk Progress: Leaders rally behind Fort Polk

    Friday, August 22 2014 4:13 PM EDT2014-08-22 20:13:31 GMT
    Change of Command at Fort Polk. (Source: SFC Katrina Craig/Fort Polk Public Affairs Office)Change of Command at Fort Polk. (Source: SFC Katrina Craig/Fort Polk Public Affairs Office)
    The 60-day commenting period ends Monday for a possible troop reduction at Fort Polk. According to Fort Polk Progress, legislators, businesses, organizations and communities around the state have shown their support.More >>
    The 60-day commenting period ends Monday for a possible troop reduction at Fort Polk. According to Fort Polk Progress, legislators, businesses, organizations and communities around the state have shown their support.More >>
  • Bishop Provost establishes new parish within Diocese of Lake Charles

    Bishop Provost establishes new parish within Diocese of Lake Charles

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:26 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:26:18 GMT
    Rev. Glen John Provost, Bishop of the Diocese of Lake Charles. (Source: Diocese of Lake Charles)Rev. Glen John Provost, Bishop of the Diocese of Lake Charles. (Source: Diocese of Lake Charles)
    Beginning Thursday, there will be a new parish in the Diocese of Lake Charles.More >>
    Beginning Thursday, there will be a new parish in the Diocese of Lake Charles. More >>
  • Lake Charles student's artwork to be featured at Governor's Mansion

    Lake Charles student's artwork to be featured at Governor's Mansion

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:21 PM EDT2014-08-20 16:21:35 GMT
    (Source: MGN Online)(Source: MGN Online)
    A Lake Charles student's artwork will be on display in the Governor's Mansion for the month of August.More >>
    A Lake Charles student's artwork will be on display in the Governor's Mansion for the month of August. More >>
  • Salvation Army store in Lake Charles to close

    Salvation Army store in Lake Charles to close

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 8:25 PM EDT2014-08-20 00:25:36 GMT
    (Source: Salvation Army)(Source: Salvation Army)
    The Salvation Army Family Thrift Store located on Gerstner Memorial Boulevard in Lake Charles will close in mid-September.More >>
    The Salvation Army Family Thrift Store located on Gerstner Memorial Boulevard in Lake Charles will close in mid-September. More >>
  • Registration for DADS program begins August 23

    Registration for DADS program begins August 23

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 5:16 PM EDT2014-08-19 21:16:47 GMT
    (Source: MGN Online)(Source: MGN Online)
    Registration begins August 23 for the Dependable, Accountable and Dedicated Dads (DADS) program.More >>
    Registration begins August 23 for the Dependable, Accountable and Dedicated Dads (DADS) program. More >>
  • Holmwood residents express concerns on recent crime in neighborhood

    Holmwood residents express concerns on recent crime in neighborhood

    Holmwood residents express concerns on recent crime in neighborhood

    Sunday, August 31 2014 6:07 PM EDT2014-08-31 22:07:20 GMT
    A Calcasieu Parish resident says he's concerned for the safety of his neighborhood after a small series of crime hit the Holmwood area last week.More >>
    A Calcasieu Parish resident says he's concerned for the safety of his neighborhood after a small series of crime hit the Holmwood area last week.More >>
  • DeRidder War Memorial hosts WWII oral history recording event

    DeRidder War Memorial hosts WWII oral history recording event

    DeRidder War Memorial hosts WWII oral history recording event

    Saturday, August 30 2014 6:23 PM EDT2014-08-30 22:23:03 GMT
    The DeRidder War Memorial Civic Center (WMCC) is collecting WWII oral history in conjunction with its ongoing renovation of its historical exhibits, The First USO and The War Room. The war memorial is recording war stories, memories, songs etc. told by Southwest Louisiana residents who lived during WWII."I think it's really great because this is going away," said WWII veteran Hershel Frazier of Dequincy. "I'm 81-years-old and a whole lot of those aren't here anymore that had known about this....More >>
    The DeRidder War Memorial Civic Center (WMCC) is collecting WWII oral history in conjunction with its ongoing renovation of its historical exhibits, The First USO and The War Room. The war memorial is recording war stories, memories, songs etc. told by Southwest Louisiana residents who lived during WWII."I think it's really great because this is going away," said WWII veteran Hershel Frazier of Dequincy. "I'm 81-years-old and a whole lot of those aren't here anymore that had known about this....More >>
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