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Don Dixon will remain the city's top cop. The Lake Charles City Council unanimously approved to reappoint Dixon to another six-year term as Chief of Police -- a position he's held for 12 years. DixonMore >>
Don Dixon will remain the city's top cop. The Lake Charles City Council unanimously approved to reappoint Dixon to another six-year term as Chief of Police -- a position he's held for 12 years.More >>
Wednesday, December 4 2013 10:33 PM EST2013-12-05 03:33:57 GMT
What's been done is nice, but the bond money budgeted for the Enterprise Boulevard Extension Project has taken the road as far as it can go. "Knowing that we could not cover that amount to go all theMore >>
How to proceed with the Enterprise Boulevard Extension Project? That's the question city officials hope a joint study with the state will help identify. However, as KPLC's Lee Peck reports, it's going to cost some money to get those answers - money some on the council believe is a waste of taxpayer dollars.More >>
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Nearly 60 dogs from the Calcasieu Animal Shelter are headed to Florida on a 'rescue ride' where dog advocates say their chances of adoption are astronomical. Nathan Areno, Director of Animal ServicesMore >>
Nearly 60 dogs from the Calcasieu Animal Shelter are headed to Florida on a 'rescue ride' where dog advocates say their chances of adoption are astronomical.
Wednesday, December 4 2013 7:09 PM EST2013-12-05 00:09:08 GMT
Both suspects have been arrested in the robbery of First Federal Bank in DeRidder. The DeRidder Police Department, with assistance from the Beauregard and Vernon Parish Sheriff's Offices, took PatrickMore >>
Both suspects have been arrested in the robbery of First Federal Bank in DeRidder.More >>
Wednesday, December 4 2013 7:05 PM EST2013-12-05 00:05:51 GMT
It's a big operation in a small town. The Rotary Club of Welsh welcomed an 18 Wheeler full of educational books. "We're talking thousands, 23 pallets, each box could have 24 to 40 books in them," saidMore >>
The Rotary Club of Welsh welcomed an 18 Wheeler full of educational books.More >>
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Six educators from the Lake Charles charter schools are heading to Haiti for a week-long mission trip. On Friday, October 5 the teachers received a blessing from Rev. Dr. Henry Mancuso.
The educators will visit the Charter Academy sister school to teach students.
From the Southwest Louisiana Charter Academy: Amanda Zachary, Reading Interventionist; Menka Ardoin, Grade 6 math; Anita Barker, Director of extended day.
From the Lake Charles Charter Academy: Karen Hardy, K-7 Technology teacher; Sommer Odom, Grade 5 math and science; Skye Duhon, Grade 5.
Teachers said they are excited for this once in a lifetime teaching opportunity.
"I'm going out there and learning the Haitian culture hands on, coming back and sharing the experience with my family and everyone at SW Charter Academy and Lake Charles Charter Academy," Anita Barker said.
"I'm very excited to go. I'm looking forward to meeting the students over there and getting an opportunity to share the knowledge that we have here over that and just working with the children one on one," Sommer Odom said.
"I feel like the greatest lesson learned is the greatest lesson taught. And how do you do that? By having hands on," Karen Hardy said.
The educators will leave Sunday, October 7 and return Monday, October 15.