Wednesday, May 22 2013 2:49 PM EDT2013-05-22 18:49:03 GMT
The main runway at Lake Charles Regional Airport will reopen Wednesday after months of construction and modernization forced its closure. "It was a 90 calendar day project and we've finished 12 daysMore >>
The main runway at Lake Charles Regional Airport will reopen Wednesday after months of construction and modernization forced its closure. More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 2:20 PM EDT2013-05-22 18:20:35 GMT
The following are closures and changes in garbage collection schedules in Southwest Louisiana related to the Memorial Day holiday: Lake Charles: The City of Lake Charles will observe the Memorial DayMore >>
The following are closures and changes in garbage collection schedules in Southwest Louisiana related to the Memorial Day holiday:More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 11:55 AM EDT2013-05-22 15:55:03 GMT
Ralph "Pie" Sonnier stays busy in his Sulphur workshop, putting together his latest creation, a water well drilling rig. It's just one of several wooden models he has assembled from hand over the years. "IMore >>
Ralph "Pie" Sonnier stays busy in his Sulphur workshop, creating one-of-kind pieces from various kinds of wood.More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 11:54 AM EDT2013-05-22 15:54:08 GMT
End of life decisions are incredibly tough to make, yet every day, family members make arrangements for the death of a loved one. But what about for a beloved pet? I take you inside the region's onlyMore >>
Six hundred family pets were cremated at the region's only retail pet crematory, Pet Angels in Lake Charles, last year. KPLC's Britney Glaser finds out how the operations work and talks to a family that knows the pain of losing pets.More >>
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LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) -
Lake Charles city officials expect to have a purchase agreement with Mardi Gras Boardwalk within the next two weeks. City Attorney Billy Loftin said they have discussed the latest issues with developers for Mardi Gras Boardwalk as late as last Friday.
Mardi Gras Boardwalk plans to purchase the lakefront property from the City of Lake Charles for $4,400,000. Loftin said they are very close to a deal.
"We expect to have the final draft prepared for review by the developers next week and we look to even sign that document maybe the following week which would be this week if it wasn't for the Thanksgiving holidays. We are getting close on that issue," explained Loftin.
Mardi Gras Boardwalk is proposing a $46,000,000 mixed-use development with entertainment, restaurants and retail on the former Harrah's property along the lakefront.