Friday, May 24 2013 11:20 PM EDT2013-05-25 03:20:27 GMT
For a family in Lake Charles, one phone call changed everything. The aftermath of the Moore, Okla. tornado revealed the loss of a loved one. One of the children who died at a school destroyed by the tornadoMore >>
A family in Lake Charles mourns the loss of a young relative in the Moore, Oklahoma tornado.
Friday, May 24 2013 8:43 PM EDT2013-05-25 00:43:00 GMT
The Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for a bank robbery suspect. The Vernon Bank branch on Colony Boulevard in New Llano was robbed Thursday afternoon. Investigators say a black male subjectMore >>
The Vernon Bank branch on Colony Boulevard in New Llano was robbed Thursday afternoon.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 7:33 PM EDT2013-05-24 23:33:22 GMT
A kindergartner at T.S. Cooley Elementary Magnet School in Lake Charles read 875 books in one school year. Sophia Moss is 5-years-old and she loves to read. "A lot of the days I read books. It's justMore >>
Sophia loves to read. She even wrote her own book and did her book report on it! And even though she's just beginning her academic career, it's only the beginning of her story.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 7:24 PM EDT2013-05-24 23:24:38 GMT
Southwest Louisiana is doing its part in the Oklahoma tornado recovery effort. In Westlake, people from all over Southwest Louisiana donated items for the tornado victims. It all started with one manMore >>
Southwest Louisiana is doing its part in the Oklahoma tornado recovery effort.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 5:51 PM EDT2013-05-24 21:51:00 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 >>
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Looking for something to get you in the Christmas spirit? Check out these local events:
Christmas in Crowley: Lights to Music Spectacular: Through Jan. 3 from 5:30 p.m. to midnight at City Hall, located at 425 N Parkerson. Holiday light displays will be synced to music on radio station 93.3 FM.
Christmas at the Railroad Museum: Through Dec. 31 at the DeQuincy Railroad Museum. The event will feature thousands of exterior lights, a laser show and multiple indoor trees. Night tours are available by reservation. For more information, call 337-786-2823 or visit http://www.dequincyrailroadmuseum.com/ .
Festival of Lights: Through Jan. 6, 2013 in the Historic District along the Cane River Lake in Natchitoches. Event will feature numerous Christmas light displays and carriage rides, and shops and restaurants will be open late. For a complete schedule of events or for more information, visit http://www.christmasfestival.com/schedule-of-events/ .
5th Annual Trees of Hope Charity Tree Decorating Contest: Through Dec. 21 at the Delta Downs Racetrack Casino & Hotel in Vinton. Delta Downs invites the public to come and vote on local charities' unique Christmas tree decorations as they compete for a share of $10,000 in cash. Awards ceremony is Dec. 21 at 7 p.m. For more information, call 800-589-7441 or visit http://www.deltadowns.com/ .
Lights at Hodges: Hodges Gardens State Park will be lighted with thousands of lights through Dec. 30. For more information, click HERE. Admission to the park after 5 p.m. is $1.