Tuesday, May 21 2013 2:43 PM EDT2013-05-21 18:43:04 GMT
Travis Matte and the Kingpins will take the stage at "Downtown at Sundown" in Lake Charles from 6:15 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, May 24. Since 2004, the group has blended together various musical stylesMore >>
Travis Matte and the Kingpins will take the stage at Downtown at Sundown in Lake Charles from 6:15 p.m. to 9 p.m., Friday, May 24.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 11:39 AM EDT2013-05-21 15:39:23 GMT
It's not the scenario the Cameron Parish School Board thought they would be facing. "I would like to say that I'm ashamed of Cameron Parish. They voted to pass the road and bridge and the health unitMore >>
The Cameron Parish School Board is searching to offset nearly $4 million after voters decided not to renew to tax propositions earlier this month. As KPLC's Lee Peck reports, while they're set to give it another try, they'll have to find a way to cut costs in the meantime.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 11:29 AM EDT2013-05-21 15:29:15 GMT
We are thrilled to share an update on a Sulphur teen with a rare disease that we introduced you to in March.Brother and sister, Sam and Sydni Dupre, have Friedreich's Ataxia. This is a disease threateningMore >>
Sam Dupre of Sulphur had the Lake Charles Civic Center crowd on its feet as he moved his wheelchair aside and walked across the stage to receive his diploma.More >>
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Lee Peck in the KPLC 7 Newsroom with a look at what we are working on for Saturday's edition of 7 News at Six.
An arrest is made in last night's murder of a woman at the intersection of Melvin Lane and Alma Lane. Lake Charles Police arrested Dustin Belest Pleasant and charged him with 2nd Degree Murder.
Plus, everyone is still talking about the "Miracle on McNeese Street" after Barbe makes a comeback to beat West Monroe in the 11th hour. With the WIN the Barbe Bucs are now headed to the Dome for Class 5-A State Championship Game. Sam Gannon has an extended look at the highlights right down to the winning touchdown.
And it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas across Southwest Louisiana with parades on both sides of the Lake. The City of Sulphur is celebrating Christmas Under Oaks. The City of Lake Charles is set to flip the switch on the Christmas Tree at 5:30 p.m. followed by the annual Lighted Boat Parade at 6:30 p.m. and fireworks over the Lake at 8 p.m. KPLC's Gerron Jordan is taking part in all of the holiday festivities and will have a live report as Lake Charles "Lights Up the Lake."
In terms of weather... will it start feeling like Christmas any time soon? Meteorologist Cedric Haynes joins us with a full forecast.
We hope you'll join us tonight at six for all of these stories and more.