Lee Peck in the KPLC 7 Newsroom with a look at what we are working on for 7 News Nightcast.
The Barbe Bucs didn't come home with a state title, but they still have a lot to be proud of. KPLC's Sports Director Drew Shirley will have highlights and reaction from last night's game in the Superdome.
Plus, one week after three homicides in Lake Charles a local group of pastors is holding a vigil to stop the violence. The vigil starts at 5:30pm at the Lake Charles Civic Center. KPLC's Gerron Jordan will be there and have this story.
Also the voters have spoken - Congressman Charles Boustany will be returning to Congress for a fifth term. Boustany beat Jeff Landry in the runoff for the 3rd Congressional District. Tonight hear more from what Boustany hopes to accomplish in his next term.
And the weather continues to be warm but changes are on the way. Chief Meteorologist Wade Hampton is in tonight and will have all the details.
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KPLC's Black History Month profiles continue with a couple who knew how to let the good times roll. When Bernard Beaco married his wife Dolores in 1955, he never imagined that their move to Lake Charles would be long term. But as the years went by they made an impact, one that can be felt especially during Mardi Gras season. "We did everything together.," said Bernard. "We were a twosome." If you saw Bernard Beaco, Dolores was usually rig...More >>
The city of Sulphur reports that all city offices will be closed Monday, February 19th, 2018, in observance of President's Day. There will be no interruptions to the residential garbage collection schedule.More >>
the murder trial of Daniel Kight--who committed a gruesome killing in Vinton in 2014 is recessed until next week-- kight has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity: the stabbing death of David Scasino in 2014 was especially brutal in a town that had not had a homicide for an estimated 30 years. prosecutors say Scasino was stabbed at least fifty times and the body was mutilated. "His throat was also slit, he was cut open from his chin and then part of his...More >>
The Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigations Division is searching for a subject for failure to appear in court. Jermaine Devon Guidry, 24, was sentenced for two Counts of Assault by Drive-by Shooting, Aggravated Assault with a Firearm, and Attempted Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felony. Officials say that he may drive two vehicles; a 2008 Black Nissan Altima and a 2009 Silver Pontiac. The suspect has been entered into NCIC. Anyone with information re...More >>