Monday, May 20 2013 11:05 AM EDT2013-05-20 15:05:55 GMT
Authorities are urging motorists to avoid I-10 West and East bound at mile marker 25 due to a tanker truck on fire. Fire crews are still working to extinguish flames on an 18-wheel oil tanker. LouisianaMore >>
Louisiana State Police investigated an oil tanker tractor fire on I-10 westbound near mile marker 25 on Sunday afternoon which caused major traffic delays.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 6:55 AM EDT2013-05-20 10:55:55 GMT
The Sunrise Facebook friend of the day for Monday, May 20 is Greg Lyon from Welsh. If you'd like the chance to be our next Facebook friend of the day, just like the Sunrise Facebook page and leave usMore >>
The Sunrise Facebook friend of the day for Monday, May 20 is Greg Lyon from Welsh.More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 9:05 PM EDT2013-05-18 01:05:04 GMT
The Southwest Louisiana Tea Party movement began picking up steam in 2009 as members from throughout the five parish area began gathering for rallies and becoming more visible and involved in local governmentMore >>
The Southwest Louisiana Tea Party movement began picking up steam in 2009 as members from throughout the five-parish area began gathering for rallies and becoming more visible and involved in local government and the political scene.More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 8:55 PM EDT2013-05-18 00:55:58 GMT
An arrest has been made in the 1962 death of Mary Horton Vail. Vail was found dead in the Calcasieu River in October 1962, her husband, Felix Vail, claimed she was the victim of a boating accident. TheMore >>
Mary Horton Vail was found dead in the Calcasieu River in October 1962. Her husband, Felix Vail, claimed she was the victim of a boating accident.More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 6:17 PM EDT2013-05-17 22:17:04 GMT
Friday marks the anniversary of the first woman reported missing in the Jeff Davis Eight case. On May 17, 2005, 28-year-old Loretta Chaisson Lewis went missing. Three days later, her body was found floatingMore >>
Friday marks the anniversary of the first woman reported missing in the Jeff Davis Eight case.More >>
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LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) -
The 29th Annual MLK Coalition will host several events in coming days in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
This year's theme is "Yes, Dr. King Had A Dream; I Too Have A Dream!"
The events for this year's celebration include the following:
Saturday, Jan. 19 at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. – "You Can't Make Him Love You," a stage play presented by United Front Entertainment at the Central School Arts and Humanities Center, located at 809 Kirby Street in Lake Charles. Tickets can be purchased at the Lake Charles Civic Center Box Office for $15 in advance and $20 at the door.
Sunday, Jan. 20 at 6 p.m. – Annual Gospel Extravaganza at Throne of Grace Fellowship, located at 2401 6th Street in Lake Charles. Admission is free.
Monday, Jan. 21 at 8:30 a.m. -- Annual parade.
Monday, Jan. 21 -- Family Day and Gumbo Cookoff. There will be a $1,000 grand prize awarded at the cook-off.
For more information on the events, call 337-491-9955, ext. 17.