Wednesday, December 4 2013 11:33 PM EST2013-12-05 04:33:22 GMT
Don Dixon will remain the city's top cop. The Lake Charles City Council unanimously approved to reappoint Dixon to another six-year term as Chief of Police -- a position he's held for 12 years. DixonMore >>
Don Dixon will remain the city's top cop. The Lake Charles City Council unanimously approved to reappoint Dixon to another six-year term as Chief of Police -- a position he's held for 12 years.More >>
Wednesday, December 4 2013 10:33 PM EST2013-12-05 03:33:57 GMT
What's been done is nice, but the bond money budgeted for the Enterprise Boulevard Extension Project has taken the road as far as it can go. "Knowing that we could not cover that amount to go all theMore >>
How to proceed with the Enterprise Boulevard Extension Project? That's the question city officials hope a joint study with the state will help identify. However, as KPLC's Lee Peck reports, it's going to cost some money to get those answers - money some on the council believe is a waste of taxpayer dollars.More >>
Wednesday, December 4 2013 7:19 PM EST2013-12-05 00:19:06 GMT
Nearly 60 dogs from the Calcasieu Animal Shelter are headed to Florida on a 'rescue ride' where dog advocates say their chances of adoption are astronomical. Nathan Areno, Director of Animal ServicesMore >>
Nearly 60 dogs from the Calcasieu Animal Shelter are headed to Florida on a 'rescue ride' where dog advocates say their chances of adoption are astronomical.
Wednesday, December 4 2013 7:09 PM EST2013-12-05 00:09:08 GMT
Both suspects have been arrested in the robbery of First Federal Bank in DeRidder. The DeRidder Police Department, with assistance from the Beauregard and Vernon Parish Sheriff's Offices, took PatrickMore >>
Both suspects have been arrested in the robbery of First Federal Bank in DeRidder.More >>
Wednesday, December 4 2013 7:05 PM EST2013-12-05 00:05:51 GMT
It's a big operation in a small town. The Rotary Club of Welsh welcomed an 18 Wheeler full of educational books. "We're talking thousands, 23 pallets, each box could have 24 to 40 books in them," saidMore >>
The Rotary Club of Welsh welcomed an 18 Wheeler full of educational books.More >>
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Released by Tyler Junior College:
A power outage on the Main Tyler Junior College campus
today forced the cancellation of an SAT exam and the postponement of men's and
women's basketball games. One building, Genecov Science Building, was evacuated
because of smoke caused by the sudden loss of power to electrical motors.
The outage occurred about 11:20 a.m.
Students taking the SAT exam in Jenkins Hall were asked to
leave and the exam was canceled.
Two residence halls were not affected by the power outage,
which involved a main power line near the intersection of Baxter Avenue and
Lake Street. Hudnall Hall and Bateman Hall both have full electrical power.
Men's and women's basketball games against Paris Junior
College have been rescheduled for 2 p.m. (ladies) and 4 p.m. on Sunday, in Wagstaff
Maintenance crews said initial repairs will take until at
least late tonight. It is hoped that full power will be restored by midnight.
However, further electrical work will need to be completed at a later date as
the outage caused significant damage to underground power lines.
All scheduled classes and activities for the day have been
Resident students of halls without power will be offered
the opportunity to move temporarily to Bateman and Hudnall halls.