Tuesday, May 21 2013 2:41 PM EDT2013-05-21 18:41:35 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 >>
In coming weeks, lawmakers will be filing measures they intend to propose at the session, which begins April 8.
House Bill 4, filed by Rep. Barbara Norton, D-Shreveport, aims to create the crime of unlawful storage of a firearm.
House Bill 5, by Rep. Jim Morris, R-Oil City, would prohibit the enforcement of federal restrictions regarding the ownership or possession of semi-automatic firearms.
House Bill 6, filed by Rep. John Schroder, R-Covington, would exempt off-duty law enforcement officers from the crime of carrying a firearm or dangerous weapon on school property.
All three measures have been assigned to the House criminal justice panel for consideration. The bills would have to gain final approval by both the House and Senate before heading to the governor for consideration.
By law, the 2013 session must adjourn no later than 6 p.m. Thursday, June 6.