Friday, May 24 2013 11:20 PM EDT2013-05-25 03:20:27 GMT
For a family in Lake Charles, one phone call changed everything. The aftermath of the Moore, Okla. tornado revealed the loss of a loved one. One of the children who died at a school destroyed by the tornadoMore >>
A family in Lake Charles mourns the loss of a young relative in the Moore, Oklahoma tornado.
Friday, May 24 2013 8:43 PM EDT2013-05-25 00:43:00 GMT
The Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for a bank robbery suspect. The Vernon Bank branch on Colony Boulevard in New Llano was robbed Thursday afternoon. Investigators say a black male subjectMore >>
The Vernon Bank branch on Colony Boulevard in New Llano was robbed Thursday afternoon.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 7:33 PM EDT2013-05-24 23:33:22 GMT
A kindergartner at T.S. Cooley Elementary Magnet School in Lake Charles read 875 books in one school year. Sophia Moss is 5-years-old and she loves to read. "A lot of the days I read books. It's justMore >>
Sophia loves to read. She even wrote her own book and did her book report on it! And even though she's just beginning her academic career, it's only the beginning of her story.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 7:24 PM EDT2013-05-24 23:24:38 GMT
Southwest Louisiana is doing its part in the Oklahoma tornado recovery effort. In Westlake, people from all over Southwest Louisiana donated items for the tornado victims. It all started with one manMore >>
Southwest Louisiana is doing its part in the Oklahoma tornado recovery effort.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 5:51 PM EDT2013-05-24 21:51:00 GMT
The following are closures and changes in garbage collection schedules in Southwest Louisiana related to the Memorial Day holiday: Lake Charles: The City of Lake Charles will observe the Memorial DayMore >>
The following are closures and changes in garbage collection schedules in Southwest Louisiana related to the Memorial Day holiday:More >>
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DERIDDER, LA (KPLC) -
The LSU AgCenter and SWLA Forestry Association will host its annual meeting and forestry forum from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 9 at the exhibition hall of the Beauregard Parish Fairgrounds in DeRidder.
Leaders will be presenting a program to help forest landowners.
Dr. Don Reed, AgCenter Wildlife Biologist, will speak about whitetail deer food plots.
Dr. Tim Showalter, AgCenter Forest Entomologist, will describe what trends he anticipates about the southern pine beetle. He will also speak about non-native insect pests that may attempt to infest Louisiana.
Dr. Mike Blazier, AgCenter Research Forester, will update attendees about the latest in eucalyptus forestry in Southwest Louisiana.
Buck Vandersteen, executive director of the Louisiana Forestry Association, will speak about the state of Louisiana Forestry. The cost is $25 per household comprised of a husband, wife and dependent children. The cost also includes annual membership due and entitles member to attend other workshops at no charge. The cost also covers lunch for this gathering. For more information, contact Keith Hawkins, County Agent, at 337-463-7006. Also, you may also obtain regular forestry and wildlife updates by sending a request by email to email@example.com.