Saturday, May 25 2013 11:58 PM EDT2013-05-26 03:58:41 GMT
A day after the deadly tornado ripped through Moore, Oklahoma a Red Cross response team from Lake Charles rolled into ground zero. "We got here on Tuesday morning. Tuesday morning at about 7:30 in theMore >>
A local woman is among a group of Red Cross volunteers from Lake Charles in Moore, Oklahoma. While she's been on many disaster recovery trips she said this one has taking on a personal meaning.More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 8:31 PM EDT2013-05-26 00:31:47 GMT
Lake Charles Police are investigating an a second armed robbery this month at the Subway restaurant on Ryan Street. The latest incident happened Friday around 9:08 p.m. Employees told police a blackMore >>
Lake Charles Police are investigating an a second armed robbery this month at the Subway restaurant on Ryan Street. The latest incident happened Friday at 9:08 p.m.More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 7:18 PM EDT2013-05-25 23:18:04 GMT
The Lake Arthur Regatta brought in many people to enjoy the music, food and fun, especially boaters out on the lake. But it's all about keeping this fun time a safe one. "We'll have around 200 volunteersMore >>
Keeping an eye on those having fun on the water. More >>
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 >>
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DERIDDER, LA (KPLC) -
A public meeting will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, March 8 for local leaders and residents to discuss the proposed Army Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Fort Polk, a recent assessment by the U.S. Army concerning a possible troop reduction of about 5,300 soldiers and Army civilians at the Vernon Parish installation.
The meeting will take place at the War Memorial Civic Center at 250 W. 7th Street in DeRidder.
Mike Reese, president of Fort Polk Progress, will give a presentation on the recent assessment.
Officials have said that such a reduction of force at Fort Polk would have a tremendous negative impact on the economy of Vernon and Beauregard parishes as well as the entire region.
The public, as well as the business community, is urged to attend.
Organizers say the event is part of a regional collaboration between parishes and elected officials supporting Fort Polk, its soldiers and quality of life issues.
For more information on the meeting, contact Avon Knowlton, SWLA Economic Development Alliance Director of Member and Investor Services, at (337) 433-3632, ext. 215 or 496-5064 or by e-mail at email@example.com.