Wednesday, December 4 2013 10:49 PM EST2013-12-05 03:49:20 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 >>
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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 >>
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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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It was a patriotic display to our troops at McNeese Cowgirl Diamond on Sunday.
The Cowgirls held a Military Appreciation Day to honor all the men and women currently serving in our Armed Forces as well as the veterans and heroes who have paid the ultimate sacrifice.
A ceremony was held right before the game at 1 p.m. with a flag display representing each branch of the military.
There was a moment of silence to honor the troops before the National Anthem.
"A lot of us have family that have served or we have lost close friends and family members and it's a way to kind of gain some perspective. We get to coach and play for a living and we have a lot of adversities that we face but in reality, it is nothing compared to those who have lost loved ones or those that are on the front lines protecting and allowing us to do what we love to do. So, it's just our way to pay tribute to the real heroes," said Joanna Hardin, MSU Assistant Softball Coach and Recruiting Coordinator.
Retired Sgt. Shelton Ashworth threw out the first pitch. Ashworth lost his arm and leg while serving in Vietnam and said he was honored to be a part of the day's events.
"I did have a few practices at home yesterday evening. My grandson came over and we pitched a little bit. I'm probably going to embarrass myself," laughed Ashworth. "But this is a huge honor for me. I feel real privileged to come out here and do this. So, I thank everybody who invited me."