Lee Peck in the KPLC 7 Newsroom with a look at what we are working on for 7 News at Six.
Voting is underway across Southwest Louisiana. Polls close at 8 p.m. Calcasieu Registrar of Voters Angie Quienalty tells us what turnout has been like and gives voters some last minute advice.
Plus, Lake Area Physicians open a new Primary Care Clinic in Grand Lake. We're there as residents tour the new facility.
Also they were showing off lots of cars at Tarver Ford in Sulphur, but none of them were for sale. The Cajun Mustangers hosted the "Open Car Show" event. We'll show you everything from classics to hot rods.
And Jessie Doolan, 91, is the only surviving original "Borden's Ladies" who served up ice cream at the Borden's Ice Cream counter in Lake Charles. Today friends, family, and former customers were on hand for a big surprise for the lady who touched so many lives.
A beautiful start to our weekend, but will it stay that way? Meteorologist Cedric Haynes will have your complete forecast.
We'll see you tonight on 7 News at Six. Until then we're always on at kplctv.com.
Monday's solar eclipse will begin at 11:50 a.m. in Lake Charles. Lake Charles is far outside the path of total eclipse, but will have 71.4 percent coverage at the peak time of 11:21 p.m. The solar eclipse in will happen around the same time in Southwest Louisiana's five parishes, although there are some slight variations. Click HERE and scroll to the Google interactive map to see exact times in your area. TAKE NOTE: Times on the map are coordinated universal time. Use the graph in t...More >>
The Solar Eclipse that's been flooding your timelines, news feeds, and literally, almost every conversation you hear is less than a week away. If you plan on watching this natural phenomenon here is a list of some do's and don'ts for the 2017 Solar Eclipse provided by NASA: Do's: ALWAYS use your solar filters or "Eclipse Glasses" for viewing a partially eclipsed sun. Check your eclipse glasses for damage. (i.e. Scratches, holes, rips, tears, etc.) Keep an eye...More >>
Want to know exact specifics of Monday's Solar Eclipse in your area? Google Maps has teamed with the University of California-Berkley to build a graphic that shows what your area will look like during Monday's eclipse. You can also check out a Solar Eclipse timeline in Southwest Louisiana HERE. Click on the photo to access the graphic. Vox has built a similar simulator. Copyright 2017 KPLC. All rights reserved.More >>