Happy Friday to you! Britney Glaser here in the KPLC 7Newsroom with a look at what's in store on today's Sunrise:
*There's no excuse for boredom this weekend across Southwest Louisiana. We'll tell you what's in store from the Downtown Lake Charles Crawfish Festival to DeQuincy Railroad Days, the Westlake Fest and more!
*We'll look more deeply this morning into the billboard that has caused a stir in Lake Charles, demanding that Sasol choose between Louisiana or Iran's terrorist regime. Find out who put up the billboard and the controversy behind it.
*Two new courses being offered for area students will help fill the gap for industry openings in plant process technology and industrial instrumentation.
*We'll be cooking brunch in the Sunrise Kitchen today with Beth Dawdy ahead of the Women's Commission Fall Conference that is always a popular event.
*Is fishing on your agenda for the weekend? Outdoor guide, Hal McMillin, will update us on area waterways. Meteorologist Ben Terry will also let us know the all important weekend forecast.
Make it a Sunrise day!
The City of Lake Charles will be hosting a lecture on Black History Month as part of an ongoing series.More >>
Entergy is making a big investment in our area to increase its generating capacity. The new $872 million dollar Lake Charles Power Station is expected to help promote economic growth by providing reliable and affordable power. Off Houston River Road is Entergy's coal-fired power plant, Nelson Six, which is about 40 years old. Next to it will the new gas-fired plant that will increase capacity while using half the fuel. Entergy officials say the highly efficient plant is p...More >>
A boil advisory has been issued in Beauregard Parish for Waterworks District 3. The boil advisory is only issued for residents between 1827 and 3245 lumas road in DeRidder. No other boil advisories are being issued at this time. Copyright KPLC 2018. All rights reserved.More >>
A cold front moved through Southwest Louisiana Monday morning and it brought showers and storms to the area. All of the clouds and rain have moved well to the east and the next few days should be mostly clear. Temperatures will be near normal levels for this time of year, but a warming trend begins later in the week.More >>
The city of Lake Charles is hosting a workshop for those interested in learning more about child safety and wellbeing. The workshop, entitled "Linked", will be held the second Tuesday of every month from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Church of the King, located at 2145 Oak Park Blvd. February 6, 2018: Social media in a millennial world March 13, 2018: Domestic abuse April 10, 2018: Department of Child and Family Services law May 8, 2018: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Dis...More >>