BPPJ considers purchase of church building - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

BPPJ considers purchase of church building

Posted: Updated:
  • More Local NewsLocalMore>>

  • Family united with old family photos

    Family united with old family photos

    Family united with old family photos

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-07-29 03:53:17 GMT
    A Lake Charles man, Rick Buller, found old photo wheels with picture slides where his aunt works, Brussard Gregg and Neal Bookkeeping and Tax Service in Lake Charles. These photos became a mission for him to find out whose they were.More >>
    A Lake Charles man, Rick Buller, found old photo wheels with picture slides where his aunt works, Brussard Gregg and Neal Bookkeeping and Tax Service in Lake Charles. These photos became a mission for him to find out whose they were.More >>
  • Authorities investigating St. Mary Drive shooting

    Authorities investigating St. Mary Drive shooting

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:15 PM EDT2014-07-29 03:15:10 GMT
    Authorities are investigating a Sunday shooting in the 1300 block of St. Mary Drive in Lake Charles.More >>
    Authorities are investigating a Sunday shooting in the 1300 block of St. Mary Drive in Lake Charles.More >>
  • AAR signs deal with major company

    AAR signs deal with major company

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:40 PM EDT2014-07-29 00:40:46 GMT
    AAR says it has signed with a major carrier to begin employing mechanics in Lake Charles in the next few months. More >>
    AAR says it has signed with a major carrier to begin employing mechanics in Lake Charles in the next few months.  More >>
DERIDDER, LA (KPLC) -

The First Baptist Church of DeRidder is creating a lot of interest with the Beauregard Parish Police Jury.

The panel met Thursday for a special meeting to mull the possibility of purchasing the church building located near the parish courthouse.

The church has a new facility on U.S. 171 and the old property will be available.

The main concern, among police jurors, is not the cost of purchasing the building, but the cost of renovations to bring the building up to code.

Police jurors must first assess any and all repairs with the state fire marshal before they can begin to proceed with any renovations and the initial purchase of the building.

Police jurors plan to use the old church to temporarily relocate the two judges, clerk of court and all their staff in order to make repairs to the parish courthouse.

Copyright 2013 KPLC. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow