Happy Friday morning to you! Britney Glaser here in the KPLC 7Newsroom with a look at what's ahead on today's Sunrise:
*New video from overnight shows a DeRidder fire that sent two firefighters to the hospital.
*Following recent plant explosions, the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works wants the federal government to step in and come up with a plan on how chemicals are stored at plants.
*Texas authorities are asking for help from the public in determining what led to a Calcasieu Parish man's death. Jose Campos's body was found in a Southeast Texas River on May 16th.
*We're cooking Mexican pot roast tacos with Cookie Hauser in the Sunrise Kitchen!
Make it a Sunrise day!
For nine years Lake Charles Men’s Wearhouse store manager Michael Rodriguez has been helping men look their very best. But Rodriguez also gets a chance to help men and women struggling to find a job through his company’s annual suit drive.More >>
A Lake Charles man was indicted Friday by a grand jury in connection with a shooting that killed another man in May.More >>
Local business people are raising a red flag on proposed changes in Calcasieu Parish's sewerage ordinance. Some predict a huge cost increase at multiple levels for developers, realtors and consumers. However, parish officials say those who have read proposed revisions have only seen them because they were seeking input from various segments of the community.More >>
In this week's edition of "Christian's Cajun Adventures," KPLC's Christian Piekos spent time on a commercial crabbing vessel. Christian was assisted by Roger Kelly, a veteran crabber.
Kelly, who also goes by the nickname "Snoopy," has been catching crab since a very young age. It seems like rudimentary work, but Kelly couldn't be happier with his job.More >>
The fee deadline for students registered online at McNeese State University is coming up. Students registered for the upcoming Fall semester have until 4:30 p.m. on Aug. 16 to pay fees. McNeese has a new payment plan going into effect this Fall.More >>