Good Sunday evening SWLA,
Gerron Jordan here in the 7News Newsroom filling in for Lee Peck tonight.
‘The Grange' is one of the first national organizations for the farming and agriculture community. Tonight, KPLC's Haley Rush has the story of how southwest Louisiana is on the path to starting its own local chapter.
Plus, US Attorney General Eric Holder announced his plans to get rid of prison minimums to answer the federal prison overcrowding issue. We'll hear from Calcasieu Parish District Attorney John DeRosier who says the federal government needs to also look at supporting more re-entry programs like those seen in Calcasieu.
A special cowboy reporter takes over for media day at McNeese. Sports Director Seth Lewis says you won't want to miss that.
7Stormteam Meteorologist Cedric Haynes is in the weather center tracking the dry and less humid air we've experienced this weekend. He says rain chances could increase in the next few days. He'll have the latest in his pinpoint forecast.
Catch all of these stories and more, tonight at 10.
Jeff Davis Electric Co-op spokesperson Mike Heinen said several poles are down and broken due to the strong storms that passed overnight.More >>
Services will be limited at Calcasieu Parish Division of Planning and Development office as the department undergoes a system upgrade this week.More >>
A warning in this week's What's Going Around: snakes are on the move in Southwest Louisiana. KPLC's Britney Glaser reports a snake bite brought a patient to an area emergency room over the weekend.More >>
Roscoe, the Crowley police K-9 officer who was shot and killed during an overnight shooting last week, was honored on Wednesday in a special procession.More >>
Today will start out with mostly cloudy skies. The rain has moved out and skies will be clearing throughout the morning and by the afternoon, we should have sunny skies. We could see quick line of some light showers come through around sunrise, but will quickly move out and sunny skies will quickly follow behind. It will be less humid today as well! Highs will be in the upper 70s. Friday will be another beautiful day with sunny skies and lower humidity!More >>