Lee Peck in the KPLC 7 Newsroom with a look at what we are working on for Nightcast.
From fixing some extreme traffic conditions around Prien Lake Elementary, to upgrades to technology and security – voters in South Lake Charles' district 34 will be asked to support a proposed tax by the Calcasieu Parish School Board. KPLC's Haley Rush explains.
A Montana man is on a mission to show his support for veterans by taking a walk across America. KPLC's Monica Grimaldo has this story.
And in case you missed it… we'll show you how Southwest Louisiana honored veterans this weekend, including the unveiling of the Lt. Douglas Fournet Memorial on the Lakefront.
Also it's the story everyone is talking about this weekend – The Price is Right! KPLC's Gerron Jordan shows you how SWLA waited to hear those three words: "Come on Doooownnn!" He talks with some of this weekend's big winners.
If you like the cooler temperatures, you're really going to like Cedric's forecast for the week. He's in tonight with all the details.
Rebecca Cade is also on the Sports desk. She'll have the high school football playoff brackets. Plus, McNeese and LSU highlights.
We hope you'll join us tonight following the Saints and Cowboys matchup. Until then, we're always on at kplctv.com.
Good Morning. Britney Glaser and Christian Piekos here with a look at what's coming up on 7News Sunrise.More >>
It's not unusual to hear complaints about the U.S. Postal Service in our area. The latest comes from a neighborhood off Nelson Road where residents say they no longer get daily delivery. "Whether snow, sleet or rain or whatever it should be delivered," said Terry Bellard, who lives at Smith Village mobile home community. Residents say their mail is no longer delivered regularly.More >>
The Army Corps of Engineers plans to issue the necessary permits for the Bayou Bridge pipeline, according to a news release from the office of Congressman Clay Higgins. The news release said Colonel Michael Clancy, of the Army Corps of Engineers, announced Thursday that the New Orleans District has concluded its environmental assessment and will issue necessary permits to Bayou Bridge Pipeline, LLC. Higgins office says the pipeline is a $750 million investment that is estimated...More >>
The Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office has formed an investigative team for cold case homicides in the parish, with its first focus being on a 1980 murder. The Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in their investigation of the unsolved homicide of Mary Darlene Howard, 15, whose body was found in a wooded area on West Boundary Road in the Sandy Hill area in Leesville on April 27, 1980, said VPSO Detective Rhonda Jordan.More >>