With colleges and universities constantly bracing for more cuts, it seems like a less than ideal time to become head of a university. But McNeese President-elect Daryl Burckel says he sees a future filled with opportunity. Burckel spoke to a local civic club, where he discussed increasingly decreased funding. Burckel says over the last seven years or so state funding has gone from $28 million to roughly $16 million. He says the University ...More >>
HealthWORx is a new initiative aimed at connecting qualified people with hundreds of local healthcare-related jobs in Southwest Louisiana.More >>
It's been almost five months since the death of Sgt. Tracy Morgan, who served as a crisis negotiator for Louisiana State Police for more than 20 years.
Morgan died in January after collapsing from a heart attack while on duty. Morgan was a member of Glad Tidings church in Lake Charles and is described as not only a great state trooper, but an even greater man.More >>
A Sulphur man is accused of allegedly having inappropriate contact with an 11-year-old boy, according to the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office.More >>
Jeff Davis Sheriff's Office detectives arrested a man on charges of indecent behavior with a juvenile Thursday.
On May 20, deputies were contacted by a sister of the 11-year-old victim. Deputies discovered in the investigation that inappropriate behavior occurred on several dates at an Iowa residence between Alejandro Maldonado Salazar, 41, and a stepdaughter, said the Sheriff's Office.More >>