Day 2 of boil advisory, festival kicks off, teacher fights for s - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Day 2 of boil advisory, festival kicks off, teacher fights for school

Happy Friday morning to you!  Britney Glaser here in the KPLC 7Newsroom with a look at what's in store on today's Sunrise:

*It's day two of the city-wide boil water advisory in Sulphur.  We'll tell you what led to the big problem and the status of the repair.

*The principal of Ralph Wilson Elementary in Lake Charles hopes to get her school off a proposed list of closures.  It's to help close a $10 million budget shortfall.  Hear from Principal Wynetta Proctor about what she says makes her school special.

*A warning this morning from the Louisiana State Attorney General's Office has to do with an e-mail that's actually a virus.  We'll tell you what to look for in this e-mail that looks like it's from a court clerk.

*The Louisiana Fur & Wildlife Festival kicks off today in downtown Cameron.  Find out what's in store tonight from live music and food to tomorrow's gumbo kick-off, trapping and skinning and skeet shooting.

*It's a foggy start to a Friday.  Meteorologist Ben Terry has a look at your visibility and the rain chances for this weekend that are on the increase.

Make it a Sunrise day!

  • More Local NewsNewsMore>>

  • Farmers markets around Southwest Louisiana

    Farmers markets around Southwest Louisiana

    Monday, April 23 2018 7:14 PM EDT2018-04-23 23:14:16 GMT

    Eating fruits and vegetables is good for you, especially when they're locally grown. Here's a list of local farmer's markets you can buy your fruits and veggies at: CHARLESTOWN FARMERS MARKET - Every Saturday behind 1911 Historic City Hall in downtown Lake Charles from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., you can purchase Louisiana grown fruits and vegetables, eggs, meats, gumbo, canned goods, baked goods, and plants.  CASH AND CARRY FARMERS MARKET - Every Tuesday from 4 p.m. to ...

    More >>

    Eating fruits and vegetables is good for you, especially when they're locally grown. Here's a list of local farmer's markets you can buy your fruits and veggies at: CHARLESTOWN FARMERS MARKET - Every Saturday behind 1911 Historic City Hall in downtown Lake Charles from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., you can purchase Louisiana grown fruits and vegetables, eggs, meats, gumbo, canned goods, baked goods, and plants.  CASH AND CARRY FARMERS MARKET - Every Tuesday from 4 p.m. to ...

    More >>
  • Daigle trial proceedings put on hold by Third Circuit

    Daigle trial proceedings put on hold by Third Circuit

    Monday, April 23 2018 7:13 PM EDT2018-04-23 23:13:55 GMT
    Kevin Daigle (Source: Calcasieu Correctional Center)Kevin Daigle (Source: Calcasieu Correctional Center)

    Jury selection for the trial of Kevin Daigle is to begin April 30 in Benton, in Bossier Parish.  Yet one week before, there are seven new defense motions to be heard in State District Court.   Daigle is accused of first degree murder of State Trooper Steven Vincent in 2015 and the state is seeking the death penalty, if Daigle is convicted.  The defense is seeking a fourth postponement of the trial due to a pending oral argument before the Louisiana Supreme Co...

    More >>

    Jury selection for the trial of Kevin Daigle is to begin April 30 in Benton, in Bossier Parish.  Yet one week before, there are seven new defense motions to be heard in State District Court.   Daigle is accused of first degree murder of State Trooper Steven Vincent in 2015 and the state is seeking the death penalty, if Daigle is convicted.  The defense is seeking a fourth postponement of the trial due to a pending oral argument before the Louisiana Supreme Co...

    More >>
  • SPECIAL REPORT: Many benefits to buying locally grown produce

    SPECIAL REPORT: Many benefits to buying locally grown produce

    Monday, April 23 2018 7:04 PM EDT2018-04-23 23:04:10 GMT
    (Source: Dakota Watson)(Source: Dakota Watson)
    (Source: Dakota Watson)(Source: Dakota Watson)

    We’ve all heard that eating your fruits and veggies is good for you, but not all of them are equally healthy. Eating locally grown produce not only has numerous health benefits, but many people say it’s not too bad on the taste buds either.

    More >>

    We’ve all heard that eating your fruits and veggies is good for you, but not all of them are equally healthy. Eating locally grown produce not only has numerous health benefits, but many people say it’s not too bad on the taste buds either.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly