From Lake Charles Police: Avoid Lakeshore Drive from Broad Street to Mill Street and Broad Street from Lakeshore Drive to Ryan Street due to icing.
Local businesses continue to help rebuilding efforts after Oakdale Elementary caught fire in May 2017. Boise Cascade - Oakdale Operations made the latest donation to OKES. Over $100,000 of laminated veneer lumber and joists were donated in a ceremony Friday morning. "Boise takes our role in this community very seriously and are glad to be able to help out with the rebuild at OKES," said Boise's Anita Duck. Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved.More >>
The Southwest Louisiana Garden Conference and Expo is celebrating their 19 annual conference this weekend.More >>
On Saturday, March 24, voters around Southwest Louisiana will head to the polls to vote in the primary election.More >>
Today dozens of volunteers and local leaders took part in a "Leaders Against Litter" Initiative. The annual event serves as an effort to educate and involve community leaders in the fight against litter in Louisiana. Keep Louisiana Beautiful and twenty-six affiliates, including Keep Greater Lake Charles Beautiful-Team Green participated in a statewide litter-a-thon this morning across a one mile route along 12th street between Enterprise and Hodges Street. Leaders and...More >>
The statistics are sobering. Drunk driving is the leading cause of death in car crashes in Louisiana. According to the CDC, Louisiana has over twice the national average of deaths by alcohol-related vehicle accidents for those aged 0-20. The Louisiana State Police, Westlake Chemical, Ward 1 Volunteer Fire Department, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office, Acadian Ambulance, Hixson's Funeral Home, Bayou Wrecker Service, Acadian Glass, and Sam Houston High School participated i...More >>