Lee Peck in the KPLC 7 Newsroom with a look at what we are working on for 7 News at Six.
We now know the identity of the woman found dead in Lake Arthur. Police identify her as 27-year-old Lacie Fontenot. KPLC's Erica Bivens revisits the scene and talks with neighbors.
It was a rude awakening this morning for some Lake Charles residents as a series of emergency sirens were triggered. It was the second time within a week for a false alarm, but as KPLC Monica Grimaldo reports officials believe they could be closer to finding the problem.
And the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office makes three more arrests in a string of attempted purse snatchings at a local business.
We'll also take you to the Sulphur Regional Library where a captive audience explored a traveling planetarium.
Also, being a mom is not easy, but a Westlake group of women we'll tell you it's the most rewarding job. We'll tell you about the Moms Next Ministry and how they're making motherhood a little easier by sharing their stories and experiences.
And it was a crazy week in the weather department. Meteorologist Zack Fradella is in tonight and will have your forecast.
We'll see you tonight at Six for these stories and more. Until then, we're always on at kplctv.com.
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Senator John Kennedy, R-La, spent time on post Wednesday at Fort Polk, visiting with some soldiers who will be deploying to Iraq very soon. "We have the finest military the world has ever known," Kennedy said. "It's because of these fine young men and women that keep this country safe." As part of Operation Inherent Resolve, over 2,100 soldiers from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division will be deploying from Fort Polk. Kennedy said coming face-to-f...More >>
Republican congressman Clay Higgins held a town hall meeting at the Sulphur Regional Library to discuss current issues with his constituents. Higgins answered questions and provided updates from his first seven months serving southwest Louisiana in the U.S. House of Representatives. He also spoke about recent deadly violence which happened at a rally of neo Nazis and white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia. "I can tell you that any form of hate speech that suggests vio...More >>
Rain is already making changes to the 2017 high school football season. The Lake Area Jamboree has moved all its games to Thursday because of the threat of rain from Tropical Depression Harvey. Here is the updated schedule: Thursday 4 p.m. Vinton vs. East Beauregard 5 p.m. Westlake vs. DeRidder 6 p.m. South Beauregard vs. Barbe 7 p.m. Welsh vs. Washington-Marion 8 p.m. Jennings vs. Sam Houston 9 p.m. Sulphur vs. St. Louis If we find out more changes to other jamboree...More >>