Wilford D.Carter II is a lifelong citizen of Lake Charles , Louisiana . He is a graduate of Washington Marion-Magnet High School where he played football and ran track. He received a scholarship to attend Louisiana Technical University in Ruston , Louisiana . While attending Louisiana Tech, he became a four year letterman in football and earned a Bachelor's Degree in Liberal Arts. He later received his Louisiana Teaching Certification at Louisiana College in Pineville , La.
Wilford is a teacher and coach at Wash-Marion Magnet High School, where he has been employed for the last 5 years. He is also a business owner in the community whereby he and his wife operate Carter Properties which is a rental property and real-estate business. He is an active, service-oriented member of Lake Charles Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc and he attends Mount Calvary Baptist Church , where Minister Elmore Garner is the pastor.
He has truly embraced his role as an educator and coach. By doing so, Wilford has touched the lives of several young men and women at Wash-Marion high School. He has seen first hand how one person can make a difference in a public arena by speaking up and keeping the community informed and aware of issues beforehand so that we can be pro-active in dealing with the challenges of today.
Wilford is married to Kizzy and is the proud father of 3 children - Keylan , Jordan and Jasmine.
Three suspects in a homicide at an RV park on Broad Street Saturday morning have been arrested, according to the Lake Charles Police Department. LCPD responded to a 911 call in reference to an armed robbery and shooting at the Twelve Palms RV Park around 6 a.m. Saturday, July 22.More >>
Dozens of law enforcement applicants poured into the Lake Charles Civic Center Saturday morning to see if they have what it takes to become a Lake Charles Police Officer. Applicants who turned out Saturday endured a number of health and psychological screenings.More >>
Saturday was a learning experience for parents of children with Alfi's Syndrome. Families from all over the world traveled to Sulphur for the "9pminus" family reunion.More >>
Martin GMC and the Lake Area Animal Hospital joined forces for a common cause: helping a number of dogs find their forever homes. The Lake Charles car dealership hosted "Pups and Trucks" Saturday afternoon. More dogs had to be brought in throughout the day because so many were adopted. Copyright 2017 KPLC. All rights reserved.More >>
Lake Charles Police detectives are investigating a homicide at 2323 Broad Street that occurred Saturday morning. LCPD received a call about the shooting at 6:00 a.m., said Deputy Chief Mark Kraus.More >>