For months we have heard of a lack of affordable housing in Calcasieu Parish after so much was destroyed by Hurricane Laura. Now, it appears some of what’s aimed at helping solve the housing problem faces opposition.
As the new Omicron variant spreads worldwide, the Louisiana Department of Health continues to monitor the situation in our state and strongly recommends that people in Louisiana prepare and take action to protect themselves and their families. People who are vaccinated and eligible for a booster need to use this time to get their boosters. Those who are not vaccinated should get vaccinated. All international travelers, regardless of vaccination status or recent history of COVID-19 infection, should be tested 3-5 days after arrival.
The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office says it has implemented the Annual Robbery Prevention Mobilization in an effort to deter crime and assist shoppers in the parking lot at the Prien Lake Mall during the holiday season.
We’re off to a chilly nd foggy start across Southwest Louisiana as many areas have fallen into the lower 40′s this morning with a few upper 30′s sprinkled into the mix north of I-10. As you begin to make your way off to work and school this morning grab the jacket or coat with temperatures being this cool, but also allow yourself a little extra time as a Dense Fog Advisory remains in effect until 9 a.m. this morning with locations dropping below a mile in visibility at times.
The former “Empire” actor contends he was the victim of a racist and homophobic assault in downtown Chicago. The siblings, who worked with him on the TV show, say he paid them $3,500 to pose as his attackers.
In 2020, Cyber Monday sales reached over ten billion dollars. The Better Business Bureau of Southwest Louisiana estimates 57% of shoppers will go online this season despite the shipping backlog at U.S. ports.
With the uncertainty surrounding who will be the next head coach of LSU Football, Lake Charles College Prep standout and 4-star running back TreVonte’ Citizen took to Twitter to announce he is decommitting from the Tigers.
Through the day on Sunday you’ll want to make sure to keep the coats and jackets as cloudy skies keep the chill in the air through the day tomorrow with highs not much warmer than today, only topping out around 60 degrees. At least the rain will have ended and clouds will start to clear out by Sunday night into Monday morning. This leaves us with a chillier start to Monday morning with lows in the upper 30s to lower 40s. A return to some sunshine will be just what the doctor ordered as we begin the new workweek with highs getting gradually warmer each day.