Theresa was born and raised in St. Louis, Mo. After receiving a Bachelor of Journalism degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia, she accepted a reporting job at KPLC. That was April 12, 1978. Over the years Theresa has covered nearly every news beat. Over recent years she has covered the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury, the environment and general assignment and many high profile court cases. She often covers issues related to aging and seniors enjoying their golden years. Theresa's on-air work over the years has ranged from investigative reports to a three-week series on quitting smoking. Her work has been recognized locally, statewide and nationally. Theresa is a widow whose life revolves primarily around her four children and her career. She also sings in the choir at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. She attributes her success in life to her strong faith in God and supportive family and friends.
Pelican Refining is seeking renewal of its draft water discharge permit. Public comment has been extended to September 5, by which time people must have submitted any written statements or have asked for a public hearing.
As people throughout the state turn their thoughts to former Governor Kathleen Blanco, Lake Charles Mayor Randy Roach pays tribute to the woman he calls a fine person who genuinely cared about the people.
The pipe in Cameron Parish has stopped discharging brown water for now. But some crab fishermen are concerned that the pumping should have been approved by various agencies and that the public should have had a say in it.
CPSO and FBI investigating attempted ransom attack on computer system at Imperial Health, Imperial officials say they do not believe any patient information was taken and they say they were able to restore all patient files from backups.
Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) want the Louisiana Attorney General to investigate the Diocese of Lake Charles and other dioceses in the state, to provide more transparency about who knew what and when concerning sexual exploitation of children.
A pipeline just for training will be built on the SOWELA campus. It will be called the TC Energy Energy Pipeline Academy and will be a hub for students pursuing a career in the oil and gas field. It will provide hands-on training.