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.
Voters who didn't cast ballots early head to the polls November 3 to decide seven constitutional amendments. If approved by voters, Amendment 5 would allow local governments to negotiate agreements with industries that could provide upfront money for urgent needs. But there's grassroots opposition.
Assistant AG Seidemann: "Cameron took the brunt of it as far as storm surge and wind and so that's where you see the...displaced caskets problem. Calcasieu got a lot more wind damage...fallen trees that have smashed open tombs, knocked over tombstones and things like that."
“We came here to be a blessing to you, not for you to be cryin'. We want you to know we have not forgotten about you. Do you understand? Minnesota loves Lake Charles," said Sheletta Brundidge, who came to Lake Charles to give books and toys to child survivors of the hurricanes.
More and more apartment dwellers are being forced from their homes as management undertakes repairs to buildings damaged by Hurricanes Laura and Delta. Though some tenants say there is no visible damage in their units.
State lawmakers grilled executives with Suddenlink on the company’s response in the wake of Hurricane Laura. Suddenlink executives appeared before the state Joint Commerce Committee during a more than three hours Friday.
State Sen. Ronnie Johns has called a special joint meeting of the Senate and House Commerce Committees to get answers from Suddenlink about the company's response to Hurricane Laura in Southwest Louisiana.
"These signs are worth money to these campaigns, and this is an unusual campaign season because the candidates cannot go out and raise money in the normal ways," said Trevor Richard, coordinator for several campaigns.
Calcasieu police jurors voted against removing the confederate statue from the lawn of the old Calcasieu courthouse. There may be some who breathed a sigh of relief last night, but those who want it removed say it’s not over.