Beauregard Parish officials have issued a “strong recommendation to evacuate” for residents in low-lying, flood prone areas. The Beauregard Parish Unified Command Group made the recommendation ahead of Tropical Storm Beta. Later this afternoon, an emergency declaration will be signed and filed for B
We spoke to FEMA representative Lenisha Smith about DRC opening in Cameron Parish this morning and a false rumor that is circulating that if you show up at one of the document drop off locations with a receipt for a generator or chainsaw they will cut you a check on the spot.
We spoke to Louisiana Representative Stephen Dwight who talked about a special session of the legislature that will be announced today. The session is expected to start next Monday which will address Louisiana’s response to Hurricane Laura.
Residents in all 21 parishes approved for Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (DSNAP) benefits may apply for benefits any day, today through Wednesday (Sept. 23), regardless of last name, following a change in the DSNAP application schedule.
Louisiana State Police Troop I responded to a fatal hit-and-run crash involving a bicyclist on LA 182, just south of Pont Des Mouton Road in Lafayette Parish shortly before 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 19.
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.
In the wake of Hurricane Laura, the Beauregard Parish School Board is making plans for the reopening of schools, as well as engaging in clean up and recovery to facilitate returning to school, according to Superintendent Timothy Cooley.
We spoke to KPLC General Manager John Ware about the damage KPLC sustained during Hurricane Laura, the ongoing repairs to our studio, and when viewers can expect us to be broadcasting out of our station again.
Rain chances stay low through the first part of the weekend, but increasing rain chances for the latter half of the weekend will arrive thanks to tropical moisture associated with what is expected to become Tropical Storm Wilfred later today.
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards announced Thursday, Sept. 17 he altered his Phase 3 order to allow the on-site sale and consumption of alcohol until 11 p.m. at restaurants, casinos, and bars in parishes that are eligible to opt in to reopen bars.
We have seen partly cloudy skies this afternoon, which is a good thing because there is no rain associated with the clouds and it’s holding temperatures down as well. Highs have only reached the lower and middle 80′s which is right around and slightly below average for this time of year.
The Sacred Heart Parish Hall/Gymnasium, a centerpiece of community life and activities for the Church, was left only as a shell of its original structure, with its roof completely destroyed by the hurricane.
This year has been a difficult one for businesses across the country, but one company out of Nashville, Tennessee, is in Lake Charles providing shelter to some of the crews in the area, hoping it will also help them stay afloat.
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.
Higher humidity that has been plaguing the area the past several weeks looks to finally take a bit of a break for awhile as we move closer to the end of the week. A cool front will move through the area by Friday, sending humidity values lower and temperatures down into the 60s by Saturday morning.