On Tuesday, August 1 the City of Sulphur and the Sulphur Police Department, sponsored the 15th annual National Night Out at the West Cal Arena in Sulphur. The event is held each year across the country to heighten awareness of crime, drug and violence prevention efforts and to encourage community participation. The block party was packed with fun in the form of free food and refreshments, music, dancing, games, prizes and tons of giveaways at all of the tables. Exhibits were sponsored by Sulphur Police Department, Sulphur Fire Department, Acadian Ambulance and AirMed, Carlyss Fire Department, Houston River Fire Department, Louisiana State Police, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office, United States Coast Guard, Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, LifeShare Blood Center, Westlake Police Department, Lake Charles Police Department, Sulphur Animal Control, and others. PHOTOS BY LISA KENNEDY