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Posted Apr 1, 2015 at 11:00 AM

According to the recently released Human Services Department annual report, the department receives 75 percent of its funding from the federal government. Donated services comprise the next biggest piece of the pie at 12 percent. Local funding makes up 11 percent and private and state dollars make up one percent each.

Updated Apr 1, 2015 at 9:35 AM

The Council unanimously approved the introduction of an amendment for the re-adoption of the budget for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015 to include the Carlyss Blvd. Project.

Posted Mar 31, 2015 at 12:30 PM

The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. in the WCCH Board Room, near the Cypress Street entrance of the hospital. Kathy Doty, CPHQ, director of quality management at WCCH, will be the evening's featured speaker, and will talk about creating your living...

Posted Mar 31, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Susan Reed, Imperial Calcasieu Museum Executive Director, and researchers with the Louisiana State University/T. Harry Williams Center for Oral History were on-hand Friday at the Jacob Rigmaiden Center in Mossville to conduct 15 minute introductory...

Updated Mar 30, 2015 at 10:38 AM

Sasol broke ground Friday morning on its ethane cracker and derivatives mega project in the Westlake area. The facility will roughly triple Sasol's chemical production capacity in the United States.

Updated Mar 27, 2015 at 4:00 PM

Citgo is partnering with Keep Calcasieu Beautiful, Stine, the City of Sulphur, Team Green of Southwest Louisiana and Waste Management to host the Seventh Annual E-Recycle Day from 8 a.m.-11 a.m. Saturday, March 28, in the Stine parking lot in...

Posted Mar 27, 2015 at 11:00 AM

Since the intersection lights at Hazel Street and Maplewood have been damaged, the City of Sulphur has had to devise a traffic control plan. According to Sulphur Police Chief Lewis Coats, the current set-up there was determined to be the safest...

Posted Mar 25, 2015 at 5:00 PM

A change is in the works for Westlake elementary schools. If approved by the Calcasieu Parish School Board, the two schools will be divided into lower and upper elementary schools sometime before the beginning of the 2015-16 school year.

Posted Mar 25, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Nine local artists will feature depictions of these primitive mysteries in various mediums including sculpture, pen and ink, painting and digital art at the Age of Dinosaurs exhibit, April 9, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Sulphur Regional Library on...

Updated Mar 25, 2015 at 8:37 AM

Both the fire and the street millage rates, at 5 mills each, were approved by Sulphur voters in April of 2013 and kicked in at the beginning of this year.

Posted Mar 22, 2015 at 5:00 PM

On Saturday morning, with the help of the Vinton Fire Department, Frank Squeo surprised Mathew Hillman, 18, of Vinton, and his family with an all-expense paid trip to Florida.

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