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Posted at 12:30 PM

Three students from W.W. Lewis Middle School — Madison Barnes, Jordan Savoie and Charlie McMurry — were honored at the National Junior Beta Convention this summer in Richmond, Va.

Posted at 10:30 AM

The local Disabled American Veterans (DAV) facility on U.S. Highway 90 East needs some tender loving care from the community it serves. Severe structural damage, initially sustained during Hurricane Rita, has only gotten worse.

Updated at 8:52 AM

The Sulphur Senior Center has a new coordinator and she is already hard at work scheduling events for the upcoming year.

Posted Aug 31, 2014 at 12:00 PM

Sasol has received the necessary permits from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to begin constructing their gas-to-liquid (GTL) and ethane cracker facility in Westlake. The announcement was made Friday.

Updated Aug 31, 2014 at 8:37 AM

For those planning to take part in the 60th anniversary event but who haven’t walked down the halls of OLS for some time, it may — or may not — come as a surprise that the school still looks much the same as it did so many decades...

Posted Aug 29, 2014 at 12:30 PM

Group member Barbara Skinner, of Westlake, told the Southwest Daily News that while the ladies loved every aspect of quilting, they wanted to branch out into some non-traditional mixed media art using fabric. So they formed the To Bee or Not To Bee...

Posted Aug 29, 2014 at 10:30 AM

CITGO, which has a refinery here in the Sulphur area, is the single largest corporate supporter of MDA. Through fundraising events such as golf outings, bowling tournaments, walk-a-thons and auctions, the company supports research aimed at finding...

Updated Aug 29, 2014 at 9:06 AM

Multiple nominees for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge each received a soaking in front of Sulphur Police headquarters Wednesday and Thursday afternoons. The challenge is to either endure the iced water soak or pay $100 to the ALS Association.

Posted Aug 28, 2014 at 11:45 AM

Fort Polk Progress, in response to the Department of the Army's Supplemental Programmatic Environmental Assessment (SPEA) for Army 2020 Force Structure Realignment and Draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FNSI), released in June, has engaged the...

Posted Aug 27, 2014 at 3:00 PM

Judith Washington, who also heads up the Black Heritage Foundation, was guest speaker at the August 21 meeting of the Westlake Rotary Club. She stated that the second weekend in March 2015 — the time slated for the festival — will mark...

Updated Aug 27, 2014 at 11:12 AM

Louisiana Airship Steam Society (L.A.S.S.) was formed this past April after Sulphur resident Dallas Hutsell was encouraged by members from other Steampunk organizations in the state attending CyPhaCon in March to form a local group.

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