The president’s coronavirus task force warned the public that the next two weeks can be a rough stretch for all of the United States.
The flattening of the curve for Louisiana during the coronavirus crisis has not begun to happen. In fact, Friday’s numbers reveal just the opposite.
The Calcasieu Parish School Board saw a drastically higher participation in its COVID-19 school closure feeding program when it resumed Wednesday. The two sites in Lake Charles and Sulphur ran out of food, leaving some families empty handed after the 1,200 pre-packaged meals were distributed…
The Louisiana Department of Health reported Sunday that the number of COVID-19 cases in the state is 3,540, up from 3,315 Saturday, and increase of 225 since noon yesterday.
The Louisiana Department of Health reported Friday that the number of COVID-19 cases in the state are 2,746, up from 2,305 Thursday. This represents an increase of 1,574 reported cases since Monday.
Beginning Wednesday, April 1, the Calcasieu Parish School Board will be supplying meals for students at two locations in the parish. These meals will be available to anyone 18 years of age or younger or up to age 21 for CPSB Special Education students with a valid CPSB student ID.
As of noon Wednesday, the Louisiana Department of Health has reported 407 additional cases, bringing total number to 1,795 in the state.
Although the Calcasieu Parish School Board has closed down its feeding sites at various parish schools, the district is looking into other alternatives, according to Holly Holland with the CPSB.
On Monday it was reported that there is now a confirmed death in Calcasieu Parish from COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. The confirmation of the death occurred after the noon update by the LDH and will be reflected in Tuesday's update.
As of Friday afternoon, there were three confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Calcasieu Parish and a local health official projects more to come.
BATON ROUGE (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards said Thursday that a growing number of new coronavirus cases could push Louisiana past its capacity to deliver health care in as few as seven days, comparing the state's possible situation to that of Italy, where the virus has overwhelmed hospitals.
The Calcasieu Parish School Board is currently providing to-go breakfast and lunch meals for anyone 18 and under at various school sites around the parish.
While there haven’t been any confirmed cases of coronavirus in Calcasieu Parish, Dr. Lacey Cavanaugh is still stressing utilizing social distancing in case there are local residents walking around with Covid-19 who haven’t exhibited symptoms as of yet.
BATON ROUGE — Gov. John Bel Edwards today signed a proclamation that among other actions immediately halts any gathering of more than 250 people until Monday, April 13, which closes all K-12 public schools statewide effective Monday, March 16 resuming Monday, April 13, as Louisiana seeks to …
In the wake of reported cases of Covid-19, a respiratory disease caused by a coronavirus, in Louisiana, many people may be unsure as to what level of concern they should have for the well being of themselves and their family.
In the wake of reported cases of COVID-19 — a respiratory disease caused by a coronavirus — in Louisiana, many people may be unsure as to what level of concern they should have for the well being of themselves and their family.
The Sulphur City Council on Monday night authorized the city’s administration to apply for a state grant to address blighted property.
The West Calcasieu Port is now home to the 12th certified site in the state under the Louisiana Economic Development's Site Certification Program.
Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Tony Mancuso advises citizens to be prepared for a hurricane threat that is increasing for the southwest region of Louisiana. While all of the details about this threat are evolving, he urges everyone to be prepared for hurricane-force winds by Saturday with possible…
BATON ROUGE – Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards declared a state of emergency for all of Louisiana in preparation for the impact of the low-pressure system, Invest 92L, in the Gulf of Mexico.
As of 10:30 Wednesday morning, the National Weather Service in Lake Charles has updated the situation with Tropical Cyclone #2 in the Gulf of Mexico, which is expected to hit South Louisiana some time Saturday as a hurricane.
For decades Southwest Louisiana has been a major player on a national scale when it comes to industry and energy. In the last decade, the development of the Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) market has given the region a seat at the world’s energy table.
Pre-teen girls experience many rapid changes in their minds and bodies. Sorting those out and knowing what is normal can be difficult while combatting the messages they receive from a media invested in convincing them that they need to buy products to make them better.
President Donald Trump visited Sempra Energy’s $10 billion Cameron LNG export facility in Hackberry on Tuesday, touting the United States as being an “energy superpower” under his administration, while also promising a new Interstate 10-Calcasieu River bridge, if re-elected.“Now we have an A…
Heavy rains, winds and large hail pelted the Sulphur and Carlyss areas of Calcasieu Parish early Friday morning during a severe thunderstorm.
The F-22 Raptor will fly at the Kia of Lake Charles Chennault International Airshow, presented by Phillips 66, which takes place May 10-12 at Chennault International Airport.
The CITGO Lake Charles Refinery and community partners invite Southwest Louisiana residents to recycle their e-waste at the 10th Annual CITGO E-Recycle Day, Saturday, March 23, at the Stine parking lot in Sulphur.
The Sulphur City Council amended the ordinance dealing with truck traffic in residential areas to stiffen penalties for non-compliance at their Monday night meeting.
Students in Nichole Trahan’s fifth grade class at Our Lady’s School were crestfallen Monday after returning to their classroom to find an “antique” cookie jar smashed on the floor, along with all the cookies they had been promised.
High school students from four parishes, including Calcasieu, demonstrated their skills in the District 9 FFA Craft competition held last week at the ABC Pelican Southwest Training Center.
The local non-profit organization Destiny Driven Youth, founded by Cynthia Beverly, President, honored 12 college graduates under the age of 30 at the Black Excellence Celebration held at the St. Peter Claver Mission Chapel Saturday night in Sulphur.
WESTLAKE — The Westlake City Council voted Monday to reject all bids for the construction of a clubhouse at The National Golf Club of Louisiana.
Members of the Sulphur High School Community Impact Program, or SCIP, spoke to the Sulphur City Council Monday night about their current project.
In its regular meeting Monday night, the Sulphur City Council appointed a new City Prosecutor, changed city office operating hours, and introduced ordinances dealing with fines and billing cycles.
The Calcasieu Gaming Revenue District board on Tuesday updated an agreement that offers the contractor repairing the Interstate-210 bridge up to $750,000 in public and private dollars to get the work early.
VINTON — When retired Air Force Staff Sgt. Corey Goodwin got an email earlier this month from his Wing Commander, Col. Samantha Weeks, asking that Christmas cards be sent to a sick child in Vinton, he decided he could do more.
LAKE CHARLES — Though Thanksgiving is not yet upon us, the 1911 Historic City Hall in Lake Charles was bedecked in Christmas cheer Thursday as representatives from throughout Calcasieu Parish announced upcoming holiday events in their municipalities.
Incumbent Chris Wilrye will once again serve as Westlake Police Chief, after defeating opponent Corporal Jason P. Ledet, an eight-year veteran of the police department, 1,069 to 400, or 73 percent to 27 percent, according to unofficial results from the Secretary of State’s website as of press time.
Calcasieu Parish voters on Tuesday elected Sulphur resident Stuart Moss as the new state representative for District 33, according to complete, but unofficial results from Louisiana Secretary of State.