Southwest Daily News - Sulphur, LA

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Posted Sep 14, 2014 at 10:00 AM

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office was on the campus of Frasch Elementary School in Sulphur Saturday morning to conduct an active shooter drill and presentation for area educators.

Posted Sep 12, 2014 at 5:00 PM

Barrentine spoke of some of the challenges he faces, what's new on campus and what he hopes to accomplish in the near future. The 1990 Sulphur High graduate and basketball standout took over as principal after the retirement of Keith Bonin this past...

Posted Sep 2, 2014 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.

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 3, 2014 at 1:00 PM

Sulphur native and former W.W. Lewis Middle School principal Robert Barrentine is looking forward to the start of the new school year. The upcoming year will be his first at the helm of his alma mater, Sulphur High School.

Updated Jul 25, 2014 at 3:18 PM

The goal of the project is to gather as many school supplies, new or gently used backpacks and school uniforms and have them available to any student in-need attending any public or private school in Vinton. Smith is also looking for a hair salon...

Updated Jul 23, 2014 at 3:18 PM

This premier leadership conference is designed to provide practical insight into the workings of government, promote youth civic engagement, to instill a sense of pride in America, and to empower the next generation of women leaders, providing them...

Posted Jul 13, 2014 at 12:30 PM

Calcasieu Parish School Board Representative Bryan LaRocque told the Southwest Daily News in a recent interview that it will be the first new school in that district since the 2002 opening of the new Moss Bluff Middle School.

Posted Jul 11, 2014 at 2:00 PM

In an interview with the Southwest Daily News, Skylar Giardina said the premium cost to provide insurance for the district's 5,127 student athletes for the 2014-15 school year was $697,710 – up $100,000 from the previous school year and a far...

Updated Jul 9, 2014 at 9:27 AM

The primary attraction of the business for Faye Magel is the fundraising aspect. Schools, sports teams, churches and other non-profits can call the Kona Ice truck to an event and they'll receive 25 percent of the proceeds in return.

Updated Jun 29, 2014 at 8:30 AM

Under the Dare To Be Healthy program umbrella, the Eating Healthy Southwest Louisiana initiative had its official launched last Wednesday at the Lake Charles Country Club.

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