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Updated Nov 13, 2014 at 10:34 AM

Calcasieu Parish Superintendent of Schools Karl Bruchhaus came before the Sulphur City Council on Monday, November 10, bearing praise for the city's schools.

Posted Nov 3, 2014 at 10:00 AM

Olan Bunch, a long-time resident of Marcantel Settlement in the Vinton area, was the first student to receive a diploma from McNeese State University as a four-year college.

Posted Oct 31, 2014 at 3:00 PM

StudentCam is C-SPAN's annual national video documentary competition encouraging students in grades 6-12 to think critically about issues that affect their communities and the nation. Visit www.studentcam.org for more information about the contest.

Updated Oct 31, 2014 at 10:26 AM

Local, state and community officials gathered at the site of the what was the old Matt Walker Memorial Stadium on October 29 to break ground on the planned new stadium, which is projected to be complete by the summer of 2015.

Posted Oct 30, 2014 at 1:01 AM

Colt is at the age where he can reach new things every day. The door handle that was too far of a stretch yesterday is turning in his little palm today, and that cup we left on the counter, well, now it’s on the floor.This time,...

Posted Oct 29, 2014 at 1:30 PM

Sulphur firefighters and a fire clown visited students at Jake Drost School for Exceptional Children Tuesday, October 28. They shared fire safety tips and showed the children a fire truck.

Posted Oct 24, 2014 at 2:00 PM

In recognition of International Infection Prevention Week, October 19-25, Lake Charles Memorial Infection Prevention Manager Bridget Redlich visited second graders at Maplewood Elementary on Thursday, October 23, to show them proper handwashing...

Updated Oct 23, 2014 at 9:02 AM

A groundbreaking ceremony marking the upcoming reconstruction of Sulphur High's Matt Walker Memorial Stadium will be held Wednesday, October 29, at 10 a.m.

Updated Oct 22, 2014 at 9:50 AM

In the Sulphur/Carlyss area, no school received less than a “B” on their report card. The “A” schools include Frasch Elementary, Vincent Settlement Elementary, and W.W. Lewis Middle. Among the “B” schools are...

Posted Oct 15, 2014 at 2:30 PM

Funded initially by Sasol, the pilot scholarship program will first target unemployed or undereducated residents in the Westlake and Mossville communities seeking careers in support of industry in Southwest Louisiana.

Posted Oct 15, 2014 at 10:30 AM

Louisiana State Rep. Mike Danahay (D-Sulphur) and Calcasieu Parish School Board member Joe Andrepont addressed a controversial topic in Calcasieu Parish — Common Core — at the monthly meeting of the West Calcasieu Chamber of Commerce in...

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