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Posted Nov 21, 2014 at 5:00 PM

According to a Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office news release, it was on November 17 that the CPSO met with Starks High School officials in reference to a registered sex offender, John D. Savoy, 28, of Fannie Verdine Road in Starks, reportedly visiting a home in close proximity to the school.

Posted Nov 21, 2014 at 1:00 PM

A space heater was reportedly responsible for a Tuesday night house fire that resulted in the death of an elderly man in north Sulphur, according to Chief Dean Lappe with the Houston River Fire Department (HRFD).

Posted Nov 21, 2014 at 10:30 AM

Sulphur Police Officer Mike Strother was honored by fellow officers at a retirement party held Wednesday, November 19, inside the City of Sulphur Council chambers.

Updated Nov 19, 2014 at 10:53 AM

Two arrests have been made in connection to the burglarization and damaging of property at a local car dealership.

Posted Nov 14, 2014 at 5:00 PM

The Calcasieu Parish Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy completed its 109th Basic Academy by conducting graduation ceremonies for 40 officers representing 16 agencies in the five-parish area.

Posted Nov 14, 2014 at 11:00 AM

Officials have charged a Vinton area woman with 20 counts of felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile. Jessica A. Hudson, 38, of Bigwoods Starks Road, was arrested by the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office for allegedly having sexual intercourse with a...

Updated Nov 14, 2014 at 9:33 AM

According to a news release Thursday from Sulphur Police Chief Lewis Coats, it was on Wednesday, November 12, at approximately 7:30 a.m., that officers were dispatched to All Star GMC, located at 1180 East Napoleon Street in Sulphur, to investigate...

Posted Nov 12, 2014 at 3:00 PM

A traffic stop was conducted and the deputy reportedly observed that Melvin R. Maddox, 47, of Moss Bluff, had red bloodshot eyes, slurred speech and had to use his truck to stabilize himself while walking.

Posted Nov 5, 2014 at 3:00 PM

An arrest has been made in connection to the July death of Sulphur woman. Sarah Parker, 54, of Koonce Road in Sulphur, has been charged with the second degree murder of her aunt, Pamela Parker, 66, at the victim's residence located also on Koonce...

Posted Oct 31, 2014 at 5:00 PM

The designer drug, sold under names such as Mojo and Spice, has been associated with more than 125 people seeking treatment at Baton Rouge-area hospitals since Oct. 3. The ban adds the full chemical compound...

Updated Oct 26, 2014 at 4:55 PM

A Sulphur man was struck by a train Sunday afternoon yet continued to walk for a mile after impact.

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