The mandatory evacuation issued for Calcasieu Parish ahead of Hurricane Delta’s Oct. 9 landfall will be lifted at noon today. The announcement by local officials at a briefing Monday comes less than a week after it was issued Oct. 7.
The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a hit and run that occurred on Monday, September 19, at approximately 8 a.m. at a convenience store on Highway 12 in Starks.
Sulphur Mayor Mike Danahay provided answers to some of the questions he has seen on social media about the City’s current operations.
Zoning ordinances addressing travel trailers, mobile homes and portable storage containers were temporarily suspended at the Tuesday meeting of the Sulphur City Council.
VINTON – The Town of Vinton has its water and sewer operations back up to full capacity after Hurricane Laura blew through two weeks ago.
“We never lost water,” said Sulphur Mayor Mike Danahay. “We were down to a trickle at one point because we were running the whole city on one plant.”
With the chaos and recovery of Hurricane Laura enough to handle during the past 10 days, one might forget the United States is in the middle of a pandemic.
Southwest Louisiana is about 60 hours out from potential landfall of Tropical Storm Laura, expected to be a high Category 2 or low Category 3 hurricane by Wednesday evening.
The Calcasieu Parish School Board confirmed Sunday that all CPSB schools, facilities and virtual learning will be closed through Wednesday, Aug. 16, due to the potential threat of tropical weather from Hurricane Marco and Tropical Storm Laura. CPSB will provide an update on the status of sch…
Gov. John Bel Edwards, in a news briefing Sunday, urged Louisiana residents to be prepared to stay wherever they are at sundown for the next 72 hours.
At the Monday Sulphur City Council meeting, members of the Sulphur police and fire departments were honored by proclamation for saving a man’s life.
An incident at a business in Sulphur on Tuesday, April 28, has led to an arrest of local resident Matthew D. Allen, 29, of W. Dave Dugas Road.
A Sulphur man is facing 14 counts of indecent behavior with a juvenile after an alleged relationship with a 15-year-old girl which led to an arrest once before earlier this year. More charges have been added since then.
A Sulphur woman who was a teacher at Lake Charles Charter Academy was taken into custody by the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office for allegedly having an inappropriate relationship with a 10-year-old boy.
In three unrelated cases, Sulphur men have been arrested and charged with carnal knowledge of juveniles after being accused of engaging in sexual activities with teen-agers.
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.
A Sulphur woman was taken into custody by the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office Wednesday morning on negligent homicide charges in the death of her eight-month-old baby.
Two Calcasieu Parish residents were apprehended Wednesday after alleged involvement in a early morning armed robbery of a convenience store on Nelson Road in Lake Charles.
The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office is searching for a suspect in an early-morning armed robbery of a convenience store on Nelson Road in Lake Charles.
LAKE CHARLES — The third suspect, arrested Tuesday night on one count of accessory after the fact in connection to the Monday night murder of Sulphur man Steven Woodruff, has been identified as Sirmalachi Bergeaux, 21, of Welsh.
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Using a smoke bomb and a handgun, a hooded gunman dressed all in black opened fire during "college night" at a country music bar in Southern California, killing 12 people and sending hundreds fleeing in terror, authorities said Thursday. The gunman was later found dead.
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.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Suspicious packages addressed to actor Robert De Niro and former Vice President Joe Biden were intercepted Thursday, and investigators said they were similar to crude pipe bombs sent to former President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and CNN.
Family Foundation of Southwest Louisiana (Family Foundation) was presented with a $100,000 donation from the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office in support of the Children’s Advocacy Center. Proceeds were donated through the Family Foundation Capital Campaign, which is raising funds to expand …
The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Department continues to search for a missing woman, whose car was found top the Interstate-210 bridge in Lake Charles Tuesday.
A Sulphur man and woman have been arrested and charged in the attempted murder of a woman found in a ditch by railroad workers on Tuesday, Sept. 18.
A Sulphur resident expressed gratitude at the Monday night meeting of the Sulphur City Council, for the Sulphur Police Department’s “compassion and professionalism” when responding to a recent tragedy.
In a presentation on the City’s fire rating, Sulphur Fire Chief Dan Selph explained that individual properties can have a different fire rating than that of the city in which they are located.
Despite tougher standards enacted by the state’s property insurance association, the Sulphur Fire Department received an even better fire rating in its last assessment, than it had previously.
The trial of Kevin Daigle, accused of first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Louisiana State Trooper Steven Vincent in 2015, is being moved to Lafayette.
The Lake Charles Police Department is asking for help from the public in identifying the suspects who committed armed robbery of a convenience store Monday, August 6.
A transient couple residing in Sulphur has been arrested by the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office after allegedly brutally abusing a 15-year-old boy.
A murder warrant has been issued for Ronald G. Mclain, 57, of Beaumont, Texas, in the death of John Michael Deville, who was found alongside his vehicle on I-10 near Sulphur Tuesday.
BATON ROUGE (AP) — Louisiana officials arrested 62 people accused of child pornography and child sexual abuse, in a statewide law enforcement effort between March and May.
Law enforcement authorities are investigating the death of a Lake Charles man, who was found early Tuesday morning along Interstate-10 near Sulphur.
A Sulphur man is in jail on arson charges stemming from a dispute with a neighbor, according to Sulphur Fire Chief Dan Selph.
A crime spree that began in Texas on Tuesday ended in the back yard of a Carlyss residence Wednesday, when a Sulphur Police officer shot an Alabama man brandishing a shotgun.
City employees installed the first speed humps to be used in Sulphur on Stelly Lane, which runs alongside West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital, Tuesday.
Sulphur Police Detective Greg Martin spoke about ways to identify, prevent, and address elderly abuse issues at the Sulphur Senior Center, on Maple Street Thursday.
LAFAYETTE – Eight alleged members or associates of the Aryan Circle (AC) — including two from Sulphur — have been indicted and arrested for their alleged roles in the 2016 murder of an alleged fellow AC gang member in Evangeline Parish.
A 12-year-old Sulphur girl is in critical condition this morning after being hit by a car attempting to cross a street to board a school bus Friday morning.