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Updated Aug 20, 2014 at 7:05 PM

Qualifying for the upcoming fall election began today and will officially end Friday, August 22.

Updated Aug 18, 2014 at 10:54 AM

Qualifying for the upcoming fall elections will begin Wednesday, August 20, and end Friday, August 22. All candidates for local municipal races will qualify through their parish Clerk of Court. The Calcasieu Parish Clerk of Court is located at 1000...

Updated Aug 17, 2014 at 4:59 PM

It has been about 12 years since West Nile virus, the mosquito-borne disease was, first identified in Louisiana, but this year the chikungunya fever has made its presence known.

Updated Aug 17, 2014 at 8:12 AM

Sulphur resident Mitch Redd has announced his candidacy for 14th Judicial District Court Judge, Division A, a division designated to become a Family Court in January 2015. Election Day for the position is slated for November 4.

Updated Aug 12, 2014 at 9:32 PM

A lawsuit related to the fatal shooting of a dog named Arzy during the arrest of two men in the Southwest Daily News parking lot back in April has been filed in federal court against the former Sulphur police officer involved – Brian Thierbach...

Posted Aug 10, 2014 at 12:00 PM

After sub-par conditions in single Soldier barracks were revealed in 2007 — including excessive mold and mildew, faulty equipment, peeling paint and other deterioration — Congressional and Army leadership took a closer look at these...

Posted Aug 4, 2014 at 10:30 AM

The badge recognizes infantrymen who show a mastery of critical tasks that allow them to locate, close and destroy the enemy with gun fire and maneuvers, and repel an enemy assault with gun fire in close combat.

Updated Aug 1, 2014 at 1:39 PM

The hall of fame was established in 2004 to honor men and women who serve or served their community and state in the honorable professions of law enforcement, the judiciary, criminal justice, civil service and other related fields.

Updated Jul 31, 2014 at 9:46 AM

The man wanted for the February 2008 rape and murder of Wanda Barton, 26, of Lake Charles, is finally in local custody. Named last year to the FBI's Top Ten Fugitive list, Jose Manuel Garcia Guevara, 26, arrived in the Lake Charles area on Tuesday...

Updated Jul 27, 2014 at 4:12 PM

A Lake Charles man wanted by authorities in connection to recent shootings in the area, including one Friday afternoon that put a man into the hospital, was taken into custody late Saturday night at a Sulphur hotel after he reportedly shot at...

Updated Jul 27, 2014 at 8:03 AM

“The biggest story in economic development in America today may well be that a community of less than 200,000 people leads the nation in new capital investment,” this according to an article in Site Selection Magazine's May issue. The...

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