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Posted at 2:30 PM

With a commitment of more than $600,000 in advance funding from Sasol, the Southwest Louisiana Construction Users Council will fund additional training infrastructure and maximize resources to prepare for the high growth expected in Southwest Louisiana's industrial development sector.

Updated Oct 24, 2014 at 10:27 AM

Gov. Bobby Jindal reported that Louisiana Economic Development estimates the expansion will result in 164 new indirect jobs, bringing total new jobs to more than 180. LED projects 1,000 construction jobs at peak activity.

Posted Oct 22, 2014 at 11:00 AM

A district judge in Baton Rouge has granted an extension to the temporary restraining order that has kept Veolia Environmental Services from bringing the ashen remains from the apartment of Dallas Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan into the state of...

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...

Updated Oct 19, 2014 at 5:54 PM

Early voting for items in Calcasieu Parish on the November 4 ballot is set to begin Tuesday, October 21, and end Tuesday, October 28

Updated Oct 16, 2014 at 9:31 AM

The following is an explanation of each amendment as prepared by the non-partisan staff of the Louisiana House of Representatives using part of the language from the Public Affairs Research (PAR) Council's amendment guide. PAR's detailed explanation...

Posted Oct 15, 2014 at 12:30 PM

Hangar H can accommodate up to C-5 sized aircraft and features an unobstructed interior, LED lighting and large-diameter fans. The hangar includes an additional 6,000 square feet of office space.

Posted Oct 14, 2014 at 4:00 PM

Col. T. Glenn Moore, Fort Polk garrison commander, helped cut the ribbon for the grand opening and said a few words. “The grand opening is a big day for Fort Polk and the Thrift Shop. Not only does the shop provide a needed service to the Fort...

Posted Oct 13, 2014 at 2:00 PM

New Kisatchie National Forest Supervisor Eddie Taylor paid a visit to the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk Oct. 6 to get a first-hand look at the area shared through a special land use agreement between the forest and installation.

Updated Oct 13, 2014 at 12:44 PM

Ash remains resulting from the incinerated belongings taken from the Dallas apartment of Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan, who recently died from the virus, are not coming to the southwest Louisiana Chemical Waste Management landfill in Carlyss.

Updated Oct 13, 2014 at 10:44 AM

Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell says he will take legal action to stop the incinerated personal belongings of a Dallas Ebola victim from being disposed of in a landfill in Calcasieu Parish.

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