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.
High school students from four parishes, including Calcasieu, demonstrated their skills in the District 9 FFA Craft competition held last week at the ABC Pelican Southwest Training Center.
The local non-profit organization Destiny Driven Youth, founded by Cynthia Beverly, President, honored 12 college graduates under the age of 30 at the Black Excellence Celebration held at the St. Peter Claver Mission Chapel Saturday night in Sulphur.
BATON ROUGE (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards unveiled a $30 billion budget proposal Friday that would boost education and health care spending and give public school teachers pay raises, but relies on uncertain financing to make the numbers balance.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is being charged with misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution after he was twice videotaped paying for a sex act at an illicit massage parlor, police in Florida said Friday.
WESTLAKE — The Westlake City Council voted Monday to reject all bids for the construction of a clubhouse at The National Golf Club of Louisiana.
BATON ROUGE (AP) — Louisiana's Republican Party is objecting to Gov. John Bel Edwards' plans to hold a business summit Thursday, calling it a taxpayer-financed campaign event.
Today is Thursday, Feb. 14, the 45th day of 2019. There are 320 days left in the year. This is Valentine's Day.
Members of the Sulphur High School Community Impact Program, or SCIP, spoke to the Sulphur City Council Monday night about their current project.
In its regular meeting Monday night, the Sulphur City Council appointed a new City Prosecutor, changed city office operating hours, and introduced ordinances dealing with fines and billing cycles.
METAIRIE (AP) — Saints coach Sean Payton turned to ice cream, binge-watching and seclusion after his team's football season came to an excruciating end.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Yielding to mounting pressure and growing disruption, President Donald Trump and congressional leaders on Friday reached a short-term deal to reopen the government for three weeks while negotiations continue over the president's demands for money to build his long-promised …
The Calcasieu Gaming Revenue District board on Tuesday updated an agreement that offers the contractor repairing the Interstate-210 bridge up to $750,000 in public and private dollars to get the work early.
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.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Five children heading to Disney World in a church van from Louisiana died along with two truck drivers in a fiery crash on Interstate 75 in north Florida, the Florida Highway Patrol said Friday.
VINTON — When retired Air Force Staff Sgt. Corey Goodwin got an email earlier this month from his Wing Commander, Col. Samantha Weeks, asking that Christmas cards be sent to a sick child in Vinton, he decided he could do more.
Today is Wednesday, Dec. 26, the 360th day of 2018. There are five days left in the year. The seven-day African-American holiday Kwanzaa begins today. This is Boxing Day.
Today is Friday, Dec. 21, the 355th day of 2018. There are 10 days left in the year. Winter arrives at 5:23 p.m. Eastern time.