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Clarence “Michael” Swire

Michael Swire, 71, of Carlyss, La. passed away May 12, 2022, at Houston Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas. Michael was born Dec. 23, 1950, to Clarence J. Swire and Dorothy Mae Chasson Harrington. He was a 1970 graduate of Sulphur High School. In 1982, Mike got a job with Brown...
SULPHUR, LA
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Firefighters warn drought, wind can make brush fires dangerous

Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) - Earlier this week, the Carlyss Fire Department worked a brush fire near Choupique Rd. They were able to contain the fire with Sulphur Fire Department on standby, but with the heat and windy conditions we’ve seen lately – that could have easily not been the case.
SULPHUR, LA
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Brush Fire in Carlyss Causing Heavy Smoke in the Area

Brush Fire in Carlyss Causing Heavy Smoke in the Area. A brush fire has been reported in Carlyss, LA, near Choupique Road and R D Ellender Road. The brush fire was reported at approximately 5:15 pm and is causing heavy smoke in the area. Drivers are advised to not drive into heavy smoke. If you see fire, notify 9-1-1 immediately.
CARLYSS, LA
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Brush fire near Ellender and Choupique Roads

Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) - The Carlyss Fire Department is working a brush fire in the woods near Ellender and Choupique Roads, Carlyss Fire Chief Mark Ware said. The starting point of the fire was 2686 R D Ellender Road before it began to burn into the woods, Ware said.
CARLYSS, LA
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Sadie Ruth Fontenot

Sadie Greenlee Fontenot, 91, passed away on Sunday, May 8, surrounded in love by her family. A longtime resident of Sulphur, La., but spent many joyous years in Hackberry, La. She was a devoted Catholic who served her community with faith and grace. Sadie was a constant beacon of patience and compassion, spending a lifetime caring for those around her.
SULPHUR, LA

Hackberry Librarian Becomes Snake Wrangler at School

Apparently down in Hackberry, America, you've gotta double in education and snake wrangling. At least that's what Hackberry High School's Librarian has a certification in. Or it could be because she's the only girl in a sea of crazy brothers. Hackberry HS got a new student that didn't register at...
HACKBERRY, LA
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Jimmy Ott’s Gametime HOUR ONE 5-9-22

It’s HOUR ONE of Jimmy Ott’s Gamertime live from Rouj Creole! Jimmy, Hanny and Roscoe start the show recaping the action from over the weekend. Next, Michael Beychok calls in to recap the Kentucy Derby. Jimmy, Hanny and Roscoe end the first hour with a scoreboard update.
CREOLE, LA
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Coast Guard medevacs crew member from fishing vessel 40 miles southeast of Cameron, Louisiana

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a crew member Sunday from a fishing vessel 40 miles southeast of Cameron, Louisiana. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston command center watchstanders received a medevac request at 2:57 a.m. from the 85-foot fishing vessel Jonathan Boy II, stating a 60-year-old crew member was experiencing unconsciousness, clammy, pale skin, heavy breathing, and extreme fatigue. Watchstanders consulted with the duty flight surgeon, who recommended a medevac.
CAMERON, LA
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