Festivals & Events Happening This Weekend: September 14 through September 17M HendersonNewsBreak Contributor
Breakout Restaurant Chain Accomplish A Significant Feat In Louisiana with Latest DealMadocNewsBreak Contributor
Lake Charles to hold 1st annual Louisiana Food & Wine FestivalTina HowellNewsBreak Contributor
Massive sandwich chain opens another location in LouisianaKristen WaltersNewsBreak Contributor
FBI Most Wanted suspect last spotted in Louisanna
A suspect on the FBI’s Most Wanted List, Joe Matthew Constance, has allegedly not been seen since he took the life of his estranged wife and then fled his Louisiana residence, according to the department.
Weather Service details severe threat concern Monday, disturbed formation in Gulf
There is some potential for severe weather Monday, mainly damaging thunderstorm wind gusts, and for excessive rainfall that may lead to flooding, according to the National Weather Service office in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Lead Forecaster Joe Rua said this is due to an upper level disturbance and a surface front moving down into the region. […] The post Weather Service details severe threat concern Monday, disturbed formation in Gulf appeared first on Port Arthur News.
Oasis former bookkeeper to report to jail this week
LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) -The former bookkeeper for the Oasis women’s shelter will begin serving her time in prison this week. She had asked to be allowed home incarceration and was in court to find out the judge’s decision. The former bookkeeper, Meaghan Boudreaux, took nearly $200,000 before...
SWLA Arrest Report - Sept. 24, 2023
LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Sept. 24, 2023. Lawren James Swearingen Jr., 29, Lake Charles: Battery of a dating partner. Charles Gobert Jr., 25, Lake Charles: Possession of a Schedule II drug (2 charges); possession of marijuana; obstruction of justice; resisting an officer; operating a vehicle with a suspended license; speeding.
First Alert Forecast: Rain possible for at least one more day
LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) -We saw a good scattering of showers and storms Monday as a cold front slowly moves into the area. These will likely tapper off after sunset, though we could see additional development overnight. The front will slowly move farther south over the next few days and...
9/25: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff announces arrest list
The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Patrick Obrian Williams, 45, 3101 N. Meadowlark Drive — proper display of temporary license tag; drug possession. Bond: $6,600. Howard Michael Wallace, 34, 1401 Sunset Drive — simple robbery; battery of a dating partner, first offense. Bond: $40,000. Jeffrey Martin Simons, 36, 5720 Perry Lane — […]
Savor the Flavor: Top 4 Must-Visit Pizza Stores in Lake Charles
In this article, we explore four fantastic pizza stores located in Lake Charles. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences in the comments section below!
SWLA Game Of The Week: Week 5 Game Announcement
We wait all year long for football season to arrive, and then if you blink, it's over. High School Football is already nearly halfway through the 2023 Regular Season. Week Five is here and we've got a great matchup on hand for our Southwest Louisiana Game of the Week Driven by Lake Charles Toyota.
Calcasieu Parish Police Jury to hold public meeting on future projects
LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury will be hosting two meetings and is requesting input from residents on future projects. Recently, the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury was allocated $26.7 million in funding for eligible projects through the state of Louisiana’s Hometown Revitalization Program and Resilient Communities Infrastructure Program.
Sulphur High campuses, Frasch Elementary placed under precautionary lockdown
SULPHUR, La. (KPLC) - Sulphur High’s main campus, 9th-grade campus, and Frasch Elementary were placed under a precautionary lockdown. Law enforcement agencies issued the lockdowns on Sep. 25, due to an incident in the area, according to the Calcasieu Parish School Board. All students, faculty, and staff are safe,...
Weekly Safety Report: Domestic Abuse, Authorities' Failure, and Tragic Murder Shake Lake Charles
This week in Lake Charles, Louisiana, there were three incidents that occurred. These incidents include a man being accused of battery against his mother, a family expressing concerns about authorities failing to protect their loved one, and the tragic murder of a young mother by her best friend.
New store coming to former Mayo’s Grocery site in North Lake Charles
LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - Mayo’s Grocery, once located on Pear Street in North Lake Charles, was been closed for many years, but there’s a new vision in mind for the property that will pay homage to the original store. “It’s been hard really, because you have to...
Enjoy Halloween season with “Coats for Kids Spooktacular” donation drive
LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - The Kiwanis Club of Lake Charles will be holding its seventh annual “Coats for Kids Spooktacular” donation drive on Friday, Oct. 27, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Crying Eagle Brewing Company. The event will feature Halloween-themed and family-friendly activities including:
SEACOR Holdings sells U.S. harbor towing business
SEACOR Holdings Inc. says its Seabulk Towing Holdings Inc. subsidiary is to sell its U.S. harbor towing operations and assets. They are being bought by two fifth-generation family-owned companies: New Orleans headquartered E.N. Bisso & Son, Inc. and Houston headquartered Bay-Houston Towing Co. The E.N. Bisso transaction includes 12 harbor...
Sept. 25 is National Quesadilla Day! Tips on how to make quality quesadillas at home
LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - If you’re searching for a lunch or dinner idea a quesadilla may be the right fit! Sept. 25 is National Quesadilla Day. The word quesadilla translates to “little cheese thing” and is considered an authentic dish that began in Mexico in the 16th century.
The Most Expensive Property in the State Is This Beautiful 66 Acres in Lake Charles, Louisiana
There is a lot of great property in the state of Louisiana for sale, and while we've discussed a lot of great, interesting, and unique properties in the local area, there are some spots across the state that are just perfect - provided you can afford them. Take, for example,...
Names in the News: People shaping the future of Lake Area business
Norman joins local law firm Todd Clemons and Associates welcomes Jud Norman, attorney, to the firm. Prior to joining the firm, Norman served as a state prosecutor at the Calcasieu Parish District Attorney’s Office. He is a graduate of Southern University Law Center and Louisiana State University. Norman joins attorneys Todd S. Clemons and Micah […]
Models showcase talents at Prien Lake Mall fashion show
LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - Prien Lake Mall hosted a fall fashion show to reveal new outfits and clothing lines. Models from various stores in the mall as well as those from Fashion Week Lake Charles participated in the event. It was a chance for models to walk the runway and showcase their talents.
Veterans come together for BBQ at Pinederosa Park
LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - Veterans from around the area joined together for a barbecue hosted by Phillips 66. Veterans and their families played cornhole, watched football, and enjoyed a meal together. Those who organized the event say it’s all about supporting each other and building new relationships. “Today...
Win McNeese Football Tickets All This Week With Mikey O
All this week Mikey O in the Afternoon has your chance to win tickets to the Pokes' return home this Saturday vs conference rival Nicholls. Every weekday leading into every home game, Mikey O in the Afternoon will have your chance to call in and win tickets sometime in the 4:00pm hour.