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Take one look at parks and recreation facilities in Calcasieu Parish and you'll know they're a priority when it comes to funding. What you might not know is that they're subsidized by funds collected by casinos and video poker machines in the parish. The Southwest Louisiana parish and its seat, Lake ...
(Source: DeWanna's Community Closet). LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) -. DeWanna's Community Closet has been helping school children throughout Calcasieu Parish for the last few years now.

One of Ward Six of Calcasieu Parish, State of Louisiana, be authorized to renew, levy and collect a special tax not to exceed five (5) mills on the dollar of assessed valuation on all property subject to taxation within said District, said tax to run for a period of ten (10) years beginning with the year 2019 and ...
The marine division of the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office hosted a tactical boat operators course for CPSO, Cameron Parish Sheriff's Office, Lake Charles Police, and the Orange County Sheriff's Office. The class was given by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators, who uses the ...
A bill that's being considered in the Senate, would prohibit schools from doing that, but how would it affect the Calcasieu Parish school district? Lunch-- some students might say it's the most important part of their school day, but if you haven't paid your school lunch bill that might not be the case. "Currently it ...
About five trucks were trapped inside, she said, until the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office arrived about 9 a.m. All but two — Heurich and Prevost, the crawfish-festooned teachers in the barrels — complied with an order to disperse, Rolfes said. The protesters remained at the site but moved a distance away.

He was arrested and brought to the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office where a breath intoxilyzer test revealed he was over the legal limit. Adams was booked into Calcasieu Correctional Center on a fourth DWI charge and one charge of operating a vehicle while under suspension. He was released on April 2 ...
A Calcasieu Parish Police Jury committee approved several engineering contracts related to expanding intersections at several state routes and reducing traffic congestion. The contracts, approved by the parish Public Works Committee on Thursday, are part of the Calcasieu Parish Transportation Initiative.
"It's a simple question but we know their answers will have a huge impact on our future generations following in their footsteps." The school board emphasizes the importance of not only recruitment but retention as well. Terry Collins, coordinator of Teacher and Leader support for Calcasieu Parish, said it's ...
A Calcasieu Parish inmate whose hands and feet were shackled managed to escape from the jail's intake area and steal a patrol unit before leading deputies on a chase into another parish, sheriff's officials said Tuesday. Ashley J. Grundmann, 36, was being escorted for a court appearance around 7:30 ...
All Calcasieu Parish Public Library branches will be closed Tuesday for Mardi Gras. No fines will be charged during the holiday. Materials may be left in drop boxes or be renewed at www.calcasieulibrary.org. Patrons can also renew items by calling 437-4153 or 800-240-0212. A library card number and ...
A 15-year-old high school student in Lake Charles has been arrested after bringing a gun, belonging to a family member who is a deputy, to school. A Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Deputy working at the school as part of the department's "safe school" program was told Tuesday afternoon that a student may ...
A Moss Bluff teenager is raising awareness about a proven life-saving device. Dylan Burleigh wanted to make a difference when he chose his project to achieve the rank of Eagle Scout. After talking with Paramedic/EMT Billy Vincent about the need for AEDs in buildings like gymnasiums, auditoriums and ...
LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) -. On January 26 Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office deputies were dispatched in reference to a theft at a local business on Highway 90 in Sulphur. ... The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office is asking the public for assistance in identifying the subject. Anyone with information ...
Sheriff: Houma man struck and killed by train in Calcasieu Parish .... According to the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office, about 11 p.m., Damon S. Long was laying partially on the tracks on La. 3256 as a train was backing up. The engineer could not see Long and hit the victim with the back of the train.
The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury Human Services Department is taking its annual "point in time" count on Tuesday, Jan. 23. Outreach teams will be heading to areas where they believe to be a lot of homeless people. The survey is also asking agencies who provide any kind of housing to the homeless to ...
A man from Donner is dead after crashing his motorcycle in Calcasieu Parish last night. The accident happened about 9 p.m. Monday on La. 27 near Carlyss, a spokesman for Louisiana Troop D said. A 2002 Harley Davidson motorcycle operated by Daniel Shavor, 48, of Donner, was southbound on the ...

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Tony Mancuso says the grand jury failed to indict Miles in the 2014 murder case because they didn't have enough evidence in the case. However, Mancuso says he still believes Miles is their prime suspect. While Round Rock police have not released how Bates' died, Mancuso ...
For the past two years, the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury and Calcasieu School Board have partnered to educate 8th graders on how local government works and the duties of their elected officials. Police jurors spend an hour at the schools in their district talking about topics that can vary from the ...
“It's a real problem trying to assess someone's behavior in the future when they've been in for such a long time,” said Carla Sigler, assistant district attorney for Calcasieu Parish, whose office filed for life without parole in all its seven active cases. New Orleans District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro Jr., seeking to ...
Badon was arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Parish Jail following a joint investigation between General Landry's Cyber Crime Unit, Homeland Security Investigations, Probation and Parole, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office, the Sulphur Police Department, the Lake Charles Police Department, and ...
The Lake Charles Care Center is teaming up with Harbor Hospice for a one-day coat drive aimed at keeping every senior citizen in Calcasieu Parish warm this winter. Their goal is to collect as many coats as possible. Lake Charles Care Center Marketing Director Keely Davidson said the need is great ...
A Texas man is dead after being struck by a vehicle overnight while walking on LA 12 in the community of Starks. At 2:30 a.m., Louisiana State Police Troop D responded to the fatal accident on the highway near Old River Road about 4 ½ miles east of the Texas state line. Troopers say investigation ...
Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office detectives are searching for a man and woman they say made fraudulent ATM withdrawals of almost $900. Detectives were called in January about the money, which was taken from a Jennings bank. Detectives obtained surveillance photos of the suspects, and now they're ...
Sales of taxable items and services in Calcasieu Parish surged 32 percent during 2017 — widely outpacing the previous year's 2 percent growth — with construction responsible for the bulk of gains, according the parish's latest report. The parish finished the year with $7.9 billion in reported taxable sales, ...
LAKE CHARLES, La. (KLFY) - Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office deputies are investigating a body found Thursday afternoon in Bayou D'Inde. During the investigation, detectives were able to identify the man as Gregory P. Cass, 50, Sulphur. The initial investigation does not indicate any signs of trauma and ...
All Sulphur city offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 1, in observance of New Year's Day. All Calcasieu Parish Police Jury departments also will be closed on Monday, Jan. 1, in observance of New Year's Day. All offices will reopen Tuesday, Jan. 2, according to CPPJ. There will be no trash or garbage pickup ...
10, in the Lake Charles Civic Center's Exhibition Hall, according to the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury. Job seekers should wear business attire and bring a picture ID and several copies of their current resume. Attendees are also encouraged to arrive early to ensure the opportunity to meet with employers at ...
Rayne Police say a vehicle crossed the center line struck a Calcasieu Parish School bus Wednesday, causing congestion on I-10 West in Acadia Parish. Police Chief Carroll Stelly says the bus was returning from a field trip when the crash occurred on I-10 westbound at mile marker 91 in Rayne. The crash ...
(Source: Raycom Media). CALCASIEU PARISH, LA (KPLC) -. Calcasieu's taxable sales from July to November are more than $1.256 billion higher than the same period from last year, according to numbers from the Calcasieu Parish School Board.
The Lake Charles Care Center is teaming up with Harbor Hospice for a one-day coat drive aimed at keeping every senior citizen in Calcasieu Parish warm this winter. MOREAdditional LinksPoll. Their goal is to collect as many coats as possible. Lake Charles Care Center Marketing Director Keely Davidson ...
As authorities recovered the Honda ATV, another ATV was located and later identified as being stolen from Calcasieu Parish, said Cormier. JDSO detectives learned that the stolen ATV from Calcasieu was used to steal the Honda ATV in Jeff Davis. The investigation showed that Pitre, along with Brennan ...
Ramirez was pronounced dead at the scene by the Calcasieu Parish Coroner's Office, said Anderson. The driver of the pickup, Lee Kerr Jr., of Nederland, Texas, was wearing a seat belt and was not injured. Kerr voluntarily submitted to a breath test. He showed no alcohol in his system, and he showed no ...
A Texas man is dead after being struck by a vehicle overnight while walking on LA 12 in the community of Starks. At 2:30 a.m., Louisiana State Police Troop D responded to the fatal accident on the highway near Old River Road about 4 ½ miles east of the Texas state line. Troopers say investigation ...
Calcasieu Parish police jurors approved an agreement Thursday to partner with other local entities on the Positive Change Initiative Program, which will offer counseling for at-risk, middle-school-age youths. The Police Jury is the first entity to approve the agreement. The partnership includes the Calcasieu ...
A traffic stop on Interstate 10 in Calcasieu Parish has led to the arrest of a Covington-area woman on multiple narcotics and weapons related charges. Mai Ly Thuy Johnson, 35, was booked into the St. Tammany Parish jail Monday after investigators found 3.3 kilograms of heroin with an estimated street ...
Thomas Castro (Source: Louisiana State Police). CALCASIEU PARISH, LA (KPLC) -. A Texas man with a history of impaired driving was arrested in Calcasieu Parish on a fourth-offense DWI charge early Saturday morning, authorities say.
LAKE CHARLES, La. (KLFY)- A DeQuincy man was arrested for burglarizing a high school in Calcasieu Parish on Wednesday. Surveillance footage from the previous night showed a man entering the school around 10 p.m. the night before through an unlocked window. He stole numerous pieces of ...
CALCASIEU PARISH—An arrest has been made in a hit-and-run crash that claimed the life of a Moss Bluff woman early Monday morning. ... was booked into the Calcasieu Parish Correctional Center on charges of felony hit-and-run, failure to report a crash, and driving with a suspended driver's license.
The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office says that deputies responding to a call in Sulphur were involved in a shooting incident. Officials say that the incident occurred on 1500 block of Patterson Street in Sulphur. While responding to the call, shots were fired, officials say. No deputies have been harmed.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's transportation department is trying traffic lights that respond to traffic demand along a southwest corridor where Sasol is building its $11 billion petrochemical complex. The $1.2 million system in Westlake in Calcasieu Parish is aimed at helping to manage traffic from ...
On November 22, 2017, at 10:00 p.m., Louisiana State Police Troop D responded to a crash involving a vehicle and a pedestrian on the I-10 North Service Road about a mile west of the town of Iowa in Calcasieu Parish. The preliminary investigation revealed a 2010 GMC Sierra was traveling west when the ...
The Calcasieu District Attorney confirms last night-- a sixteen year old allegedly shot someone at or near the Lake Charles Civic Center-- The victim is expected to recover. MOREAdditional LinksPoll. And, Last weekend-- a 17 year old was arrested in connection with a homicide in Sulphur. It's alarming to ...
Both offices are in the first floor of the Calcasieu Parish Magnolia Building. You can also pay your property taxes online. As the bill states, taxes ...
If you don't believe Calcasieu Parish has a drainage problem, ask the longtime residents whose neighborhoods have flooded for the first time ...
Calcasieu Parish voters on Saturday narrowly rejected four of the five bond propositions meant to pay for capital improvements and repairs at ...
18 election results: Calcasieu Parish bonds and taxes. Thursday, November 16th 2017, 6:36 pm PST Saturday, November 18th 2017, 9:15 pm PST. By KPLC ...
A bond is a way to borrow money that will have to be paid back, by you, the taxpayer. Of the five bonds on the ballot to fund Calcasieu Parish ...
CALCASIEU PARISH - Traffic violators in Calcasieu Parish got off a little easier Friday when deputies with the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office ...
The Calcasieu Parish Planning and Zoning Board voted 4-3 on Tuesday to recommend the Police Jury deny changes to the parish code of ...


 

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