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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 ...


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