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Sulphur Police seeking armed robbery suspect

SPDThe Sulphur Police Department is searching for the suspect involved in the armed robbery of CVS Pharmacy in Sulphur Wednesday night.At approximately 8:20 p.m., SPD officers were dispatched to CVS Pharmacy on Beglis Parkway.Upon arrival police learned that an armed white male subject entered the C

SOUTHWEST DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-16 14:43:00

Sulphur Police Investigate CVS Robbery

SULPHUR – On Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at approximately 8:20 p.m., Sulphur Police were dispatched to CVS Pharmacy in Sulphur.Upon arrival police learned that an armed white male subject entered the CVS store and approached the pharmacy counter, presented a note to the employees who stated he had a

LAKE CHARLES AMERICAN PRESS - 2018-08-16 14:47:00

Local developers become heated at Sulphur City Council meeting

Tempers flared Monday at the Sulphur City Council meeting over what local developers perceive to be preferential treatment of big project developers from out of town.At issue was the council’s acceptance, by a vote of four to one, of the final plat for Belle Savanne Subdivision Phase II.Local develo

SOUTHWEST DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-16 15:35:00

DOTD details year-long I-210 bridge project

A representative from the state’s transportation department gave a brief overview of the upcoming Interstate-210 bridge repair project, set to begin this fall.The meeting, held Tuesday night at the Sulphur Regional Library, was the second of six planned throughout Calcasieu Parish.“A lot of you are

SOUTHWEST DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-17 14:48:00

CPSO arrests woman for 10 counts of carnal knowledge of juvenile

LAKE CHARLES, La. (KLFY)– On July 26 the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office received a complaint in reference to Jacqueline D. Peet, 32, of Lake Charles, having a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old boy.


Update: OC man found dead in industrial accident

Tyler Winfree, 21 of Bridge City, was found dead by an employee at Tubal-Cain Marine Services on Old Yacht Club Road around 1:34 p.m., according to the Port Arthur Police Department.

BEAUMONT ENTERPRISE - 2018-08-17 20:41:13

Bridge City man dies inside tank at Tubal-Cain Marine Services in Port Arthur

The worker, identified as Tyler Winfree, 21, of Bridge City, who was exposed to ethylene dichloride while working inside a tank at Tubal-Cain Marine Services, died according to Jefferson County Precinct Two Justice of the Peace Marc DeRouen.

12NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-08-17 19:15:53

Groundbreaking held for Coach Williams Drive Extension

A long awaited road project kicked off Thursday with a groundbreaking at the intersection of Reynaud and Wallace roads, north of Highway 90 between Sulphur and Westlake.The Coach Williams Drive Extension is an $18.4 million, two-year project that includes a new roundabout — the first in West Calcasi

SOUTHWEST DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-17 18:19:00

Former Orange officer to be sentenced after violating probation on drug theft, DWI charges

Saleme failed to pay his probation fees, installments on a $500 fine, court costs, investigative fees and did not reimburse the a crime victim compensation fund according to a motion to revoke his probation.

12NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-08-17 14:39:02

Parolee arrested for narcotics possession - TheRecordLive

On Wednesday August 15th2018 at approximately 9:33PM, Investigators with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division along with Investigators with the City of Orange Police Department Narcotics Division conducted a traffic stop on a white Chevrolet two door caprice at Main and Interstate 1

THERECORDLIVE.COM - 2018-08-17 14:40:33

LC man arrested for fourth DWI

A 40-year-old man has been arrested for his fourth DWI after being stopped by deputies for a traffic violation on U.S. 171 in Moss Bluff.Barry D. Handy, 1579 Georgia Road, has a bond of $110,250 that was set by Judge David Ritchie.During the traffic stop by deputies with the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff


Devall Towing gets first Lake Charles Subchapter M certificate | WorkBoat

Devall Towing & Boat ServiceInc., Sulphur, La., received the first Coast Guard Subchapter M certificate of inspection in the Lake Charles area for its pushboatCapt Al Devall.


Beaumont school board votes to change name of stadium

Brenda Spivery, interim president of the Beaumont chapter of the NAACP, has called on the district to leave Thomas' name on the stadium. She told 12News she believes the current board has a personal vendetta against the former superintendent.

12NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-08-17 01:28:27

West-Bound Lane of Clarence Closed Between Ryan and Lakeshore

Beginning immediately, the west-bound lane of Clarence Street (between Ryan Street and Lakeshore Drive) is closed to vehicular traffic from the hours of 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The east-bound lane will remain open. Traffic control appurtenances will be moved after 5 p.m. every day to

LAKE CHARLES AMERICAN PRESS - 2018-08-16 20:35:00

Police arrest man for fleeing on a motorcycle

Peyton James Fontenot, 20, of Lake Charles, La. was spotted by Patrolman Tanner Collins, who noticed two blue dirt bikes on Elias Street near the Cleveland Bridge and attempted to pull them over, according to the criminal complaint in the Upshur County Magistrate Clerk’s office. The bikes went “wide


Bass tourney to benefit Norbert’s family

Bass club members from the Teche Area, Lake Charles and Houston-Dallas, as well as Hawg Fight enthusiasts, are planning to compete in a benefit bass tournament Saturday to raise money for the family of Leonard “T-Clyde” Norbert of New Iberia, who died this past weekend while on a bass fishing trip i


Registered sex offender arrested for rape

LAKE CHARLES, La. - A Lake Charles man is behind bars on charges of First Degree Rape.Authorities arrested 41-year old Jeremy Laird. Deputies say Laird had inappropriate sexual contact with a 14 year old girl on two separate occasions. According to investigators, the victim says the two incidents


Burckel wants to target five-parish area to recruit future Cowboys

A little over a year after ascending to the position of McNeese State University President, Dr. Daryl Burckel is rolling up his sleeves and going to work with one goal in mind — make McNeese … “Your McNeese.”It’s the university’s new campaign to bring the local masses back to the Lake Charles campus


Father of Dallas Cowboys' quarterback arrested in Orange County

At approximately 4 p.m., the Trooper stopped a Cadillac Escalade and discovered marijuana in the driver side door pocket. The driver was identified as Nathaniel Prescott, 57, of Pflugerville.


Buckcherry rocks Lake Charles - TheRecordLive

Buckcherryreturned to Southwest Louisiana on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, to headline the Gen X Summer Tour, presented by Loudwire, and delivered a energetic and all-to-brief of hit songs at the Golden Nugget Casino in Lake Charles, La. The band’s set included hit songs “Ridin’,” “Lit Up,” “Too drunk…,” a