Drew Marine, KPLC

Drew Marine

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Past articles by Drew:

City of Lake Charles uses two new initiatives to help local small businesses

City of Lake Charles uses two new initiatives to help local small businesses → Read More

Lake Charles and Calcasieu Parish offices reopen

CALCASIEU PARISH, La. (KPLC) - Both Lake Charles and Calcasieu Parish buildings reopened to the public as a part of Phase One of reopening. On the city’s side — city hall, Mallard Cove Golf Course and Central School are all open. “We are still waiting on guidance regarding the civic center. Also, 1911 historic city hall is not open yet. But that is more because of a lack of exhibits right now… → Read More

Sulphur teacher uses technology to make PPE

SULPHUR, La. (KPLC) - A local teacher is using technology to help healthcare workers on the front-line fighting coronavirus. “I’ve made around 200. At this time, I’ve donated to five different hospitals, to doctors offices, surgeons, dermatologists, dentists,” Marielle Myers, a physical science and engineering teacher at Sulphur’s ninth grade campus, said. Myers has been using 3-D printers to… → Read More

Lake Area woman beats COVID-19, leaves hospital after 53 days

Lake Area woman beats COVID-19, leaves hospital after 53 days → Read More

“Missionary of Mercy” putting up billboards to thank medical and first responders

Papal "Missionary of Mercy" spreading hope and encouragement during coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Termite swarm season officially starts

LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - Termite swarm season is officially here. “We had a large swarm the day before yesterday and our phones just went crazy," Ronnie Ramsey, termite manager at J&J Exterminating, said. "Lake Charles and New Orleans are probably the two of the biggest areas around that have the big swarms like this. It’s just something where we get more and more every year.” Ramsey said… → Read More

Calcasieu Complete Count Committee discusses 2020 census response rates

Calcasieu Complete Count Committee discusses 2020 census response rates → Read More

Town of Welsh Animal Shelter sustained serious damage after strong storms

Town of Welsh Animal Shelter sustained serious damage after strong storms → Read More

Senator Cassidy discusses stay-at-home extension

LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - Now that the stay-at-home order has been extended, what do our lawmakers think? “We’re seeing a plateau in the number of new cases and there is a trend and perhaps a decrease in the number of new cases we’re seeing each day, this means we might be in what we call the “early recovery phase” of this outbreak in this area. Which puts us in a good position," Dr. Clifford… → Read More

Remembering Suzy Heck, founder of Heckhaven Wildlife Rehabilitation Center

Remembering Suzy Heck, founder of Heckhaven Wildlife Rehabilitation Center → Read More

10 years later, Cameron Parish officials reflect on Deepwater Horizon oil spill

10 years later, Cameron Parish officials reflect on Deepwater Horizon oil spill → Read More

Couple dies from coronavirus, holds hands in final moments

Losing a parent is hard enough as it is, but to lose both parents to a global pandemic is something one local family could have never imagined. → Read More

Couple dies from coronavirus, holds hands in final moments

Couple dies from coronavirus, holds hands in final moments → Read More

Couple dies from coronavirus, holds hands in final moments

Couple dies from coronavirus, holds hands in final moments → Read More

Couple dies from coronavirus, holds hands in final moments

Couple dies from coronavirus, holds hands in final moments → Read More

Couple dies from coronavirus, holds hands in final moments

Couple dies from coronavirus, holds hands in final moments → Read More

Couple dies from coronavirus, holds hands in final moments

Couple dies from coronavirus, holds hands in final moments → Read More

Domestic violence concerns arise as stay-at-home order continues

Domestic violence concerns arise as stay-at-home order continues → Read More

Parish-wide curfew in Jeff Davis to begin Wednesday night

Parish-wide curfew in Jeff Davis to begin Wednesday night → Read More

Coronavirus concerns impact local businesses

LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - With a recent mandate by Governor John Bel Edwards restricting gatherings of more than 50 people and only allowing take out or delivery from restaurants, how are these businesses faring? What’s normally a bustling dining room is now a ghost town at Pat’s of Henderson during the lunch time. “I’m not the only one who’s struggling, this whole town is feeling it," Nicholas… → Read More