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Past articles by Perris:

Two LaGrange students developing concession delivery app

Two local teens are looking to revolutionize the way you get concessions at sporting events. → Read More

BBB warns of new scam called 'shimming'

Cyber criminals are back at it with a new scam. You may remember the term 'skimming', that's when scammers attempt to steal personal information using a device inserted inside or outside of card r... → Read More

Buffi's Peaux Boys burglarized again

A local business owner said she was on the verge of tears when she found out her restaurant was burglarized Sunday night. Paige Vidrine, the owner of Buffi's Peaux Boys, with locations on both Rya... → Read More

Locals react to Kmart closing

After more than 50 years of business, the Kmart on Ryan Street in Lake Charles will be closing its doors. Elaine Corbello, age 81, who worked at Kmart for 28 years says the store will be missed. ... → Read More

DeRidder Gothic Jail to be used in upcoming horror film

It's news that's stirring quite the buzz in Derrider. According to the Beauregard Parish Tourism Officials, the city's historic Gothic Jail will have a role in the horror film 'Eli', slated to hav... → Read More

Local World War II veteran gets Congressional Gold Medal

Young and old, hundreds gathered Friday morning at the Southwest Louisiana War Veterans Home in Jennings to remember fallen service members ahead of memorial day. U.S. Congressman Clay Higgins was... → Read More

Termite swarms return, how to protect your property

As we get closer to summer time and the humidity returns, swarming termites are what you'll see here in Southwest Louisiana. Robert Soileau, branch manager for J&J Exterminating in Lake Charles, s... → Read More

Civic Center celebrates National Day of Prayer

Americans across the country gathered yesterday in different venues for a day of prayer and fellowship. It was a celebration where hundreds of people from all faiths came together. "We're going ... → Read More

Proposal made to end gun-free zones at Louisiana schools

Lawmakers across the United States have gone back and forth about gun regulations ever since the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. Now the latest proposal circulating at Louisiana's state capi... → Read More

Proposal for mandatory recess in Louisiana public schools

A proposal to make recess mandatory in Louisiana public schools is closer to becoming a reality. Last week a house education committee approved house bill 842, which would require daily recess for... → Read More

UPDATE: Severed heads in Cameron Parish and Texas

It's been nearly two months since the news of a severed head found along La. 27 in Cameron Parish. An incident that would be the talk of the town for many in the parish. Travis Perkins remembers ... → Read More

Tax deadline looms, last minute advice

Time is running out if you haven't already filed your taxes. Tuesday, April 17 is the deadline to file. Monita Dejean, office manager for Jackson Hewitt Tax services, said it's important to file ... → Read More

Where are the ducks? Local hunter claims less ducks are migratin

One of Louisiana's main claims to fame is being a sportsman's paradise. However, some duck hunters feel nowadays things are much different than they used to be. Josh Goins, a local duck hunter, s... → Read More

Too tough? Mom publicly punishes child for bullying

One mother in Lake Charles is taking a different approach to parenting. After Leah Mueller found out her son was bullying other kids in school, she decided to make an example out of him publicly. ... → Read More

Sulphur mayoral race preview

It all comes down to two candidates for the Sulphur mayoral race for the March 24 election. Incumbent Mayor, Chris Duncan, is running against state representative Mike Danahay. If Duncan wins, th... → Read More

Traffic flow improving after trucks detour to 210

DOTD is encouraging truck drivers to use I-210 as an alternate route but it's not just to improve traffic flow. Sgt. James Anderson with Louisiana State Police says because of the nature of the w... → Read More

Locals react to Louisiana being ranked the worst state in Americ

By providing its residents with the tools to succeed economically and access to high-quality healthcare, Iowa ranks as the state that best serves its citizens, according to U.S. News & World Report... → Read More

Family of victim on Medora Street seeks justice

A family in disbelief is seeking justice for their loved one murdered on Medora Street. Barbara Henry Thompson and her family woke up to tragic news this morning. She cries, "Help me, Lord, plea... → Read More

Louisiana car insurance rates on the rise

Your car insurance payments could be taking a bigger bite out of your wallet soon. According to the Louisiana Department of Insurance, several factors contribute to the price hike. Louisiana Insu... → Read More

Trucking industry faces driver shortage

The trucking industry is the lifeline of the American economy, but over the last decade the industry has had to deal with a shortage of drivers. According to the American Trucking Association, mor... → Read More