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Past articles by Shireen:

MCNEESE SPOTLIGHT: Late registration begins January 12

McNeese Director of Admissions and Recruiting Kourtney Istre speaks about late registration for the 2018 spring semester. Late registration starts Friday, January 12 and ends Wednesday, January 17.... → Read More

PHOTOS: Rare frost flowers spotted in Southwest Louisiana

Frost flowers “bloom” when the air temperature is below freezing, but the ground stays above freezing and is moist. → Read More

Southwest Louisiana Mardi Gras 2018 events

The following is a list of Southwest Louisiana Mardi Gras events from Jan. 6 to Feb. 13 → Read More

Motorcyclist killed on New Year's Day on La. 27

A man from Terrebonne Parish was killed following a motorcycle accident on New Year's Day in Calcasieu Parish, according to Louisiana State Police. → Read More

Westlake man struck and killed by vehicle overnight on La. 378

A Westlake man is dead after being struck by a vehicle early Thursday morning while walking on La. 378, according to authorities. → Read More

Two-time Grammy-nominated artist Mickey Smith, Jr. performs on 7

Two-time Grammy-nominated artist and music educator Mickey Smith, Jr. appeared on the Sunrise show Thursday. → Read More

MCNEESE SPOTLIGHT: 77th Performance of "Messiah" and Holiday Art

The McNeese State University Student Art Association's annual holiday art sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, at the Grand Gallery of the Shearman Fine Arts Annex. For more information, call... → Read More

HOLIDAY HOUSE: Friday and Saturday Dec.1-2

Neida Kay Loup and Chef Jay Ducote speak about the Holiday House event coming up this weekend in Sulphur. → Read More

VIDEO: Barbara Miller speaks about World AIDS Day

The Southwest Louisiana AIDS Council will be observing World AIDS Day on Friday, Dec. 1, at Warren United Methodist Church, 1800 Orchid Street in Lake Charles. December also marks the 30 year anniv... → Read More

Kinder man struck and killed by vehicle overnight near Iowa

Routine toxicology tests are pending. The crash remains under investigation. → Read More

MCNEESE SPOTLIGHT: 2017 Tax Workshop

Susan Thibodeaux with the Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) speaks about a 2017 Tax Workshop to be held from 9 a.m.-noon Friday, Dec. 1, at the McNeese State University SEED Cente... → Read More

VIDEO: SOWELA's Dual Enrollment program

SOWELA Technical Community College and the Calcasieu Parish School Board are working together to offer Dual Enrollment classes across many different areas of concentration. This allows students to ... → Read More

VIDEO: Flu Vaccination Clinic at Burton Coliseum Nov. 7

There will be a Flu Vaccination Clinic held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 7, at the Burton Coliseum, 7001 Gulf Highway in Lake Charles. Cost for the flu shot is FREE with an insurance car... → Read More

Iowa man arrested on fourth-offense DWI charge

An Iowa man was arrested on a fourth-offense DWI charge over the weekend in Lake Charles, according to Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Kim Myers. → Read More

MCNEESE SPOTLIGHT: 1,000 Trees in 1,000 Days Program

Dr. Chip LeMieux speaks about the 1,000 Trees in 1,000 Days program hosted by MSU and Sasol. Volunteers are needed for the planting on Saturday, Nov. 18, at W.W. Lewis Middle School, 1752 Cypress S... → Read More

Two remaining suspects in U.S. 90 motel shooting in custody

Two other suspects wanted in connection with a shooting in a motel parking lot on U.S. 90 are now in custody, according to the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office → Read More

VIDEO: "Making Opportunities" Oct. 26 at MSU Tritico Theatre

The City of Lake Charles and McNeese State University are teaming up to present a panel of speakers to discuss a variety of topics. Mayor Nic Hunter and Assistant City Administrator Kimberly Delafo... → Read More

Authorities searching for suspects in U.S. 90 motel shooting

Authorities are searching for four suspects involved in a motel shooting Sunday night in Lake Charles, according to Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Kim Myers. The department responde... → Read More

Westlake man arrested on fourth-offense DWI charge

A Westlake man was arrested on a DWI fourth-offense charge after allegedly running his truck off the road, hitting a mailbox, tree and fence last Friday → Read More

Suspect involved in robbery of local motel apprehended by author

A suspect involved in an armed robbery of a motel in Lake Charles on December 2016, has been apprehended by authorities. → Read More