The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury announced the details of the new parishwide litter initiative, “Pick It Up Calcasieu,” at a news conference on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at Prien Lake Park.
Calcasieu Parish Mosquito Control received confirmation from the state that one of the mosquito pools from Eastern Calcasieu Parish - collections of mosquitoes from different areas in the parish - has tested positive for the Eastern Equine Encephalitis – or EEE.
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The Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (CRCL) and the Chenier Foundation to Restore America’s Estuaries are looking for volunteers to participate in a beach planting event at Holly Beach in Cameron Parish.
The intersection of Old Spanish Trail and Coach Williams Drive/Reynaud Road will be closed for an estimated 120 days beginning Monday, Aug. 26, for the construction of a new roundabout.
Want to spend a Saturday at the beach - and help save the environment at the same time?
The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury’s Facility Management staff received a boost in its efforts to eradicate giant salvinia in the Holbrook Park Pond. At a recent meeting, the Police Jury approved a right of entry and maintenance agreement with area landowners.
The American Job Center and the Workforce Development Board are preparing to move their offices temporarily while their building, now located at 2424 Third St. in Lake Charles, is under construction.
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The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury celebrated the completion of the Intracoastal Park Improvements Project with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, June 26, at the park, 7955 Intracoastal Park Road, Sulphur.
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All Calcasieu Parish Police Jury departments will be closed Monday, Sept. 2, for Labor Day.
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Calcasieu Parish Mosquito Control received confirmation from the state on Friday that one of the parish's mosquito pools - collections of mosquitoes from different areas in the parish - have tested positive for the West Nile Virus.
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All offices of the Calcasieu Parish Division of Public Works will be closed on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019 for the department’s annual employee training.
Calcasieu Parish residents can make appointments to apply for financial assistance for their electricity and gas utility expenses through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LiHEAP) starting Wednesday, Aug. 7.
Find out what it is like to be homeless during the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury’s Human Services Department interactive homeless simulation, which will be held Thursday, July 25 at the Allen P. August Annex Building, 2000 Moeling St., in Lake Charles.
The Calcasieu River is now open to recreational boat traffic.
Here is an updated list of parish roads that are still closed as of 5 p.m. on July 18:
In the wake of the flooding caused by Hurricane Barry, the Calcasieu Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness and the Parish Damage Assessment Team will begin doing visual, drive-by inspections of impacted areas in Calcasieu Parish.
Due to the excessive rainfall caused by Hurricane Barry, the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness has issued an Emergency Declaration to close a portion of the Calcasieu River and the English Bayou, effective immediately.
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