Job seekers and employers are invited to attend the Calcasieu Business & Career Solutions Center’s Quarterly Job Fair, which will take place from 9 a.m. - noon, Wednesday, April 11 at the Lake Charles Civic Center’s Exhibition Hall.
03/26/2018 4:47 PM
Calcasieu Parish Police Jury officials joined other city and parish leaders on Friday to take a stand against litter.
The Calcasieu Parish Animal Services and Adoption Center has suspended all dog adoptions indefinitely due to a dog testing positive for Canine Distemper.
03/15/2018 8:16 AM
A flag-raising ceremony was held held Wednesday, March 7, at the roundabout at Ham Reid Road and Nelson Road.
03/05/2018 1:17 PM
Six SWLA students have been named as Stormwater Pollution Division winners in the “Environmental Awareness Poster Contest,” sponsored by the Chamber of Southwest Louisiana Environmental Affairs Committee and the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury.
03/05/2018 12:22 PM
Calcasieu Parish Animal Services' drive-thru rabies clinic in Lake Charles is coming up April 14.
03/01/2018 1:58 PM
Due to recent heavy rains north of Calcasieu Parish, the Calcasieu Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness has issued an Emergency Declaration to close the Calcasieu River, effective at noon on Friday.
The Prien Lake Park Boat Launch, along with the park’s north and south parking lots, will close Monday, March 5, for construction.
At its Feb. 20 meeting, the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury's Parishwide Drainage Liaison Committee approved a proposed phase of study for drainage maintenance. The recommendation goes to the full Police Jury at an upcoming meeting.
02/21/2018 11:11 AM
Calcasieu Parish's Coastal Master Plan, which was approved by the Police Jury at its Feb. 15 meeting, features more than a dozen projects to help protect the coastline from flooding and erosion.
The Calcasieu Workforce Center (CWC) will host its 10th annual Youth Summit/Job Fair from 8 a.m.- 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 27, at the Lake Charles Civic Center, 900 Lakeshore Drive, Lake Charles.
All Calcasieu Parish Police Jury departments will be closed Tuesday, Feb. 13, for Mardi Gras.
If you want to get rid of any old electronics, CITGO's annual E-Recycle Day, scheduled for Saturday, March 3, is the time to do it.
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02/01/2018 9:45 AM
Calcasieu Parish residents can make an appointment to apply for financial assistance for their electricity and gas utility expenses starting Monday, Feb. 5. The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LiHEAP) benefited nearly 8,200 people in 2016 – 2017.
The Food for Seniors Program’s food box distribution has been rescheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 31, at all sites.
The Food for Seniors Program will not distribute senior food boxes at any of its distribution sites this week.