These graduation ceremonies did not feature the traditional cap and gowns ... instead graduates were wearing badges and guns. It was graduation day at the Calcasieu Parish Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy.
Three are dead after their helicopter went down in a remote area Tom Hebert Rd. and Helms Rd. north of Grand Lake, according to KPLC. Currently, no official word on why the helicopter went down, though some media sources are reporting that a fire may have broken out on the craft.
It seems like we have only been without Flood Warnings for about a week. Recent rains have brought our old friend back.There is a new Flood Warning for the Whisket Citto Creek, Calcasieu River and Mermentau.
10:30 p.m. -- Well, folks, while there are still a few precincts outstanding, there aren't enough to change any outcomes at this point, so we're calling it. Charles Boustany and Jeff Landry will head to a December runoff in the 3rd U.S. Congressional District, while John Fleming will be the next U.…
The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury set its parishwide burn ban on fire this past week, allowing residents in the unincorporated areas of the parish to resume whatever burning activities they need to perform. The ban was officially lifted Friday.