Monday Mar 3
St. Landry Parish fire claims two lives
A fire in St. Landry Parish claimed the lives of two Lawtell residents. It happened on 407 Highway 358 on Monday.
Monday Mar 3
Interment will follow in the Bellevue Memorial Park. Noel, a resident of Lawtell, died Sunday at home surrounded by family.
KPLC-TV Lake Charles
Federal regulators issue emergency order requiring crude oil testing before shipment by rail
U.S. federal regulators issued an emergency order requiring more stringent testing of crude oil before shipment by rail.
Mendenhall assumes reins of Fire District 3
Ray Mendenhall has just taken over the reins of Fire District 3 and he said he is eager to upgrade services to the more than 2,200 families he serves.
The Daily Advertiser
Wedding: Lance Castille & Kerri Lagan
Reverend Dan Latour officiated the ceremony. Reading was done by Cami Munson, cousin of the bride.
Election qualifying starts today
This year will see the largest number of elections in more than a decade. Although elections for mayors, police chiefs and aldermen in all 12 municipalities, as well as school board sits, parish judges and the district attorney will be on the November ballot, a special election to fill four currently vacant positions will be held in April.