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  1. Longtime SFA professor Dr. June Irwin passes away at 89Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Long-time Stephen F. Austin State University professor and life-long Lumberjack fan Dr. June Irwin passed away Sunday, April 5th, in Nacogdoches. Born in Laneville, Irwin earned her bachelor's degree in physical education from SFA, a master's degree from Texas Women's University and a doctorate in education from the University of Indiana in Bloomington.

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  2. Tyler fire responding to reports of structure fire at Mockingbird LaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Many of you recently wrote to us asking about the identity of a man often seen along the area's highways hard at work with his weedeater. Well, we've identified him.It began with this post from a KPLC viewer who said he routinely sees the man seemingly working nonstop around Southwest Louisiana.

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  3. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A pick-up truck crashed into the Bel Gardens dorm on the McNeese State campus around 5 p.m. Monday. It happened near the intersection of McNeese and Common streets.

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  4. Minor injuries from crash on La. 109 in VintonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2015 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Authorities said they believe driver distraction led to a two-vehicle crash on La. 109 near Garrie Cut-Off Road in Vinton early Monday morning.

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  5. DPS searching for vehicle in pedestrian hit and run in Wood Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Trooper Jean Dark says the vehicle that hit the pedestrian was traveling northbound on FM 852, from south of Winnsboro at around 5:45-6 p.m. Thursday. It was a small, light-colored car, and will have damage to the passenger side rearview mirror.

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  6. All lanes of Interstate 10 bridge open againRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    All lanes of Interstate 10 eastbound and westbound at the Calcasieu River Bridge are open again following a crash Thursday afternoon. All lanes of Interstate 10 eastbound and westbound at the Calcasieu River Bridge are open again following a crash Thursday afternoon.

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  7. Cost of funerals continue to riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The cost of a traditional burial has been rising faster than you think. According to the National Funeral Director's Association's website, the average cost of an adult funeral just three years ago was about $7,045.

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  8. Indictment handed down in Vinton teen's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A 21-year-old man has been indicted in connection with a crash that took the life of a Vinton teen in 2014. Torrie Jeanee Granger, 17, died in March 2014 in a single-vehicle crash near the intersection of Niblett's Bluff Road and Parish Loop in Vinton.

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  9. Trent Sparks receives an award for saving a woman from a dog attack.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A Marshall man is being lauded for saving the life of an elderly woman who was being attacked by two pit bulls.On Feb. 9, an 83-year-old retired educator Sarah Harper was attacked in her front yard in the 2900 block of Evans St. The attack was interrupted by Trent Sparks, who was passing by and came to Harper's aid and called 911 for assistance. Harper was rushed to the hospital by Marshall FD EMS.

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  10. Trinity Authorities arrest suspect in February shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Trinity police and sheriff's department arrested a suspect in a shooting on Main Street in early February. After receiving enough information, authorities executed a warrant at 48-year-old Brent Singleton's home.

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  11. Company details plans for proposed worker village in VintonRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2015 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    As thousands of construction workers are expected to arrive in SWLA, Company Greenfield Logistical Solutions is eager to get started on the construction of several worker villages - including one on property owned by the Vinton Harbor and Terminal district. "We know that timing wise for this location it's imperative that whether it's us or a company.

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  12. Community voices support for Smith as DeQuincy searches for head coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The position became vacant when veteran Southwest Louisiana coach Carl Flanagan retired following the 2014 season. Flanagan has coached for 40 years at numerous area schools.

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  13. Christopher Shane Benoit.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A 42-year-old Vinton man has been sentenced to 34 years in prison for sexual assaulting three young girls, officials said. Calcasieu Parish District Attorney's Office spokeswoman Holly Carter said Christopher Shane Benoit was sentenced Tuesday by Judge Guy Bradberry.

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  14. David L. Matthews.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    For the second time in less than three years, a 53-year-old Houston man has been arrested after authorities said they discovered a large amount of drugs in his vehicle. A Calcasieu Parish Combined Anti-Drug Task Force official said David L. Matthews was stopped for a traffic violation late Friday night while traveling east on Interstate 10 near Vinton.

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  15. Myron East.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The Vinton Police Department arrested a Sulphur man on Tuesday in connection with a residential burglary. Myron East, 37, was arrested after authorities say he forced his way into a Vinton home and stole several items.

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  16. CPPJ elects new President and Vice PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The army stands to lose more than 40,000 soldiers in the coming years to meet budget. The drawdown would be from 490,000 to 450,000 possibly leading to a reduction to 420,000.

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  17. Anthony McArthur.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Two men have been arrested following a drug bust late Wednesday night on Interstate 10 eastbound between Vinton and Sulphur. An agent with the Combined Anti-Drug Task Force conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and observed both the driver and the passenger of the vehicle behaving suspiciously.

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  18. Fort Polk leaders discuss potential major cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The army stands to lose more than 40,000 soldiers in the coming years to meet budget. The drawdown would be from 490,000 to 450,000 possibly leading to a reduction to 420,000.

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  19. Cajun Christmas in VintonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Kinder's hopes of repeating as the Class 2A champion ended late in the fourth quarter with a series of bad plays and bad luck. Top-seeded Many overcame a crucial mistake late and capitalized on Kinder's misfortune for a 22-15 win Friday night.

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  20. Jessica Ann Hudson.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office said it conducted an investigation into allegations that Hudson was having sex with a 15-year-old male. "The investigation revealed that Hudson started having sex with the boy in January, when he was 14, and again during the summer months -- at least a couple times a week -- when the boy was 15," Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Kim Myers said in a news release.

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