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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.
09/06/2019 4:34 PM
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.
08/23/2019 3:10 PM
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.
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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.
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 Calcasieu River is now open to recreational boat traffic.
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.
The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury's Human Services Department is now collecting items for its upcoming Homeless Shelter Community Resource Fair, which will be held July 28-29 at the Allen P. August Multipurpose Annex, 2001 Moeling St. in Lake Charles.
Have you or someone you know experienced home or business flooding during recent severe weather events?
July 2, 2019 – The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury received their Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for 2018 at their July 2 regular meeting, with the auditing firm of McElroy, Quirk and Burch presenting a clean report.
07/02/2019 2:08 PM
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.
07/01/2019 1:21 PM
Five Local Business Owners Complete First Phase of Asset Builder’s Small Business Capitalization Program
Five local business owners have successfully completed the first phase of the Asset Builder’s Small Business Capitalization Program.
The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury and the Calcasieu Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness have announced the following closures due to high water:
The South Louisiana Community College’s Acadian Campus in Crowley, LA, will soon offer a Certified Power Lineman Training Program.
The Calcasieu Drainage Coalition recently hosted a workshop featuring drainage experts from the Netherland
The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury Human Services Department’s Summer Food Service Program kicked off June 3 at several Calcasieu Parish locations.
The Calcasieu Medical Reserve Corps was one of seven Medical Reserve Corps units across the country to receive a grant in 2019.
The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury and the Calcasieu Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness have announced the following closures due to flooding.
The Rossignol Boat Launch, located at 686 Rossignol Road west of Bell City, will be closed beginning Monday, May 13.