Iowa, Louisiana is located along the eastern edge of Calcasieu Parish and is home to the famous Iowa Rabbit Festival.
FEMA Direct Temporary Housing Program Deadline Is May 28
If you applied for Hurricane Laura or Delta FEMA assistance and still need housing, the last day to register for the Direct Temporary Housing Program is Friday.
Sobriety and Seat Belt Checkpoint Scheduled for Calcasieu Parish
The Louisiana State Police have announced there will be a sobriety and seat belt checkpoint in Calcasieu Parish on Friday evening.
Louisiana Lawmakers Say Sports Betting Could Begin This Fall
The bill to legalize sports betting in Louisiana is finally working its way toward legislative passage in Baton Rouge.
Louisiana Deptartment of Health To Offer At-Home Vaccinations
Many elderly and ill Louisiana residents have had a hard time getting to vaccination sites to receive their COVID-19 shots.
Don't Look Now but There Is a Tropical Disturbance in the Gulf
The last thing Southwest Louisiana wants to see is a disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico but, unfortunately, there is one right now.
Virtual Job Fair for Louisiana Residents Next Week
The Louisiana Workforce Commission will be holding a virtual job fair next week for all Louisiana residents seeking employment.
City of Lake Charles and Calcasieu Police Jury Offices Reopen
As of today, the City of Lake Charles and Calcasieu Police Jury Offices will reopen and services will start running again.
UPDATE: All CPSB Schools Now Closed for the Remainder of the Week
In a late night reversal of today's earlier announcement, CPSB has announced all schools and facilities will be closed for the remainder of the week.
Gov. Edwards Declares State of Emergency for Southwest Louisiana
Governor John Bel Edwards has declared a State of Emergency in SWLA due to the flooding and incoming weather later this week.
At This Point, Are We Numb to Catastrophic Events in SWLA?
For this little article, I am going to go outside of my normal style and just pose a question I asked myself yesterday.