Founded in 1861 in Calcasieu Parish, Lake Charles is the fifth largest city in the state, home of McNeese University, and is an industrial leader in Southwest Louisiana.
I-10 Calcasieu River Bridge To Remain Closed For Full Inspection
DOTD officials say the bridge will remain closed. Crews are performing an extensive and detailed inspection to determine the extent of the damage.
Photos From Last Nights Fiery Wreck On I-10 Bridge In Lake Charles
The Westlake Police Department has released photos of the carnage that occurred last night.
I-10 Bridge Is Shutdown In Both Directions In Lake Charles And Here’s Why
The Lake Charles Police Department told us that both I-10 East and Westbound are closed until further notice and here is why.
Coast Guard Rescues Boater After Vessel Capsizes On Lake Charles
The U.S. Coast Guard executed a successful rescue mission after a man's small sailboat capsized on Lake Charles. The 23-year-old man was not wearing a life jacket but, thankfully, authorities were able to respond quickly as he was clinging to the upside-down vessel.
LCPD Make 4 Arrests In Connection With Shooting Near McNeese
Three McNeese football players were arrested in connection with a shooting that took place near campus in early September.
Gravesites Of The Rich And Famous In Lake Charles, La.
For a small city, Lake Charles has quite a colorful history. There are a host of affluent and even famous people buried there.
Fan Writes in to Lake Charles Media Outlet To Complain About McNeese Football Games
Check out this article published in a local media outlet from two SWLA families who have aired their displeasure about going to McNeese home football games.
LSU Game Against Auburn Set For Primetime On National TV
The LSU Auburn game is set for next Saturday, October 2nd, and will be televised to a national television audience.
Louisiana Debate, How Cold Does It Have To Be to Cook A Gumbo?
The great debate rages on every year in Louisiana as folks have their opinion on how cold does it need to get for us to cook gumbo.
Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office Hosting Anti-Bullying Walk Oct. 2
Gator 99.5 is so excited to be part of this great event and our own Mike Soileau and the Gator staff will be on hand to host this great event.
Calcasieu Parish Parks Reopen For Residents To Enjoy
Just in time for the weekend, Calcasieu Parish Police Jury announced most of the parks in SWLA are now open to the public.
McNeese Basketball’s Tip-Off Auction & Party Set For Sept 30
This great fundraiser for the McNeese basketball program will feature live music from The Flamethrowers.