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.
Have You Seen The New Sign At The Formerly Named Civic Center?
Have you seen it? There is a new sign up and here is what it looks like with the building's new name, the Lake Charles Event Center.
Walmart Is Cracking Down On Customers In Louisiana Who Use These
Louisiana Walmart customers may be in for a shock when they try to check out. Walmart is cracking down on certain customers...
LHSAA Releases Redistricting Plan For For 2024-2026 Cycle
Here is how the districts will look during the 2024-2026 sports seasons for our Southwest Louisiana teams...
Things To Do In Lake Charles & SWLA This Weekend Dec. 1-3
We have taken the guesswork out of it for you and have made a list of things going on in the area.
Louisiana Native Plays Christmas Game On The TODAY Show
How cool is this! A Louisiana girl was on the TODAY Show with Hoda and Jenna to play a game. Check it out here:
Jeff Foxworthy Is Coming Back To Lake Charles In January 2024
Everyone's favorite redneck is coming back to Southwest Louisiana for one show only. Here's the details.
9th Annual Seven Slots Society Toy Drive With Santa This Weekend
Come donate a toy, meet Santa, and help us help Your Buddy Russ Conrad's dream of helping children live on.
Godsmack Performing In Lake Charles Early Next Year
Godsmack ruled the airwaves and stages in the late 90s and early 2000s. They'll be bringing all their greatest hits to Lake Charles to rock your face off in early 2024.
PokeCast Returns Tonight With Coach Gary Goff And More
PokeCast returns after the Thanksgiving break tonight hosted by McNeese sports insider Jim Gazzolo, right here on The Lake.
Free Christmas Trees For Veterans In Lake Charles Dec. 3
A SWLA Mardi Gras krewe and a local business are giving away Christmas Trees to our Veterans to make their holidays brighter. Here's what you need to know.
Miracle On Washington Street This Weekend In DeRidder, Louisiana
If you're looking for something to do this weekend, make the trip to DeRidder for Miracle on Washington Street!