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.
Your Trash Pickup Day Will Be Changed For Memorial Day Holiday
The city of Lake Charles will observe the Memorial Day holiday so your trash or garbage pickup days will be changed. Here is the new schedule.
Power Rankings: The Best Fried Chicken In Lake Charles
Deep-fried foods are so magical and they're also a staple of SWLA cuisine.
The Five Closest Beaches To Lake Charles
It's not even officially summer in SWLA and the temps are bonkers, and that has many people looking for fun ways to beat the heat.
Lake Charles Businesses Putting On Benefit For Area 337
How awesome is this? Here are the details about the event and how you can support the local restaurant.
Bowl For Kids Sake Is Back In Lake Charles
Here is a great event to have fun at while raising money for a great cause!
Gary Allan Is Coming Back To Lake Charles In August
SWLA and Lake Charles get ready for a great night of country music as Gary Allan will be making a return to the lake area. Here is the ticket info.
Become An EMT This Week In Lake Charles
Are you or someone you know interested in becoming an EMT? You can take the first steps to your new career this week in Lake Charles.
Buddy Russ's Protégé To Take Over His Afternoon Show
Buddy Russ hand picked his successor and we want you to meet him!
Local Lake Charles Restaurant Caught Fire Last Night
There was breaking news overnight here in Lake Charles. A locally owned Lake Charles restaurant caught fire overnight here in the city.
New Movies In Lake Charles Theaters This Weekend
If you're looking for something to do with your family and friends this weekend, we got some new movies you should check out at Lake Charles theaters.
Rent Someone's Pool Per Hour In Lake Charles
If you've always wanted a pool but can't have one, why not rent someone else's pool for the day with an app?
Things To Do in Lake Charles And SWLA This Weekend May 19-21
Here is a list of the many things going on this weekend in Lake Charles and Southwest Louisiana.