Located along the western edge of Calcasieu Parish, Vinton is home to Delta Downs and is often the first glimpse many visitors from Texas get of Louisiana.
IRS Giving Tax Relief for Storm & Flood Victims in Calcasieu
The IRS have announced they are giving residents of Calcasieu and four other parishes tax relief.
CPSO Provides a Reality Check for Teens
The program offers lessons to teens like changing tires on vehicles, checking oil, and even how to handle themselves during traffic stops.
Calcasieu Parish School Board Holding Job Fair This Month
Some of the jobs up for grabs include bus drivers, custodians, maintenance technicians, paraprofessionals, and a lot more.
Calcasieu Parish School Board Votes on Mask Mandate
The board voted to go ahead and end the mask mandate for all Calcasieu Parish schools at the end of the current 2020-2021 semester.
Things To Do in Southwest Louisiana This Weekend
Now that mostly everything has been opened back up, there is a ton of stuff to do in the Southwest Louisiana area this weekend.
Police Jury and City of Lake Charles Closed for Memorial Day
The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury and City of Lake Charles have announced they will both be closed for the holiday, which could alter your trash pickup.
Can an Employer Ask for Proof of Vaccination?
HIPPA is the first term that gets thrown around, and it's wrong.
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.
It's Not 'Just Stuff'
It's always the same after a disaster. People tell us how lucky we are to have only lost "stuff" - but sometimes, that "stuff" means everything.
Flood Disaster Assistance for Elderly
Elderly residents who have been impacted or displaced due to the recent flooding in SWLA are eligible for assistance.