COVID 19 Guidelines

Governor John Bel Edwards has formally renewed the state's public health emergency. A statewide mask mandate has now been extended through September 29 for all people, regardless of vaccination status, if 6 feet of physical distance cannot be maintained indoors. Please be sure to have a mask with you when traveling. More Info

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Jake Snyder
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Jake Snyder

Jake Snyder is a native of Lake Charles and recent graduate from McNeese State University. Jake holds the position of Contemporary Worship Leader at his church, channeling his love for music and for reaching out to other people as he leads worship every week. His goal is to become a successful filmmaker and freelance writer, and although that may take him somewhere else in the future, his love for SWLA will never fade!

Spring Art Walk - May 8!

“People were itching to do something creative and fun.” – Devan Corbello, executive director of the Arts & Humanities Council of SWLA Clear your calendars because the Spring Art Walk is back on Saturday, May 8! I met up with Devan Corbello, executive director of the Arts and Humanities Council…

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It Takes a Village! - Coffeehouse Resiliency Story

The Village Coffeehouse “This is something we knew Sulphur was missing." Blake Forman, Owner A few weeks ago, I tasted my first vanilla latte (I know, I’m late to the game!) and had the pleasure of speaking with Blake Forman, owner of Sulphur’s Village Coffeehouse. In the middle of the pandemic…

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Peace, Love & Pasta! 🍝

Pasta = Good! I think we can all agree that Lake Charles deserves something good, right? Sometimes, though, that good is already here, and in this case, it’s nestled in a cozy little square on East McNeese Street. I recently visited the Pasta Lab, created by Michael Gardner, to see what it was all…

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