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  • Disabled veterans building set for makeover

    November 15, 2014 1:31 PM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff 's Office and a nonprofit organization plan to work together on repairs to a Disabled American Veterans facility in Lake Charles. DAV spokesman Dave Sensat tells The American Press the 60-year-old building on U.S. Highway 190 has a caved-in roof, slanted... more »
  • Missing Disabled LC Man Found

    April 12, 2014 3:18 PM

    The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office report they have found the missing disabled 67 year old Lake Charles man. Stephan Brown was found in Bossier City Friday night. The Calcasieu Sheriff's deputies say there are no apparent injuries, and he seems to be unharmed. There are no new details to... more »
  • Grant helps disabled residents

    May 29, 2012 9:36 AM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) - A grant from the Handicap Accessibility Program will help low-income Terrebonne Parish residents with disabilities to improve their home's handicap accessibility. The $25,000 grant comes from the Wells Fargo Housing Foundation. Kelli Cunningham, Community Development division administrator, told the Courier that people who qualify for the... more »
  • Federal Judge: Disabled Can Bring Suit to Trial

    May 19, 2011 8:06 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A federal judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit challenging state budget cuts to home-based care for some elderly and disabled individuals. U.S. District Judge James J. Brady rejected the Department of Health and Hospital efforts to avoid a trial in the case, which alleges... more »
  • Local Veteran Supports Amendment 3

    October 22, 2010 1:22 AM

    Among the 10 constitutional amendments up for a vote November 2nd is one proposal being closely watched by local veterans. Amendment 3 would double Homestead Exemption for some disabled veterans and their spouses. It would make the first $150,000 in a home's value exempt from property taxes for veterans with... more »
  • Disabled Man Killed in Overnight Fire

    May 16, 2010 7:59 PM

    An overnight fire has claimed the life of a disabled man in Sunset. Family members tell KATC that 74 year old Walter Adams, more affectionately known as "Mr. Lection," did not survive the blaze. "He was nice, I remember him working at Evangeline Maid Bread for many years, he... more »
  • Health secretary expecting Medicaid deficit

    September 22, 2009 9:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana's health secretary says costs of the state Medicaid program are running over expectations, and he expects a mid-year deficit that will have to be closed. Health and Hospitals Secretary Alan Levine wouldn't put a dollar figure on the deficit projection Monday, but he says... more »

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