Digital Managing Editor, Townsquare Media Lake Charles
‘Looters and Thugs’ – How the Media Distorts the Truth in a Crisis
White 'survivors' vs. black 'looters' in the media: how language and careful editing reinforce false narratives.
Gorgeous New York Apartments For Rent At Lake Charles Prices
Just how high is rent in Lake Charles? Here are 7 amazing apartments you could rent right now in New York City for what you're paying here at home.
How For To Talk Gooder On The Internets
If that headline makes sense, this post is for you. If it doesn’t, it’s probably for someone you know.
No, Irma Is Not Following The Same Path As Katrina
Have you seen any of the stories going around claiming 'eerie similarities' between what Katrina did and what Irma is doing? Don't click them.
How to Find out if Equifax Hack Exposed You to Identity Theft
A cybersecurity breach at a one of the three major credit monitoring companies has exposed 143 million people to identity theft. Find out if you're one of them.
Interactive Map Shows Area Risk of Storm Surge Flooding
This interactive map allows you to check any area's flood risk at different levels of storm surge.
Intense Video of Flight Going Through the Eye of Irma
Would you fly a little plane through 185mph winds directly into the eye of one of the strongest hurricanes we've ever seen? We wouldn't, but these guys did.
Want to Keep an Eye on the Weather? Try This Cool Site
I stumbled across an excellent, simple website that is great for both watching the tropics, and for just seeing what's going on with the weather.
To People Who’ve Lost Everything, It’s a Lot More Than ‘Stuff’
As flood waters slowly recede and people take stock of everything they've lost, please don't tell them "it's just stuff". Because it's a whole lot more than that.
Sabine River Cresting Now At 31.5 Feet
The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office is reporting that the Sabine River is cresting now, at 31.5 feet, which is roughly 2 feet less than the March 2016 flood.
Road Closures In Texas and Louisiana, Updated In Real Time
Looking for a way into or out of Southeast Texas? Find out exactly which roads are open right now with these interactive maps.
Voluntary Evacuation Requested For Western Calcasieu Parish
Sheriff Tony Mancuso has requested the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury implement a voluntary evacuation of the western part of Calcasieu Parish.