State health officials say the risk of contracting West Nile virus is expected to rise as water from recent flooding across south Louisiana recedes. The year started off relatively slowly in terms of the number of cases. However, that's where the good news stops.
It's National Farmers Market Week, and a great time to check out the two farmers markets open weekly in Lake Charles. Also, the USDA provides an easy-to-use database to find one that's even closer to YOU!