This Monday we all recognize and pay our respects to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr for the annual King holiday. With that being said all of The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury Departments will be closed all day in observance of the holiday and will reopen on Tuesday, January 18.

You should also be aware that the Residential Solid Waste Convenience Centers at 2915 Post Oak Road in Sulphur and 5500- B Swift Plant Road in Lake Charles are going to be closed as well.

They will reopen on Thursday, January 20. Garbage and trash pickup will run normally on Monday, Jan 17 which is a good thing to hear for many out there. Call Waste Management at 337-436-7229. If you have further questions and updates concerning pickup schedules, visit


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