Christmas closures told for area offices

DeQuincy News

The DeQuincy News office will be closed Friday, Dec. 23 and Monday, Dec. 26, so that employees may enjoy time with their families for Christmas.

The office will reopen at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 27.

For assistance after hours, call 337-912-5063 or email:

Here is wishing our loyal readers and advertisers the Merriest of Christmases! May the blessings of Christmas be with you always!

City Hall

DeQuincy City Hall will close at 12 noon on Thursday, Dec. 22, for the Christmas holidays and will be closed Friday, Dec. 23 and Monday, Dec. 26.

Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, Dec. 27.

Police Jury

All Calcasieu Parish Police Jury departments will be closed on Friday, Dec. 23 and Monday, Dec. 26, to observe the Christmas holidays.

All offices will reopen Tuesday, Dec. 27.

There will be no change in the Waste Management pickup schedule. Call Waste Management at 337-436-7229 with any questions or visit for updates.

The Solid Waste Convenience Centers, located at 5500 B Swift Plant Road in Lake Charles and at 2915 Post Oak Road in Sulphur, will both be closed Dec. 24 and Dec. 25. They will reopen on Monday, Dec. 26.

Library Branches

All branches and facilities of the Calcasieu Parish Public Library system will be closed for the Christmas holiday on Friday, Dec. 23 through Monday, Dec. 26. Branches will reopen on Tuesday, Dec. 27.

The library will also be closed on Friday, Dec. 30 through Monday, Jan. 2 for the New Year holiday. All branches will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 3.

Items may be renewed online at and clicking on the My Account icon at the top of the page or by using the chat feature found on the website, however no fines will be charged during the holidays.

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