Closures told for New Year’s

DeQuincy News

The DeQuincy News office will be closed Friday, Dec. 30 and Monday, Jan. 2, so that employees may enjoy time with their families for the New Year’s holiday.

Regular hours will resume at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 3

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

May the New Year be full of success and happiness!

City Hall

DeQuincy City Hall will close Thursday, Dec. 29, at 12 noon and will be closed Friday, Dec. 30, and Monday, Jan. 2, for the New Year’s holday.

The office will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 3.

Library Branches

All branches and facilities of the Calcasieu Parish Public Library system will be closed 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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Parish Offices

All Calcasieu Parish Police Jury departments will be closed on Friday, Dec. 30 and Monday, Jan. 2, to observe the New Year’s holidays.

All offices will reopen Tuesday, Jan. 3.

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.

Postal Services

This year, New Year’s Day falls on Sunday, when Post Office locations nationwide are already closed. As a result, all Post Offices will be closed for the observation of this federal holiday on Monday, Jan. 2.

There are no residential or business deliveries on Jan. 2 except for Priority Mail Express, which is delivered 365 days a year in select locations for an additional fee. All Post Office locations will be open for business and regular mail delivery will resume after the holiday on Tuesday, Jan. 3.

There are currently no plans for limited hours on New Year’s Eve, Saturday, Dec. 31. Customers are advised to alwayscheck with their local Post Office for hours of operation.

As a reminder, blue collection boxes are not serviced on Sundays or holidays.

The Postal Service generally receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations.