Saturday May 18
Lafourche plans $6M in flood projects
Lafourche Parish is preparing to begin more than $6 million in flood protection projects for the Raceland and Des Allemands areas.
Fri May 17, 2013
Parish presidents band together to fight against Biggert-Waters, flood insurance rate hikes
Five area parish presidents will gather Friday morning at the home of St. Charles Parish residents Lisa and Robert Taylor in Bayou Gauche to discuss the anticipated ramifications of the B iggert-Waters Act on local communities, and lay out a road map for fighting against the implementation of the controversial law.
Fri May 10, 2013
Severe thunderstorm warning extended to Jefferson Parish, River Parishes, until
A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for the area marked in black until 4:45 p.m. The National Weather Service has extended the area of a severe thunderstorm warning to include southern Jefferson Parish and parts of Lafourche, St.
Tue May 07, 2013
WWL-TV New Orleans
Parish leaders fighting FEMA flood maps from sending rates skyrocketing
Government and business leaders from 14 parishes across south Louisiana are in Washington D.C. right now to fight FEMA's flood insurance rate maps and the flood insurance reform law enacted last July.
Fri May 03, 2013
After 40 years in the St. Charles Parish school system, outgoing...
Not many trumpet players can say that they have traversed the country -- and the globe -- in a tour bus playing music with the likes of Wayne Cochran and the C.C. Riders, Billy Joe Royal, and the Drifters.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
St. Charles Hires Civil Engineer To Challenge Proposed FEMA Maps
A civil engineer has been hired by St. Charles Parish to challenge proposed FEMA flood maps that have put over 9,000 structures in the parish in special flood hazard areas for the first time.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
Pat Shingleton for Tuesday, April 23, 2013
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