Coastal towns flattened by Rita remain desolated

HOLLY BEACH, La. -- When Jackie Monceaux walks the abandoned streets of this once-thriving blue-collar resort town, she doesn't see the empty concrete slabs and dozens of for-sale signs that dot the barren ... Full Story

Blountstown, FL

#1 Sep 26, 2006
I sure hope it isn't a thing of the past. That's my past.
Jessica Badon

Cameron, LA

#2 Oct 12, 2006
This lady couldn't have said it better.Those were the GOOD OLD DAYS. I am 28 years old and I am from Johnson Bayou Louisiana, my friends and i lost everything just like the good old people in Holly Beach. Holly Beach is just one of the many things we miss. If we were bored on a Friday or Saturday night and didn't feel up to driving a far ways we were just 15 mins from a good time with good people from Trails Inn, to Four Corners, dancing,or shooting pool, you could always have a good time there. Some say it will never be the same but if us good people have anything to do with it we will just have to show them rich folk how have a good time. We'll teach how to put that glass wine down and use those hands for alitte jitter buggin.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Creole Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
Pain meds (Feb '13) Jan 23 Asilbright 3
Child 3rd grade 100 pounds Jan 20 Traciluvsherbabygirl 8
Debate: Marijuana - Lake Charles, LA (Aug '10) Jan 20 elaina Jones 47
fast and reliable pain n anxiety meds Jan 11 nobody 2
Work Release in Calcasieu Parish (Dec '12) Jan 2 Brenda 8
Lake Charles-Boston High School Closure (Jun '07) Dec 27 Wolverines 88 36
Prien Music Emporium (Oct '12) Dec '14 Musikologist 11
Creole Dating
Find my Match
More from around the web

Creole People Search

Addresses and phone numbers for FREE

Personal Finance

Mortgages [ See current mortgage rates ]

NFL Latest News

Updated 3:41 pm PST

Saints owner Benson being sued by family
NBC Sports 8:52 PM
Report: Texans D-line coach Bill Kollar to join Gary Kubiak in Denver
NBC Sports 3:41 AM
Mickey Loomis: Saints letting Junior Galette case run its course before taking any action
NBC Sports 5:04 AM
Saints players shocked by team's ownership squabble
NBC Sports 7:42 AM
Jimmy Graham: Pro Bowl will help dictate if he needs surgery