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  1. DOTD announces drawdown on Vernon LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... of the drawdown are not known at this time. Additional information will be provided as it becomes available. Anacoco Lake, located downstream of Vernon Lake, is near pool stage. The intent is to maintain Anacoco Lake near pool stage while Vernon ...

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  2. Rising waters threaten dams at Anacoco, Vernon; more water released from Toledo BendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 31 | Louisiana Sportsman

    Dams on two Vernon Parish lakes are in danger of breaching because of heavy rains dumped on the region by the remnants of Hurricane Harvey, the Vernon Parish sheriff announced late yesterday. "DOTD will continue to monitor both lake situations, both dams," Sheriff Sam Craft said of Lake Vernon and Anacoco Lake.

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  3. Spillway gates at Toledo Bend have opened todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 30 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Harvey's rains forced the Sabine River Authority to open all 11 gates at Toledo Bend sending loads of water downstream. In a video briefing posted on Facebook Wednesday night, Vernon Parish Sheriff Sam Craft was advised by DOTD about the possibility of the dams on Lake Vernon and Anacoco Lake being breached.

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  4. TRAFFIC: Cameron Ferry back in serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 24 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... took the case back to a grand jury, the second time resulting ... Beauregard Electric Co-op customers living in Anacoco will experience power outages beginning at 2 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 25. CLECO will perform maintenance on power lines that feed the ...

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  5. Newcomer Slaughter and experience Jehovah-Jireh lead Class B-C track contingentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | The Advocate

    ... SCC. The Knights must contend with traditional Class B powers like defending champion Simsboro, Grace Christian and Anacoco. Another distance specialist, Samantha Withers of defending Class B girls champion Episcopal School of Acadiana, is another ...

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  6. Catholic High-Pointe Coupee and Holden softball teams easily advance in SulphurRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | The Advocate

    ... B action. With the win, the Rockets (29-1) advance to the state semifinals at 9 a.m. Saturday against fourth-seeded Anacoco. "It is a good win for us," Lackie said. "The offense was able to get some runs early and then I thought I pitched well in ...

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  7. Anacoco man found guilty in connection with the death of his wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Daniel Jeremy Eckert, 44, was indicted on charges of second-degree murder of his wife, Clarissa Nell Eckert. The verdict came after a five-day trial and approximately 25 minutes of deliberation.

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  8. Estimated amount of rainfall from April 2.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The level at Bayou Anacoco will slowly fall to below flood stage over the next few days and should be below 17 ft. by Thursday night.

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  9. Four vehicles damaged in Tyler apartment complex shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... during Sunday night's storm and a lot of residential areas and parish roads are dealing with flooding because of the Anacoco Bayou, which is expected to crest at 24-feet by midnight on Tuesday. Leesville was slammed during Sunday night's storm and a ...

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  10. Accident snarls traffic at I-10 west at Veterans Blvd.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Leesville was slammed during Sunday night's storm and a lot of residential areas and parish roads are dealing with flooding because of the Anacoco Bayou, which is expected to crest at 24-feet by midnight on Tuesday. Leesville was slammed during Sunday night's storm and a lot of residential areas and parish roads are dealing with flooding because of the Anacoco Bayou, which is expected to crest at 24-feet by midnight on Tuesday.

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  11. Anacoco Bayou floods residential areas in LeesvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Leesville was slammed during Sunday night's storm and a lot of residential areas and parish roads are dealing with flooding because of the Anacoco Bayou, which is expected to crest at 24-feet by midnight on Tuesday. The bayou is normally 17 feet and that has caused issues for nearby residents, especially out off U.S. 171 on Thomas Drive.

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  12. Bayou Anacoco expected to reach major flood stage tonight, Craft says 18 homes flooded in VernonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Should Anacoco reach 24.1 feet as expected, it would put the water level near what was experienced during Tropical Storm Allison in 1989. Bundick Lake is also expected above flood stage by tomorrow morning.

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  13. Outdoor food courts and strategic planning resolutions on agenda for WF city councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... Development Steering Committee to help lead the downtown development initiative over the next 18 months. Bayou Anacoco and Bundick Creek are both overflowing following severe weather that hit Southwest Louisiana Sunday. While Bayou Anacoco is on the ...

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  14. Drone video of flooded area in Beauregard, Vernon parishesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    While Bayou Anacoco is on the west side of Vernon Parish, Bundick Creek travels through central Vernon and into Beauregard Parish, where KPLC was on scene while a family was rescued from a flood home Monday morning.

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  15. First Alert Forecast: Flooding continues for parts of SW la today; weather improves this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... and streams to fill up quickly and has resulted in the issuance of numerous flood warnings that continue with Bayou Anacoco near Rosepine expected to see major flooding by Tuesday with levels up what was experienced in 1989 during Tropical Storm ...

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  16. List of flooded roadways in Vernon releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Flash Flood Warning continues for Leesville LA, New Llano LA, Anacoco LA until 10:30 PM CDT pic.twitter.com/V4btBi8J0W Craft is advising residents not to drive unless necessary. Numerous parish and state roads are under water, including First Street, Third Street, Nona Street, Anderson Drive, as well as parts of Hwy 171 and the entrance to Wal-Mart.

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  17. Significant weather advisory issued for northwestern Beauregard and VernonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... He says a tree fell on 392, west of Hornbeck, but has been removed. There is also a tree down on Holly Grove in Anacoco. Locations that are expected to experience flooding include: Leesville, Anacoco, Fort Polk, Hornbeck, Pickering, Toledo Bend Dam, ...

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  18. Anacoco man killed in Vernon Parish crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The crash occurred around 12:30 p.m. when Lenda R. Santos, 64, of Anacoco, was driving on the highway south of Anacoco. She lost control of the vehicle and hit a tree, according to Trooper Scott Moreau, Troop E spokesman.

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  19. Tornado warning issued for Vernon ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    At 601 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over Anacoco, moving northeast at 35 mph. HAZARD...Tornado and quarter size hail.

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  20. Public Invited to Review and Appeal Flood Maps in Vernon Parish, LouisianaRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2017 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    Residents and business owners in the Lower Sabine Watershed in Vernon Parish, Louisiana, have new, preliminary flood maps to review. The revised maps affect the city of Leesville, the towns of Hornbeck and New Llano, the village of Anacoco and the unincorporated areas of Vernon Parish.

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