Denham Springs Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Tents, travel trailers and a tale of uneven flood recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 |

    ... he had hired Jarreau 11 months earlier to build their dream home, a four-bedroom, three-bath house south of Denham Springs , he insisted on an extra foot of foundation for added peace of mind. Four miles to the north, Krysta Oliszewski, 41, and her ...


  2. Sales tax declines are expected to negatively impact flood-affected...Read the original story

    Sep 27, 2016 | Baton Rouge Business Report

    ... taxes on building materials being shipped in every day and vehicle purchases." One of the hardest-hit cities, Denham Springs, also anticipates a significant loss in sales tax revenue, which supplies 60% of the city's income, says Mayor Gerard ...


  3. Denham Springs residents can appeal home elevation requirementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The City of Denham Springs reports more than 1,200 buildings, mostly homes, were deemed "substantially damaged" following an initial inspection by FEMA. That means the cost of the repairs for the building is more than half its value.


  4. 45% of inspected Denham Springs structures damaged by floodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Denham Springs officials say about 45 percent of flooded structures in their city evaluated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency have been deemed substantially damaged. The Advocate reports Rick Foster of the Denham Spring Building Department told the city council Monday FEMA inspectors evaluated 2,729 residential and commercial structures and found 1,222 had sustained damage estimated to cost 50 percent or more of the structure's value to repair.


  5. Gator-hunting guide harvested reptiles illegally, LDWF saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries agents arrested a Denham Springs man last week and charged him with a host of violations related to alligator hunting. According to a department news release, the arrest of David Caveretta, 42, followed a month-long investigation that began with a public tip.


  6. FEMA intial inspection finds 45 percent of inspected Denham Springs...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2016 | The Advocate

    About 45 percent of flooded structures in Denham Springs evaluated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency have been deemed substantially damaged, the city's building official said Monday. Homes and businesses in special flood hazard areas that are below base flood elevation and found to be substantially damaged must be elevated before a repair permit can be issued, under regulations the city adopted in order to participate in the National Flood Insurance Program.


  7. Louisiana family services caseworkers scrambled to track foster children after flood disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2016 | The Advocate

    The first phone calls from Hannah Gettys' supervisors came in as the foster care caseworker stood in ankle-deep water in her Denham Springs home. A foster mother herself, Gettys began tracking down foster families she works with at the state Department of Children and Family Services, working alongside hundreds of other state caseworkers to make sure the thousands of children in the state's custody were safe and accounted for.


  8. Local LDS church helps Louisiana flood victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2016 | Douglas County Sentinel

    ... the LDS church work inside on drywall and floor removal from a flood-damaged home under adult assistance. Denham Springs, La. - Local members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) were among more than 1,000 other fellow church ...


  9. SpayMart founder comes to rescue of kitties from Louisiana floodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2016 |

    ... she told me about the days she had spent in late August, visiting overstressed and overcrowded shelters from Denham Springs to Opelousas, leaving supplies and picking up kitties -- a whole lot of kitties, as it turned out. Once, a long time ago, ...


  10. Heroes of the Cajun Navy: Joey Bernard and Emileigh SearcyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2016 | The Advocate

    ... concert on Sunday, Sept. 25, in downtown Baton Rouge. "Joey Bernard, of Butte La Rose, brought his boat to Denham Springs the Saturday of the flood. My daughter, Emileigh Searcy, who dates Joey, joined him. Most of their efforts focused on the ...


  11. Religion Bulletins for Sept. 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2016 | The Advocate

    ... at 11 a.m. Guest Preacher: 10:30 a.m., Broadmoor Presbyterian Church, 9340 Florida Blvd. Dale Tullier, of Denham Springs, will be the guest preacher. Tullier is a lay pastor who preaches across the area as a certified ruling elder of the Presbytery ...


  12. families rescuing, rebuilding after floodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | United Methodist Church

    ... - a survivor of Hurricane Katrina and now the August floods. The member of First United Methodist Church, Denham Springs, got the title from her church family because twice she has lost everything she owned to a natural disaster. Elizabeth Kammer ...


  13. Denham Springs man accused of running illegal gator-hunting guide serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | Louisiana Sportsman

    A 54-year-old Denham Springs man accused of running an illegal alligator hunting guide service on Joyce Wildlife Management Area in Tangipahoa Parish was arrested this weekend, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. David Caveretta was cited for not abiding by alligator hunting rules and regulations, not abiding by WMA regulations, taking alligators from unapproved areas, possession of illegally taken gators, improperly tagging gators, criminal trespassing and obstruction of justice, according to a news release.


  14. Denham Springs restaurants try to come back from flood damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Some have been amazed at just how fast restaurants were able to make a comeback from the flooding, but for a few in hard-hit Denham Springs, the progress is not as fast as some would like. The music is on, the doors are open, and cooks are where people would expect them to be.


  15. 2012 measure approved by congress to blame for flood insurance hikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | WBRZ

    Following one man's flood insurance rate hike, WBRZ's Chris Nakamoto went digging for answers and finally have them to explain what happened. Billy Hames' flood premium went up hundreds of dollars after his Denham Springs home flooded.


  16. Week 3: Who should be the North Shore Male Athlete of the Week?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    ... University High. Like Walker, Williamson also had his finest effort over the first three weeks in a rout over Denham Springs. Rushing for 140 yards on 23 carries, the junior running back also scored four touchdowns and caught one pass for 12 yards. ...


  17. Grave trackers using new technology to find flood-tossed tombs in south LouisianaRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2016 | Baton Rouge Business Report

    Last month's disastrous flooding not only destroyed tens of thousands of homes and vehicles in the Capital Region, it also unburied and scattered hundreds of coffins from about 50 area cemeteries, reports. That's kept Arbie Goings, a veteran of disaster mortuary work, busy as a "cemetery recovery consultant" in Denham Springs, which took the brunt of the flooding.


  18. Why the August floods may kill up to 40 percent of damaged businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | The Advocate

    Cavalier House Books owner John Cavalier wheels a shipment of books into the unflooded business on N. Range Ave., in the Denham Springs Antique District, Fri., Sept. 16, 2016.


  19. 'Doin' it for Denham' gives homeowners a break from recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Jeffry Meyer is having fun for the first time in a long time. His family is like many families in Denham Springs that have spent the majority of the past month gutting and repairing their homes.


  20. For Sale: 2013 Blazer Bay 2200 Bay Center ConsoleRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2016 | Apollo Duck

    This boat is located in Denham Springs, Louisiana and is in great condition. She is also equipped with a Evinrude engine that has only 35 hours.


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