Port Allen Mayor Deedy Slaughter wants to create an historic district in downtown Port Allen. She brought the issue before the City Council on February 13 but the council voted not to discuss the issue.
Overnight tremors in Bayou Corne suspended work operations at the sinkhole.
Scientists said there was increased seismic activity, which caused the ground to shake. They say there's no reason for people in the area to worry.
It may seem like a harmless prank and in some regards it is. However, the St. Mary Police Department has fielded several calls recently regarding a text messaging hoax that fooled its targets a little too well.