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Ascension, Livingston Parish waterways closed to recreational boat traffic

Officials with Ascension Parish and Livingston Parish decided jointly to suspend recreational boating until conditions are again safe following the exit of the current rain storm conditions.

Ascension, Livingston Parish waterways closed to recreational boat traffic

Officials with Ascension Parish and Livingston Parish decided jointly to suspend recreational boating until conditions are again safe following the exit of the current rain storm conditions.

Neighbors fear rising water on Bayou Narcisse Road

"I have a pool in my front yard and in the backyard," Laura Lafitte, who lives on Bayou Narcisse Road in Gonzales, described.

Sandbag locations around south Louisiana

Below is a list of sandbag locations around south Louisiana. Most require you to bring your own shovel and sandbags. ASCENSION PARISH:

Sandbag locations around south Louisiana

Below is a list of sandbag locations around south Louisiana. Most require you to bring your own shovel and sandbags. ASCENSION PARISH:

Mother of slain woman responds to Lavergne’s attempt to void guilty pleas

The mother of a slain college student is outraged that the man who admitted to killing her is now attempting to void his guilty plea

School closures due to weather for Thursday, Jan. 10

The following schools have announced closures for Thursday, Jan. 10. ST. HELENA PARISH: St. Helena Middle School ST. MARY PARISH:

18-wheeler crash shuts down part of LA 22 in Sorrento

UPDATE: LA 22 at LA 70 in Sorrento was opened shortly before 5:00 p.m. ORIGINAL: A crash involving an 18-wheeler tanker has forced a lane closure on LA 22 that will delay traffic in the area for several hours.

Flu season gets off to early, strong start

Health experts say flu season is here, and it's off to a strong start. The Centers for Disease Control claim this is the earliest start to a flu season in about a decade. 41 states are reporting widespread flu cases.

Former Governor Edwin Edwards and wife to have child

It's an embryo! A source close to former Governor Edwin Edwards and his new bride, Trina Scott Edwards, tells IND Monthly that the 34-year-old bride is pregnant.