When Hurricane Laura hit in late August, the mental health status of many local residents was already compromised by the stressors brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tropical Storm Beta is forecast to impact both the Texas and Louisiana coasts over the next few days bringing gusty winds and heavy rain to the region. Meteorologist Allison Chinchar has the latest update.
Boil advisories, medical facility updates and COVID-19 were addressed at a Friday Calcasieu Parish Police Jury Hurricane Laura briefing.
DESOTO PARISH – Friday around 9:45 a.m., Louisiana State Police Troop G responded to a two-vehicle, fatal crash on U.S. Highway 84 near Louisiana Highway 481. This crash claimed the life of 42-year-old Jason Sant of Mansfield.
MADISONVILLE, La. – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced a $4,000,000 dislocated worker grant from the Department of Labor to create disaster relief jobs in Louisiana as a result of Hurricane Laura.