Workers scrambled to unclog ditches in the rain
BATON ROUGE- Residents saw yards fill up with water and in some cases enter their homes Thursday. Many in the capital region experienced the worst rain since the August flood.
Area cities beefed up public works crews to clear ditches, some of them still containing flood debris. Many of the spot cleanings were done by requests after worried residents called.
There's still a much larger task of clearing flood debris out of creeks and rivers to improve overall drainage. Officials from area cities said FEMA money is on the way to pay for the expensive projects.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Temeka Johnson basketball camp about more than the game
Saints looking to fill backfield void during Ingram's 4-game absence
Saints RB Mark Ingram says he's 'not angry' with his contract
Sean Payton's coaching style propels him into 13th year with Saints
New coach excited to change basketball culture at Southern