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  • Sandbags out in flood areas

    April 14, 2015 12:12 PM

    GONZALES - Flash flood warnings and high water led Ascension Parish authorities to close some roads and make sandbags available for residents Tuesday. The sheriff's office said Donaldsonville and West Bank residents dealing with high water can pick up sandbags at the West Bank Public Works Barn located on... more »
  • Flooding closes several Ascension roads

    February 26, 2014 2:01 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Another road in Ascension Parish has been barricaded due to backwater flooding near the Amite River and Bayou Manchac. That's according to parish president, Tommy Martinez. Broussard road has been added to the list of barricaded roads. Barricades remain at Airport Drive, Kay Drive, Idle Hour... more »
  • LSP: One dead after chemical plant explosion

    June 13, 2013 1:06 PM

    GEISMAR - State Police confirmed one person has died after a massive chemical plant explosion in Geismar this morning. They made the announcement just before 1 p.m. near the Williams Olefins plant on La. 30, where an explosion and fire broke out around 8:30 a.m. An LSP spokesperson... more »
  • EMS: 60 people injured in chemical plant explosion

    June 13, 2013 9:16 AM

    GEISMAR - Emergency responders says dozens of people have been taken to local hospitals for injuries after a chemical plant explosion this morning in Ascension Parish. Acadian Ambulance said they transported 47 patients via ambulance and buses to hospitals for treatment, and airlifted 13 to local hospitals and burn... more »
  • Roads, rivers still closed in Ascension Parish

    January 17, 2013 5:17 PM

    GONZALES - Parts of Ascension Parish are still dealing with flooding after recent severe weather. Parish emergency managers said the following roads are still closed because of high water. Recreational waterways are also still closed in the parish until the rivers drop back below safe levels. ROAD CLOSURES... more »
  • Sandbags available in Ascension, roads closed Tuesday night

    January 8, 2013 9:28 PM

    ST. AMANT- Sandbags will be made available at the fire station on Stringer Bridge Road close to the 10 o'clock hour Tuesday night. The message was posted to the Ascension Parish Homeland Security's Facebook page. The concern is over rainy weather that has lingered for much of the... more »
  • Fire extinguished, road remains closed near Air Liquide plant

    May 22, 2012 7:20 AM

    PORT ALLEN - US Highway 190 at Bueche Rd. remains closed this morning, after a chemical fire at the Air Liquide plant caused officials to shut-down the roadway. Captain Doug Cain, with Louisiana State Police, says crews have extinguished the fire, but hot spots are still present. State... more »
  • Retailers stay open despite closed roads

    June 1, 2010 5:59 PM

    The intersection of Highland Road and Staring Lane is closed for two weeks as part of the Green Light Plan. Crews are working on Staring Extension, which will connect Highland Road to Burbank Drive. Despite the closures, stores in that area are staying open. Peregrin Franklin, owner of... more »
  • Some roads still closed in Ascension Parish

    December 9, 2009 10:39 AM

    Most roads in Ascension Parish are open again after heavy rain Monday and Tuesday caused flooding. However, four roads are still closed to drivers because of standing water: ·Amite River Rd., Brignac ·South Hodgeson at Clouatre, Gonzales ·South Meadowood, Gonzales ·Southwood Ave., Gonzales Three major river stages in the... more »

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