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  • Satsuma incorporation heading to a vote Play Video

    August 5, 2014 3:18 PM

    SATSUMA - A group of residents collected enough signatures on a petition to put the incorporation of Satsuma to a vote. The Livingston Parish Registrar of Voters verified more than enough signatures Monday. The group needed to collect 256 signatures of the 1,023 registered voters in the area. Some... more »
  • Satsuma seeking incorporation

    June 28, 2014 12:48 PM

    LIVINGSTON - People in the unincorporated community of Satsuma need about 100 signatures to get their dream of becoming a city on a ballot. The "Save Satsuma" group started their incorporation campaign about a year ago. Leaders say their goal is to have a voice in decision making in Livingston... more »
  • Community fights commercialization with incorporation

    June 16, 2014 10:30 PM

    SATSUMA - A group in Livingston Parish wants to incorporate a small community because of too much commercial growth in the area. "We don't want the area to grow. We want it to stay the way it's always been," Save Satsuma organizer H. L. Arledge said. The incorporation... more »
  • In-your-face warning not enough for dangerous drivers Play Video

    April 21, 2014 10:26 PM

    LIVINGSTON PARISH - Despite the Department of Public Works installing caution signs on South Satsuma in Livingston Parish, residents who live near a dangerous curve say people are still ignoring the dangers and the warning signs. "Even after they put in the warning signs and the flashing lights, there... more »
  • All lanes open on I-12 following 18-wheeler accident

    April 16, 2014 6:23 AM

    WALKER- All lanes are now open at I-12 West after it was closed at Satsuma following an 18-wheeler accident Wednesday morning. State Police say the big rig ran off the road and suggest you use US 190 as an alternate route. If you're traveling westbound on I-12, you should... more »
  • Pedestrian hit in Walker critical

    December 11, 2013 6:56 AM

    WALKER - Walker police say a pedestrian remains in critical condition Tuesday after being hit by an SUV on the Interstate 12 east exit ramp at South Satsuma Road. Capt. John Sharp says 27-year-old Chad Wayne Cox, of Covington, was walking in the left lane of the ramp around 3:30... more »
  • Pedestrian critically injured in Walker

    December 10, 2013 9:21 AM

    WALKER - Police released the name of a Covington man they said was critically injured when he tried to cross I-12 near Walker Tuesday morning. Walker Police said Chad Wayne Cox, 27, was narrowly missed by an 18-wheeler before he was hit by an SUV around 3:30 a.m. The... more »
  • Fighter jet coming to Satsuma

    December 9, 2013 8:51 PM

    SATSUMA - The town of Satsuma is making a push to put a Navy fighter jet on display. Reportedly, the jet will be placed along Interstate 12 near the North Oaks Hospital. Military members and town leaders have initiated talks about the possible display in Livingston Parish. The... more »
  • Satsuma begins cleanup efforts during flood Play Video

    January 11, 2013 5:42 PM

    SATSUMA - Flooding in a Satsuma neighborhood has kept residents from leaving their homes for three days. The neighborhood backs up to Hornsby Creek, a waterway that's normally 10 feet wide. Today, water fills yards and residents fear water coming into their homes. "Unfortunately it's getting higher and... more »
  • Wreck, oil reported on I-12 in Livingston Parish

    January 11, 2013 10:46 AM

    WALKER - Authorities in Livingston Parish responded to two traffic incidents this morning after heavy rains there. The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office reported a vehicle flipped in some water on I-12 West between Satsuma and Walker. Police and EMS were responding to the wreck as of 10:30 a.m. ... more »
  • One phase of I-12 project wrapping up soon Play Video

    November 16, 2012 5:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The widening of I-12 between Juban Road and Walker could wrap up by next spring. An additional lane of traffic is being added in each direction. State traffic officials say another phase could start late next year. That phase will involve widening the interstate between Walker and... more »
  • FEMA opens doors in Livingston Parish Play Video

    September 7, 2012 4:05 PM

    SATSUMA - FEMA has opened its doors to residents in Livingston Parish today. A disaster relief center to help people apply for federal aid will be open seven days a week in the shopping center just north of the I-12 Satsuma exit from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. People... more »
  • Livingston Parish FEMA center opens

    September 7, 2012 11:35 AM

    SATSUMA - People who need help with disaster assistance in Livingston Parish can visit a new FEMA center which opened this morning. The center is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the shopping center just north of the I-12 Satsuma exit. After Saturday, the center will stay... more »
  • School bus wreck in Livingston Parish

    August 15, 2011 8:20 AM

    LIVINGSTON PARISH - A school bus accident this morning on South Satsuma Road in Livingston Parish caused some traffic but little else. Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office Chief Perry Rushing says the school bus drove into a ditch with eight children on board. None of the children required medical... more »
  • Authorities: "Most elaborate pot growing system we've seen"

    January 5, 2011 10:25 PM

    LIVINGSTON- The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office says it uncovered and dismantled the most elaborate pot growing system it's seen and arrest four family members for operating it. David Futch, Sr., his wife Tammy, son David Jr. and 17-year-old daughter Tanna were busted on drug charges including cultivating marijuana, possession... more »
  • Homeowner greets burglars with gun

    September 27, 2010 5:44 PM

    Would-be crooks are behind bars tonight after fleeing from a homeowner who surprised them with a .357 Magnum. It happened in Satsuma in Livingston Parish. Leon Guerin, Dominique Griffin and Scevera Alexander, Jr. broke into the house through the back laundry door. The homeowner said she heard a loud... more »
  • New citrus disease approaching Louisiana

    August 17, 2010 5:17 AM

    Citrus growers need to be on the lookout for sweet orange scab of citrus caused by a fungus and recently found on a satsuma tree in Orange, Texas. Previously, this disease had only been reported in South America. A plant pathologist says the scab presents little problem, but it affects... more »
  • Satsuma man arrested for child pornography

    July 26, 2010 12:58 PM

    Livingston Parish Sheriff's deputies arrested a Satsuma man Friday for illegal possession of juvenile pornography. Joseph Fitzpatrick, 49 of Livingston, was charged with illegal possession of pornography involving juveniles. He is currently in the Livingston Parish jail on a $500,000 bond. When a search warrant was executed at... more »
  • Undocumented workers did provide documents, not legal

    March 11, 2010 5:05 PM

    All of the undocumented workers removed from a construction site yesterday in Livingston Parish are illegals. Border Patrol Agents say none of them checked out in the system. But the sub-contractors who did the hiring said they got documents from the workers that say otherwise. A total of... more »
  • Undocumented workers removed from construction site

    March 10, 2010 4:55 PM

    Eighteen undocumented workers were taken into custody Wednesday at the building site for North Oaks Livingston Parish Medical Complex off I-12 at the Satsuma Exit. Workers without the proper paperwork were restrained and searched. It took Livingston Parish deputies about an hour to clear the job site. Chief... more »
  • Construction workers arrested in Livingston Parish

    March 10, 2010 10:07 AM

    More than a dozen illegal aliens were arrested Wednesday at a construction site in Livingston Parish, according to the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office. Investigators say deputies targeted the North Oaks medical complex in Satsuma after receiving repeated complaints that illegal aliens were doing construction work there. 18 people were arrested.... more »
  • Women rescued after crash

    September 18, 2009 11:22 AM

    Two women are expected to recover after a pickup truck ran off the road in Livingston Parish and landed upside down in a canal. It happened Thursday in Satsuma. A sheriff's deputy found Laura McDonner and Rhonda Nerf trapped inside after seeing smoke coming from under a bridge on South... more »

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