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  • Dry rot in satsuma segments? Blame western leaf-footed bugs

    November 25, 2016 11:22 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - If you peel a satsuma and find that some of the sections are dark and dry, blame the western leaf-footed bug. The dark-brown insect is less than an inch long. It gets its name from wide, flat sections in the adults' hind legs. LSU AgCenter plant pathologist... more »
  • FEMA opens shop in Livingston; Ascension is next Play Video

    March 29, 2016 7:38 PM

    SATSUMA - The FEMA Disaster Recovery Center opened its doors Tuesday in Livingston Parish.. The center is located at the Satsuma Village mall just off of I-12. After floodwater covered areas of Livingston Parish and surrounding areas, residents like Megan Willis are ready for recovery efforts to begin. "It was... more »
  • Livingston Parish working toward building airstrip Play Video

    March 22, 2016 5:36 PM

    LIVINGSTON - Livingston Parish leaders are getting the ball rolling on plans to build an airstrip in Satsuma. Thursday the parish council is expected to announce plans to create an airport commission that would go over ordinances related to the proposed airstrip. Parish President Layton Ricks says the airstrip is... more »
  • Baton Rouge man dies in Livingston Parish crash

    December 31, 2015 11:48 PM

    SATSUMA - Sheriff's deputies released the name of a Baton Rouge man who died in a New Year's Eve crash in Livingston Parish. The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office said 27-year-old Trey Long died in the wreck which happened on McArthur Drive near Satsuma. Deputies said around 7:30 p.m.... more »
  • Police chase ends after suspect rams two cruisers

    July 16, 2015 8:08 PM

    SATSUMA - A two-parish police chase ended shortly before 7 p.m. Thursday when officers from various departments were able to apprehend the suspect. Police in Hammond said Andrew Baker stole a TV from Walmart and tried to run over workers who tried to stop him. Police said when they... more »
  • Judge cancels Satsuma election after lawsuit Play Video

    February 24, 2015 4:51 PM

    LIVINGSTON - The Livingston Parish community of Satsuma will not get the chance to vote on the possible incorporation next month after a judge threw out the election Monday night. Judge Brenda Ricks put a stop to the March 28 election after ruling on a civil lawsuit filed by... more »
  • Satsuma opposition plans to file lawsuit Play Video

    February 16, 2015 4:09 PM

    SATSUMA - Opponents of a plan to incorporate Satsuma said they will take their fight to court this week. An attorney representing people opposed to the incorporation plans to file a lawsuit this week in the 21st Judicial District Court. Residents are scheduled to vote on March 28 whether... more »
  • Satsuma incorporation opposition voices concerns Play Video

    January 14, 2015 4:46 PM

    SATSUMA - The opposition of the potential incorporation of Satsuma met Wednesday to rally residents to vote "no" in March. On one hand, the group "Save Satsuma" wants to incorporate to limit commercialization and maintain their country community feel. On the other hand, a group of business owners and... more »
  • I-12 finally reopens early Tuesday morning

    January 12, 2015 10:33 AM

    WALKER - I-12 closed shortly after 10 p.m. Monday for the second time to allow crews to continue their attempts to clear a wrecked semi from the side of the Interstate. All westbound lanes between Satsuma and Walker were closed overnight. Traffic was diverted off I-12 at the Livingston/La.... more »
  • Both sides gearing up for Satsuma incorporation vote Play Video

    January 2, 2015 5:10 PM

    SATSUMA - With the possible incorporation of one small community in Livingston Parish set for a special election in March, both sides of the issue plan to meet with residents to sway votes. Organizers of the group "Save Satsuma" want to incorporate to keep the rural community of Satsuma... more »
  • Satsuma incorporation vote set for March

    January 1, 2015 10:45 AM

    LIVINGSTON - Residents of the Livingston Parish community of Satsuma will finally get a chance to vote a proposed incorporation of Satsuma. Gov. Bobby Jindal issued an order Wednesday setting the special election for March 28. The parish Registrar of Voters verified that a petition had received more than the... more »
  • Louisiana Culinary Institute cooks savory dish Play Video

    November 18, 2014 5:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The Louisiana Culinary Institute cooked up a savory dish in the kitchen just in time to include in your Thanksgiving meal. Culinary student, Jason Haslip, shared with us pan roasted chuck tender with butternut squash, sweet potatoes, fresh brussel sprouts and a red wine Satsuma reduction. Ingredients... more »
  • Satsuma group frustrated with governor's office Play Video

    November 17, 2014 4:13 PM

    SATSUMA - People who want to incorporate Satsuma into a town are frustrated that their petition has not been acted on despite being certified in August. The group "Save Satsuma" wanted to put the incorporation to a vote on the December 6 ballot, but that won't happen. The petition... more »
  • 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 »

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