Posted 2:22 PM 9/16/2021 by WBRZ Staff
Ascension Parish President Clint Cointment sent a letter to the White House Thursday requesting additional federal assistance for the parish.
On Thursday, the parish president sent the request to President Joe Biden asking that Ascension be made eligible for all categories of public (More)
Posted 11:30 AM 9/15/2021 by WBRZ Staff
Louisianans in 25 parishes are now eligible for federal assistance through FEMA after Hurricane Ida, and many have already been approved or denied in the weeks since.
Here's what you should know if your claim is (More)
Posted 5:20 PM 9/14/2021 by WBRZ Staff
- All city-parish buildings
- 19th Judicial District Court
- East Baton Rouge Clerk of Court
- City Court
Posted 7:16 PM 9/13/2021 by Earl Phelps
ST. HELENA PARISH - Utility workers are repairing power lines in the front yard of Cindi Tranchina's home near Greensburg. She's been without power for two weeks.
"This is the worst storm I've ever been through. I'll never do it again," Tranchina said.
Tranchina's lights went out (More)
Posted 11:41 AM 9/14/2021 by WBRZ Staff
BATON ROUGE - Governor John Bel Edwards will hold a news briefing Tuesday afternoon to discuss preparations ahead of Tropical Storm Nicholas.
WBRZ will stream the news conference live here at 3:30 p.m..
Posted 12:12 PM 9/13/2021 by WBRZ Staff
Ascension Parish President Clint Cointment declared a state of emergency Monday ahead of potential heavy rains brought by Tropical Storm Nicholas.
The parish said it is also making sandbags and tarps available ahead of the storm.
Read the full statement below.
Posted 9:50 PM 9/12/2021 by Earl Phelps
DONALDSONVILLE - Workers with three different disaster relief agencies were in Donaldsonville Sunday to help victims of Hurricane Ida through their time.
"The devastation is real. We're just thankful that there was no loss of life, but the restoration process is going to take quite some (More)
Posted 6:00 PM 9/11/2021 by Trey Schmaltz
BATON ROUGE - Disaster food stamps are in the process of being approved for parishes impacted by Hurricane Ida.
State officials said the full approval is expected within days. The federal government must approve the request, which would make disaster food stamp money available to (More)
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