U.S. Small Business Administration setting up assistance centers in flooded regions of South Louisiana
The annual meeting of the St. Landry Council on Aging will be held at noon Sept. 15 at 2419 James Eaglin Lane, Opelousas.
One of the purposes of the meeting is to approve new appointments to the board. There are three positions open.
Word Ministries open its doors for a shelter and a collection and distribution site for flood-relief supplies after Saturday’s flooding. On Thursday, this group gathered for a photo after unloading supplies from the St. Landry-Evangeline United Way. From left, are Rhonda Deshotel, Jennifer Benoit, Trista Bourgeois, Donna Baltakis, Emma Lanthier, Janet Campbell, Susan Marcantel, Pam Semien and Heather Allison. (Photo by Harlan Krigan)
United Ways across Acadiana are accepting donations and volunteers to assist those impacted by flooding in the region.
As if the Aug. 13 flooding was not enough, rain showers, some heavy, peppered Eunice in the days to follow. The Brentwood Apartments, some of which flooded, were inundated Thursday with more water as residents there cleaned up up from the historic flooding. Flooded-out residents were to leave by the end of the week so repairs could begin. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)
It’s not too early to begin cleaning up from Louisiana’s severe storms and floods that began Aug. 11.
State Rep. Phillip DeVillier released the following contacts related to the flooding at the Wednesday meeting of the St. Landry Parish Council.
— St. Landry Parish residents call St. Landry Parish Government for assistance with federal assistance at 337-948-3688.
The Oberlin Farmers Market donated flood-relief supplies to a supply depot set up by the Eunice Community Garden, in cooperation with the Eunice Police Department, behind the Department of Motor Vehicles Office on West Ash. From left, are: Kristee Montou, Oberlin Farmers Market; Pam Wood, of Eunice; Brenda Byrd, Oberlin Farmers Market; and Mary Guillory, Eunice Police. (Submitted Photo)
The Eunice Community Garden, in cooperation with the Eunice Police Department, opened a temporary emergency relief center to distribute supplies for those affected by the recent severe weather and flooding.
Eunice Community Health Center is available to offer a hand-up to Louisiana residents affected by the flooding.