U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy broke with the Republican party in voting with just six other members of his own party to convict President Trump saying, “I voted to convict President Trump because he is guilty.” Cassidy also said “I’m attempting to hold President Trump accountable — and that is the trust I have from the people that elected me, and I am very confident that as time passes, people will move to that position.”
Due to winter weather conditions and road closures, Waste Management is extending suspension of all garbage and trash collection services for Acadiana area customers through Tuesday.
Waste Management will resume those collection services when road conditions are deemed safe to travel.
The I-10 Mississippi River Bridge is closed in both directions due to winter weather and freezing conditions.
DOTD will advise when the road has been re-opened.
DOTD reminds motorists that it is unsafe and unlawful to drive onto a closed road past a “road closed” barricade at any time for any reason.
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that all state maintained roadways with the exception of I-10 from Texas State line to Acadia/Jeff Davis Parish line (sections that remain open) in the 5-parish Southwest region have been deemed impassable due to winter weather conditions.
The Eunice Mardi Gras Association announced its Facebook page that as of 7 p,m. Saturday that its run will be held.
But the association also announced that its final decision on the run would be made at 5 a.m. Tuesday.
The decision, it stated, hinges on ice accumulation on bridges and roadways.