DENHAM SPRINGS -- Livingston Parish President Layton Ricks has been asked many tough questions regarding the Great Flood of 2016.
DENHAM SPRINGS – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has changed the design of concrete barriers to be built on Interstate 12 to allow water the pass through them.
DENHAM SPRINGS – The Louisiana Recovery Task Force unanimously approved a recommendation by Gov. John Bel Edwards to expand the Homeowner Program for residents affected by the 2016 flood events.
DENHAM SPRINGS – The Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office has released stills taken from surveillance cameras in separate burglary and theft investigations.
DENHAM SPRINGS – The Leadership Livingston Class of 2018 was introduced at the State of the Parish event of the Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, Aug. 9.
DENHAM SPRINGS – City residents had a chance to say what projects they think Denham Springs should undertake at the final public meeting of its long-term recovery group on Saturday, Aug. 12.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Consideration of Gov. John Bel Edwards' request to expand the expand the homeowner assistance program to include all homeowners who experienced damage from the March and August floods of 2016 will highlight the Restore Louisiana Task Force meeting here on Friday.
WALKER – A Walker woman was listed in critical condition on Friday, Aug. 11, after jumping from a moving vehicle on Interstate 12, a Walker police spokesman said.
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DENHAM SPRINGS – Recovery, optimism will combine with food, music and fun for an event which marks another move past the gloom and despair of the Great Flood of 2016.
DENHAM SPRINGS – The secretary of the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development got an overview Monday on the progression of recovery one year after the worst flood event in Livingston Parish history.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Casket identification remains an issue in a cemetery a full year after the Great Flood of 2016 disturbed grave sites – and the remaining work could pose the biggest challenge.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Two travel lanes of Juban Road (La. 1026) in front of the Juban Crossing shopping center will be closed for six days for work on a state Department of Transportation & Development project.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Livingston Parish Schools Superintendent Rick Wentzel stood before a group of parish businessmen on the day that schools began the 2017-18 school year.
LIVINGSTON – A life in law enforcement, by nature, brings its share of challenges but the summer of 2016 brought more than normal for the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Mayor Gerard Landry had the hard numbers in terms of what the Great Flood of 2016 has cost Denham Springs in his State of the Parish address on Wednesday, Aug. 9.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Memories of grief and despair remain vivid nearly one year after the Great Flood of 2016, but the aftermath brought Livingston Parish President Layton Ricks a strong sense of optimism.
DENHAM SPRINGS — The Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce recently was recognized with an Award of Excellence from the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives for its LP Back 2 Biz campaign.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Meeting as the Denham Springs Economic Development District (DSEDD), the Denham Springs City Council hired the law firm of Jones Walker Law to represent it in an IRS audit of its two bond issues.
DENHAM SPRINGS – LSU gymnastics coach D-D Breaux will be the keynote speaker at the inaugural Women's Leadership Special Event sponsored by the Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce.
LIVINGSTON – Parents with children in Livingston Parish schools started the 2017-18 year Wednesday with the continuation of free meals – breakfast and lunch – in their cafeterias.
BATON ROUGE – Efforts to help thousands of residents with the recovery process following the Great Flood of 2016 remain much too slow, according to Congressman Garret Graves.
LIVINGSTON – The opening month of fiscal 2016-17 brought positive news as Livingston Parish sales taxes took in $9,275,325, a 9.4 percent increase over last year.
DENHAM SPRINGS – City residents get a chance to say what projects they want done first at Saturday’s final open house by the Denham Springs Long Term Recovery group.
LIVINGSTON – The Livingston Parish Office of Homeland Security needed a reliable backup for outages from the latest and greatest technology during disasters, so it turned to an old, time-proven device.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Kelly Jones begins his 10th year as Denham Springs High principal on the heels of record academic results from the 2016-17 school year.
MAUREPAS – One Maurepas man was shot twice while another was arrested in an early Saturday morning shooting, according to the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office.
WASHINGTON – Hurricane preparedness highlighted U.S. Department of Homeland Security briefing Gov. John Bel Edwards attended today in the nation’s capital.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Peace officers across the parish are working together on an event they hope will bring them closer together with the community they serve.
LIVINGSTON – The four remaining suspects arrested in the shooting death of a Walker man are now in custody at Livingston Parish Detention Center, according to Livingston Parish Sheriff Jason Ard.
LIVINGSTON – More homework assignments, more repairs completed and more goals to meet will greet Livingston Parish schoolchildren next week when school begins.
LIVINGSTON – The Lions Club International Foundation awarded two grants to Livingston Parish public schools: $7,700 to purchase magnifying technology to assist students with visual impairments in the district, as well as $13,825 for portable classroom computers at Southside Junior High.
DENHAM SPRINGS – A pair of veteran Baton Rouge restaurateurs looked around the state, but when it came down to it, nearby Livingston Parish was the best place for their new restaurant.
LIVINGSTON -- The Livingston Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness will participate in mitigation projects for acquisition and elevation.