HUD Secretary Ben Carson to tour flood recovery in Denham Springs today
Posted on 8/14/2017 12:43:00 PM.
Michelle Southern reporting. 
US Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson is touring Denham Springs today, one year after the majority of the city was under water in the August 2016 floods. He is slated to be with Mayor Gerard Landry who said on Talk Louisiana memories of the devastating event are something no resident in the Livingston Parish city will ever forget.
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This Thanksgiving is different for flood victims
Posted on 11/24/2016 1:58:00 AM.

Thanksgiving is different this year for flood victims still displaced after the August flooding. Denham Springs Mayor Gerard Landry says 80% of the homes and businesses in their town had flood damage. He says it’s a struggle for homeowners to find qualified workers to fix up their homes and repairs are expensive.
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FEMA tells more than 1200 Denham Springs residents they may have to raise their homes
Posted on 10/3/2016 11:58:00 AM.
Michelle Southern reporting.
Hundreds of Denham Springs residents in Livingston Parish who flooded in August could be forced to elevate their homes. Mayor Gerard Landry says about 1200 residents were informed by mail over the weekend that initial FEMA assessments show the structure was "substantially damaged" by the flood.
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Three south Louisiana mayors testify before Congress on FEMA's response to flooding
Posted on 9/9/2016 3:14:00 AM.

The mayors of Walker, Central and Denham Springs will testify before Congress today in Washington DC on the federal response to the historic flooding. Denham Springs Mayor Gerard Landry says he will voice concerns that many residents who suffered flood damage may have to either tear down their home or raise their house under FEMA guidelines.
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