August 3rd: 4 years since the Bayou Corne sinkhole disaster
Posted on 8/3/2016 1:37:00 PM.
Michelle Southern reporting.
Today marks the 4 year anniversary of the Assumption Parish sinkhole in Bayou Corne, and leaders say many residents have moved on -- but there are some who don't want to let go. John Boudreaux is the Emergency Preparedness Director at Assumption Parish. He says this has been an unprecedented event.
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Bayou Corne sinkhole seems to have stabilized
Posted on 6/13/2016 1:24:00 PM.

The massive sinkhole that formed about four years ago in Bayou Corne has showed reduced action and is close to stable. That’s the word from Assumption Parish Director of Emergency Operations, John Boudreaux, who says the sinkhole shows some growth but nothing intense.
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Cleanup underway after deadly tornadoes ripped through south Louisiana
Posted on 2/24/2016 12:01:00 PM.

Cleanup is underway in several south Louisiana parishes after eight tornadoes touched down during a powerful storm system that roared through the state Tuesday. St. James spokesperson Brandon Keller says two people were killed when one of twisters leveled an RV park in Convent.
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Assumption Parish sinkhole in Bayou Corne formed three years ago today
Posted on 8/3/2015 11:33:00 AM.
The massive Bayou Corne sinkhole in northern Assumption Parish, which forced the evacuation of hundreds of nearby residents, formed three years ago today. 

It was created from a collapsed underground salt dome cavern operated by Texas Brine.
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Bayou Corne sink hole two years later
Posted on 8/4/2014 5:12:00 AM.
The massive sinkhole in Bayou Corne happened about 2 years ago and resident frustrations over the massive disaster continue.  The collapsed salt dome caused the evacuations of 350 people. 
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An Assumption Parish official says sinkhole is at least 500-feet deep
Posted on 7/15/2013 7:47:00 AM.
Texas Brine says the 22- acre sinkhole located near Bayou Corne is between 110 to 220 feet. But John Boudreaux, director of the Assumption Parish Office of Homeland Security, says his 500-foot  tape measure was able to reach near the bottom of the sinkhole.
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