The Great Flood of 2016; six months later
Posted on 2/13/2017 7:03:00 AM.
Michelle Southern reporting.
6 months ago, the worst disaster to strike the United States in over 4 years hit Louisiana; "The Great Flood of 2016." So where do things stand now? In Livingston Parish, approximately 80% of residential and commercial structures were damaged by flooding.
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Officials urge storm victims to report damage to FEMA
Posted on 8/15/2016 11:21:00 AM.

Four parishes have been declared a federal disaster area as a result of the historic flooding. The four parishes are Tangipahoa, St. Helena, East Baton Rouge and Livingston. The declaration allows for storm victims to receive federal assistance. Gerard Stoler with FEMA says they plan to set up recovery centers in these parishes to help individuals get federal aid.
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Recent flooding drastically affects strawberry crop
Posted on 4/8/2016 1:14:00 AM.

The Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival begins today but it wasn’t a great year for strawberries, because of the massive flooding in Tangipahoa and Livingston Parishes last month. Strawberry farmer Eric Morrow says 90% of his crop was damaged and he won’t have much to show for this year’s harvest.
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State Senator asks DOTD to make shoulder of I-12 corridor into a travel lane
Posted on 7/15/2015 2:13:00 AM.
Livingston Sen. Dale Erdey is asking the Department of Transportation to check the feasibility of turning the inside shoulder of I-12 into a travel lane between Baton Rouge and Walker. The proposal would make the 15 mile corridor grow from six to eight lanes between the I-10/12 split and Walker. Erdey believes this would be a huge help.
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I-12 wreck claims life of woman in Livingston Parish
Posted on 7/24/2013 7:47:00 AM.
Police in the Livingston Parish town of Walker are investigating a horrible Tuesday night accident that killed one woman and left her husband fighting for his life. Captain John Sharp says around 11pm, a pickup truck towing a disabled vehicle pulled onto I-12 westbound from the shoulder into the path of an 18 wheeler forcing it to swerve.
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