Posted: May 5, 2011 4:29 PM
Updated: May 9, 2011 11:41 AM
A public awareness meeting regarding the potential flooding issues for Butte LaRose will be held on Tuesday, May 10th, at 6:30 p.m. at the Butte LaRose Fire Department located at 1721 Herman Dupuis Rd. St. Martin Parish Government Officials will be present to discuss preventative measures concerning the possibility of the Mississippi and Atchafalaya Rivers rising waters. As a precautionary measure, Parish President Guy Cormier has declared a State of Emergency for St. Martin Parish due to the rising water.