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  • "Domestic" Situation Turned Suicide

    October 15, 2011 12:02 PM

    We first told you yesterday about a "domestic" situation in St. Martin Parish. The St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office responded to Butte La Rose yesterday afternoon and blocked off roads to the area for three to four hours. The Sheriff's Office says the incident "started domestic," but only one... more »
  • Residents Return from Costly Evacuation

    May 31, 2011 12:18 AM

    For the Breaux family in Butte La Rose, Memorial Day was more like move-in day. When the mandatory evacuation went into effect for their area last week, the Breaux's packed up almost everything in their home because their flood insurance only covers the structure, not the contents of their house.... more »
  • Butte LA Rose Evacuates

    May 14, 2011 11:57 PM

    In other parts of Acadiana, most notably, lower Saint Martin Parish, many residents have already evacuated ahead of the impending floods, and those who haven't are certainly doing so now. With the spillway open it is now a race against time for the residents of Butte La Rose. ... more »
  • Residents in Butte La Rose Brace for Floods

    May 11, 2011 3:34 AM

    Many in Butte La Rose spent this past weekend packing up their camps, after officials urged residents to self-evacuate. Among those still moving things out Tuesday, was David Blansett, who wasn't packing up a camp, instead he was leaving his home. "We don't want to take a chance, we're... more »
  • Residents blame drainage problems for Iberia flooding

    July 6, 2010 8:01 PM

    "This was no thunderstorm," Grand Marais resident Michael Rose said of Tuesday morning's storm. "This was just rain!" Rose had just finished draining his house on Olivier street; the rain woke him up early and he put all his valuables on cinderblocks. The mad morning dash to save the furniture... more »

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