CAMERON, La. (AP) - Cameron Parish officials say a New Orleans-based company's cost estimate on a proposed study to determine whether the parish should spend $4 million to build 70 single-family rental homes must be compared with similar studies throughout the state. Parish Administrator Tina Horn tells the American Press... more »
NEW ORLEANS - The Federal Emergency Management Agency recently announced more than $19.2 millionin federal aid for two schools in Cameron Parish.
This recent FEMA funding includes approximately $17 million to rebuild Johnson Bayou High School in Cameron, La. Storm surge flooding associated with Hurricane Ike destroyed the K-12... more »
Hurricane Rita destroyed South Cameron High School in 2005 and today was the school's grand opening ceremony.
FEMA has provided more than $28.0 million to the Cameron Parish School Board toward projects relating to this school.
KATC's Shawn Kline was there and will share their story at 10.... more »
The Cameron Parish Office of Emergency Preparedness and Homeland Security has issued an outdoor burn ban today Thursday September 30, 2010. Police Jury Vice President, Thomas McDaniel, ordered the outdoor burn ban in accordance with the Louisiana Emergency Assistance and Disaster Act of 1993. Officials say current drought conditions potentially... more »
On May 25, 2010, the Lake Charles office of the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigation conducted a child pornography investigation which led to the execution of a search warrant at Johnathan Spivey's residence in Hackberry, LA. Spivey's computer was seized for forensic analysis and no arrests were made at... more »
Due to recent developments with tropical storm Bonnie and trajectory currently to our east Cameron OEP officials will continue to monitor the situation.
There are no plans to issue any evacuations at this time for Cameron Parish.
Residents living in travel trailers or mobile homes should continue to... more »
CAMERON, La. (AP) - High tides from Hurricane Alex destroyed 1,000 feet of a sand wall the Louisiana National Guard built in Cameron Parish as a barrier against oil from the BP well. KPLC-TV reports a tide 3 feet above normal seeped through the barriers Wednesday and washed the sand... more »
Vice President Joe Biden, his wife Dr. Jill Biden, and U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu paid a visit to Cameron Parish today. The three discussed hurricane recovery progress before a small, intimate crowd of senior citizens at the Grand Lake Elderly Apartments.
The complex just opened in August 2009, and... more »
HACKBERRY, La. (AP) - The body of a 26-year-old Hackberry man has been recovered by state Wildlife and Fisheries Department agents and Cameron Parish officials.
Deputies tell the American Press that Jack Welch left from a boat launch in Hackberry Monday morning to set out crab pots. He was... more »