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  • Artificial Reef Named in Honor of Acadiana Family

    July 12, 2013 7:25 PM

    In Iberia Parish, a big environmental project is underway. In Cypremort Point, officials have started construction of a new artificial reef. Once complete, the reef will cover more than eight acres of Vermilion Bay, helping to strengthen the marine environment. This is no ordinary reef. It's taking on a... more »
  • Cypremort Point: "Lucky" to see little damage after Lee

    September 5, 2011 11:17 PM

    Finally some sunshine and clear weather, but Labor Day wasn't exactly a "day-off" for people in Cypremort Point where some camps saw as much as three-feet inside. For the most part, Lee didn't create many problems. Some campers even say they're "lucky" to see that little water after an... more »
  • Cypremort Point Aftermath

    September 4, 2011 11:51 PM

    As expected, coastal areas of Acadiana dealt with floods Sunday, and one area also hard hit was Cypremort Point. Just after one am in Cypremort Point, the wind started whipping harder and the water started rising. "We had some pretty serious squalls that came through like feeder band... more »
  • Update: Cypremort Point Drowning

    July 17, 2011 11:50 PM

    A sad story out of Saint Mary Parish where a weekend cooling off from the warm temperatures turned deadly. A man drowned while swimming in the waters off Cyrpremort Point State Park Saturday night. What was supposed to be a fun day out on the water with family and... more »
  • Beaches Dark, But Oil-Free in Cypremort Point

    June 11, 2010 11:40 PM

    Visiting from Illinois, Marie Mileur was alarmed by what she saw on the shores of Cyrpremort Point. "We definitely thought it was oil, it looks a lot like it," Mileur said. It may look eerily similar to the images out of Plaquemines Parish and Grand Isle, but what... more »
  • Oil Threatens Businesses That Rely on Tourism

    May 11, 2010 4:26 PM

    Businesses that rely on tourists to make a living on the Louisiana coast are worried that the oil spill will threaten their livelihoods. It's already imposing costs on Cypremort Point businesses. Charter Captain Devin Legnon is normally headed 70 miles out to catch snapper with tourists, but his "Cypremort Charters"... more »
  • Shrimping Season Opens, Causes Confusion

    May 10, 2010 7:11 PM

    "Crazy" is how most shrimpers describe the days since April 29. They're told one day that shrimping season is open, then a few days later it's closed. But Monday they received some positive news after a lot of bad news in the aftermath of the oil spill. But the... more »
  • Cypremort Point Fire

    March 29, 2010 7:32 PM

    A grass fire continues to burn in Cypremort Point tonight. Our photographer captured this image just after 6:00 pm. He tells us the blaze is getting close to some beach homes there. We did touch base with St. Mary Parish Sheriff who says they got the call around 1:30... more »

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