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  • School Board Moves Forward with Controversial Contract to Harvest Cypress Trees

    May 9, 2012 7:11 PM

    A St. Martin Parish School Board contract to harvest cypress trees in the Atchafalaya Basin is under fire. The board agreed to sell its timber rights for $98,500 to Good Hope Inc. earlier this year. The school board owns 640 acres in the basin and it plans to allow timber... more »
  • School board contract may endanger cypress trees

    April 4, 2012 10:35 PM

    The St. Martin Parish School Board agreed to lease some property to a Natchez timber company but they're now revisiting the agreement because it may endanger Atchafalaya cypress trees. It's not the only school board in the state leasing land to lumber companies; it's a common practice by many... more »
  • Henderson Lake Community Literally Rides Out Flood

    May 20, 2011 11:21 PM

    As flood predictions fluctuate in Acadiana, one group of people say they're not changing their plans for the flood, no matter what. Gerri Comeaux and Jeanne DeValcourt are neighbors on Henderson Lake and said they're not going anywhere. "No I'm not leaving, this is the only thing I... more »

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