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  • Levee district wants shooting range closed

    May 11, 2014 12:16 PM

    GALLIANO, La. (AP) - The South Lafourche Levee District has asked a judge to halt the operation of a Galliano gun range out of fear for those working on nearby levees. Eymard's Shooting Academy just off Louisiana Highway 3235 is popular with bayou country shooting enthusiasts down the bayou, but... more »
  • Crews Repairing Bayou Chene Project

    May 19, 2011 11:13 PM

    The Bayou Chene Project in St. Mary Parish was built to prevent back water flooding, but now there are complications. "Bayou Chene is the biggest project we've got going on right now," said St. Mary Parish President Paul Naquin. Last weekend crews sank a 20,000 ton barge in... more »
  • Terrebonne Levee District Restoring Wetlands

    September 27, 2010 7:25 AM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) - Terrebonne Parish has begun an experimental environmental project that officials hope will save millions of dollars to build hurricane protection levees. The Terrebonne Levee District is the first in the state to use its own staff to restore wetlands, work required by law to make up... more »

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