Little more than a week after officials from 14 parishes took a trip to Washington, D.C. to lobby against potential flood insurance rate hikes, some of those same officials convened with Sen. David Vitter at the home of a Bayou Gauche couple.
Christmas trees from around the parish, which were nestled inside homes and decorated with lights a couple of weeks ago, will soon move on to another purpose – stopping erosion of the Bayou Gauche wetlands.
Finding financial peace can be hard, especially on a tight budget in the current economy. But local families are seeing a light at the end of the debt tunnel for the new year thanks to financial planning classes and advice. […]