Weeks earlier than anticipated, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will open the Bonnet Carre’ Spillway at 10 a.m. Thursday to ease the fast rising waters of the Mississippi River. Corps Maj. Gen. Richard Kaiser […]
Heavy rains from the North and Midwest are expected to make the Mississippi River crest at 16.5 feet by May 28, just narrowly missing the “trigger” the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers relies on to open the Bonnet Carre’ Spillway. […]
Against a cerulean sky sprawling over the more than 7,000 acres of the Bonnet Carre’ Spillway area in Norco, Harold Berner watched his bright yellow Waco model airplane soar in a circle and then glide into a landing on the ground. […]
With Saturday’s dramatic fire put out by a multi-agency, multi-parish force, work started immediately to rebuild the burned section of the two-mile wooden train trestle over the Bonnet Carre’ Spillway. […]
To ease the rain-swollen waters of the Mississippi River, the U.S. Army Corps has announced it will open the Bonnet Carre’ Spillway in Norco on Sunday and could also open the Morganza Spillway as soon as Tuesday.