Government

East and west bank levee protection update

By Clayton “Snookie” Faucheux

St. Charles Parish Councilman

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Since Hurricane Katrina, residents of St. Charles Parish have written about their concerns if such a storm were to hit the parish head-on. Councilman Clayton “Snookie” Faucheux herein updates them about our hurricane protection on the east and west banks so far.) […]

Government

Super levee is gaining momentum

BOUTTE – After last years’ improbably active hurricane season, Luling resident Jeffrey Brou questioned the wisdom of staying in his low-lying neighborhood of Willowdale. Was Katrina really a 100-year-storm event – or a harbinger of more superstorms to come? […]