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Trouble afoot for strawberry farmers hit by floods

(WGNO) — Many people in Tangipahoa Parish lost their homes in August’s flood.  Some of those who grow strawberries lost their land.

According to the LSU Ag Center’s office in Amite, the hardest hit areas are below Interstate 12 in the parish.  198 more words


'I will survive, I have nowhere to go.' Folks in Amite surviving after horrible flood

AMITE, La. (WGNO)-  In Tangipahoa Parish, people living there are still cleaning up and picking up the pieces left by last week’s horrible flooding.

WGNO’s Kenny Lopez… 200 more words


Target and Tickfaw church hand out truck load of water

HAMMOND, LA — Retail giant Target and the Greater St. James Missionary Baptist Church of Tickfaw are spending Friday afternoon, Aug. 19, handing out more than 20,000 bottles of water to flood victims and others helping with the recovery effort in Tangipahoa and Livingston parishes. 150 more words


Ways to Help the Louisiana Flood Victims

It wouldn’t be right if I continued on with today’s planned post of my recap of my weekend in New Orleans in the midst of what’s happening in my home state. 302 more words

Ponchatoula subdivision flooded in March and again now ‘We still have stuff in boxes’

TANGIPAHOA PARISH, La. (WGNO) – As floodwaters recede along Highway 22 some Ponchatoula residents got a chance to check out their homes Monday morning.

Brad Kenney and his wife live on Beau Chateau Boulevard in Ponchatoula. 417 more words


Voluntary evacuation in Tangipahoa Parish, I-12 closed

AMITE, La. (WGNO) — Tangipahoa Parish is under a voluntary evacuation for areas along the Tangipahoa River and any other locations that were affected by last March’s flooding. 188 more words


Red Cross opens more shelters due to flooding

(WNGO) — The Red Cross announced that as of 7:30 Friday night, it was operating 33 shelters to assist people displaced by the day’s flash floods. 348 more words