USDA FSIS issues food safety recommendations for those in Louisiana who may be impacted flooding

23 August 2016, 10:58 pm

On Tuesday, the National Weather Service issued a flood warning for the following Parish in Southeastern Louisiana: Livingston ... or are expected to experience flooding include, Baton Rouge, Zachary, Baker, Denham Springs, Gonzales, Donaldsonville ...... Read More »

USDA’s Food Safety Tips for Louisiana Flood Victims

23 August 2016, 2:21 pm

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has compiled some food safety tips for residents of Louisiana affected ... Iberville, East Baton Rouge, and Ascension. Those already affected include: Baton Rouge, Zachary, Baker, Denham Springs, Gonzales ...... Read More »

Education Groups Aid Louisiana Flood Victims

23 August 2016, 10:50 am

But even for schools that didn’t experience the full brunt of the floods, such as The City of Baker Schools in the East Baton Rouge Parish, which admitted students earlier this week, there are still major challenges. With this in mind, the Louisiana ...... Read More »

After a summer of heartbreak, LSU again playing for Louisiana

23 August 2016, 1:17 am

BATON ROUGE, La. -- Russell Gage didn't wait for permission to ... "A rescue boat came and got me and my family," said Gage, whose family home in nearby Baker, Louisiana, took on four feet of water in the flood. "I parked my car around five or six miles ...... Read More »

Mold, transportation issues delay East Baton Rouge public school reopening until Sept. 6

22 August 2016, 3:31 am

East Baton Rouge ... of other Baton Rouge area schools, both public and private, reopened their doors. More schools are reopening later this week, including schools in East Feliciana Parish and Zachary, which plan to reopen Tuesday. Baker’s five public ...... Read More »

Teachers displaced by flood pose challenge to Louisiana schools

22 August 2016, 3:13 am

BAKER, La. - Twenty-two districts across a vast swath of southern ... but also whether students - many of whom are disadvantaged - will lose out on more precious learning time. East Baton Rouge Parish Schools, the second-largest district in the state ...... Read More »

The Latest: Baton Rouge area gets rain amid flood recovery

21 August 2016, 11:54 am

Among the areas that could experience flash flooding were Baton Rouge, Zachary, Baker and Port Allen. 2:10 p.m. Louisiana officials are setting up a temporary bus system to help people in and around Baton Rouge whose vehicles were damaged by flooding.... Read More »

Assistance/Relief - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

17 August 2016, 6:51 pm

Baker 502 East Hwy 30, Gonzales 10533 Highland Road, Baton Rouge *Requests for assistance in cleaning out homes can be made by calling 1-800-451-1954. DISTRIBUTION OF MREs AND WATER: Livingston Parish, with the aid of the Louisiana Army and Air National ...... Read More »

How to Help: Volunteering, donation needs

13 August 2016, 1:13 pm

5627 Bankers Ave Bldg 1 Baton Rouge, LA 70808 10343 Siegen Lane 3A Baton Rouge ... de Paul Place or at the Essential Needs Distribution Center at 1466 North St. BAKER CITY HALL: Volunteer or drop off donations: food, water, non-perishable food items ...... Read More »

3 Killed in 'Historic' Louisiana Floods; Thousands Rescued

12 August 2016, 5:00 pm

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards declared a state of ... for several counties in his state as it also battled the heavy rainfall. In Baker, just north of Baton Rouge, residents were rescued by boats or waded through waist-deep, snake-infested water to ...... Read More »

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