Flood Kits are now available to residents and businesses affected by the recent flood event in St. Martin Parish who have already registered their damages with the St. Martin Parish OHSEP Office.

CYPRESS ISLAND AREA – Homes were submerged by waters from the Bayou Vermilion and Lake Martin in the Cypress Island area, reaching pass the door knobs on some homes. (Sally Angelle)

As we enter the recovery stage of the recent flooding throughout St. Martin Parish, and as residents start returning to their homes and business, parish officials are stressing the vital importance of reporting any and all damages sustained to homes and businesses.
A FEMA Disaster Recovery Center Mobile unit is at the Veteran’s Home in Breaux Bridge. The location is open from 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Monday thru Sunday. Register at disasterassistance.gov or call 1-800-621-3362 before visiting this location. Photo by Sally Angelle

CYPRESS ISLAND AREA – Homes were submerged by waters from the Bayou Vermilion and Lake Martin in the Cypress Island area, reaching pass the door knobs on some homes. (Sally Angelle)

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Schools getting back to normal

Monday saw a return to some semblance of normalcy for St. Martin Parish’s public school system and its thousands of students and faculty members.
Students returned to school after missing six instructional days due to the massive rainfall and widespread flooding that occurred in the area on Aug. 12-13.

Residents cleaning up

SALVAGE OPERATION – William Sonnier (pushing the pirogue) and Neal “Catman” Champagne, along with family and friends helped Rocky and Lisa Sonnier at Bayou Cabins bed and breakfast remove debris from 10 of their 14 cabins that were flooded from the high waters of the Bayou Teche on Thursday, Aug. 18.(Sally Angelle)

St. Martin Parish officials and agencies, along with hundreds of home and business owners, are busy this week coping with the aftermath of the drenching rains that left large swaths of the parish under debris-laden floodwaters earlier this month.

Flood kits available from local OHSEP

Flood Kits are now available to residents and businesses affected by the recent flood event in St. Martin Parish who have already registered their damages with the St. Martin Parish OHSEP Office.

SM residents urged to report storm damage

CYPRESS ISLAND AREA – Homes were submerged by waters from the Bayou Vermilion and Lake Martin in the Cypress Island area, reaching pass the door knobs on some homes. (Sally Angelle)

As we enter the recovery stage of the recent flooding throughout St. Martin Parish, and as residents start returning to their homes and business, parish officials are stressing the vital importance of reporting any and all damages sustained to homes and businesses.

Fema assistance

A FEMA Disaster Recovery Center Mobile unit is at the Veteran’s Home in Breaux Bridge. The location is open from 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Monday thru Sunday. Register at disasterassistance.gov or call 1-800-621-3362 before visiting this location. Photo by Sally Angelle

Sports

RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONIES were held at the first Trailhead on the Bayou Teche Paddle Trail on Thursday, Aug. 18 at Parc du Ponts in downtown Breaux Bridge.

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St. Martinville, LA 70582
Phone: 337-394-6232
Fax: 337-394-7511

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