WALKER – Thursday’s severe weather put the brakes on work by CN Railroad at some of its railroad crossing – which means motorists will continue to be challenged this week.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- Schools are closed today, along with parish and governmental offices, as a system of enhanced severe weather pulls into the area today.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Magnolia Beach Road (La. 64) will continue to have lane closures nightly from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. through Friday, April 19, according to the state Department of Transportation and Development.
LIVINGSTON – Livingston Parish public schools will close Thursday due to forecasts of enhanced risks of severe weather, Superintendent Rick Wentzel announced this afternoon.
Severe thunderstorms with winds up to 30 mph are expected in Livingston Parish this evening, according to a National Weather Service (NWS) announcement.
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DENHAM SPRINGS – Livington Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives are trying to locate two men who took a debit card accidentally left behind by another person, according to a sheriff’s spokesman.
DENHAM SPRINGS - Canadian Northern will continue their work on railroad crossings in the Denham Springs area, this time with a closing of two crossings - one at Range Avenue going south, and the other on Hummel Street going north.
DENHAM SPRINGS – A section of Magnolia Beach Road (La. 64) will have nightly lane closures until Thursday, April 11, according to the state Department of Transportation and Development.
DENHAM SPRINGS - Canadian Northern has been closing railroad crossings in the Denham Springs area for the past week, and have announced another closure - this time on River Road.
BATON ROUGE -- The National Weather Services issued a tornado warning for the northeast portion of Livingston Parish at 8:10 p.m. Sunday
ALBANY – A pair of robbers beat two Albany store employees — sending one to the hospital — before stealing cash and merchandise, according to the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Last summer’s nemesis – car burglaries – returned Tuesday, April 2, to the Denham Springs area, according to the Police Department.
DENHAM SPRINGS - Motorists will need to seek alternate logistical means on Thursday, Friday, and even Monday of next week as railroad company Canadian Northern has announced closures at the Benton Lane crossing, as well as Eden Church Road.
WALKER – A single-vehicle crash on La. 447 took the life of a Denham Springs man, according to Louisiana State Police Troop A.
DENHAM SPRNGS – A woman reported missing since March 21 has been located, according to Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Lori Steele.
SATSUMA – Interstate 12 will have single-lane closures both eastbound and westbound from Monday through Friday, April 1-5, according to the state Department of Transportation and Development.
DENHAM SPRNGS – The Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating a Denham Springs woman reported missing, according to Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Lori Steele.
DENHAM SPRINGS – The fifth annual Denham Springs Kiwanis Club Christmas parade slated for Saturday will not roll this year.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- Kentucky law enforcement officials Saturday afternoon arrested Michael Collins, the suspect wanted in the grisly murder last week of a Denham Springs couple.
Livingston Parish Public Schools will be closed for a second straight day Friday due to the potential for hazardous ice on the roads, Superintendent Bill Spear decided Friday night. 12-month employees should report to work as usual.
Hurricane Ike is steaming toward Galvezton, Texas Friday, but it has become so massive that the Category 2 storm is still whipping up winds along the Louisiana coast and pummeling spots as far inland as Livingston Parish with bursts of 30 mph to 40 mph winds today.
Livingston Parish high schools will all proceed with their week 2 football schedule, but the dates of the games were moved up to avoid any possible issues should Hurricane Ike change course and affect South Louisiana.
When it comes to predicting whether Hurricane Ike will land in Louisiana five or six days from now, the various computer models have it coming in all over the map.
Although the latest projections on the dangerous Category 4 Hurricane Ike have the eye of the storm landing in east Texas, Gov. Bobby Jindal Sunday declared a state of emergency for Louisiana's coastal parish, which may experience hurricane force winds for a second time within two weeks.
Waste Management resumed pickups in Livingston Parish Thursday following its standard weekly schedule. Because of impassable streets in some areas and the expected heavy volume of household garbage, some routes may not be completed on the designated day. In those cases, Waste Management will…