Next Up In Louisiana Floods

Disappointment is the first word that comes to mind when Leisha Clark recalls the frustrating past ten months of her life. Disappointment in her situation and disappointment in her elected officials. Elected officials like Gov. John Bel Edwards, whose politics, as usual, have unnecessarily prolonged disaster recovery efforts. Like many residents of North Baton Rouge,…

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With nearly four feet of water inside his home, Dennis Perret felt like he was reliving a nightmare when he returned after some of the waters receded last August. He echoes the sentiment many flood victims have felt over the past year: forgotten. Perret says he’d like to ask Governor John Bel Edwards if he…

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Recovering from a devastating flood that ravages your home is a difficult task for anyone, but losing a loved one right before a natural disaster is a brutal sequence of events for any individual to handle. Jesse Smith, 59, was still reeling from the loss of his wife Patricia last June, when his North Baton…

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