Lafayette Utilities System Earns National Recognition for Winter Storm 2021 Response
During Winter Storm 2021 in February, Lafayette Utilities System sent multiple crews to help communities in Jonesville, Natchitoches and Vidalia as widespread power outages swept through the state.
Utility Companies to Spread Winter Heating Costs Over Several Months
Louisiana utility customers will receive extra time to pay off their high winter power bills from February’s historic winter weather that produced a huge demand for heat.
Biden Declares Major Disaster in Louisiana after Ice Storm
The move announced Tuesday frees up federal recovery assistance for certain parishes.
Winter Storm 2021: Power Providers Discuss Outages, Higher Prices
Utility providers went before the Public Service Commission on Wednesday to explain last week’s winter storm power outages and the poor communication to customers about those outages.
Have You Removed This From Your Freezer Following the Boil Advisory?
Local officials urged all of us under the advisory to boil our water prior to consumption and that included those with water filters in their home.
LSU Announces Make-up Class Days Due to Winter Storm 2021
In a letter to parents, LSU announced the make-up days to ensure the Spring Semester met the required minimum number of class days needed.
Palm Turned Brown After the Freeze, What to Do Now
What can you do to help them come back?
Strawberries, Sugarcane Impacted by Winter Storm
Louisiana farmers are worried that more than 60 hours of subfreezing temperatures will hurt next year's sugarcane crop and strawberry farmers are surveying crops and it appears 30 to 35% of the crop is lost.
GOHSEP Releases Survey to Report Damage From Winter Storm
GOHSEP has just released their "Louisiana Disaster Preliminary Damage Self-Report" for you to report any damage from last week's winter storm.
Louisiana Confirms 2 More Deaths Tied to Winter Weather
Louisiana health officials have confirmed two more deaths tied to severe winter conditions, bringing the total number of weather fatalities in the state to five.
After the Freeze: What to Inspect Around Your Home
Preparations for winter weather have been beaten into our brains (remember the "3 Ps: Pipes, Pets, Plants"?), but what should we do after the freeze?
Texas Man Found Frozen to Death in Recliner Inside of His Home
The Abilene Fire Department reports finding a 60-year-old man frozen to death sitting in his recliner inside of his home.
Granger Smith, Brothers Osborne Stepping Up to Help the People of Texas
Granger Smith and Brothers Osborne are just a few of many who are coming to the aid of Texans in need.
Ted Cruz Regrets Decision To Travel To Cancun, Admits Leaving Texans Behind To Freeze Was a Mistake
Texas senator Ted Cruz admits he made a mistake and regrets his decision to leave for warmer temperatures in Cancun while millions of his constituents were left to deal with a water and power crisis.
Surreal Video of Cypress Trees at Lake Fausse Point Covered in Ice
The recent arctic blast to hit Louisiana covered the park's Cypress trees in a layer of ice, creating a South Louisiana Cajun winter wonderland.
Heading North To Assist In Winter Storm Restoration
Winter Storm 2021 has wreaked havoc across Louisiana, with the northern parts of the state taking on a lot of ice and snow. With things in South Louisiana settling down, utilities companies are moving their efforts North to help assist our fellow Louisianans in their recovery efforts.
Contact-Free Food Distribution This Saturday at Cajun Field
For anyone experiencing food insecurities from this week's winter storm, food is being made available this Saturday at Cajun Field.
Lafayette Waterworks District North Issues Boil Advisory
Lafayette Parish Waterworks District North has issued a boil advisory effective immediately.