Community effort brings Louisiana Renaissance Festival back to life

[HAMMOND] After hurricane Isaac, the Louisiana Renaissance Fairground had its first volunteer clean up day Sept. 15 after experiencing heightened flooding, jeopardizing its opening in November. Amy Brumfield, wife of the LARF Founder Alvon Brumfield said, “When we knew the storm was approaching we knew the potential of flooding because we get those alerts regularly
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Braithwaite family still struggling to dispel damage

It’s been three weeks since Hurricane Isaac made landfall in southeast Louisiana, and the journey to clear the wreckage is still ongoing at the Flaming household. The Flamings have only resided in their Braithwaite Park home for a year and a half in southern Plaquemines Parish. Tammy Flaming says she knew when they arrived that
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Fall break canceled due to Hurricane Isaac

Hammond, LA—Fall break has been canceled this year due to canceled classes during Hurricane Isaac. The vacation time will be used to make up any classes that were canceled in preparation of the storm. Rumors have been circulating about how University officials have decided to handle the missed classes since campus reopened after the hurricane.
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Braithwaite pastor seeks to aid community in wake of Hurricane Isaac

The irony of Hurricane Isaac’s making landfall on the seventh anniversary of Hurricane Katrina is not lost on the southeast Louisiana community. Pastor Kenny Flaming and his family are no strangers to such tragedies as hurricanes. When Katrina made landfall upon the Gulf Coast on Aug. 29, 2005, they saw no real damage to their
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Night at the University Center

Hammond LA- Southeastern’s University Center is probably one of the last places Southeastern students would choose to spend the night. But as fate would have it, the University Center will be called home by a number of Southeastern’s on-campus residents until Hurricane Isaac blows over. Monday, Aug. 27, campus officials notified students via Southeastern’s website
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