Community Foundation Plans Listening Workshops

Contact: Shelby Hoffpauir, Director of Communications 337-491-6688 The Community Foundation of Southwest Louisiana, working with the Urban Design Associates (UDA) team, has launched a website and scheduled a round of Listening Workshops to kick off the public involvement for the newly initiated robust resilience planning process for Calcasieu and Cameron Parishes. “We’ve named this effort [...]

Community Foundation Plans Listening Workshops2021-11-09T11:05:09-06:00

Entergy Planned Outage – August 12 1pm-3pm

On Thursday, August 12 from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Entergy has scheduled a planned outage to upgrade the reliability in your area. With that being said, Cameron Parish has the following locations that will be affected by the outage along with a large number of residents and small businesses in the Hackberry area:   [...]

Entergy Planned Outage – August 12 1pm-3pm2021-08-09T13:12:15-05:00

Beware of Fraudulent Contractors

FEMA and the Louisiana Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) caution disaster survivors to be aware of post-disaster fraud and scams. Attempts to scam residents can be made over the phone, by mail or email, through the internet or in person. It is important to remain alert. Con artists are creative and [...]

Beware of Fraudulent Contractors2021-04-26T10:01:44-05:00

Holly Beach Dump will reopen Wednesday, April 21

The dump site at Holly Beach Dump will reopen Wednesday, April 21, and will follow its original schedule. SUMMER HOURS Sunday and Saturday: 10AM – 5PM Monday: 9AM – 5PM Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 12PM – 5PM

Holly Beach Dump will reopen Wednesday, April 212021-04-21T10:24:51-05:00

Resource Recovery Fair for Calcasieu and Cameron Parishes

The Southwest Long-Term Recovery Committee will host a Resource Recovery Fair for Calcasieu and Cameron parishes this weekend. This event will be a one-stop source for recovery information provided by subject matter experts on hand from multiple agencies and organizations. Event details are included in the attached flyer and also outlined below. Please feel free [...]

Resource Recovery Fair for Calcasieu and Cameron Parishes2021-04-06T08:57:12-05:00

CPRA Announces Completion of Rock Shoreline Protection Project in Cameron Parish

BATON ROUGE, LA – The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) today announced the completion of another segment of rock breakwaters at Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge in Cameron Parish. The Rockefeller Shoreline Protection project expanded the area’s rock shoreline by 3,414 linear feet, adding erosion protection to an area that has been retreating at an average [...]

CPRA Announces Completion of Rock Shoreline Protection Project in Cameron Parish2021-03-24T13:37:43-05:00

Insects Commonly Mistaken for Mosquitos

Our parish has seen a dramatic increase in a number of insects that are very similar in appearance to mosquitoes. Crane flies and midges are among the most common insects resembling mosquitoes in our parish at this time. Most of our complaints recently have been dealing with midges. They hatch from polluted or highly organic [...]

Insects Commonly Mistaken for Mosquitos2021-03-22T09:25:25-05:00

SWLA Coastal Cleanup

Saturday, March 6, 2021 8:00 AM -  11:00 AM CT RUTHERFORD BEACH GULF OF MEXICO, Creole, LA 70632 The beach cleanup event will provide local support to an area in southwest Louisiana recently devastated by two major hurricanes, Laura and Delta during the 2020 hurricane season. Participants should plan to arrive between 7:00-7:30am to gather [...]

SWLA Coastal Cleanup2021-02-25T14:20:20-06:00

Louisiana Cemetery Response Task Force Seeking Good Samaritans

The Louisiana Cemetery Response Task Force is seeking "Good Samaritans" who will adopt damaged graves in Cameron Parish cemeteries to help return these places of final rest to normal. Cameron Parish has many private cemeteries, both church and family owned, that were severely damaged by Hurricanes Laura and Delta. All these cemeteries are eligible for [...]

Louisiana Cemetery Response Task Force Seeking Good Samaritans2021-02-25T14:19:00-06:00
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