Monday, May 16, 2011

Owen Courrèges: The latest lie about New Orleans~Uptown Messenger

~Retweet @~Tonight on CNN: Civil engineer HJ Bosworth Jr w/ LeveesOrg interviewed by Dave Mattingly 7 EST on Miss River flooding in Louisiana.

Locals in Terrebonne and Lafourche prep as floodwaters stream south

Terrebonne, Assumption get federal aid to help fight flood

Many in way of diverted Mississippi River floodwaters ignore evacuation order~Standing on the banks of the Atchafalaya, where the water was about 6 feet below the top of the levee, Mike Gauthier vowed to stay, even though he expects flooding to be worse than in 1973.
"It will take more than this to throw me out of here, "
he said. "If things get bad, I've got a houseboat in my back yard." If the town isn't washed off the map, Gauthier said he's looking forward to the fishing. "After the 1973 flood, you could throw a line anywhere with any bait and catch a fish. I don't think Aunt Jemima could sell enough corn meal for all the fish we caught, " he said. "Not only that, I ate so much crawfish that I almost started walking backwards."

"Planning" for high water
~Baton Rouge Advocate

Corps moves 5th dredge into Southwest Pass, vital shipping artery

Union Jack spared island torching

~Members of the SLO (Shrimp Liberation Organization) protest Saturday in Grand Isle, LA

Film-O-Rama continues at the Prytania Theatre through Thursday!

Bayou Boogaloo/Bayou St. John Bank Build~Watershed NOLA

Mid City Bayou Boogaloo May 20-21st!

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