Latest Mississippi River Delta News: December 11, 2012
- Lafourche voters reject new levee tax
The Associated Press. December 10, 2012.
“THIBODAUX, La. (AP) – Lafourche Parish votes have rejected levying a new 1-cent sales tax north of the Intracoastal Waterway for flood protection…” (Read more)
- The Mississippi River Ebbs, and Farmers Stock Up
By Alan Bjerga, Bloomberg News. December 6, 2012.
“The trucks begin lining up early in the morning at the Growmark Bussen Terminal south of downtown St. Louis, their driver-side doors bearing the names of farm towns such as Ste. Genevieve, Mo., and Bunker Hill, Ill…” (Read more)
- Residents Concerned About Bear Sightings
By Chris Welty, KATC (Lafayette, La.). December 10, 2012.
“In St. Mary Parish, residents in the Berwick area are staying vigilant after several bear sightings…” (Read more)