KRVS Local

KRVS Local
5:51 pm
Fri September 30, 2005

Rita Floods Sugar Cane Fields

An air boat glides through the flooded sugar cane fields.
Photo by Beth Fertig

Sept. 30, 2005 – Louisiana's annual sugar festival was supposed to have taken place in September. But it was postponed, for the first time anyone can remember since World War II, because of Hurricane Rita. And so was the harvest. Farmers throughout coastal Louisiana are still waiting to see how badly their fields were damaged by the latest storm.

Read more
KRVS Local
2:40 pm
Fri September 23, 2005

Army Lt. General Russel Honore speaks in Lafayette

Lafayette City-Parish President Joey Durel with Army Lt. General Russel Honore at a press conference held earlier today at Lafayette City Hall
, Beth Fertig

Lafayette, LA – Army Lt. General Russel Honore speaks in Lafayette with City Parish President Joey Durel about relief efforts involving the National Guard and the military.

Read more
KRVS Local
2:39 pm
Fri September 23, 2005

LAFAYETTE RESIDENTS STOCK UP FOR RITA

Lafayette, LA – Many businesses in Lafayette are closing this afternoon if they haven't already. As KRVS reporter Beth Fertig found earlier today, residents were shopping as long as they could.

Read more
KRVS Local
2:38 pm
Fri September 23, 2005

Durel & Gen. Honore Press Conference

Lafayette City-Parish President Joey Durel with Army Lt. General Russel Honore at the press conference held earlier today at Lafayette City Hall
Beth Fertig

Lafayette, LA – Lafayette City-Parish President Joey Durel with Army Lt. General Russel Honore at the press conference held earlier today at Lafayette City Hall

Read more
KRVS Local
3:40 pm
Thu September 22, 2005

Evacuation orders for Southwestern Louisiana

Sept. 22, 2005 – A Hurricane Warning is in effect from Morgan City, Louisiana to Port O'Conner, Texas. Tropical Storm Warnings remain in effect for the areas south of Port O'Conner to Port Mansfield, Texas. A Tropical Storm warning also remains in effect for the southeastern coast of Louisiana from Morgan City to the mouth of the Mississippi River.

Read more

Pages