Grand Isle

Kenny Kuhn
May 25, 2020 - 9:22 pm
Grand isle Police have identified the 17-year-old who drowned over the Memorial Day weekend, as Oscar Gustavo Rivera from Hammond Louisiana.
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A 17-year-old died while swimming Sunday at the beach in Grand Isle.
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Chris Miller
April 28, 2020 - 6:14 pm
The U.S. Coast Guard today suspended its search for a Metairie man missing in waters near Grand Isle.
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Kenny Kuhn
April 27, 2020 - 8:52 am
The United States Coast Guard searches for a missing person in the waters near Grand Isle, Louisiana.
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Chris Miller
July 14, 2019 - 7:17 pm
The mandatory evacuations for low-lying areas of Jefferson Parish outside the levee system have been lifted. Residents of Lafitte, Crown Point, Barataria, the town of Jean Lafitte and Grand Isle are being allowed to return. The parish recommends doing so only in a truck or SUV or other high-riding...
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Jim Hanzo
July 11, 2019 - 8:55 am
Jefferson Parish President Mike Yenni announced that that there will be a mandatory evacuation for parts of Jefferson. The mandatory order evacuation will be for 2 p.m. today and include Lafitte, Crown Point, Barataria, and the town of Jean Lafitte, in anticipation of the storm system in the Gulf...
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Chris Miller
July 10, 2019 - 3:54 pm
Grand Isle Mayor David Camardelle today called for a voluntary evacuation of Louisiana's only permanently inhabited barrier island. "Due to the possibility of Tropical Storm-Invest 92L passing close to Grand Isle and causing flooding because of high tide," the mayor issued the order today at 3:00 p...
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Don Ames
May 19, 2019 - 8:01 am
A U.S. Coast Guard official says the search is on to find a Louisiana man lost in the water while fishing in Grand Isle. 34-year-old Joey Guidroz of Galliano was fishing with friends on the isle around 4 p.m. when he went behind a break wall to cast his net, according to the Coast Guard. The man's...
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January 23, 2019 - 6:40 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ Gov. John Bel Edwards says $300 million Louisiana is expected to receive over three years from offshore oil and gas drilling income will pay for long-sought coastal protection projects. The Democratic governor announced the spending plans Wednesday, saying he also intends to...
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September 27, 2018 - 10:36 am
GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) - A plan to build an airport in a Louisiana wildlife refuge has shocked conservationists who say it could harm important bird habitat on a coastline disappearing under encroaching Gulf of Mexico waters. It is reported that scientists worried about the plan in a Wednesday report...
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