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Louisiana Prepares For Fight On Two Major Waterways

"I keep saying huge and immense and its hard to describe how much water is in the system... its the most that's ever been in the system." Said Maj. Gen. Michael Walsh, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Krotz Springs Gets Another Temporary Levee

The town sits right next to the Atchafalaya River. Without the levee, over two hundred homes would be unprotected against flooding backwaters once the Morganza Spillway is opened.

Flood Insurance Still An Option For Homeowners

UPDATED -- Insurance commissioner, Jim Donelon said there are exceptions to the 30 day rule for coverage.

Some Prepare For Shutdown On River

The U.S. Coast Guard said that is not an option right now but tow boat captains said they have heard the lower Mississippi could close as early as Sunday.

Crawfish Farmers Unsure of What High Water Will Bring

UPDATED -- Crawfish farmers do not know what to expect if the Morganza Spillway gates open. Some predict the floods to lead to a longer crawfish producing season.

State Lawmakers Crack Down On Bullying

A new bill expands the definition of bullying to include any act of harrassment that is brought on by race, color, or sexual orientation. This would give teachers an idea of what to look for.

School Closing Due to High Water

Due to the potential rising water expected in the Stephensville-Belle River area, officials with the St.

Mississippi River Rising Quickly

The mighty Mississippi River continues to rise to record levels as it surges south through parts of Mississippi. Experts said the river is moving at 1.8 million cubic feet per second through the delta.

Morgan City Prepares For Flooding

Officials said opening the Morganza Spillway will help stabilize river levels but at the same time the controlled flood could be disastrous to about 2,500 people. Morgan City could see up to twenty feet of water.

St. Martin Parish Preps For Flooding

In nearby Stephenville there is no barrier to keep the floodwaters out. So people and prisoners are spending their days filling sandbags in efforts to keep homes and property from getting washed out.