Because of the unexpected flash flooding which occurred yesterday in Stephensville/Belle River, pre-filled sandbags will be available for Lower St. Martin Parish residents from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.beginning April 6, 2019, through April 7, 2019. The bags will be distributed at Stephensville Park on Hwy. 70 in Stephensville, LA. Volunteers are also needed to help load sandbags into vehicles.
St. Martin Parish President Chester Cedars reminds residents that great care should be exercised by motorists on those roads which have not been closed.