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Hilary Thibodeaux of APTIM engineering firm points to a screen Thursday while discussing the temporary Bayou Chene closure during a St. Mary Levee District Commission meeting. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Focus shifts to permanent Bayou Chene fix as flood fight wanes

Though the 2019 flood fight isn’t over yet, the worst may be done. Now area officials are turning more attention to the long-term solution to prevent backwater flooding in the region.

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Immanuel Christian School students of Anita Stanley, K4, Constance Matthews, K4, and Theresa Gaudet, K5, went on a field trip to Harry P. Williams Memorial Airport in Patterson recently. They learned about planes and helicopters and watched an airplane demonstration that included taking off, flying by and landing.

This year, first through eighth graders at Immanuel Christian School participated in the Accelerated Reader Program. The two kids in each grade who read the most words were invited to attend a field trip as a reward. The group of kids, along with the librarian, Grace Eisenman, took a boat tour with Captain Cavier Swamp Tours in Patterson. They ended their field trip at Gameday Pizza in Patterson for a celebratory lunch.

Immanuel Christian field trips

Immanuel Christian School

Friday's downpour caused flooding in areas of Berwick.

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The drone photo shows flooding Friday in Country Estates Subdivision in Berwick.

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David Tisdale is one of the Country Club Estates residents who told the Berwick Town Council about flooding after Friday's rainfall.

The Daily Review/Bill Decker

Water hazard: Country Club Estates residents tell Berwick Council about flooding

BERWICK — Some Country Club Estates residents are seeing water in homes that have never flooded before.
And on Tuesday, they asked the Berwick Town Council for help.

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