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Many Schools Closed Today Due To Weather – Sand Bag Information

Jeanerette Rising Water, Photo courtesy of John Bering
Jeanerette Rising Water, Photo courtesy of John Bering

Schools in several parishes will be closed today due to the weather. With worries over so much rain in the last several days and what is predicted for today, St. Mary, St. Martin, Iberia and Vermilion Parish schools will be closed today.

Here are other school closures
Assembly Christian Preschool and Day Care
Glenco Charter
Hanson Memorial High
St. John Elementary
Trinity catholic school in St Martinville
Central Catholic High School in Morgan City
Breaux Bridge Christian Academy
St Bernard Catholic School
Highland Baptist
St. Edward’s School in New Iberia
Catholic High in New Iberia is closed

Other closures

All SMILE Head Start and Early Head Start Centers in St. Martin Parish and Iberia Parish
Assembly Christian Preschool and Day Care
St. Mary Parish Head Start Centers will be closed Wednesday
Gingerbread House Childhood Learning Center in Iberia Parish

The decision about tomorrow will be made at a later time today.  Stay with KPEL for the latest information.

Sandbag InformationLafayette

Sandbags are available for self-bagging as of 6:30 this morning at these locations:

The LCG North District Barn at 130 Shantel Road ( old landfill )

The LCG South District Barn at 1017 Fortune Road

Sandbag InformationYoungsville

Sandbags for the elderly and disabled are available at the Sewer Plant facility on Highway 734.

There are three other sandbag facilities that you must bag the sand yourself:

The Horse Arena on Highway 734

The Youngsville Police Station on Fourth Street

The Maintenance building on Highway 734

Sandbag Information – St. Landry Parish

Sandbags will be provided by the St. Landry Parish Government for St. Landry Parish Residents until 9:00 p.m. Wednesday. You can pick them up at the Yamilee Building on 1939 West Landry Street in Opelousas behind the Yambilee Building in the open hut.

Sandbag Limit: 10 per household (Please bring a shovel)

Sandbag InformationNew Iberia

Sandbags are available at the public works building on Fulton St. from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. today.

Sandbag InformationErath

In front of the City Hall

Sandbag Information Broussard

Behind City Hall on Maddison St. Please bring your own shovel.

Sandbag InformationSt. Martin Parish

Sand bags will be available at the following two locations today in St. Martin Parish from 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Please bring your own shovels to fill the sandbags:
Ruth Barn-Ruth Bridge Hwy
South Barn-Capritto Forty Arpent Rd.

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