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Hurricane Ida recovery tips, a disaster documentary and other metro area community news

Be sure to check official websites, Facebook pages or contact numbers to make sure scheduled events are still happening. HURRICANE IDA RECOVERY: The Restore Louisiana Homeowner Assistance program will be the topic of a public hearing at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 29, in the Regala Gym, 200 Regala Park Road, Reserve. Participants will learn what resources are available, and how to receive assistance. For information, visit restore.la.gov/action-plan.
NEW ORLEANS, LA
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lafourchegazette.com

Christmas in July parade to return to Grand Isle on July 2

The 10th Annual Christmas in July Golf Cart Parade will roll this summer on Grand Isle – less than one year after Hurricane Ida did extensive damages to Grand Isle. The parade will be held on July 2 at 1 p.m., and it will roll at the Rippin-N-Sippin Camp on the island, located at 3301 La. Highway 1 off Grand Isle.
GRAND ISLE, LA
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L'Observateur

Texas company fined for oil spill near Grand Isle

NEW ORLEANS – United States Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that GREAT LAKES DREDGE & DOCK COMPANY, LLC (“GREAT LAKES”), a Texas company, was sentenced on June 14, 2022 for violating the Clean Water Act in connection with an oil spill and ordered to pay a $1 million fine.
GRAND ISLE, LA
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theadvocate.com

Check out results from the Swollfest Fishing Rodeo

GRAND ISLE—Final leaderboard from the annual Swollfest Fishing Rodeo held from the Grand Isle Marina with categories, top three anglers and weight of catch in pounds:. Overall Swollest (heaviest fish): 1, Todd Rougeou, 156.8 pounds (swordfish). 2, Shelby Flowers, 106.6 (yellowfin tuna). 3, Evan Michel, 98.0 (swordfish). OFFSHORE. Yellowfin...
GRAND ISLE, LA
lafourchegazette.com

DELORIS SAVOIE

Deloris “Tiny” Fuselier Savoie, 89, a native of Buras, LA and resident of Larose, LA passed away on Tuesday, June 14, 2022. Visitation will be held at Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church on Wednesday, June 22nd from 9:00 a.m. until funeral time. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. with burial to follow in the church cemetery.
LAROSE, LA
houmatimes.com

4th Annual Blue Boot Fishing Rodeo Raises Awareness for Childhood Drowning

Register today for the 4th Annual Blue Boot Fishing Rodeo which runs from July 7 through July 9. The fishing family-friendly rodeo features inshore and offshore divisions along with a slew of family activities over three days. Fishing starts Thursday, July 7, at 6:00 a.m. Scales run from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Friday, July 8, and a Cornhole Tournament is set for that night from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. On Saturday, July 9, scales run from noon to 4:00 p.m., Ruffin Ready plays from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and awards are at 6:15 p.m. An auction follows the awards ceremony at 7:00 p.m. and the Junior Lacross Band wraps up the rodeo playing from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. The rodeo takes place at the Grand Isle Marina, 158 Sandollar Ct., in Grand Isle with the festivities happening at the Tarpon Pavilion. The categories for adults are Speckled Trout, Red Fish under 27″, Red Fish over 27″, Sheephead, White Trout, Flounder, Drum, Mangrove, Snapper, Cobia (Lemon Fish), Red Snapper, Mahi Mahi, Grouper, Yellow Fin Tuna, Black Fin Tuna, and Jack Crevalle. The categories for kids are Speckled Trout, Red Fish under 27″, Red Fish over 27″, Hardhead Catfish, White Trout, Croaker, and Sheephead. The category for kayaks is Speckled Trout, Red Fish under 27″, and Sheephead.
GRAND ISLE, LA
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L'Observateur

Valero raises over $125K for St. John United Way during fishing tournament

NORCO — Valero St. Charles Refinery held its first-ever “Cast It Forward” Fishing Tournament benefitting the St. John United Way on Thursday, June 2 and Friday, June 3 in Grand Isle, which raised over $125,000. More than 200 people participated in this first-time event. “We greatly appreciate...
NORCO, LA
theadvocate.com

Smiley: The only law north of Grand Isle

Lately we've had fun running stories about the speed trap policemen in Golden Meadow. But here's a reminder that these oft-maligned folks can enforce laws other than those related to speeding. John Steib, of Jackson, who bills himself as our "unpaid conveyor of slightly amusing anecdotes," says, "Recent threads about...
GRAND ISLE, LA
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Grand Isle receiving $122 million to aid in Ida recovery

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Grand Isle is getting a major infusion of cash to try and solve some big problems on an island battered severely by Hurricane Ida 10 months ago. As we begin a new hurricane season, some worry help won’t come quickly enough. Rob and Jodi Mills...
GRAND ISLE, LA
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Ronald Allen Zuvich

Zu passed away on Saturday, June 4, 2022, at the age of 80. He was the husband of Anna “Toc” Zuvich and they shared 58 years of marriage together. He was born in Merced, Ca. and at the age of 7, moved to Buras La. where he attended Buras High School. After graduating he enlisted into the U.S. Navy and served from 1959-1962. He worked in the oil and gas industry for many years and retired with Chevron as an I & E technician. Zu was a self-taught accomplished drummer and played in several local bands over the years. He also loved football and doing jigsaw puzzles.
BURAS, LA
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CAROL SANTINY

Carol “Kayo” Santiny, 78 a native and resident of Grand Isle, Louisiana passed away on Friday, June 3, 2022. Visitation will be Wednesday, June 8, 2022 from 9:30 am until service time at Our Lady of the Isle Catholic Church. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11:00am with burial in the church cemetery.
GRAND ISLE, LA
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