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Beta weakens, shifts further west

Beta is weaker, and has shifted further west. Landfall will be later tonight near Matagorda Bay.
Wind gusts of 30 to 40 mph are expected, mainly along and south of I-10 in southeast Texas and southern Louisiana.
Rainfall totals will vary greatly this week across our region. Some places will see an inch or two. Other places could see ten inches or more. It will depend on where the rain bands set up each day this week. Flash flooding is possible where the heaviest rains fall.

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Ecoserv CEO/President Kenny DesOrmeaux

Ernst & Young names DesOrmeaux 2020 Entrepreneur Finalist

LAFAYETTE — Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) has announced that Kenny DesOrmeaux, CEO/President of Ecoserv has been named an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2020 Gulf Coast Area Award finalist.
Now in its 34th year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year program honors entrepreneurial business leaders whose ambitions deliver innovation, growth and prosperity as they build and sustain successful businesses that transform our world.

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FEMA will be on location in Abbeville ready to help anyone who needs help.

Drive-thru FEMA assistance now at LSU Ag Center in Abbeville

Today, a drive-thru Disaster Recovery Center opened in Vermilion Parish.
Hurricane Laura survivors can now go to these locations to register for federal disaster assistance and get answers about their applications.
The address of the LSU Ag Center is 1105 West Port St.. Abbeville.
Vermilion Parish residents and evacuees who are living in the parish can drive in front of the LSU Ag Center Building and ask for help.
The people on location can help you register for FEMA assistance or help answer questions.

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Cory James Dupuis

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Joshua Kyle Griffith

Two Vermilion Parish Men Arrested For Possession Of Child Pornography

BATON ROUGE – Attorney General Jeff Landry’s Cyber Crime Unit arrested two Vermilion Parish residents earlier this week for internet crimes against children.
The arrests resulted from joint investigations with the Louisiana Bureau of Investigation, Louisiana Bureau of Investigation, Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office, Abbeville Police Department, Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office, and Homeland Security Investigations.
Joshua Kyle Griffith, 30 of Abbeville, was arrested on 10 counts of Pornography Involving Juveniles Under the Age of Thirteen (Possession).

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Erath City Hall

Erath residents complaining about high electricity bills

ERATH — After Tuesday night’s Erath Aldermen’s meeting, the Mayor and some aldermen stayed to answer questions that a handful of residents had about their electricity bills.
Residents had questions for Mayor Taylor Mencacci and a couple of aldermen as to why their electricity was higher than usual and what is “Fuel Adjustment cost,” which is also on the electrical bill.



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