Deep South flooding puts a damper on U.S. rice crop

Aug 22, 2016

Deep South flooding puts a damper on U.S. rice crop

Heavy rain that brought record flooding to Louisiana recently has put a damper on the nation’s harvest of rice, a food staple that usually likes water as it grows but can’t be gathered by machine if fields are inundated. While rice is an aquatic ...

Rising floodwaters leave thousands homeless in Louisiana

Aug 15, 2016

Rising floodwaters leave thousands homeless in Louisiana

aton Rouge Louisiana Robert and Gwen Arceneaux endured a sleepless night Sunday after noticing floodwater creeping into their home — in a neighborhood that had never seen water before. They gathered up their dogs and a few bags of belongings and fled out the ...