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Wednesday Update on Tornado Recovery Efforts in Lemannville Area - Wednesday, February 8, 2017
St. James Parish Government continues to assist residents in the Lemannville area affected by the Feb. 7 tornado. Residents needing reconnection of electricity should call the Permitting Office at (225) 562-2264.

Street Closures

The St. James Parish Sheriff’s Office has established checkpoints at the entrances of Charles, Tribbet and June streets in Lemannville. Access to these streets is restricted to only residents living on these streets and crews assisting with the cleanup and recovery.

Power Restoration

Power has been restored to 95 percent of Entergy customers in St. James Parish. Power to customers in the Lemannville area should be restored by the end of the day. Customers with damaged meters may take longer to have power restored. Customers experiencing additional outages or power related problems should call 1-800-ENTERGY.

Gas and Water Service

St. James Parish Utilities has restored gas service in the Lemannville area for customers where it is safe to do so.  Customers should report any outages by calling the Utilities Office at (225) 562-2415.

There is NO boil water advisory in St. James Parish, including the Lemannville area.

Tree Limb & Debris Pick-Up

All tree limbs and debris must be placed at the end of the property near the street for collection. To expedite the cleanup process, please place vegetative debris and tree limbs (leaves, branches, shrubs, stumps, etc.) in separate piles from construction debris and trash (shingles, bricks, siding, etc.). Due to the large amount of tree limbs and debris located throughout the parish, please allow up to five business days for collection.


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