In Iberia Parish, a big environmental project is underway.
In Cypremort Point, officials have started construction of a new artificial reef. Once complete, the reef will cover more than eight acres of Vermilion Bay, helping to strengthen the marine environment. This is no ordinary reef. It's taking on a... more »
Finally some sunshine and clear weather, but Labor Day wasn't exactly a "day-off" for people in Cypremort Point where some camps saw as much as three-feet inside.
For the most part, Lee didn't create many problems. Some campers even say they're "lucky" to see that little water after an... more »
As expected, coastal areas of Acadiana dealt with floods Sunday, and one area also hard hit was Cypremort Point.
Just after one am in Cypremort Point, the wind started whipping harder and the water started rising.
"We had some pretty serious squalls that came through like feeder band... more »
A sad story out of Saint Mary Parish where a weekend cooling off from the warm temperatures turned deadly.
A man drowned while swimming in the waters off Cyrpremort Point State Park Saturday night. What was supposed to be a fun day out on the water with family and... more »
Visiting from Illinois, Marie Mileur was alarmed by what she saw on the shores of Cyrpremort Point.
"We definitely thought it was oil, it looks a lot like it," Mileur said.
It may look eerily similar to the images out of Plaquemines Parish and Grand Isle, but what... more »
Businesses that rely on tourists to make a living on the Louisiana coast are worried that the oil spill will threaten their livelihoods. It's already imposing costs on Cypremort Point businesses. Charter Captain Devin Legnon is normally headed 70 miles out to catch snapper with tourists, but his "Cypremort Charters"... more »
"Crazy" is how most shrimpers describe the days since April 29. They're told one day that shrimping season is open, then a few days later it's closed. But Monday they received some positive news after a lot of bad news in the aftermath of the oil spill. But the... more »
A grass fire continues to burn in Cypremort Point tonight. Our photographer captured this image just after 6:00 pm. He tells us the blaze is getting close to some beach homes there. We did touch base with St. Mary Parish Sheriff who says they got the call around 1:30... more »