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  • Fake News Correction: There is NOT a levee breach in Cut Off.

    Parish President Cantrelle has confirmed that there is NOT a levee breach in Cut Off. Lafourche Parish Government officials will notify residents in the event conditions are un-safe, but that is not the case. There is NOT a levee breach, and residents are protected by the levee system in place.

    07/13/2019 4:10 PM

  • Parish President Jimmy Cantrelle Issues New Curfew: July 13th, 2019 from 10:00 P.M. to 6:00 A.M.

    Parish President Jimmy Cantrelle has issued a new curfew for Lafourche Parish residents July 13th, 2019 from 10:00 P.M. to 6:00 A.M.

    07/13/2019 9:30 AM

  • Parish President Urges Residents To Stay Off The Roads

    As Tropical Storm Barry approaches, the Lafourche Parish curfew remains in effect until 8:00 A.M.; however, Parish President Jimmy Cantrelle urges residents to stay off of the roads, if at all possible. We anticipate strong wind gusts to continue and heavy rains to begin today.

    07/13/2019 7:20 AM

  • Update: Pets Can Accompany Owners at Raceland Recreation Shelter

    As Tropical Storm Barry approaches, residents who choose to seek shelter can bring their pets. Pets will need a crate or carrier; as well as, food and water for three days.

    07/12/2019 9:10 PM

  • Bridge Closure Notice

    At 8:30 P.M., the Galliano Pontoon Bridge and the Cote Blanche Pontoon Bridge will be CLOSED to vehicular traffic. All other bridges remain open to vehicular traffic.

    07/12/2019 7:50 PM

  • Parish President Issues Curfew

    Parish President Jimmy Cantrelle has issued a curfew for Lafourche Parish Residents from 10 P.M. to 8 A.M. Please check updates at lafourchegov.org, Facebook @lafourchegov, and Twitter.

    07/12/2019 2:50 PM

  • Parish President Opens Raceland Shelter

    Lafourche Parish Government officials and the Office of Emergency Preparedness are prepared for Tropical Storm Barry. Please check updates at lafourchegov.org, Facebook @lafourchegov, and Twitter.

    07/12/2019 8:30 AM

  • Parish President Issues Mandatory Evacuation

    As of July 12th, 2019 at 6:00 A.M., Lafourche Parish President Jimmy Cantrelle has issued a mandatory evacuation for all residents and businesses South of the Leon Theriot Flood Gate.

    07/12/2019 7:38 AM

  • Hurricane Warning Issued

    A Hurricane Warning has been issued for the Lafourche Parish area.

    07/11/2019 4:50 PM

  • Tropical Storm Barry Information Updates

    Lafourche Parish Government officials and the Office of Emergency Preparedness are preparing for Tropical Storm Barry, which is expected to produce at least 10 to 15 inches of rain in the Lafourche Parish area. Please check updates at lafourchegov.org, Facebook @lafourchegov, and Twitter.

    07/11/2019 1:38 PM

  • Tropical Storm Warning Issued

    A Tropical Storm Warning is now in effect for the Louisiana coast from the Mouth of the Pearl River to Morgan City.

    07/11/2019 11:05 AM

  • Parish President Jimmy Cantrelle Declared State of Emergency

    Parish President Jimmy Cantrelle declared a State of Emergency for Lafourche Parish, effective July 10, 2019, at 3:00 P.M.

    07/11/2019 9:30 AM

  • Invest 92-L: Parish President Issues Voluntary Evacuation

    As of July 10th, 2019 at 4:00 P.M., Lafourche Parish President Jimmy Cantrelle has issued a voluntary evacuation for all residents and businesses South of the Leon Theriot Flood Gate.

    07/10/2019 4:00 PM

  • SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL EXPECTED IN AREA IN COMING DAYS

    Lafourche Parish and all of south Louisiana are expected to receive significant rainfall in the coming days as a tropical weather system passes over the area. Please stay weather aware.

    07/10/2019 1:25 PM

  • Sandbag Locations

    Sandbag Locations

    07/10/2019 12:28 PM

  • Parish President Appoints Tommy Lasseigne Interim Administrator

    In recent years, with leadership roles in the Legislative and Executive branches, President Cantrelle continues to have confidence in Dr. Lasseigne's abilities.

    07/09/2019 3:30 PM

  • Lafourche Parish Government Board & Commission Vacancies

    The deadline to accept applications for this advertisement is Tuesday, July 16th by 1:00 p.m.

    07/02/2019 10:00 AM

  • Bridge Closure

    The Bayou Blue Pontoon Bridge on LA 316 crossing the Intracoastal Canal Waterway in Bayou Blue, LA will be closed to vehicular traffic until further notice due to a vessel hit that damaged the west cable sheave and platform. These are vital components in the operation of the bridge.

    07/01/2019 3:30 PM

  • Road Closure Notice

    LA 316, from its intersection at LA 182 to Linda Street, will be closed to vehicle traffic in both directions from 6:00 a.m. on Saturday June 29, 2019 until 10:00 p.m. on Sunday June 30, 2019.

    06/27/2019 8:00 AM

  • Mosquito Control of Lafourche, LLC Notice

    This is to inform you that the Louisiana Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory has confirmed one of our mosquito samples positive for West Nile Encephalitis (WNV). Said sample was collected in the Lockport area of Lafourche Parish (Zone L8) on June 18th.

    06/24/2019 3:00 PM

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