Construction is under way on the flood protection project at Yellow Bayou off of Alice C Road south of Centerville. The project consists of a flood control structure and pump station. The $6.2 million project by the St. Mary Levee District includes a like project on the Hanson Canal. They are being funded by community development block grants from Hurricanes Gustav and Ike recovery funds.
Taxpayers are footing the $44,766 bill for the mediation attorney hired to try to straighten out differences between Hospital Service District 1 board members and two Franklin Foundation Hospital p